Creighton Student Representative: Samantha Haugaard
Samantha grew up in Beebeetown Iowa and graduated from Tri-Center High School in 2007. She started her pharmacy career in April 2008 when she got her first job as a certified technician at Kmart Pharmacy in Council Bluffs. The pharmacist there made her ‘fall in love with the profession.’ After working there, she went to work at Valley Drug in Missouri Valley from July 2010 to August 2011. In August 2011, she started working at Methodist Jennie Edmundson and has worked there ever since. In May of 2013, she graduated from Creighton University with her Bachelor of Art in Psychology and, two weeks later, she found out that she was accepted into pharmacy school at Creighton University and would start the following August. She will graduate from pharmacy school May 12, 2018. Samantha has been on the SIPA board since 2016. Besides SIPA, Samantha is a member of and held chair positions for several pharmacy organizations including SSHP, MCCP, APhP (Operation Heart Committee Chair), and Phi Delta Chi (Fundraising Committee Chair).