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Sunday, June 8, 2014



Elizabeth Chartier, daughter of Ray and Cindy Chartier of Boardman, graduated late last month from Duquesne University’s Mylan School of Pharmacy with a doctor of pharmacy degree. Her studies at Duquesne were part of a six-year program. Chartier will work as a pharmacist at a Marc’s store.

Rebecca L. Clarke, daughter of David and Madeline (Yazbek) Clarke of Youngstown, graduated last month from Duquesne University’s Mylan School of Pharmacy with a doctor of pharmacy degree with a concentration in pediatric pharmacotherapy.

Clarke is a 2008 graduate of Cardinal Mooney High School in Youngstown.

She received accredited certifications in the fields of immunization, diabetes and blood pressure. She was granted the 2012-13 Zada M. Cooper Scholarship through Kappa Epsilon Fraternity. Duquesne University nominated her as a Who’s Who among students in American Universities and Colleges.

While at Duquesne, Clarke was a member of various honors organizations including Phi Eta Sigma and the Golden Key Society. She is a member of Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, serving as vice president and president during her collegiate membership. She served as vice president of H.E.A.R.T., a university organization promoting rehabilitation and education to various addiction states.

She has accepted a community residency position Duquesne University and Giant Eagle in Pittsburgh.


Carly Ann Werner graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine last month.

She graduated from Canfield High School in 2006 as the salutatorian. She earned a bachelor’s degree in history with a minor in chemistry, also from the University of Pittsburgh, in 2010.

Dr. Werner will begin a residency in OB/GYN at Magee Womens Hospital in Pittsburgh in June.

She is the daughter of Michael and Maureen Werner of Canfield. Her paternal grandparents are Mariellen Werner of Boardman and the late Carl Werner, and her maternal grandparents are the late Andrew and Helen Paulishen of Youngstown.

Cody White, son of Terry Soltis and Diann White-Soltis of North Lima, earned a doctor of osteopathic medicine degree last month from Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine in Athens.

Dr. White earned a bachelor’s degree from Youngstown State University and is a 2003 graduate of South Range High School.

Nicole M. Rullie-Roth, daughter of Richard and Penny Rullie of Austintown, has completed her surgical residency training in podiatric medicine and lower extremity surgery at JFK Medical Center in Atlantis, Fla.

Rullie-Roth is a 1999 graduate of Austintown Fitch High School. She attended Youngstown State University from 2004 to 2007, majoring in biology and chemistry, and completed her medical education training at Kent State University of Podiatric Medicine (formerly known as the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine) in 2011.

She recently joined the Orthopedic Center of Palm Beach County, Fla., where she will practice routine podiatric care as well as foot and ankle surgery, including reconstruction, trauma and limb salvage.


Breen Robert Parry, son of Richard and Mary Ann Perry of Liberty, has earned his juris doctorate degree from the University of Akron Law School. He also received his master’s degree in business administration from UA.

Parry is a 2007 Liberty High School graduate. He received his bachelor’s degree in accountancy from Miami University in Oxford, in 2011, where he attended Miami’s Farmer School of Business. He now plans to take the Ohio State Bar Examination.

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