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Pharmacy Practice faculty members elected to AACP Special Interest Groups

Published May 24, 2017

Three University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences faculty members have been elected to American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Special Interest Groups (SIG).

William Prescott, department vice-chair and clinical associate professor, pharmacy practice, was elected chair-elect of the Pediatric Pharmacy SIG. Nicholas Fusco, clinical assistant professor, pharmacy practice, was elected secretary of the Pediatric Pharmacy SIG. The mission of the Pediatric Pharmacy SIG is to facilitate pediatric faculty collaboration and communication of ideas and innovations in teaching, research, practice, and service activities related to neonatal and pediatric pharmacotherapy that will positively impact student learning.

Fred Doloresco, director of assessment, clinical associate professor, and research assistant professor, pharmacy practice, was elected secretary of the Technology in Pharmacy Education and Learning Special Interest Group (TiPEL SIG). The mission of the TiPEL SIG is to maintain a focus on learners, learning strategies and informatics while identifying, promoting, developing, and facilitating the use of educational technology grounded in sound pedagogical practices for the purposes of teaching, learning and assessment throughout pharmacy education delivered onsite and to distance students.

The SIG terms begin in July 2017 and are for a duration of two years.

The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) is a national organization representing pharmacy education in the United States. The mission of AACP is to lead and partner with its members in advancing pharmacy education, research, scholarship, practice and service to improve societal health.

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.

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