• Sterile Compounding Training Program

    Sterile Compounding Training Program 

    KPIC is proud to announce the creation of a sterile compounding training program designed to prepare practitioners to compound to USP 797 standards.

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  • Education, Enrichment and Discovery

    Education, Enrichment and Discovery 

    As healthcare delivery strategies and methods change, pharmacists must be prepared to meet new challenges with solutions that maximize the quality of service.

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  • Q: Where is Pharmacy going? A: Where can you take it?

    Q: Where is Pharmacy going? A: Where can you take it? 

    The Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center is pleased to announce the establishment of a Comprehensive Medication Management Collaborative that is putting a PharmD at the forefront of patient care. Paul Fleming is working directly with patients and doctors at the Trident Branch of Palmetto Primary Care Physicians to help achieve better healthcare.

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Recent News

Aimee Melling (P3 Student South ...

I walked into Startup Weekend with no business training or experience, just an idea. I walked away feeling as though, not only had I obtained business training, but rather that I had earned it. It was an amazing opportunity to learn from the best that Columbia has to offer. I would do it again in a heartbeat. Read more

I walked into Startup Weekend with ...

Zach Mercer (SCCP P4) wins USC Proving ...

At the final round of the 2014 USC Proving Ground competition Zach Mercer (P4 South Carolina College of Pharmacy) won $20,000 in startup funding for his business venture. The Proving Ground is a three-month, three-round, points-based competition culminating with a live pitch event. Entrants submit a business plan for their ideas which are then narrowed down to the top five plans for each category. The top three finalists in each of four categories compete in a live shark tank style event for Read more

The Conversation

Joe DiPiro, Executive Dean

“The key ingredients to the success of the Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center are: first and foremost the people, attracting the best students and faculty, second, having opportunities – to learn and create the future of the profession, and third, the resources – to make it all possible.”

Joe DiPiro, Executive Dean
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Kristen Ammay, 3rd Year Pharmacy Student

"KPIC acts as a source as well as a tool for…[research] projects, and facilitates interdisciplinary collaboration."

Kristen Ammay, 3rd Year Pharmacy Student
Brianna Harris, 4th Year Pharmacy Student

"KPIC has the ability to take someone like me, who is only comfortable with seeing things in black and white, and open their eyes to the gray areas as opportunities for the future of pharmacy."

Brianna Harris, 4th Year Pharmacy Student

Success Story

As a student at SCCP, I had a few wonderful opportunities to interact with the Professional Compounding ... Read more Read more success stories

As a student at SCCP, I had a few wonderful opportunities to interact with the Professional Compounding Centers of America (PCCA).  From the beginning, I knew this company was a perfect fit for me and my career goals.  Despite PCCA’s location in Houston, TX, the Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center made it possible for me to work directly and indirectly with PCCA on many occasions. Thanks to these opportunities, I recently started my dream job with PCCA in Houston, TX. My name is ...

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