• SCCP Team Makes NCPA Finals!

    SCCP Team Makes NCPA Finals! 

    SCCP Students Maddie DeMarsh, Rylee Rankin, Taylor Stone, and Harriet Kneece (Team Granite Pharmacy), have been selected out of 43 total teams to compete for in the final round of the 2015 Good Neighbor Pharmacy NCPA Pruitt-Schutte Student Business Plan competition! Team Granite Pharmacy will compete against two other teams on October 11th, 2015 at the NCPA Annual Convention.

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  • Registration Now Open!

    Registration Now Open! 

    KPIC and NCPA are pleased to offer the Pharmacy Ownership Bootcamp! This program was developed from the NCPA Pharmacy Ownership workshop and is designed for pharmacy students and recent graduates considering pharmacy ownership or desiring additional pharmacy financial management skills.

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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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  • 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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Recent News

South Carolina College of Pharmacy ...

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) announced today that three teams of pharmacy students have been named finalists in the 2015 Good Neighbor Pharmacy NCPA Pruitt-Schutte Student Business Plan Competition. Teams of pharmacy students from the South Carolina College of Pharmacy; the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Pharmacy; and the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy will present their business plans in a live competition Oct. 10, Read more

SCCP Team Makes Announced as Finalists ...

Davis, KPIC cited in analysis of ...

Davis, KPIC cited in analysis of emerging health care trends -- Engaging pharmacists in the patient-centered medical home (PCHM) has become an increasingly significant focus for improving healthcare outcomes in recent years. At the same time, researchers have sought ways to quantify the value a pharmacist adds in a way that can help drive decision making both for individual businesses and for national healthcare policy. The Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center (KPIC) at the South Carolina 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

Hugh Mobley and Blake Cogdill at graduation
Hugh Mobley and Blake Cogdill at graduation

As the first student to complete the KPIC Business and Entrepreneurship Track I have gained amazing ... Read more Read more success stories

As the first student to complete the KPIC Business and Entrepreneurship Track I have gained amazing experience with some of the most prestigious rotations across the United States which were open to me because of the business training that is a part of the Track. Being a fourth year student, I received multiple job opportunities without heavy pursuit thanks to the Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center. The first amazing opportunity began with a primary care physician’s office pharmacy where I was ...

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