Mary-Haston Vest (left), who earned her bachelor’s degree in pharmaceutical sciences in 2013 and her doctoral degree in 2016, accepts the School of Pharmacy’s 2023 Early Career Alumni Award from Dean Donna Strum. Vest is system director of pharmacy with University of North Carolina Health and an associate professor of clinical education at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Photo by Bill Dabney/UM Foundation