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Leah Weiss

Alumni of Western New England University
I graduated seventh in my class of 307 students from Oswego High School in Oswego, New York with my Advanced Regents Diploma . I attended Western New England University to complete my undergraduate pre-pharmacy course work. My freshman year I was a member of class council and the pre-pharmacy club, and treasurer of my residence hall association. My sophomore year I was a mentor in the pre-pharmacy club, and a resident advisor in Residence Life. My first professional year of pharmacy school I was a steering committee mentor in addition to being a resident advisor in Residence Life. I was also a member of the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists and Student Society of Health-System Pharmacists, where I was a member of the Generation Rx Committee. In my second professional year of pharmacy school, I was elected to the position of Worthy Alumni Liaison in the professional pharmacy fraternity Phi Delta Chi. I am also a resident advisor in Residence Life and I continued my membership with American Pharmacists Association-Academy, where I am a member of the Operation OTC Committee and Student Pharmacists and Student Society of Health-System Pharmacists, where I am a member of the Generation Rx Committee. I am also treasurer of the National Community Pharmacists Association and an active member in the Industry Pharmacists Organization and Phi Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Leadership Society.
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Leah Weiss Receives Degree from Western New England University

Leah Weiss graduated with a Doctor of Pharmacy from Western New England University during the May 19 Centennial Commencement Ceremonies. Weiss was among over 600 students who received degrees fro...

August, 20 2019 - Verified by Western New England University
Golden Bear pride shines brightly as Leah A. Weiss Receives Degree from Western New England University

Leah Weiss graduated from Western New England University with a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy Studies. The undergraduate ceremony was held on Saturday, May 20, in the Alumni Healthful Living Cen...

June, 26 2017 - Verified by Western New England University
Leah Weiss Presents at Eastern Colleges Science Conference

Western New England University recently hosted the 70th Annual Eastern Colleges Science Conference for the first time in the conference's history. The conference aims to create interest in undergra...

May, 18 2016 - Verified by Western New England University
Western New England University College of Pharmacy Class of 2019 Students Honored in White Coat Ceremony

Western New England University College of Pharmacy Class of 2019 students recently took part in the program's traditional White Coat Ceremony. Seventy-four Pharmacy students were given the short wh...

September, 04 2015 - Verified by Western New England University
Leah A. Weiss Named to Dean's List at Western New England University

Leah A. Weiss of Oswego, NY, has been named to the Dean's List at Western New England for the spring semester of 2014. Weiss is majoring in Pre-Pharmacy. Students are named to the Dean's List for a...

June, 26 2014 - Verified by Western New England University
Leah Weiss Named to Dean's List at Western New England University

Leah A. Weiss of Oswego, NY, has been named to the Dean's List at Western New England for the fall semester of 2013. Weiss is majoring in Pre-Pharmacy. Students are named to the Dean's List for ach...

January, 17 2014 - Verified by Western New England University
Phi Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Leadership Society
Inducted April 2017
National Community Pharmacists Association
Industry Pharmacists Association
Fall 2016 - Spring 2017 - Western New England University
Phi Delta Chi Professional Pharmacy Fraternity
Worthy Alumni Liaison (2016-2017) Vice President (2017-2018)
Spring 2016 - Spring 2017 - Western New England University
American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists (APHA-ASP)
The mission of the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists is to be the collective voice of student pharmacists, to provide opportunities for professional growth, to improve patient care, and to envision and advance the future of pharmacy. Attended Mid-Year Regional Meeting in 2016. Completed Conflict Confidence Leadership Training Series 2016. Attended Institute on Alcoholism and Drug Dependencies in 2016. Participated in clinical skills competition 2015, 2016.
Fall 2015 - Spring 2017 - Western New England University
SSHP Committee Member
Student Society of Health System Pharmacists Generation Rx committee, 2015 Health Fair committee, 2016 Clinical Skills Competition, 2015, 2016
Fall 2015 - Spring 2017 - Western New England University
Alpha Lambda Delta
Alpha Lambda Delta is a national honor society for men and women which honors and encourages commendable academic achievement during the first year of college. Its purpose is to promote not only intelligent living, but also a high standard of integrity. It further encourages students in recognizing and developing meaningful goals for their unique roles in society.
Resident Advisor
Create a safe, welcoming and accepting community for all residents while hosting interactive programs and creating engaging bulletin boards to display upcoming events on campus.
Fall 2013 - Spring 2017 - Western New England University
Freshmen Council
Freshman Council organizes activities for its graduating class and hold events open to all students at Western New England University. Council is designed to challenge and grow your leadership potential, allow for class unity, and become the catalyst for great friendships. Freshman council will hold programs, community service outings, and allow the members to be in charge of the organization.
Fall 2013 - Spring 2014 - Western New England University
Residence Hall Association (RHA)
RHA advocates for and promotes the interests and desires of resident students. Its goal is to establish official and meaningful connections between residents within the different residential facilities maintained by the University, as well as to offer students leadership opportunities at the University and at local, regional, and national levels.
Spring 2013 - Fall 2013 - Western New England University
Pre-Pharmacy Club
The Pre-Pharmacy Club is dedicated to providing support and opportunities for Pre-Pharmacy students to prepare for entrance into any professional Pharmacy program. The Pre-Pharmacy Club is involved in community outreach programs and hosts study sessions, a practice PCAT exam, and a Winter Formal. They provide Pre-Pharmacy students with guest speakers who can help to choose a career path, as well as find jobs in the field of pharmacy while in school.
Spring 2013 - Fall 2014 - Western New England University
Resident Advisor at Western New England University Student Activities
Create a safe, welcoming and accepting community for all residents while hosting interactive programs and creating engaging bulletin boards to display upcoming events on campus.
August 2014 - Present
Pharmacy Intern at Wayne Drug Pharmacy
Fill prescriptions, dispense medications, blister pack, Tharo, fill and record inventory of a Parata Max robot. Provide information for audits of medications, focus on inventory of controlled substances. Communicate with doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and patients about prescriptions, inventory, and medical records. Shadow pharmacist during consults and in the compounding laboratory.
May 2014 - Present
Organic Chemistry Laboratory Assistant at Dr. Ronny Priefer
Develop new medications with use of maple syrup and Liatris spicata. Test the natural product Liatris spicta used in cancer treatments and to treat snake bites to determine if the leaves contain coumarins. Use maple syrup to create an antibiotic. Determine pKa’s of multi-layered pseudo-polyelectrolytes with use of zeta potentials. Presenter at Eastern Colleges Science Conference April 2014, April 2016 Poster Presentation: pKa’s of multi-layered pseudo-polyelectrolytes using zeta potentials Poster Presentation: Medication Development Using Liatris spicata [Blazing Star] Plant Publication at National American Chemical Society Conference August 2014
September 2013 - Present
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