Gopika Barai • United States of America
Her current employer has employed Barai for six years. She has, at times, combined this employment with work at an acute care center.
Following graduation from pharmacy school, she began her work as a pharmacist in a CVS pharmacy, then moved on to two other local pharmacies, and is now a long-term care pharmacist.
Gopika Barai attended elementary school in her New Jersey hometown of Westfield. She graduated from Union County Magnet Institution, the second-ranked school in New Jersey. Barai had access to various advanced placement courses and exams on campus, which prepared her for the arduous labor of pharmacy school. The application process for admission to the magnet school is challenging, with an acceptance rate of approximately 33%.