Pharmacy Practice News

Calvin Meaney (PharmD ’11), clinical associate professor, pharmacy practice, was selected as this year’s New York State Chapter of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Researcher of the Year. 
Faculty, students and alumni from the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences presented a number of posters at the 2019 American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Annual Meeting in New York, N.Y.
The recent measles outbreak across the United States prompted a nearly unanimous plea from providers including doctors, nurses and pharmacists, as they urged the public to get up to date on the MMR vaccine. Despite skepticism from some portions of the population, healthcare professionals remained firm in delivering the message that immunizations are safe and, most importantly, save lives.
Hospital pharmacists play a key role in ensuring the proper use of antibiotics for treating common bacterial infections in pediatric patients.
The more than 1,200 recently hospitalized patients had been discharged and sent home. For many, it was a time of confusion and uncertainty: patients missed taking their medications or were uncertain about their dosage, had been reluctant to make follow-up appointments and also may have wondered if a return trip to the hospital was in their near future.
The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, under the direction of Christopher Daly (PharmD/MBA ‘12), clinical assistant professor of pharmacy practice, has joined the Academia - Community Pharmacy Enhanced Services Network Transformation (ACT) Pharmacy Collaborative.