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AACP today announced that 94 pharmacy schools have publicly joined the commitment to fight prescription drug abuse. At a community forum held at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Director Michael Botticelli will stress the important role pharmacy faculty play in reducing this critical public health threat by educating and training student pharmacists about life-saving overdose interventions, including how to counsel patients and their loved ones on appropriate use of these life-saving medications. Learn more.
AACP has released the Pharmacy Faculty Research Grant Data for FY15. This annual report of aggregated grant data, by fiscal year and institution, includes funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other federal and non-federal grant awards. The total for all extramural grants increased by 17 percent, from $470,796,034 in FY14 to $552,518,233 in FY15, underscoring the role of pharmacy schools as dynamic centers of growing scientific research and innovation. Funding in all three types of research awards analyzed (NIH, Other Federal, and Non-Federal) rose in FY15, as did the total number of faculty receiving extramural research funding.
AACP is partnering with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on its 2016 smoking cessation campaign: Tips From Former Smokers (Tips). The campaign features real people whose lives have been impacted by smoking and shows how smoking effects health, lives and families.
Please show your support:
Please join this important campaign, and show that pharmacists can help people live healthier, better lives.