Doctor of Pharmacy Program Disclosure Information

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Additional information about the program will be added and updated as required.

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
2012 148 81.80%
2013 138 87.10%
2014 152 92.80%
2015 148 89.80%
2016 145 84.80%

5-year average (2012–16) = 87.3%
3-year average (2014-16) = 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
2012 133 94.74%
2013 141 95.04%
2014 149 95.30%
2015 137 92.70%
2016 130 77.69%
     
5-year average (2012-16) 690 91.30%
3-year average (2014-16) 416 88.94%

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

Graduating Class Number Taking Exam % Passing on 1st Attempt
2012 97 89.69%
2013 145 96.55%
2014 106 95.28%
2015 107 94.39%
2016 112 88.39%
     
5-year average (2012-16) 690 93.12%
3-year average (2014-16) 416 92.61%

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: October 11, 2017