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2014-09-29 08:32:09

TORONTO, Sept. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - The Council of the Ontario College of Pharmacists (OCP) has elected Mark F. Scanlon, R.Ph. as President and Esmail Merani, R.Ph. as Vice-President for the 2014-2015 Council year. Each will serve a one-year term from September 2014 through to September 2015. Scanlon, a third-generation pharmacist from the Peterborough area, is a graduate of the Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto. Carrying on in the same profession of his father and...

2014-09-22 23:11:05

Summit Line-Up Includes a Closer Look at the Expanding Role of Pharmacists, Medicare Part D Program Changes, and Updates on ePrescribing and Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs. Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians Attending the Educational Summit May Earn Up to 7.5 Continuing Education Credits. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 NCPDP, the not-for-profit pharmacy standards development organization, announced today the line-up for its 2014 Educational Summit, “Improving the...

2014-09-11 23:03:15

Cyclists from BioPlus rode in a fundraiser to provide more children with serious illnesses a chance to have a camp experience. Altamonte Springs, FL (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy (BioPlus), one of the nation’s leading specialty pharmacies, participated September 6, 2014 in Camp Boggy Creek’s 4th Annual Challenge Ride fundraiser in Eustis, FL. This yearly bicycle ride benefits children facing serious illnesses and their families so they can take part in a free,...

2014-09-04 23:12:57

Freeslate enhances CM Protégé PharmD System, enabling reaction screening and optimization capabilities to create a single platform for small molecule drug development Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Freeslate, Inc., the leading provider of high throughput research solutions for biopharmaceutical development, today announced the CM Protégé PharmD System will now support reaction screening and optimization. The CM Protégé PharmD System is an automated...

2014-08-28 16:27:55

BALTIMORE, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Remedi SeniorCare, one of the nation's largest providers of long-term care pharmacy services, has named Jennifer L. Hardesty, PharmD, FASCP as the Chief Clinical Officer of Remedi SeniorCare. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130425/PH02001LOGO In this role, Dr. Hardesty is responsible for the continued development and implementation of the clinical programs for the company, as well as providing direction and standard reporting tools for...

2014-08-27 23:01:49

Seventy-three members of the founding class of the KGI School of Pharmacy (SoP) celebrated the beginning of their careers as healthcare professionals at a traditional White Coat Ceremony on Saturday, August 23. Claremont, Calif. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Seventy-three members of the founding class of the KGI School of Pharmacy (SoP) celebrated the beginning of their careers as healthcare professionals at a traditional White Coat Ceremony on Saturday, August 23. Students entering a four-year...

2014-08-27 20:22:17

HERNDON, Va., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Kelly A. Tomo, Pharm.D. is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the Pharmaceutical Industry as a result of her role as a Pharmacist with Inova Health System, a leading not-for-profit health care system in the state of Virginia. Dr. Tomo began her career with a residency at Inova Health System where she was offered a full-time position as a Pharmacist, a position she has held for the past seven years. She...

2014-08-07 23:02:54

Members of the Founding Class include two brave young women inspired to study pharmacy after suffering from rare childhood disease, drug reactions. Claremont, CA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 On different continents, the young lives of Flavia Nagujja and Caroline (Jung Eun) Kim were deeply affected by childhood illnesses stemming from medical error or lack of information. Kim is a survivor of Reye’s syndrome. The rare but serious condition, linked with aspirin use in children with viral...

2014-08-04 23:01:52

The WCU School of Pharmacy is housed in the newly-opened Los Angeles Learning Site; the PharmD program starts in August. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 West Coast University (WCU) is celebrating an exciting milestone in the life of the 105-year-old, regionally accredited university; founded in 1909, WCU focuses on health sciences education, and the University has announced the launch of the new Doctorate of Pharmacy program (PharmD), which is being offered at the recently...

2014-07-31 12:29:43

VALLEJO, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Touro University California's College of Pharmacy is pleased to announce it has been selected as the recipient of a $150,000 grant by the Joseph & Vera Long Foundation, which will allow the University to increase research and classroom space on its campus. "This is about creating state-of-the-art technology for the study of health sciences, and will help us apply high-tech courses that enhance the diverse needs and interests of our...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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