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About quynh14

Hey there, I’m Quynh! I’m a third year student at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy at USG. I love sunshine, laughter, country music, and pad thai. I promise I’m nice, so please come say hello if you see me around campus :)

Student Spotlight: Timothy La

When you attend a unique campus like the Universities at Shady Grove, there’s no telling who you might run into. Throughout my time at USG, I’ve reconnected with so many people from my past. Tim La is one of them. … Continue reading

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The Light at the End of the Tunnel

Hello everyone, welcome back! I hope you’ve all had a chance to rest and re-charge over winter break, and are ready to take on the new year like a boss. So, this is kind of crazy to think about… after … Continue reading

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The End of an Era/A New Beginning

Last Friday, an email received by pharmacy students from Dean Eddington, dean of the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy (UMSOP), shocked us all. Here’s the scoop: Beginning with the Fall 2018 semester, all pharmacy students will now be enrolled … Continue reading

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Snowflakes and Stress Balls and String Art, Oh My!

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday with loved ones. With final exams quickly approaching, this is is a pretty stressful time of year for many students. But have no fear, the end is near! To help students through … Continue reading

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The Gift of Mentorship

Since starting pharmacy school, I have been incredibly lucky to have built strong relationships with a few mentors. These were older students who invested time into helping me make the most of my pharmacy school experience. They answered my questions … Continue reading

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Drugs and Superbugs

Humans have been engaged in a never-ending arms race with one particular enemy for nearly 90 years. Any ideas who this enemy might be? If you guessed bacteria, then you are one smart cookie. The first effective antibiotics were introduced … Continue reading

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The Dos and Don’ts for Successful Event Planning

When I applied for pharmacy school, I thought I knew exactly what I was getting myself into. Four intense years of pharmacology and therapeutics? Definitely. Pharmacy law? Yup. Patient counseling? Mmhm. Lots of dosage and pharmacokinetic calculations? You bet. What … Continue reading

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The Case of the Missing Medicine

Today is the day I’ve been waiting in anticipation for since the beginning of the school year. It’s the day of APhA-ASP OTC Medicine Safety’s very first Medicine Mystery outreach at Olney Library (please see my post When Language Meets … Continue reading

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YIPPEE for IPPEs!

Thank you so much for choosing to spend a few minutes of your Saturday with me! For those new to Around the Grove, my name’s Quynh. I’m a third-year student pharmacist at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy at … Continue reading

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Quynh-Nhu Nguyen, ½ PharmD

At 9:41 a.m. today, I submitted my LAST exam of the year. Assuming that I passed all my classes this semester, I am officially a P3 and 50% pharmacist! This morning, one of my friends posted on Facebook a “self-reflection … Continue reading

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