Locked On Pharmacy Podcast
The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Locked on Pharmacy Podcast provides an inside look into a wide range of health, public health and health policy topics from the unique perspective of pharmacists.
Nancy A. Alvarez is the former APhA President.
EP 9: Highlighting Transformers in Pharmacy: Sue Paul, RPh
In this episode, former APhA President Nancy Alvarez sits down to chat with pharmacist and entrepreneur Sue Paul, RPh, who owns three (3) companies: Synergy Consulting (office based practice that assists patients and physicians in managing chronic disease states), PGx101 (pharmacogenomics education service for pharmacists), and Medipreneurs (a community for pharmacists who want to create career positions independently. Make sure you tune in to learn how Sue is supporting communities, educating patients on all aspects of medication to empower them to take control of their health and empowering other pharmacists to dream about how they would practice if there weren’t any barriers.
EP 8: Highlighting Transformers in Pharmacy: Betty Chaffee, PharmD
In this episode, former APhA President Nancy Alvarez sits down to chat with medication management expert Betty Chaffee, PharmD, owner and sole proprietor of BetterMy Meds, a consultant practice providing Medication Therapy Management services to patients in local communities. Make sure you tune in to learn how Betty is supporting communities, helping patients to better manage their medication regimen and serving as an inspiration to pharmacists who are looking to break out of the mold of their current practice and use their knowledge and passion to transform the practice of pharmacy in unique and innovative ways!
EP 7: Do New Guidelines Provide A More Clear Path in Treating Hypertension?
In this episode of the Locked on Pharmacy Podcast, Immediate Past APhA President Nancy Alvarez chats with expert Joseph Saseen, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Department of Family Medicine at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, about guidelines and recommended regimens for treating hypertension. Download this podcast and hear the evidence behind new hypertension guidelines and guidance on how to deliver optimal patient-centered treatment and much more!
EP 6: Pharmacist Chris Herndon Discusses Pain and the Impact of Opioids on Treatment
Immediate Past APhA President Nancy Alvarez sits down to chat with pain expert Chris Herndon, PharmD, CPE, Professor in the School of Pharmacy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, about pain and the impact of the opioid epidemic and stigma on treatment planning for patients. Make sure you tune in to hear best practices and the latest on pain management, the opioid debate, patient advocacy and much more from one of the most respected thought leaders in the profession of pharmacy!
EP 5: APhA Presidents Open Up About APhA and the State of the Pharmacy Profession
Immediate Past APhA President Nancy Alvarez sits down to chat with new APhA President Nicki L. Hilliard, PharmD, MHSA, BCNP, FAPhA, about a number of topics, including the State of the Union of APhA and the profession of pharmacy. Make sure you tune in as the two leaders open up about the evolving role of pharmacists in the changing health care environment!
EP 4: Hormonal Contraceptives w/ Dr. Autumn Stewart-Lynch
APhA President Nancy Alvarez interviews pharmacist, Dr. Autumn Stewart-Lynch, a clinical faculty member at Duquesne University who teaches the therapeutics of contraception and also practices in a family medicine clinic where she helps patients, along with family medicine residents and physicians, to select an appropriate contraceptive method.
EP 3: Addiction w/ Jake Nichols
APhA President Nancy Alvarez interviews pharmacist, Jake Nichols, whose 15-year narcotics habit cost him a high-profile career and led to criminal charges for writing fake prescriptions and diverting drugs.
EP 2: Immunization w/ Adam C. Welch
APhA President Nancy Alvarez interviews , Adam C. Welch, Associate Dean for Assessment and Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy – East Tennessee State University about the importance of immunizations and the improved access that pharmacists offer.
EP 1: Chronic Pain w/ Dr. Elliot J. Krane
APhA President Nancy Alvarez interviews pain physician, Elliot J. Krane, MD, who takes a deep dive into the mystery of chronic pain.