UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES COLLEGE OF PHARMACY
Cortni Hicks, originally from the small town of Jonesboro, Illinois, is a third-year student pharmacist at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Prior to attending pharmacy school, she graduated from Quincy University in Quincy, Illinois with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry while playing collegiate golf. Cortni has been involved in the American Pharmacists Association – Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) locally and was recently appointed to serve on the Awards National Standing Committee throughout 2019-2020. At the local level, she served as Finance Vice-President during her second year then chapter President and Operation Heart Chair during her third year.
During her time as a student pharmacist, she has been an active member of several pharmacy organizations including National Community Pharmacists Association, Phi Lambda Sigma Honor Society, Student Society of Nuclear Pharmacy, Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, and the Arkansas Pharmacists Association. In addition to her leadership in APhA-ASP, Cortni has served as Northwest Campus Representative for Phi Lambda Sigma and Associated Student Government, Secretary for Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, and as the UAMS student representative on the Arkansas Pharmacists Association Board of Directors.
Cortni is currently employed as a pharmacy intern at Walgreens. She is passionate about expanding the role of pharmacists in providing patient centered services and hopes to pursue a career in community pharmacy or association management. Cortni would like to thank her family, friends, mentors, and professors for their continuous support as she embraces her calling.
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