PittPharmacy_JanicePringle_3440Associate Professor Janice L. Pringle, PhD received a contract with the US Department of Veterans Affairs titled Pharmacy Readmissions Project Task Order: Application to Reduce Outpatient Return Visits and Improve Access. The Program Evaluation Research Unit (PERU) will work in collaboration with the Pittsburgh Veteran’s Engineering Resource Center (VERC) to develop and evaluate a “Health Pal” application that will employ both smart phone and telephonic components.

Pringle has also received a grant from Blair County Drug and Alcohol Program in which the PERU program will conduct one Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) training in Altoona, Pennsylvania for the Altoona Family Physician Family Medicine residency and new new providers using PERU’s online curriculum.

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