2022 Scholarship Recipients

heather lynne garr

Binghamton University College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences


Heather Garr is a third-year student pharmacist at Binghamton University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Prior to pharmacy school she completed three undergraduate programs, including a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and chemistry and two associate degrees in health sciences and veterinary science technology. She is a NYS licensed veterinary technician and volunteers for the local humane society.

During pharmacy school, Heather has been heavily involved with the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists. She began her involvement on the local level by establishing the Women’s Health Campaign within her chapter during her first year, then advancing into the role of President-elect and now President. She has also held the role of Regional Member-at-large, during which she served on the editorial advisory board and wrote for Student Pharmacist Magazine. She has attended numerous APhA events, including four Midyear Regional Meetings, three APhA Annual Meetings, two Summer Leadership Institutes, and the APhA Institute on Substance Use Disorders.
In addition to her involvement with APhA-ASP, Heather is also the current treasurer of her school’s Phi Lambda Sigma chapter and the colony coordinator for their future Phi Delta Chi fraternity chapter. She is also an active member of the Pharmacists Society of the State of New York and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, and she serves as a student ambassador for her school.

Outside of pharmacy school, Heather holds pharmacy intern positions with both Lourdes Hospital and Kinney Drugs. Her professional interests include veterinary pharmacy, clinical pharmacy, and family medicine. She hopes to pursue a PGY-1 residency upon graduation.