Area middle school students attending UA College of Pharmacy program: PharmCamp explores the pharmacy profession

Monday, June 4, 2012 - 8:15am to Friday, June 8, 2012 - 4:30pm
Twenty-one students from Tucson middle schools are learning more about pharmacy and environmental health from UA College of Pharmacy student pharmacists and staff at PharmCamp 2012.
WHEN:          Monday, June 4, through Friday, June 8
                       8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day
WHERE:        The University of Arizona campus
WHAT:          For the 15th year, PharmCamp attendees will get a look at pharmacy and environmental health through interactive exercises, a pharmacy tour and projects and activities designed to show and teach the many aspects of pharmacy practice.
WHO:             This year, 21 students from the following Tucson-area schools are attending: Wildcat Charter School, Safford Middle School, Degrazia, Sahuarita, Roskruge, Esperanza, Paulo Friere and Saints Peter & Paul. They are being led in exercises by current pharmacy and prepharmacy students, as well as faculty and employees of the UA College of Pharmacy and the Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center.
Attention news editors:
Students and faculty will be available for interviews throughout the week. 

Photo-worthy events at PharmCamp will be the “New CPR” training June 6 at 2:30 p.m. and the sun safety awareness activity June 7 at 10:30 a.m. Media are also welcome to visit other activities.