Heather Santa, MS, Senior Research Specialist, at PittPharmacy and PERU staff members, with project partners at the University of the Sciences Philadelphia College of Pharmacy recently presented an abstract entitled “Pharmacy Student’s Knowledge and Perceived Competency in Conducting SBIRT for Substance Use Disorders” at the American Public Health Association (APHA) annual meeting and expo.

The abstract presented results from the SAMHSA SBIRT training grant with the University of the Sciences with over 314 student pharmacists trained to proficiency. The abstract won the Best Professional Abstract award for the pharmacy section, which indicates the abstract was the highest scoring out of 74 abstracts submitted.

Congratulations to Heather on her outstanding achievement and contributions to pharmacy practice.

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