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At the head of the class: 2013 Valedictorians

Camick

Camick

Christina J. Camick is the valedictorian for the B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences graduating class. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Medicinal and Biological Chemistry, with minors in Chemistry and Biology. Ms. Camick graduated with college Honors and is also a University of Toledo Presidential Scholar who is on the President’s List and the Dean’s List. Her Honors thesis is entitled “Determining Calcium Flux in T Cell Subsets.” Ms. Camick participated in the Honors College summer experience in Italy in 2010 and presented at the Immunology Conference in 2013. Ms. Camick’s leadership and community volunteer activities include tutoring elementary school students in math, serving as a chemistry peer leader, serving as a Pharmacy Orientation peer leader. She was a member of the Presidential Scholarship Committee, the American Association of Pharmaceutical Sciences, and American Red Cross Rockets Club.

Carey

Carey

Michelle M. Carey is one of two valedictorians for the Doctor of Pharmacy graduating class. In 2011, she earned a B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences, summa cum laude, with a minor in Chemistry. Dr. Carey was the college’s Student of the Month in March 2013 and has been the recipient of several scholarships, including the Toledo Academy of Pharmacy Scholarship, the Walmart Pharmacy Scholarship, the Gilbert and Janiece Siegel Scholarship, the Dean Bess Emch Memorial Scholarship, the Tower Excellence Scholarship, the Local 55 Ironworkers’ Scholarship, and the Jeannine Biabak Scholarship from St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center. Dr. Carey was also selected as the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists Chapter Member of the Year in 2012. She has served as a Pharmaceutics teaching assistant, a math tutor and a Pharmacy Orientation teaching assistant. Dr. Carey served as vice president of the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists following a term as treasurer for the organization. She was also a member of The Rho Chi Society, Pharmacy Ambassadors, the Interprofessional Organization of Healthcare Students, Rx Real Life, and Phi Eta Sigma Honors Fraternity.

After commencement, Dr. Carey will complete a residency W.W. Knight Family Medicine Center in Toledo, Ohio.

Miller

Miller

Julie K. Miller is one of two valedictorians for the Doctor of Pharmacy graduating class. Dr. Miller graduated summa cum laude from The University of Toledo in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences degree. She is the recipient of the Medco Health Solutions Pharmacy Scholarship, the Chamberlain Scholarship, the Schlembach Alumni Scholarship, the Larwood Memorial Scholarship and the Tower Excellence Scholarship, in addition to remaining on the Dean’s List and President’s List.

Dr. Miller has served as vice president of Rho Chi Pharmacy Honor Society and is a member of American Pharmacists Association and American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. She was also a teaching assistant in the Professional Practice Development lab.

Following graduation, Dr. Miller will complete a PGY1 Residency at Harper University Hospital in Detroit, Michigan.

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