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WVU School of Pharmacy student pharmacists talk to middle and high school students about the dangers of drugs

Student pharmacist from the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy are using their knowledge to educate local middle and high school students on the dangers of drugs. On Oct. 20 and Nov. 3, the groups traveled to 10 schools in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. 

The second-year student pharmacists presented, Neuroscience Behind Drugs of Abuse, as part of their Population Health Course (PHAR 820). This program is designed to educate middle and high schoolers about the impact of drugs on the brain. Schools visited include Morgantown High School, South Middle School, Westwood Middle School, Mountaineer Middle School, University High School and Mannington Middle School in West Virginian and Union High School, Lafayette Middle School, Ben Franklin Middle School and Trinity High School in Pennsylvania.