Category results for: 2022 News Archive

PhD candidate wins fellowship funding for second consecutive year

Tyler Wagner, a Ph.D. candidate studying health outcomes and pharmacoeconomics under CPPI Director Teresa Salgado, won the 2022 Pre-Doctoral Fellowship in Pharmaceutical Sciences 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 and those without. This is the […]

Sisson takes on role of CPPI assistant director

Evan Sisson, Pharm.D., has joined the Center for Pharmacy Practice Innovation‘s leadership team as the new assistant director. He has been a core faculty member since CPPI began in 2015. “When asked what I do and why I like my job, I often have difficulty providing a short answer,” Sisson said. “I am in a […]

Digital health showcase celebrates student group Pharmacists for Digital Health’s first year

VCU School of Pharmacy student group Pharmacists for Digital Health, the first and only pharmacy digital health student group in the country, celebrated their first year of growth with a digital health showcase on Tuesday. The Pharmacists for Digital Health Showcase, presented in partnership with the Center for Pharmacy Practice Innovation, featured talks from the […]

New CPPI grad student plans to expand neurocognitive research in HIV population

Aimalohi (Aima) Okpeku joined fellow Center for Pharmacy Practice Innovation graduate students studying pharmacoeconomics and health outcomes in the fall after earning her master’s in pharmaceutical outcomes and policy at the University of Florida. With a plan to graduate in May 2026, Okpeku is the first Ph.D. student to study under CPPI core faculty member […]

Salgado to focus on policy in new CPPI director role

Teresa M. Salgado, Ph.D., previously the co-director of the Center for Pharmacy Practice Innovation, is kicking off 2022 as the new director of CPPI.  “It is an honor for me to lead this terrific group of colleagues and friends,” she said. “I am really excited about this opportunity!” Salgado took on a larger leadership role […]