Juan Hincapie-Castillo, Pharm.D., Ph.D., an assistant professor in the UF College of Pharmacy’s department of pharmaceutical outcomes and policy, has received a $10,000 grant from the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, or AACP, to identify opioid use trends by analyzing publicly available posts on Reddit.
At the meeting, she was presented an "Outstanding Service Award," for her exceptional leadership in the field of drug safety.
The strategic planning workshop will help NHGRI establish a “2020 vision for genomics” and culminate in the publication of a new NHGRI strategic plan.
Vouri was one of 18 junior faculty members selected to serve the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
Opioid-related hospitalizations among older adults have been increased by more than 50 percent over the past decade.
Park's tenure and promotion to associate professor became official on July 1.
Lo-Ciganic's research team will develop a real-time trajectory tool to identify potentially unsafe concurrent opioid and benzodiazepine use among older adults.
AMCP gives the award to a member who has made a significant contribution to managed care pharmacy within five years of graduation.
The distinction comes with a two-year, $104,000 award, which Vouri will use to study a type of drug-induced adverse event called a prescribing cascade in older adults.
“Current policies to limit opioid prescriptions leave some pain patients high and dry, resulting in a new wave of unintended consequences for patients with untreated chronic pain.”