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Oliveira is especially excited by a new project that creates
virtual teams of Brazilian and American pharmacy, business,
and engineering students to think about civic-minded, innovative products or services for people with diabetes. There
are four to ten students working virtually on each team. Four
finalists will be selected in fall 2015 with students and faculty
at both institutions voting on the winner. There will be a
plaque and bicycles for the winning team (physical activity
being especially important for diabetics)-and possibly the
beginning of a patent application process.

Welcome to the United States
UIW welcomes pharmacy students from the University
of Navarra in Spain and the Lebanese American University for clinical rotations in San Antonio or Houston.
The University at Buffalo has an exchange program with
Chongqing Medical University in China. Buffalo faculty
members teach in the pharmacy school in Chongqing
with a few Chinese students expected on the Buffalo campus in 2016. They are expected to complete their PharmD

SHUTTERSTOCK

" I saw that Brazil had a growing need to engage in
patient care. America had moved away from industry
but we hadn't closed the door and our students had
difficulty seeing how they could engage with industry.
We had complementary strengths."

in Buffalo but must first pass pharmacy entrance and
TOEFL language exams.
St. Louis and Skaggs both participate in the
Pharmabridge program initiated by the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) to strengthen
pharmacy services and education in developing and
transitional countries. Between 2002-2012, 41 pharmacists from Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Nepal, Nigeria,
and Peru have had four-week training visits to Canada,
Finland, the United Kingdom and the United States. Dr.
Olubukola Oyetunde came to St. Louis College of Pharmacy from the University of Lagos in Nigeria to observe
faculty and visit community pharmacies and hospitals.
Oyetunde said she hadn't thought about "curriculum design before coming here, but I've discovered the key to
the doctor of pharmacy degree is the curriculum." Most
pharmacy schools in Nigeria offer only a bachelor of pharmacy. Oyetunde believes her university may become one
of the few to offer a PharmD.
St. Louis College was chosen through a competitive
grant from the American International Health Alliance to
assist in the development of a pharmacy technician training program at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
in South Africa. The head of the pharmacy department
in South Africa and a South African lecturer talked with
U.S. faculty about distance learning, development of
curriculum and instructional materials, and training of preceptors. Schafermeyer says South Africa needs about 2,500

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