PSA Queensland Branch recognises outstanding achievement

5 November 2021

Samantha King from UQ's School of Pharmacy has been awarded the Professor James Dean PSA Graduate of the Year award, as announced in this Pharmaceutical Society of Australia article

In her final year at UQ, Samantha was recognised for her high level of communication and interpersonal skills, sound academic performance, leadership, strong ethics and contribution to the student community.

Samantha was accepted into the University of Queensland Student-Staff Partnership program to redevelop a first-year pharmacy subject.

Working alongside two key pharmacy academics, Samantha helped amalgamate a first-year chemistry and introductory pharmacy course, removing an assessment task that relied on ‘rote-learning’. 

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