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PHPR Community Pharmacy Residents received $1000 grants from the competitive APhA Foundation Incentive Grant Program

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Dear Colleagues,

Please join me to congratulate the following affiliated Community Pharmacy Residents.  These residents received $1000 grants from the competitive APhA Foundation Incentive Grant Program.  Below I have listed the residents, their project titles and their mentors.  Congratulations to all!

Kailen Kelly, PharmD PGY1 Community Pharmacy Resident at Mathes Pharmacy and Diabetes Center in New Albany, IN
Project Title: Health Literacy and its Effects on Lowering A1c in Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Dr. Sonak Pastakia was recently appointed as a Purdue University Faculty Scholar

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Dear Colleagues,

Please join me to congratulate Dr. Sonak Pastakia.  Sonak was recently appointed as a Purdue University Faculty Scholar.  This award recognizes outstanding faculty colleagues who are on an accelerated path for academic distinction.  His appointment is for 5 years and includes $10,000 in annual funds to support his scholarly work.  Congratulations Sonak! 

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Drs. Margie Snyder, as Principal investigator, and Matt Murawski, as co-investigator recently were awarded a grant for $1,434,492 from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

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Dear Colleagues, 

 

Please join me to congratulate Drs. Margie Snyder and Matt Murawski.  Margie, as Principal investigator, and Matt, as co-investigator recently were awarded a grant for $1,434,492 from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

(AHRQ) for their proposal entitled “An Evaluation of the Spread and Scale of PatientToc from Primary Care to Community Pharmacy Practice for the Collection of Patient-Reported Outcomes” Congratulations Margie and Matt!

 

PHPR graduate student, Jenny Beal was recently selected to receive the 2019 Kienly Award for Outstanding teaching as a graduate student.

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Dear Colleagues,

 

Please join me to congratulate Jenny Beal, PHPR graduate student.  Jenny was recently selected to receive the 2019 Kienly Award for Outstanding teaching as a graduate student.   She will formally receive the award during the College of Pharmacy’s Graduate Student Symposium on November 12th.  Congratulations Jenny!

 

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Dr. Karen Hudmon recently was awarded a grant for $1,594,603 from the National Cancer Institute (NCI)

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Dear Colleagues,

Please join me to congratulate Dr. Karen Hudmon. Karen recently was awarded a grant for $1,594,603 from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) for her proposal entitled “Advancing the Role of Pharmacy in Tobacco Cessation”. Congratulations Karen!

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Alan J. Zillich, Pharm.D., FCCP
William S. Bucke Professor and Head
Purdue University College of Pharmacy

Department of Pharmacy Practice

www.phpr.purdue.edu

Dr. Ephrem Abebe recently was awarded a grant for $5000 from the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI)

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Dear Colleagues,

Please join me to congratulate Dr. Ephrem Abebe. Ephrem recently was awarded a grant for $5000 from the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) Trailblazer Award for his proposal entitled “Community-Academic Partnership for Improved Medication Use Outcomes”. Congratulations Ephrem!

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Alan J. Zillich, Pharm.D., FCCP
William S. Bucke Professor and Head
Purdue University College of Pharmacy

Department of Pharmacy Practice

Dr. Karen Hudmon was recently awarded a grant from the Indiana State Department of Health for $250,000

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Dear Colleagues,

 

Please join me to congratulate Dr. Karen Hudmon.  Karen was recently awarded a grant from the Indiana State Department of Health for $250,000 entitled “ReThink Tobacco Indiana: Addressing tobacco use in behavioral health populations”.  The grant will provides technical support for mental health facilities across Indiana with going tobacco-free and will provide tobacco cessation training/support for psychiatric care providers.  Congratulations Karen!

 

Dr. Kevin Sowinski was recently recognized as an outstanding reviewer for Pharmacotherapy.

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Dear Colleagues,

 

Please join me to congratulate Dr. Kevin Sowinski.  Kevin was recently recognized as an outstanding reviewer for Pharmacotherapy.  To receive this award, Kevin was nominated and voted on by the scientific editors for the Journal based on the quality, quantity and timeliness of his reviews.   Congratulations Kevin!

 

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Dr. Amy Sheehan was recently appointed as Chairperson of the Drug Information Panel of the Editorial Board for Annals of Pharmacotherapy (The Annals).

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Dear Colleagues,

Please join me to congratulate Dr. Amy Sheehan.  Amy was recently appointed as Chairperson of the Drug Information Panel of the Editorial Board for Annals of Pharmacotherapy (The Annals).  Panel Chairs of the Editorial Board are selected by the Editor-in-Chief based on recognized expertise in the specialty area, provided significant past contributions to The Annals, and have demonstrated an ongoing commitment to The Annals.  Congratulations Amy!

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