The award supports the training and development of a graduate student whose work focuses on social justice, pharmacy advocacy or public health.
Campbell credits her parents with introducing her to the field of public health. As a child, she assisted her mother, a nurse, in health clinics and watched her father, a volunteer firefighter, rescue people from burning buildings.
She attended Notre Dame of Maryland University, where she majored in biology. She served as an intern for the
She first came to the School of Pharmacy in 2004, working with faculty in the former Office of
In 2008, following a position at the
"As Michelle's mentor, I know she has learned a lot about public health, patient-centered pharmacy and behavioral research. I am very proud of her dedication," Dr. Francoise Pradel, associate professor and director of the PHSR graduate program, said. "Her future contributions to public health, particularly to the most vulnerable populations across the nation, will be significant, making her the perfect student to start this award."
The Fedder Fellowship was established in honor of Donald Fedder, DrPH, MPH, BSP, FAPhA, a public health pharmacist and long-time School of Pharmacy faculty member who died in August 2010. His scholarly work paved the trail for the role of professional pharmacy in public health and brought national attention to the importance of patient behaviors and chronic disease management. During his time at the school, Fedder mentored more than 20 graduate students, many of whom obtained leadership positions in the pharmaceutical industry and academia.