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On-time graduation rate for the most recent graduating class in the single degree pathway (i.e. the percentage of a class cohort completing the curriculum in the specified timeframe (3 calendar or 4 academic years) and 3-5 year average:

Graduating Class Entering Cohort % On Time Graduation
2014 152 92.80%
2015 148 89.80%
2016 145 84.80%
2017 150 90.7%
2018 148 91.9%

5-year average (2014–18) = 89.7%
3-year average (2016-18) = 89.2%


NAPLEX Pass Rate: The most recent year’s NAPLEX results for first time takers as found on the NABP website and 3-5 year average:

Graduating Class Number Taking Exam % Passing on 1st Attempt
2013 142 95.07%
2014 151 95.36%
2015 133 78.20%
2016 134 77.61%
2017 148 89.19%
     
5-year average (2013-17) 708 87.43%
3-year average (2015-17) 415 81.93%

NAPLEX Pass Rate Chart

NAPLEX Pass Rate

Pass Rates on the National Pharmacy Licensure Examination (NAPLEX) for Harrison School of Pharmacy (HSOP) graduates taking the exam for the 1st time have fluctuated between 95.36 percent and 77.61 percent over the last 5 years. The pass rate for HSOP graduates taking the NAPLEX for the 1st time rose from 77.61 percent in 2016 to 89.19 percent in 2017. This exceeds the 2017 state pass rate of 88.58 percent and the national pass rate of 87.58 percent.


MPJE Pass Rate (most recent year and 3-5 year average):

Graduating Class Number Taking Exam % Passing on 1st Attempt
2013 145 96.55%
2014 106 95.28%
2015 107 94.39%
2016 112 88.39%
2017 97 89.69%
     
5-year average (2013-17) 690 93.12%
3-year average (2015-17) 416 92.61%

MJPE Pass Rate Chart

MPJE Pass Rate

Pass Rates on the Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE) for Harrison School of Pharmacy graduates taking the exam for the 1st time have fallen over the last 5 years. The pass rate for first time test takers taking the Alabama exam fell from approximately 97 percent in 2013 to approximately 84 percent in 2017. The pass rate for first time test takers taking the exam for states other than Alabama fell from approximately 95 percent in 2013 to approximately 83 percent in 2017. This trend reflects an overall decline in MPJE pass rates with the National pass rate for 1st time test takers falling from 92.8 percent in 2013 to approximately 83 percent in 2017.


HSOP Simulated Practice Exam Pass Rate at end of Year 3 (most recent year and 3-5 year average). High-stakes milestone examinations have been administered to the P3s for 4 years. The pass rates during Spring Semesters 2014 and 2015 were both 100%


Residencies

Percent applying for residency
29.5% of 2016 class applied for PGY-1 residency

% of those applying with match
87% of those that applied matched for PGY-1 residency
8% of class of 2015 accepted for PGY-2 residency after PGY1


STUDENT DATA [Not Required]

1. Patient Care

PPE Patient Care Visits for 2015-16 Academic Year: 9,673

2. Number of students involved in international travel/study abroad programs (most recent year and 3-5 year average)

Student Pharmacists Completing International P4 Advanced Practice Experiences

Academic Years Location-Number of Students
2008-16 Thailand - 24 students
Ecuador - 10 students
Kenya – 9 students
South Africa - 2 students
Honduras – 1 student

3. Faculty-to-student ratio

1:9 in 2016-17
HSOP also has more than 400 affiliated faculty who serve as preceptors around the State of Alabama

4. Student Scholarships

Scholarships Offered

  • Number of Students Receiving Scholarships Annually: 185
  • Total Value of Scholarships: $350,000

5. Student Leadership and Notable Awards

  • AU Research Symposium Winner (2016)
  • Summer Internships (2015 and 2016)
    • Food and Drug Administration
    • Centers for Disease Control
    • Eli Lilly and Company
    • Johns Hopkins University Medical Center
    • U.S. Public Health Service/Indian Health Service
    • University of Alabama at Birmingham
    • St. Jude Cancer Research Hospital
  • AACP Walmart Scholars
  • Auburn University Women of Distinction – Graduate Student
  • Winner of Alabama Pharmacists Association Self Care Challenge – 5 consecutive years
  • Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy – new chapter founded
  • Multiple leadership positions in American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP)

6. Annual Student-Led Service Projects

  • Pioneer Day Health Fair in Loachapoka
  • Pharmacy Legislative Day in Montgomery
  • St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer – Mobile
  • American Cancer Society Relay for Life
  • Walk Now for Autism Speaks
  • Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease
  • RxRun 5K – Auburn
  • Pharmafit 5k – Mobile
  • Generation Rx Prescription Drug Abuse Counseling
  • Hunger Week Canned Food Competition
  • Beat Bama Food Drive
  • Blood drives
  • Flu Shot Clinics
  • Operation Christmas Child
  • Student-Run Free Clinics in Birmingham and Mobile
  • Representation at National Community Pharmacists Association Legislative Conference
  • Multiple Health Screenings
  • Script Your Future Challenge
  • Breast Cancer Awareness
  • Medicare Part D Assistance
  • Operation Heart
  • Operation Diabetes
  • East Alabama Medical Center Health Fairs
  • Generation Rx
  • Policy Postcard Challenge
  • Smoking Cessation Pack It Up Club

FACULTY DATA [Not Required]

1. Outreach

Elected offices in professional and/or scientific organizations
2015: 24

Appointed offices
2015: 21

Committee memberships in professional/scientific organizations
2015: 109

Presentations/continuing education presentation
2015: 36

National/Regional Offices Held by Faculty (cumulative)

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)

  • Two Presidents
  • Chair of Council of Deans
  • Chair of Council of Faculties
  • Chair, Section of Teachers of Pharmacy Practice
  • Chair, Section of Social and Administrative Sciences
  • Chair, Section of Experiential Learning
  • Chair, Ambulatory Care PRN
  • Chair, Geriatric Pharmacy Special Interest Group
  • Rufus A. Lyman Award Recipients (Outstanding Paper Published in American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education)
  • Robert K. Chalmers Distinguished Pharmacy Educator Award

American Pharmacists Association

  • Chair, APhA-APRS: Social and Administrative Sciences Section

American College of Clinical Pharmacists

  • Secretary– Ambulatory Care Practice and Research Network
  • Chair and Secretary- Education and Training PRN
  • Chair- Pediatrics PRN

American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP)

  • Chair of the Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists
  • Chair of the Section of Ambulatory Care Specialists
  • Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group
  • Member - Board of Directors

American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN)

  • President
  • Board of Directors

College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists

  • President
  • Board of Directors

Southeastern Diabetes Education Services

  • Board of Directors

Academy of Certified Diabetes Educators

  • Board of Directors

Rho Chi Pharmacy Honor Society

  • National President
  • Chair of Annual Meetings and Executive Council Sessions

Alabama Pharmacist Association

  • Board of Trustees

Alabama Society of Health System Pharmacists

  • President
  • Board of Directors


2. Scholarship: Academic Publications

Total articles published in refereed journals
2015: 159

Book chapters
2015: 15

Editorships of professional or scientific publications
2015: 5

Member on review boards of professional journals
2015: 55


3. Presentations

Total number of invited lectures, papers, posters for national, regional, international meetings
2015: 100

Total number of contributed lectures, papers, posters for national, regional, international meetings
2015: 215


4. Funded Projects

Total extramural funding
2015: $4,001,574

Total intramural funding
2015: $37,000


Last Updated: September 13, 2018