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PittPharmacy Scott Drab 2014 PPA Pharmacist of the Year

PittPharmacy Scott Drab 2014 PPA Pharmacist of the Year

October 7, 2014

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The Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association (PPA) recently presented Scott R. Drab, PharmD, CDE, BC-ADM with the 2014 Pharmacist of the Year Award during PPA’s 2014 Annual… Read More ›

PittPharmacy Faculty Sean Xie Awarded NIH Grant

PittPharmacy Faculty Sean Xie Awarded NIH Grant

September 30, 2014

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Xiang-Qun (Sean) Xie, EMBA, PhD, was awarded a $5.4 million NIH center grant to establish a National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) Center of Excellence… Read More ›

Kane-Gill  ACCP Platform Presentation Finalist

Kane-Gill ACCP Platform Presentation Finalist

September 24, 2014

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Sandra L. Kane-Gill, PharmD, MS, FCCM, FCCP  is a co-investigator on the study “The impact of a clinical pharmacist managed acid suppression program on inappropriate… Read More ›

Wen Xie Invited Speaker Tamburro Liver Symposium

Wen Xie Invited Speaker Tamburro Liver Symposium

September 15, 2014

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Wen Xie, MD, PhD was an invited speaker at the Tamburro Liver Symposium held in Louisville, Kentucky, September 11-12, 2014. The Tamburro Liver Symposium, sponsored… Read More ›

Statewide OD Prevention Website Launched

Statewide OD Prevention Website Launched

September 10, 2014

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Program Evaluation and Research Unit (PERU) at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy has received funding from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency… Read More ›

Pringle Study: Community Pharmacist Intervention Boosts Drug Adherence, Reduces Health Costs

Pringle Study: Community Pharmacist Intervention Boosts Drug Adherence, Reduces Health Costs

September 3, 2014

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According to a new study, “The Pennsylvania Project: Pharmacist Intervention Improved Medication Adherence And Reduced Health Care Costs” led by PittPharmacy faculty member Janice L.… Read More ›

Donihi ACCP PRN Chair-Elect

Donihi ACCP PRN Chair-Elect

August 27, 2014

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PittPharmacy faculty member Amy Donihi, PharmD, BCPS was elected chair-elect of the ACCP Endocrine & Metabolism Practice and Research Network for the 2014-2015 term. She will… Read More ›

Pater Elected AACP Special Interest Group Leader

Pater Elected AACP Special Interest Group Leader

August 25, 2014

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Karen Steinmetz Pater, PharmD, BCPS, CDE was recently elected as Chair Elect for the AACP Self-Care and Non-Prescription Medicines Special Interest Group.  As chair elect this year,… Read More ›

Johnston Awarded NIH Grant to Investigate Melanoma Therapies

Johnston Awarded NIH Grant to Investigate Melanoma Therapies

August 19, 2014

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PittPharmacy faculty member Paul A. Johnston, PhD was awarded a grant funded by NIH under the UPCI’s SPORE in Melanoma and Skin Cancer. The project title… Read More ›

Huryn Editor for ACS Publication

Huryn Editor for ACS Publication

August 15, 2014

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PittPharmacy faculty member Donna Huryn, PhD was appointed Associated Editor for ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters. ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters publishes brief communications on experimental or theoretical… Read More ›