ROSALIND FRANKLIN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE AND SCIENCE COLLEGE OF PHARMACY
Nhung Nguyen, originally from Elk Grove, California, is currently a third-year student pharmacist at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (RFUMS) in North Chicago, Illinois. Before making the big move to the Midwest, she graduated from the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry while being an active member of Alpha Phi sorority. Nhung has been involved in the American Pharmacists Association - Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) at the local level at her college's student chapter. She served as the chapter's President-elect during her second year and then continuing as the chapter President during her third year.
During her time as a student pharmacist, she has been an active member of several pharmacy organizations, including the Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists (ICHP), Rho Chi Honor Society, Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, and the Illinois Pharmacists Association (IPhA). In addition to her leadership in APhA-ASP, Nhung has served as the vice president for her class executive board, treasurer for Rho Chi, secretary for Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity and ICHP, and student representative on the Admissions Committee (one of the standing committees at RFUMS College of Pharmacy).
Nhung is currently employed as a pharmacy intern at Walgreens. Over the years, she has developed a passion for pediatric pharmacy and hopes to have a career in that field. Nhung would like to thank her family, friends, mentors, and professors for their continuous support as she embraces her calling by being fearlessly authentic.