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Why volunteer? Are you ready to expand your impact beyond the pharmacy workplace? APhA offers a variety of opportunities for you, as an APhA member, to make a difference in your profession, expand your professional network, strengthen your leadership skills, and build your résumé. Our volunteer…
Jul 28, 2016 Basic page
APhA Publication Corrections
From time to time, corrections are made to APhA publications. We publish those errors here for your reference. If you have purchased any of the APhA titles listed below, PDFs with the corrections are available for download. The APhA Complete Review for the FPGEE: Foreign Pharmacy Graduate…
Nov 05, 2014 Basic page
APhA-APRS Post-Graduate Spotlight Issue 3, 2019-2020
Introduction Welcome to the third issue of the APhA-APRS Post-Graduate Spotlight!  The purpose of this brief newsletter is to inform current and prospective post-graduate members of APhA about opportunities for research and organizational involvement.  Pharmacy students, residents,…
Dec 03, 2019 Basic page
Compounding SIG
APhA Engage Compounding SIG Community Mission The mission of the APhA-APPM Compounding SIG is to provide a professional network for compounding pharmacists and student pharmacists. The APhA-APPM Compounding SIG focuses on education, communication, collaboration, advocacy, and sharing of…
Aug 20, 2013 Basic page
Meet the 2019-2020 APhA Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Research (APhA-APRS) Executive Council
APhA-APRS President-elect (2018-2020) Edward M. Bednarczyk, PharmD, FCCP  A Clinical Associate Professor and Chairman of Pharmacy Practice at the University at Buffalo, SUNY (UB). He received his BS in pharmacy from UB in 1984, and completed a pharmacy practice residency at the Buffalo…
Jul 31, 2012 Basic page
200,000 uninsured Americans to get free HIV prevention drugs
New York Times (12/03/19) McNeil Jr., Donald G.
HHS launched on Tuesday a program that will provide HIV prevention medications free of charge to 200,000 people without insurance. In an announcement, HHS Secretary Alex M. Azar described how the government plans to distribute the pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) drugs for the Ready, Set, PrEP…
Dec 03, 2019 Publication Pharmacy Today Daily Edition
HIV testing, treatment, prevention not reaching enough Americans
CDC News Release (12/03/19)
A new CDC report shows that too many Americans with HIV are unaware that they are infected, too few have the virus under control with effective treatment, and too few are taking HIV preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP). The Vital Signs report said that increasing HIV testing, treatment, and prevention is…
Dec 03, 2019 Publication Pharmacy Today Daily Edition
Survey: 37% of Americans plan to skip influenza vaccine this season
The Hill (12/03/19) Hellmann, Jessie
More than a third of U.S. adults say they do not plan to get vaccinated against influenza this year, a new survey shows. According to the survey from NORC at the University of Chicago, these individuals expressed concern about adverse effects from the vaccine or believe it does not work very well…
Dec 03, 2019 Publication Pharmacy Today Daily Edition
Asthma control is critical during pregnancy
New York Times (12/03/19) Bakalar, Nicholas
An observational study by Canadian researchers indicates that pregnant women with asthma should take particular care to keep their asthma under control to protect both themselves and their child. The study in the European Respiratory Journal used data on more than 103,000 pregnancies in women with…
Dec 03, 2019 Publication Pharmacy Today Daily Edition
Drug recall in U.S. causes hypoparathyroid patients extreme hardship
Medscape (12/02/19) Harrison, Pam
Patients nationwide with severe hypoparathyroidism are under considerable stress amid a U.S. recall of injectable recombinant parathyroid hormone (PTH) (Natpara—Takeda). FDA issued the recall for Natpara in September due to concern that rubber particulate matter from the drug's cartridge…
Dec 03, 2019 Publication Pharmacy Today Daily Edition