On Friday, August 28th, the Pharmacy first professional year students will receive their white coats at a ceremony introducing them to the profession of pharmacy. Caroline Juran, serves as Executive Director of the Virginia Board of Pharmacy and will be speaking at the ceremony.
Caroline Juran has been employed by the Department of Health Professions since 2005. Prior to her employment with the department, she practiced in long term care and community pharmacy, held certification as a geriatric pharmacist, and served as a preceptor. Ms. Juran completed her studies at The College of William and Mary and graduated from the School of Pharmacy at the Medical College of Virginia in 1995.
Ms. Juran currently serves as Vice-Chairman of the Virginia Forensic Science Board, ex officio member of Rx Partnership and the Virginia Pharmacy Congress, and District II Secretary/Treasurer of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy. She has participated on several national committees and taskforces of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy and is a graduate of the Virginia Executive Institute. Earlier this year, the Virginia Board of Pharmacy received the Fred T. Mahaffey award from NABP for its exceptional contributions to the protection and welfare of the public health.
The Pharmacy White Coat ceremony will be held in Stimpson Auditorium, Halpin-Harrison Hall at 11:00AM on August 28, 2015.