Manchesterx Magazine Pharmacy Magazine 2022 | Page 2

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All Paths Lead to Manchester 8


Manchester ’ s newly launched Doctor of Pharmacy distance pathway offers greater access to pharmacy education
Welcome to our Pharmily 12
Meet our newest faculty who are eager to help develop and grow Manchester programs
Unlocking the DNA of Nutrition 14
New MS in Nutrition and Nutrigenomics program will investigate genetic connection to understanding nutrition
Pathologist with a Passion for PGx 16
Axel Baez-Torres , M . D ., a recent graduate of the MS in PGx program , hopes to establish PGx services in Puerto Rico
The Future Me Can Be … 18
leysha Walker , Pharm . D ., wants to inspire children of color to see themselves in health careers



On the Cover : Class of ‘ 26 Pharm . D . students attending Manchester Pharmacy ’ s White Coat Ceremony . From left : Kristin Mar-Elia from California and Bakari Garvey from Louisiana , each chose the Distance Pathway ; Koyel Bhanja , from India , returned to learn on campus after graduating from the MS in PGx program .

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