Dr. Jamie L. McConaha, associate professor of pharmacy practice, has been named the 2012 Distinguished Young Pharmacist of the Year in Pennsylvania by Pharmacists Mutual Companies.
The award was presented to McConaha at the recent meeting of the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association in recognition of her outstanding contributions in state pharmacy association activities, community affairs and professional practice.
McConaha, who received her pharmacy doctorate from Duquesne in 2007, joined the School of Pharmacy faculty in 2009. She is the director of the Duquesne University Mylan School of Pharmacy/Giant Eagle Pharmacy Community Practice Residency program.
At the Giant Eagle pharmacies in Wexford, Bethel Park and McMurray, McConaha also works with patients to improve health outcomes and quality of life through disease prevention and disease-state management programs. In addition, she serves as a faculty preceptor for advanced pharmacy practice experience student pharmacists, Duquesne community practice residents and academic and teaching fellows.
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Ancient Custom Symbolizes Opening Doors to Blessings and Mercy
By the Rev. Bill Christy, C.S.Sp., and Debbie Kostosky
A tradition in the Catholic Church has been to bless chalk at the Masses for Epiphany and then use that chalk as part of the blessing of one’s home in the new year.
- Ancient Custom Symbolizes Opening Doors to Blessings and Mercy