PARSIPPANY — Dwipi Patel was among the newest members from University of the Sciences inducted into the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy Alpha Tau Chapter of Rho Chi, the Academic Honor Society in Pharmacy, on April 21. The Rho Chi Honor Society recognizes and encourages academic excellence.
Patel is a doctor of pharmacy student and a graduate of Parsippany Hills High School, Class of 2014.
To be nominated for membership in Rho Chi, a student must rank among the top 20 percent of his or her class and have completed at least the fall semester of their fourth year. The society also accepts membership for graduate students, faculty, alumni, as well as an honorary membership. New members are inducted into Rho Chi during the spring semester of each year.
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