This award, granted by the members of the Volusia-Flagler Pharmacy Association, is intended to assist a pharmacy student who resides in either Volusia or Flagler Counties and to recognize their outstanding academic achievement, contributions through volunteer work, and participation in professional or student organizations.

Tran Nguyen is graduating student with the academic distinction of cum laude for her Pharm.D. degree at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy – Jacksonville.

Tran completed her 11-month rotation at various institutions including UF Health Jacksonville, Wolfson Children’s Hospital, and Naval Hospital Jacksonville.

She has been employed at Publix Pharmacy and Halifax Medical Center Inpatient Pharmacy since June 2015. She is looking forward to advancing her career interest at both retail and hospital settings. Her professional goals are to obtain a position in pharmacy management and to utilize her knowledge and professional skills to encourage and promote innovative ideas to advance pharmacy practice.

Throughout her academic and professional career, she has been recognized and awarded through various organizations as a student who has demonstrated integrity and commitment to pharmacy.