College of Pharmacy professional fraternity presents Miloliʻi health fair March 16

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Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 974-7642

For Immediate Release

For the third year in a row, students from the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy are offering a Health Screening and Fair for the people of Miloliʻi and their families on Saturday, March 16, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The event, which will be held at the Miloliʻi Community Center, will include blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol screenings, brown bag medication reviews (please bring medications in original packagaing and leave refrigerated medicines at home), diet, lifestyle and health information, food, fun and more.

The students represent Phi Delta Chi, a professional pharmacy fraternity with more than 43,000 pharmacists and student members nationwide. Natalie Savona, a second-year pharmacy student from the Class of 2013, is coordinating the event alongside chapter president Janine Masri, a third-year pharmacy student from the Class of 2014.

The event will be managed under the supervision of Forrest Batz, a professional pharmacist and member of the Department of Pharmacy Practice. Other faculty will also take part in the event, such as Aaron Jacobs, Phi Delta Chi faculty adviser.

For more information, call 933-3854.


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