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“I want to make sure first-year students enjoy their time at Rutgers”
Kassidy is a student in the 6 year doctor of pharmacy program
6-year PharmD
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
Rutgers University–New Brunswick

Kassidy's Story

Kassidy is the president of the Chi Alpha Epsilon National Honors Society. Through the honors society she has done numerous community outreach events such as volunteering at the hands of hope food pantry and raising money for a charity called “Waves of Health” that sends medications and medical supplies to underserved countries. Kassidy is also a member of the Student National Pharmaceutical Association where she serves as the Diabetes Co-chair and Fundraising Chair. Kassidy was a counselor for the pharmacy EOF summer program for two summers. She is also a Resident Assistant (RA) in the Busch suites. Kassidy is currently doing an pharmacy internship at Walgreens. Kassidy attended the National Conference of Race and Ethnicity (NCORE) in Texas and Louisiana. She attended the conference with her EOF counselor, the Associate Dean of the pharmacy school. At the conference they presented a poster about the pharmacy EOF program at Rutgers. Kassidy also did a research outreach project about the prevalence of diabetes in the homeless population. She visited the Ozanam homeless shelter in New Brunswick and present about diabetes and affordable healthcare options as well as provided free blood glucose testing. Kassidy has been really invested in the EOF program and making sure the first year students enjoy their time at Rutgers. She this by creating a “big and small” program where a first year student is paired with an upperclassmen to help them throughout their time in school. She also created many de-stress events throughout the semester for the students to enjoy between exams. After Kassidy graduates from the she hopes to get a residency and specialize in pediatrics. She would love to work at a children’s hospital and help children across the world with different medical conditions.