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PharmD Capstone Team Advocates for Drug Disposal Guidelines Safe Disposal of Hazardous Drugs is a Community Health Issue

April 20, 2017 by | Pharmacy News

Caring for a loved one diagnosed with cancer is not easy.  During their treatment and when they pass on, what are the steps for family members or caregivers in handling the toxic anti-cancer medications and containers that remain? “There are no standardized guidelines for the home setting, and that’s a problem,” says Dr. Siu Fun

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Pharmacy Law, SB493, Continues To Be Delayed In The Midst Of Regulatory Debates Chapman University School of Pharmacy professor's weigh in on why its taken the law so long to come to fruition, and what it means for the profession.

March 23, 2016 by | Pharmacy News

A law was passed in 2013 to allow pharmacists at locations like CVS and Rite Aid to initiate therapy and dispense birth control medications WITHOUT patients first seeing a physician or other healthcare provider. The law aims to make it easier for women to get hormonal contraceptives. That 2013 law was supposed to have been

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CUSP’s Dr. Nancy Alvarez voted President Elect of the American Pharmacists Association!

June 30, 2015 by | Pharmacy News

Dr. Nancy Alvarez will be installed as President Elect of the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) at the Baltimore APhA Annual Meeting in March 2016.  Dr. Alvarez currently serves as CUSP’s Assistant Dean of Experiential Education and Continuing Professional Development, and as an Assistant Professor. Dean Ron Jordan remarked, “In what we believe is an unprecedented

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CUSP Faculty and Student Grant Awards total over $1 Million

June 1, 2015 by | Pharmacy News

Chapman University School of Pharmacy (CUSP) faculty and students have been awarded over $1 million in the 2014-2015 grant cycle.  Nearly thirty research projects were selected, ranging in topics from potential cancer cures to interactive learning. Founding Dean Ron Jordan says, “CUSP is proud to be starting our School of Pharmacy with a fairly unique

Dean Ron Jordan speaks with Chapman News

May 12, 2015 by | Pharmacy News

Founding Dean Ron Jordan sat down with Chapman News to share insights and information about the new School of Pharmacy. “Students will finish in under three years,” Dean Jordan said in explaining the unique benefits of the accelerated 3-year Pharm.D. program.  He also spotlighted the Pre-Pharmacy program which allows students to take prerequisite courses in

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Flipping Pharmacy Education

May 12, 2015 by | Pharmacy News

The Flip It team (Focus on your Learners by Involving them in the Process) of Dr. Rebecca Kammer and Dr. Barbi Honeycutt have been working closely with faculty at Chapman University’s School of Pharmacy (CUSP) to develop a comprehensive flipped curriculum for incoming students this fall. The curriculum is intentionally designed to strategically integrate an

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BIOSIMILARS: Free PharmD CPE Credits

May 12, 2015 by | Pharmacy News

Chapman University School of Pharmacy (CUSP) and SafeBiologics are teaming together to offer a FREE PharmD CPE credit program entitled BIOSIMILARS: What Every Pharmacist Needs to Know. Biologic medicines are among the most powerful therapies in use today for patients suffering from cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, and other serious conditions. Attempts to mimic the