The purpose of #Women Pharmacist Day is to celebrate and honor the positive impact that women pharmacists have in the health-care field. For Lambda Kappa Sigma (LKS)/Alpha Pi’s second annual Women Pharmacist Day, the group had the honor of hosting Suzanne Soliman, Pharm.D., LKS alumna and founder of Women Pharmacist Day and the Pharmacist Moms Group, to educate students on the prominence and perplexities of women in pharmacy.
In addition, Lambda Kappa Sigma alumna Christine Chim, Pharm.D., Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Clinical Health Professions; Julia Van, ‘14Pharm.D.,District Leader at CVS Health; and Bonnie Kapart, Pharmacist, South Oaks Hospital, discussed their different professional paths, as well as the daily challenges they face as women in the health-care field.
Lambda Kappa Sigma (LKS), the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy, and Ozanam Scholars visited approximately 50 children of the New York Junior Tennis & Learning program at PS 219 in Flushing, Queens. LKS is committed to educating the younger generation on the importance of maintaining six aspects of their health while they are in their developmental stages: hygiene, physical health, nutrition, mental health, social health, and sleep hygiene.
The presentation included a small activity where each child wrote down an example of each health factor on a poster. LKS sisters discussed the different examples and highlighted specific hygiene practices that the students can implement in their daily routine.