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The Right
Prescription for
Internationalization
BY KAREN LEGGETT

"Pharmacists have potential for a large impact internationally, from clinical service
development to procurement of appropriate medications to management issues. It's
time for pharmacists to be involved at a
global scale," says Stephanie Lukas, a graduate of the University of Iowa
PharmD/Masters in Public Health program. Lukas now works in public
health in Rwanda but her pharmacy education included internships, rotations, and residencies in Liberia, Kenya, and Mexico. Increasingly schools
of pharmacy are offering such international experiences. The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy now has a Global Pharmacy
Education Special Interest Group (SIG) as well as a Global Alliance for
Pharmacy Education. The SIG recently offered a webinar on preparing students for Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPEs) in developing
countries. In 2013 the International Pharmaceutical Federation Education Initiative launched its first report on the status and transformation of
pharmacy education worldwide. That transformation to an increasingly
patient-centered role for pharmacists is itself fueling interest in academic
partnerships as well as student and faculty exchange opportunities.
EDITOR'S NOTE: This article is the fifth in an occasional features series about academic disciplines
internationalizing their curricula. The first article, "Storytelling-International Style," about journalism
programs was published in the January/February 2014 issue; the second article, "All Smiles," about
dental programs, was published in the July/August 2014 issue; the third article, "In Another's Shoes"
about mental health counseling and psychology programs, was published in the November/December
2014 issue; and the fourth, "Global Health Matters, was published in the January/February 2015 issue.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of International Educator - July/August 2015

Degrees Without Borders
The Right Prescription for Internationalization
InBrief
Global Spotlight
Education Abroad
International Enrollment
View From Out Here
In Focus
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