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2022, A Year in Review

Was it really 2020 (too)? Or was 2022 much different than 2020? This year CU Pharmacy expanded its reach with awards, a new remote program, and in-person events (again!). Twenty twenty-two was not twenty twenty-too. It was a year to flourish.
 


Author SOP Communications | Publish Date December 20, 2022
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Faculty    Pharmacy    Clinical    Awards

Reynolds Named Educator of the Year

CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences’ Paul Reynolds, PharmD, joined a short list of elite educators earlier this month when he accepted the Critical Care Practice and Research Network (PRN) Educator Award from the American Colleges of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) at its 2022 Global Conference. The award honors a member who has made substantial and outstanding contributions to clinical pharmacy education at either the undergraduate or the postgraduate level.


Author Jordan Kellerman | Publish Date November 02, 2022
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Pharmacy    Awards

Faculty and Alumni Receive Colorado Pharmacists Society Awards

The annual meeting of the Colorado Pharmacists Society (CPS) was held June 2-3, 2022, and many of our own were honored with distinguished awards. CPS improves patient care and public health by advancing and supporting the professional practice of pharmacy while serving as the voice of pharmacy in Colorado. CPS provides support and services to over 800 member pharmacists, technicians and associated pharmacy professionals. Congratulations to all of those honored.


Author SOP Communications | Publish Date July 15, 2022
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Students    Pharmacy    Awards

2022 Student Awards and Recognitions

At the close of each academic year, we acknowledge outstanding students who have been recognized both within their program and from external organizations. Congratulations to all students for their hard work and continued dedication to the fields of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences.


Author SOP Communications | Publish Date June 20, 2022
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Faculty    Pharmacy    Awards

Spring 2022 Faculty Awards and Recognitions

 

At the close of each academic year, we recognize outstanding leadership and awards from our team of faculty and researchers. Congratulations to the Spring 2022 awardees.


Author SOP Communications | Publish Date June 08, 2022
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School of Pharmacy In the News

OBR Oncology

Huge Spike in Prior Authorization for Cancer Drugs Leaves Docs “Shouting in the Wind”

news outletOBR Oncology
Publish DateSeptember 17, 2023

An analysis of Medicare Part D formulary files from 2010 to 2020 showed that utilization management has soared for specialty brand and generic oral oncology drugs, with prior authorization used most prevalently. Kelly Anderson, PhD, MPP, said that what the study found “was consistent with my expectations and what we hear anecdotally from clinicians and patients.”

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Drug Topics

The Role of the Pharmacist in Cannabis Legalization

news outletDrug Topics
Publish DateSeptember 07, 2023

Danielle Fixen, PharmD, notes that the role of a pharmacist varies depending on the state, but that pharmacists can perform drug-interaction checks and educate patients on potential side effects they may experience. “Some states have pharmacists within the medical marijuana dispensary while others do not,” she said. “Given the multiple drug interactions with cannabis, it is important to evaluate [its] safety...in patients.”

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Cannabis Now

Study: Cannabis Doesn’t Increase Heart Attack Risk

news outletCannabis Now
Publish DateAugust 24, 2023

A new study shows that maybe cannabis doesn't increase heart attack risks, but this study is inconsistent with previous research. Dr. Robert Page, PharmD, noted that “the way cannabis is consumed may make a difference in how it affects the heart and blood vessels. Many people don’t realize that cannabis smoke contains components similar to tobacco smoke.”

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Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs

Novel Targets for the Treatment of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

news outletCongressionally Directed Medical Research Programs
Publish DateJuly 27, 2023

Dr. Daniel LaBarbera’s laboratory is engaged in multidisciplinary cancer drug discovery and development - and has been featured in a 2023 peer reviewed cancer research highlight by the DOD's Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP).

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