Students from the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and
Pharmaceutical Sciences made a big impact at the American Society
of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) 2017 Annual Meeting.
UB presented three posters at the meeting:
- "A Review of Surreptitious Anticholinergics: Unknowingly
Increasing Anticholinergic Burden in the Elderly. The Consultant
Pharmacist," presented by Catherine Gawronski, '18, and Robert
Wahler, '00, clinical assistant professor, pharmacy practice.
- "Falls Risk Prevention Through Inter-Professional
Collaboration," presented by Richard Moore, '19, Madalyn Rossi,
'19, Kristin Markiewicz, '19, Mary Hejna, '20, Jessica Mason, '20,
and Robert Wahler, '00, clinical assistant professor, pharmacy
Geoff Brown, '18, won the award for Best Poster for his poster
entitled "Preliminary Evaluation of the Efficacy, Safety and Costs
Associated with the Treatment of Chronic Pain with Medical
Marijuana in the Elderly."
The ASCP Annual Meeting took place Nov. 2-5, 2017, in Kissimee,
The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists is the only
international professional society devoted to optimal medication
management and improved health outcomes for all older persons. ASCP
represents over 9,000 pharmacy professionals, including students,
serving the unique medication needs of the senior population.
For over 130 years, the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy
and Pharmaceutical Sciences has continually been 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 is the No. 1 ranked school of pharmacy in New York State
and No. 22 in the United States.