WHITE COAT CEREMONY: A Transition From Lay Men and Women to Studentship in Pharmacy

On 9th November 2020, the newly admitted 1st year students began their 5-year Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPham) journey with the White Coat Ceremony. White coats have been worn since the late 1880’s by scientists used them for protection against chemicals that they were working with. The White Coat Ceremony originated in University of Chicago's Pritzker School of Medicine in 1989 and spread rapidly to schools of pharmacy, dentistry, and nursing worldwide. The ceremony symbolizes professionalism, caring and trust, which students must earn from patients and serves as a reminder of students’ new purpose to serve humanity through diligence and excellence.

The ceremony held at Business and Student Service Center (BSSC) was chaired by the Dean- Dr. Gladys Mwangi and Chairmen of Departments- Dr. Maurice Kodhiambo, Dr. Samuel Chege and Dr. Stephen Thuita; School Examinations Coordinator- Dr. Everlyne Wanzala; School Administration Assistant-Ms. Eunice Macharia, Technician-Edward Kariuki and Student Leaders Bernard Karanja-KUSA Chairman, Maurice Omurwa- School Congressperson and Brian Omondi- KUPhSA Secretary General were in attendance.

The Dean officially received and welcomed the new students and advised them on how to connect with academics and life at the University. Students were commissioned to realign their thoughts, behaviour and actions to the profession they have been called and consequently admitted to train and symbolism and honor of wearing a white coat reiterated.

Newly admitted Bachelor of Pharmacy Students at BSSC during the Induction Meeting and White Coat Ceremony

 

 

Student leaders, Bernard Karanja-middle (KUSA Chairman) Maurice Omurwa-right (School of Pharmacy Congressperson and Brian Omondi (KUPhSA Secretary General)

 

Ag. Dean, Dr. Gladys Mwangi, Conducting the White Coat Ceremony

 

 

Dean, Faculty, Organizing students and guests during the School of Pharmacy Corporate Week

Dean, School of Pharmacy Dr. Gladys Mwangi officially opening the occasion

Dean, SoP; Dr. Louis Machogu, President,Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya (PSK); Dr. Josephine Nguri, Mama Lucy Kibaki Hospital

Dr. Louis Machogu, President, Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya (PSK)

Dr. Josephine Nguri, Mama Lucy Kibaki Hospital

Dr. Rogers Atebe, Regal Pharmaceuticals

Dr. Eric Muringu, Pharmaceutical Society of Kenya (PSK) and KU School of Pharmacy Alumni

Dr. Titus Suge. Keynote Speaker; Dean Kabarak University Pharmacy School

Dr. Kahiga Faculty, KU School of Pharmacy

 

Dr. Juliet Makanga, KU School of Pharmacy

Bernard Karanja, KU, Congressperson School of Pharmacy

Gladys Mwangi KU, Female Delegate School of Pharmacy

 

 

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