CrossOver Healthcare Ministry expands telehealth, COVID-19 testing amid pandemic

Two women wearing masks under a tent, looking at a computer, preparing to give out COVID-19 tests

CrossOver Healthcare Ministry has been partnering with the Center for Pharmacy Practice Innovation for more than three years, and through this partnership, John Bucheit and other CPPI faculty have made progress on several CPPI initiatives. One such project, funded by one of CPPI’s Feasibility Grants, looks at the effectiveness of implementing an antibiotic stewardship program at the clinic in patients with uncomplicated […]

CPPI assistant director selected for Mentored Training in Implementation Science Program

CPPI Assistant Director Teresa Salgado, M.Pharm., Ph.D., is one of six 2020 scholars selected for the NIH K12 Mentored Training in Implementation Science (MTIS) Program at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.  Through this two-year mentored research practicum, she will work with CPPI Director and Associate Professor Dave Dixon, Pharm.D., and Resa […]

Partner Spotlight: The Center for Healthy Hearts

Volunteers meeting at The Center for Healthy Hearts

The Center for Healthy Hearts is a partnership-based free health clinic that primarily serves an uninsured and underinsured population. It has been partnering with the Center for Pharmacy Practice Innovation since CPPI began in 2015. While the projects they’ve worked on together have changed over the years, the focus has been the same: developing models […]

Partner Spotlight: Bon Secours Mercy Health

Bon Secours Mercy Health has been partnering with the Center for Pharmacy Practice Innovation since before either of them even had those names – back when the center was founded in 2015 as the Center for Pharmacy Practice Transformation and Bon Secours Mercy Health was Bon Secours Health System, Inc., Bon Secours Medical Group. Currently, […]

Partner Spotlight: Bremo Pharmacy

Bremo Pharmacy is a partner in the Center for Pharmacy Practice Innovation‘s 24-hour blood pressure monitoring project. Through this project, Bremo and CPPI researchers were able to get a snapshot of what their patients’ blood pressures look like over the course of a day and night, allowing them to better care for their needs. “Dave Dixon and […]

CPPI Pharmacy Practice Forum created to share opinions on key pharmacy practice issues

It is our pleasure to introduce a new section in Pharmacy Practice entitled “CPPI Practice Forum,” which will be led by the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy Center for Pharmacy Practice Innovation. This invitation-only section will serve as a platform for individuals to share opinions on key issues affecting pharmacy practice across a wide […]

$1.3M grant powering project to help Virginians prevent diabetes, heart disease

The VCU School of Pharmacy’s Center for Pharmacy Practice Innovation, in collaboration with VCU Health, is launching a project to help people across Virginia prevent diabetes and heart disease. The five-year project, supported by a projected $1.3 million over five years from the Virginia Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, […]

VCU Pharmacy’s CPPI announces partnership with Pharmacy Practice

The VCU School of Pharmacy’s Center for Pharmacy Practice Innovation is proud to announce an editorial partnership with Pharmacy Practice, a quarterly full-text peer-reviewed online journal. Read More

CPPI awards its first Feasibility Grants as part of new program

Pakyz, Bucheit, Van Tassell, Caldas head shots

Four VCU School of Pharmacy faculty members have been named the first recipients in the Center for Pharmacy Practice Innovation’s Feasibility Grant Program. Four VCU School of Pharmacy faculty members have been named the first recipients in the Center for Pharmacy Practice Innovation’s Feasibility Grant Program. They are associate professor Amy Pakyz, assistant professor John […]

John Bucheit receives $17,224 grant from VCU Council of Community Engagement

Center core faculty member John Bucheit received a $17,224 grant from the VCU Council for Community Engagement. The study, “An interprofessional intervention with behavioral health and pharmacy trainees to reduce smoking rates in the Latino population of a free health clinic in Richmond,” will be carried out with CPPI partner, CrossOver Healthcare Ministry.