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Date of Award


Document Type

Thesis - Pacific Access Restricted

Degree Name

Master of Science (M.S.)


Graduate School

First Advisor

Patrick N. Catania

First Committee Member

Arthur F. Harralson

Second Committee Member

William Kehoe

Third Committee Member

Ravindra Vasavada


The objectives of this study are: (1) To compare the effectiveness of two dosing schedules of hepatitis B vaccine in achieving compliance within the vaccines; (2) To determine the immunization requirements in U.S. pharmacy schools both at admission and before the students begin clinical clerkships; and, (3) To design an immunization program for pharmacy students at the University of the Pacific in an attempt to enhance compliance.



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