The APhA Academy of Pharmaceutical Research and Science (APhA-APRS) stimulates the discovery, dissemination and application of research to improve patient health and serves pharmacists and those members who are involved in the pharmaceutical sciences.

 

APhA-APRS News and Highlights

 

Call for 2018-2019 APhA-APRS Standing Committee Members

 

Looking for opportunities to get involved in APhA and the Academies, grow your professional network and build leadership skills? APhA-APRS is seeking member volunteers to serve on several Academy Committees. Benefits of becoming an Academy volunteer include opportunities to provide input on programs and products offered by the Association, support the profession by addressing emerging issues, learn about new and innovative research and practice initiatives, and promote the role of the pharmacist in enhancing patient care. Take advantage of this unique member benefit and apply today!

 

Meet the APhA Science Officer

 

The APhA Science Officer is charged with prioritizing and coordinating the Association’s response to emerging and important scientific issues and assists in developing the Association’s official position on scientific, regulatory, and therapeutic issues. Patrick G. Clay, PharmD, FCCP, CCTI, is Professor of Pharmacotherapy at University of North Texas System College of Pharmacy and is a member of APhA-APRS Clinical Sciences Section. pclay@aphanet.org

 

Pharmacy News

The National Governors Association recently released The Expanding Role of Pharmacists in a Transformed Health Care System.  This report highlights how states can better integrate pharmacists into the health care system and is one more confirmation of the profession’s role in addressing the health care needs of patients.

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Get Plugged Into APhA-APRS

Are you a new member to APhA-APRS? Or a current APhA-APRS member looking for ways to get more involved?Are you interested in the policy making process? Visit www.pharmacist.com/volunteer to learn more about the volunteer opportunities in APhA-APRS. 

APhA ENGAGE: Current Discussions

10 hours ago
RE: FDA to ease approval process for some drugs to go OTC
Posted in: APhA Open Forum

I spoke at the Rx-To- OTC Switch Summit last December in Philadelphia.  There is still low hanging fruit for changing status to otc.  For example…

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13 hours ago
Epidiolex Approval - Excited or Concerned?

​​ In case you missed it, the FDA recently approved Epidiolex (cannabidiol), a component of the Cannabis sativa plant (aka marijuana). Three things…

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1 day ago
Call for committee member volunteers

Hello Pain, Palliative Care, and Addiction SIG members, We know that there are a lot of you out there wondering how you can get involved in the SIG,…

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1 day ago
Seeking Input on ASHP Guidelines

APhA has been invited to review and provide comments on the Draft ASHP Guidelines on Appropriate Off-Label Medication Use. We value the expertise of…

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Join the APhA-APRS Community on Engage

Are you interested in the basic sciences, clinical sciences, or the economic, social, and administrative sciences? Join your fellow researchers and scientists today in the APhA-APRS online community on APhA Engage. Take full advantage of our interactive community platform! Follow these steps:
  1. Login on pharmacist.com with your username and password.
  2. Click on "My Account".
  3. Select "Academies, Sections, and SIGs" on the left side of the page.
  4. Click on "Edit" on the right-hand side of the page.
  5. Under "Primary Academy", select "APhA-APRS".
  6. Under " APhA-APRS Special Interest Groups (APhA-APRS SIGs)", check your primary sections of interest.
  7. Once the above steps have been completed, visit APhA Engage at http://engage.pharmacist.com and JOIN your chosen SIG community(s) in APhA Engage.
3-minute video on accessing your profile, updating your information, and more!

Getting Started Video Library for APhA Engage, your members-only online discussion community

    Questions or suggestions for community-related content? Contact Margaret Tomecki at mtomecki@aphanet.org