USC Titus Center for Medication Safety and Population Health Inaugural Annual Symposium 2022

The USC Titus for Medication Safety and Population Health Inaugural Annual Symposium’s theme is “Extending the Healthcare System in the Community for the Most Vulnerable Patients”. Join us to envision how we can improve accessibility and convenience for challenged patients in our communities.



Saturday, October 29, 2022

8:30 am – 12:00 pm

To provide pharmacists with the tools necessary to champion policy changes that support community-based healthcare services.

Pharmacists committed to optimizing medication therapy for patients with chronic conditions.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Explore the most common and critical unmet health and social needs in the community
  • Establish partnerships for expanding health services
  • Develop health services aligned with payer priorities
  • Prepare for a scientifically rigorous impact analysis of a clinical service program

Titus Center Featured Speakers:

Steven W. Chen, PharmD, FASHP, FCSHP, FNAP
Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, USC School of Pharmacy
Director, California Right Meds Collaborative 

Tony Kuo, MD, MSHS
Director, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

Florian Rader, MD
Medical Director, Hypertension Center
Associate Professor of Cardiology, Cedars-Sinai Smidt Heart Institute

Joseph E. Ebinger, MD
IM Cardiology, Cedars-Sinai Smidt Heart Institute

Ciantel Adair Blyler, PharmD
Clinical Research Pharmacist, Cedars-Sinai

Michael Hochman, MD
Chief Executive Officer, Healthcare in Action

Janice Knight-Cooper, PharmD, CDE
Clinical Pharmacist and Owner, Manchester Professional Pharmacy

Michelle Chu, PharmD, BCACP, APh
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Director, Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency Program
USC School of Pharmacy 

Connie Kang, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, USC School of Pharmacy
L.A. County Lead, California Right Meds Collaborative

Alex Kang, PharmD, MBA, APh, BCPS, BCACP
Director, Clinical Pharmacy, L.A. Care Health Plan

Edward Jai, PharmD
Senior Director and Chief Pharmacist, Inland Empire Health Plan

Steven Fox, MD, MSc
Assistant Research Professor, USC School of Pharmacy

Yuna H. Bae-Shaaw, PharmD, PhD
Research Assistant Professor, USC School of Pharmacy

Virtual Fee: Free
CE Credit Fee: $25

View the full agenda here.

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