Pharmacy Resident Honored for Best Poster Presentation


Atlanta—Mercer University Southern School of Pharmacy’s community pharmacy practice resident Peace Johnson was recently honored with a Presentation Merit Award from the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management (APhA-APPM).

In the Residency Report on Research in Progress Category, Johnson was recognized for her presentation of a poster titled “Pharmacist and Patient Perceptions about Community Pharmacy Based Immunization Services.” She competed with postgraduate pharmacy students from across the nation for the award, which recognizes exceptional work in poster presentations on practice-related subjects made at the APhA Annual Meeting and Exposition Poster Session in Seattle, Wash. Johnson received her undergraduate and doctor of pharmacy degrees from Texas Southern University.

With more than 100 years of experience, the Southern School of Pharmacy is a recognized leader in pharmacy education. Receiving a record 1,822 applicants for this fall, the School has the highest applicant to student ratio in the nation.

Founded in 1833, Mercer University has campuses in Macon and Atlanta as well as three regional academic centers. With 10 schools and colleges, the University offers programs in liberal arts, business, engineering, education, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, law and theology. For 14 consecutive years, U.S. News & World Report has named Mercer University as one of the leading universities in the South. The Princeton Review has listed Mercer among The Best 351 Colleges in North America.