Interprofessional pediatric health fair educates children and parents

Published April 10, 2017

The UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group (PPAG) held an interdisciplinary pediatric health fair on Saturday, April 8, at the Matt Urban Hope Center in Buffalo, NY.

PPAG provided liquid dosing activities for parents and poison prevention education for both parents and children. Students from the UB School of Dental Medicine and Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences provided free dental screenings and additional health education.

PPAG is an international, nonprofit, professional association representing the interests of pediatric pharmacists and their patients. PPAG is dedicated to improving medication therapy in children and to promote safe and effective medication use in children through communication, education, and research.

The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is a leader in the education of pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists, renowned for innovation in clinical practice and research. The school is accredited by the American Council of Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE) and ranked as one of the top 25 schools of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences in the United States.