• 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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  • Winners of the 2nd Annual Business Plan Competition Announced

    Winners of the 2nd Annual Business Plan Competition Announced 

    Congratulations to Foothills Pharmacy for winning first place in the Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center's 2nd Annual Business Plan Competition.

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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

SCCP Students Take Home First Place in ...

P3 students Michael Scruggs (USC Campus), Katie Bastug (GHS Campus), and Greg Regan (USC Campus) competed under the advisement of Compounding Faculty member Kathy Quarles Moore (KPIC Advisory Committee Member) and Bryan Ziegler (KPIC Executive Director) in the Student Pharmacist Compounding Competition that was sponsored by Medisca and hosted by the University of Florida in Gainesville. Before heading to Gainesville, the SCCP-USC Team won the local competition held in January competing against Read more

P3 students Michael Scruggs (USC ...

2nd Annual Business Plan Competition ...

The Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center announced the three finalist teams for the 2nd Annual Business Plan Competition over the weekend. In alphabetical order we have team; Foothills Pharmacy – Katie Bastug (GHS Campus), Philipp Monterroyo (USC campus), Greg Regan (USC campus), & Michael Scruggs (USC campus); Mountain State Pharmacy – Zach Jordan (MUSC campus), Jolinda Schreiber (MUSC campus), Kevin Thompson (MUSC campus), & Kaylie Waller (MUSC campus); and Palmetto Compounding Pharmacy – Sally 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

My name is Amber Giles. I am a P3 student on the Greenville campus of the South Carolina College of ... Read more Read more success stories

My name is Amber Giles. I am a P3 student on the Greenville campus of the South Carolina College of Pharmacy. I have always loved serving and helping those in need, so I knew that I would go into some healthcare profession. Pharmacy happened to become that niche for me after working with and talking to professionals in the field.

During my second year of pharmacy school, I decided that I wanted to further and broaden my education in the healthcare realm and chose to start the ...

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