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Audrey Hayhurst is a second-year pharmacy student at the University of Charleston School of Pharmacy. She is originally from Fairmont, WV, and she completed undergraduate degrees in biology and psychology at Concord University in Athens, WV. She currently serves as the Vice President of the Class of 2021 and as a P2 co-chair for the Script Your Future Medication Adherence Challenge. In addition, she is involved in the UCSOP Fellows Program and Rho Chi, and she is passionate about being involved in the community.
Heidi Lane is currently a second-year student at the University of Charleston Physician Assistant Program. During her didactic year, she held the executive position of AOR, Assembly of Representatives, representing the UCPAP at the annual AAPA conference and serving as a spokesperson for the society. Heidi earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Southern Methodist University in 2008. After her undergraduate study, she spent 3 years working in research for the Pediatric Infectious Diseases department at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. She went on to obtain a Master of Science in Medical Sciences from the University of North Texas Health Science Center. Prior to her PA training, Heidi spent 1 year as a scribe in the Emergency Department and 2 years as a medical assistant in a large busy private dermatology practice. In her free time, she enjoys hiking with her dog Luca, reading and volunteering. Heidi is passionate about many aspects of medicine and is eager to enhance her skills and expand her knowledge during her clinical experiences.
Omar Gebara is a student pharmacist from Detroit, Michigan. He 23 years old and currently finishing his second year of pharmacy school at the University of Charleston. He has interests in pursuing a career in Compounding Pharmacy and also has interest in pursuing a fellowship and working with Big Pharma. He studied Nutrition and Food Science at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan for his undergraduate education. He enjoys partaking in exercising and all types of sports, along with spending time with friends and family.
Patrick Snyder is a second-career nursing student, Patrick came to healthcare through civilian experiences with EMS and volunteering 13 months with a Central American social nonprofit. He plans to merge his education background with his clinical skills to continue teaching healthcare simulation while working in critical care. Patrick believes substance should supersede style and pulls for underdogs who’ve got grit and a growth mindset.
Victoria Nguyen is currently a second-year student at the University of Charleston Physician Assistant Program. During her didactic career in the program, she held the executive position of Vice President of the University of Charleston Physician Assistant Student Association. She has been instrumental in organizing an undergraduate organization for students interested in pursuing the PA profession. She serves as a liaison between her peers, faculty and staff, and prospective and undergraduate students. Prior to her PA training, Victoria was part of the healthcare team as a medical assistant in a busy reproductive endocrinology and fertility academic private practice, affiliated with the University of North Carolina. She also has experience working in urology, urgent care, optometry, home health, and family practice settings. She received her undergraduate training in Biology at the University of Georgia and studied graduate level nutrition at Meredith College. Victoria is passionate about all aspects of medicine, particularly surgical specialties. She is eager to expand her knowledge during her clinical experiences.