Category results for: 2021 News Archive

Diabetes and Hypertension Project ECHO connects providers across VA, shares best practices

Diabetes and hypertension are conditions that plague many of the communities VCU Health serves. These conditions are disproportionately prevalent in the disadvantaged communities that rely on VCU for care.   Due to the nature of treatment, diabetes and hypertension patients often navigate through multiple points of the health care system like pharmacy, endocrinology and general practice. […]

Pharmacists for Digital Health student group equips students with digital skills, finds home with CPPI

The digital revolution is well on its way, and the realm of health care is no exception to that. Health care workers now and in the future require more digital skills than ever before, so it’s important that pharmacy schools equip their students for this shift.  No one understands this better than the students who […]

PhD student to study patient outcomes in underserved populations with fellowship funding

Tyler Wagner, a Ph.D. student studying health outcomes and pharmacoeconomics under CPPI Assistant Director Teresa Salgado, won the 2021 Pre-Doctoral Fellowship in Health Outcome Disparities from the American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education, a $10,000 grant that will fund his current research on differences in patient outcomes between those with pharmacists on their primary care teams […]

CPPI PhD candidate to study medication adherence with fellowship funding

Vasco Pontinha — a Ph.D. candidate in health outcomes and pharmacoeconomics under CPPI core faculty member David Holdford — won the 2021 Predoctoral Fellowship in Health Outcomes Research from the PhRMA Foundation, which gives him $25,000 to use in completing his dissertation. “This award provides me the opportunity to pursue a research project that I […]

HOPE Pharmacy helps unite old and new Church Hill

When you think of hope, what comes to mind?  Particularly after a year like 2020, hope is something we could all likely use a little more of. That’s exactly what Shantelle Brown is bringing to the Church Hill area in Virginia. But hope is more than just a word to her — it’s a place. […]