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Name: Emily Ann Bellebaum, PharmD.

College: MUSC College of Pharmacy.

Family: Dad, mom, older sister, younger brother, and our cocker spaniel, Maggie.

Community service: Harvest Free Medical Clinic, Special Olympics and Hope Lodge.

When you were younger, what did you want to be: A television news anchor.

What attracted you to pharmacy and MUSC: Pharmacy—diverse opportunities and direct patient care. MUSC—nationally recognized professors, good reputation and Charleston.

Favorite class: Geriatric elective.

Plans after graduation: Community practice residency at South Carolina College of Pharmacy- MUSC.

An unforgettable moment as an MUSC student: Taking my final therapeutics test as a third year; knowing that the next test I will take will be my boards.

Three things as a pharmacy student that you couldn’t live without: My calculator, Dr. Weart and my classmates.

Who inspires you: My older sister, Katie.

Toughest challenge you have had to face this year: Deciding what type of residency I wanted to complete and where to apply.

Where do you see yourself in 10 years: Conducting clinical services in a community pharmacy, focusing on patient relationships and improved medication selection.
Words of advice for other MUSC students: Stay focused, remain involved and have fun!


Friday, May 16, 2008
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