Maliheh Free Clinic Dedicates New Facility With Help From U of U College of Pharmacy
Dear College of Pharmacy students, faculty, and staff,
Wednesday, I had the pleasure of attending, along with several current and former CoP PharmD students, the ribbon cutting ceremony for a beautiful new building being dedicated by Maliheh Free Clinic. It was inspiring and exciting to see how far Maliheh has come in the 13 years of its existence. Maliheh has become a major provider of care to thousands of underserved members of our community, and it was wonderful to help them celebrate their new building. For me, what made the event particularly memorable was that, at the accompanying banquet, our students were presented with the Maliheh Legacy of Caring and Community Service Award. Students from the college have volunteered countless hours at the clinic over the past decade and have raised more than $200,000 for the clinic. What’s remarkable is that our student contributions from the college have been almost entirely student organized and student driven. I was incredibly proud to see how much their involvement has meant to the clinic and its patients over the past decade. My hearty congratulations to everyone who has contributed to Maliheh Free Clinic for receiving this award, and my sincere thanks to all of you for your compassionate care for the underserved in our community.