Congratulations to our 2022 Scholarship Recipients!
OSPA was proud to award a total of four (4), $1,000 scholarships during the spring of 2022. These scholarships were distributed to students at Oregon State University College of Pharmacy and Pacific University School of Pharmacy. Scholarship funds are assessed and granted annually by the OSPA Board of Directors.
These recipients were determined using the following criteria:
- Recipient must be in good academic standing and currently enrolled in an Oregon PharmD program.
- Students in their final year are ineligible.
- Preferred recipient will be an Oregon resident or likely to reside and work in Oregon following graduation.
- Recipient must be a member of the Oregon State Pharmacy Association.
- Recipient has demonstrated leadership in community and/or school.
My overarching goal as a healthcare professional is to become a pediatric clinical pharmacist in a children’s hospital, in the state of Oregon. The past ten years I have spent my time working in Oregon as a pharmacy technician, preparing to enter pharmacy school, teaching high school biology and chemistry, and raising my now 6-year-old son. Currently, as a third year in Pacific University’s accelerated PharmD program, I constantly strive to balance my time raising my son, studying, working as a pharmacy intern and volunteering. I plan to pursue a PGY1/2 pediatric residency in Oregon after graduation. This will help me obtain the skills and experience necessary to best support the families in my community through excellent pediatric healthcare.
My name is Heather Corello. I’m a P4 pharmacy student at Oregon State University and Oregon Health and Science University. My interests in pharmacy include oncology and informatics, and I’ll soon be preparing for the PGY1 interview season! Outside of pharmacy, I like to paddle board, go on road trips, and travel to provide vaccinations to foster kittens around Oregon and Southern Washington. I’m incredibly grateful to have been selected for this scholarship and want to thank OSPA for supporting my pharmacy journey.
I am filled with gratitude to have been selected for the 2022 OSPA Scholarship! As a P2 student, I am passionate about leadership, advocacy/policy, and am interested in pursuing a career in ambulatory care pharmacy. Outside of school I enjoy running, cycling and cooking with friends and family.
It is truly a great honor to be selected as one of this year’s scholarship recipients. I want to thank OSPA for supporting my pharmacy journey as I begin my final year of school. This past year, I have had the opportunity to work as a pharmacy intern at Costco and volunteer at numerous patient-care events in my community. I am interested in ambulatory care, cardiology, and pediatrics. This upcoming year, I will be applying for residency and continuing to refine my pharmacy skills and knowledge. Outside of school and rotations, I enjoy exploring local eateries and boba shops, spending time with friends and family, and exploring nature.