The Fourth Annual Vietnamese Cancer Awareness Research Education Society, VN CARES, Pacific Family Health Fair hosted approximately 500 community members on March 6, 2011 at St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Stockton. The event was organized by Pacific’s VN CARES students with help from nearly 150 Pacific student pharmacists, 20 Pacific and UC Davis students, 12 community pharmacists, and 20 community exhibitors. Many of the preceptors were Pacific alumni, donating their time and expertise to mentoring the next generation of Pacific pharmacists.The purpose of VN CARES is to promote health issue awareness, knowledge, and preventative care in the Vietnamese community, in addition to creating opportunities for students interested in the health field to gain experience and work in the community.

The Fourth Annual Vietnamese Cancer Awareness Research Education Society, VN CARES, Pacific Family Health Fair hosted approximately 500 community members on March 6, 2011 at St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Stockton. The event was organized by Pacific’s VN CARES students with help from nearly 150 Pacific student pharmacists, 20 Pacific and UC Davis students, 12 community pharmacists, and 20 community exhibitors. Many of the preceptors were Pacific alumni, donating their time and expertise to mentoring the next generation of Pacific pharmacists.The purpose of VN CARES is to promote health issue awareness, knowledge, and preventative care in the Vietnamese community, in addition to creating opportunities for students interested in the health field to gain experience and work in the community.

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