Duquesne Pharmacy School Hosting Health, Wellness Fair at Market Square
In conjunction with October being American Pharmacists Month, Duquesne University's Mylan School of Pharmacy is hosting its second annual Health and Wellness Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Pittsburgh's Market Square.
Nearly 80 faculty and students pharmacists from Duquesne will be in attendance at the Health and Wellness Fair, which is free and open to the public.
The fair will feature nearly 20 different health-related stations and activities including:
Flu shots for $35 and pneumonia vaccines for $95
Free blood pressure screenings, and cardiac and diabetic risk assessments
Smoking cessation information
A Zumba in the Square session.
"This is a wonderful event to showcase the amazing things that pharmacists can do," said Dr. Suzanne Higginbotham, director of Duquesne University's Center for Pharmacy Care, who helped coordinate the event. "As pharmacists, we are one of the most accessible health care professionals and aim to advocate, educate and promote health and well being to the public. Our student pharmacy organizations are dedicated to showcasing their profession through this community outreach."
Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic universities for its award-winning faculty and horizon-expanding education. A campus of nearly 9,500 graduate and undergraduate students, Duquesne prepares students by having them work alongside faculty to discover and reach their goals. The University's academic programs, community service, and commitment to equity and opportunity in the Pittsburgh region have earned national acclaim.
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