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American Pharmacists Association CEO to Address Duquesne Graduates

Thomas E. Menighan, executive vice president and chief executive officer of the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), will deliver the keynote address at the Mylan School of Pharmacy Commencement Ceremony at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 24, in the A.J. Palumbo Center. 

In his role with the APhA, Menighan represents more than 62,000 practicing pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists, student pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and others interested in advancing the profession of pharmacy. Founded in 1852, the APhA is the oldest and largest pharmacy organization in the United States.

Prior to his role with the APhA, Menighan was founder and president of SynTegra Solutions in Germantown, Md. He also founded SymRx and developed CornerDrugstore.com.

Dr. Timothy Austin, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Duquesne University, will confer degrees upon more than 160 graduates at the ceremony.

A Baccalaureate Mass will precede the ceremony at 8 a.m. in the University Chapel.

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