AUBURN – Auburn University’s James I. Harrison School of Pharmacy held its Spring 2019 commencement ceremony on Tuesday, May 6, at Auburn Arena.
The class of 2019 included 147 students receiving the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree. One student received a Master of Science (M.S.) degree, and 15 others received Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees. The ceremony included a commencement address from Dr. Stephen Davis, a member of the Class of 2008, while the student address was given by Glady’s Tucker Heard. The Oath of a Pharmacist was administered by Class of 1983 member Pamela Boyd Reeve.
The class included representatives from four foreign countries, including Bangladesh, China, Jordan and Saudi Arabia; and 15 states, including Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Wisconsin.
Among the Pharm.D. graduates was Eufaula native Haley Ann Williams. A 2012 graduate of Eufaula High School, she is the daughter of Chris and Lisa Williams. Previously, she completed a Bachelor of Science degree in biomedical sciences from Auburn University in 2016.
Williams has accepted a full-time clinical pharmacist position with Tanner Health System in Carrollton, Georgia.
As the public pharmacy school of the state of Alabama, the Harrison School of Pharmacy continues educating more Alabama pharmacists than anywhere in the world with 111 of the graduates hailing from the state.