Faculty and Students Lead the Way at CPhA Western Pharmacy Exchange

At the 2018 CPhA Western Pharmacy Exchange, faculty and students from the USC School of Pharmacy led numerous presentations and collected a number of significant awards. The meeting took place in San Diego, April 13 – 15.

Faculty Awards

Pictured (L-R): Melissa J. Durham, Richard H. Dang, and Bradley R. Williams at the 2018 CPhA Western Pharmacy Exchange Awards Ceremony.

Melissa J. Durham, PharmD, MACM, BCACP, DAIPM, was recognized as 2018 Cardinal Health Generation Rx Champion winner. Richard H. Dang, PharmD, APh, BCACP, was recognized as 2018 CPhA Distinguished New Practitioner. Bradley R. Williams, PharmD, was recognized as 2018 CPhA Hall of Fame inductee.  Finally, Mel Baron was honored as a CPhA Life Member.

 

Speakers

Up in Smoke: Navigating the Changing Landscape of Smoking Cessation
Presented by: Rory Kim, PharmD; Richard Dang, PharmD, APh, BCACP; Edith Mirzaian, PharmD, BCACP

Cognitive Decline and Alzheimer’s Disease: The Influence of Nutrition
Presented by: Cynthia Lieu, PharmD, BCNSP; Naomi Quint (P3); Melody Armiteh (P3); Kelly Tran (P3)

Break the Ice: Tips to Ensure Successful Comprehensive Medication Reviews
Presented by: Edith Mirzaian, PharmD, BCACP; Oscar Gallegos; Roya Mohajer-Jasbi; Richard Dang, PharmD, APh, BCACP

Get a Statin or Not: Treatment Strategies in Dyslipidemia Management
Presented by: Michelle Chu, PharmD, BCACP; Sahar Dogher, PharmD; Rory Kim, PharmD

Let’s Do This! Implement a Successful Pharmacy-Based Travel Clinic
Presented by: Richard Dang, PharmD, APh, BCACP; Karin Kharloubian, PharmD; Edith Mirzaian, PharmD, BCACP

Embrace the Community: Career Paths of Residency Program Graduates
Presented by: Edith Mirzaian, PharmD, BCACP; Anthony Vo, PharmD; Jeanice Rodriguez, PharmD; Emily Phung; Jia-Yin Shum, PharmD; Richard Dang, PharmD, APh, BCACP

Integration of Specialty Pharmacy Into an Academic Medical Center
Presented by: Elina Baskina, PharmD; Roslynn Stone, PharmD, PhD; Janet Cho, PharmD, CDE, BCGP; Krysty Avila, PharmD

Intestinal Microbiota & Glycemic Control
Presented by: Cynthia Lieu, PharmD, BCNSP; Lena Haddad (P3); Ana Barron (P3); Marina Boulos (P3); Laila Fard (P3)