Strengthening Diversity, Improving Care

A UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy student takes notes during class.To help increase the diversity of the pharmacy workforce and improve overall health outcomes for vulnerable populations, the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy has announced two grants of more than $1.5 million over three years from the McKesson Foundation. The donations support the creation of two programs to strengthen diversity at the school and to improve access and care for patients in rural and underserved areas of North Carolina.

“The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy decided many years ago to make diversifying our workforce and preparing culturally intelligent professionals a strategic priority to best serve patients in North Carolina and beyond,” said Angela Kashuba, dean of the school. “We are thrilled to partner with the McKesson Foundation on this work and look forward to sharing best practices with other partners to create significant impact.”

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