ASCP spotlight shine on Dallas faculty member, resident
In November, Amie Blaszczyk, Pharm.D., officially began her two-year term as president of the Texas chapter of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP). During her tenure, she will work to advance the Texas ASCP chapter mission, which is to empower pharmacists to promote healthy aging through the appropriate use of medications. She will also lead the group’s advocacy and education endeavors and help ASCP expand its presence within all pharmacy schools in Texas.
In addition, Whitney Zentgraf, Pharm.D., an alumna of the School of Pharmacy’s PGY2 geriatric pharmacotherapy residency, received a Top 4 Poster award Nov. 4-6 at ASCP’s Annual meeting in Dallas. Zentgraf’s poster was one of 58 posters entered in the poster presentation contest. Her residency research, titled, “Anticholinergic Risk Score and Risk of Antipsychotic Prescribing in the Nursing Home Population,” focused on medication-related causes of antipsychotic prescribing.
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Adopt a Growth Mindset for a Better Life
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Drug Use, Family History Can Lead to Heart Disease in Younger Adults
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TTUHSC Faculty Receive Chancellor’s Council Distinguished Teaching and Research Awards
Recognizing academic excellence, the honors are the most prestigious awards granted to faculty throughout the TTU System. The awards are funded by gifts to the Chancellor’s Council, a giving society that supports the chancellor’s priorities across the TTU System.
Free Clinic Offered for Women’s Health Day
TTUHSC School of Medicine students will host a Women’s Health Day free clinic from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 15 at The Free Clinic
Researchers Study the Impact of Cancer on Hispanic Patients and Their Caregivers
TTUHSC Cytogenetic Technologist Jasbir Bisht and a team from P. Hemachandra Reddy’s internal medicine laboratory analyzed the impact of cancer in Hispanics in comparison to other ethnic groups.