Category results for: Dave Dixon

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

CPPI faculty member, PGY-2 resident secure BPS seed grant to study pharmacist job satisfaction

Lauren Pamulapati, assistant professor in the VCU School of Pharmacy and Center for Pharmacy Practice Innovation core faculty member, and Vasyl Zbyrak, a PGY-2 in the school’s Ambulatory Care Residency, are receiving one of two 2020 BPS PGY-2 Residency Research Seed Grants. Their anticipated project focuses on an area in which no current research exists […]

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 […]

With Dixon at helm, CPPI working to empower tomorrow’s pharmacists

Dave L. Dixon, the new director of the VCU School of Pharmacy Center for Pharmacy Practice Innovation, says the center is poised to help transform health care delivery and to ensure that tomorrow’s pharmacists have myriad opportunities. With Dixon now at the helm, the CPPI is getting ready to move into McGuire Hall on the […]

CPPI faculty letter to editor published in JAMA, JAMA Cardiology

Center for Pharmacy Practice Innovation faculty publish two letters to the editor highlighting the importance of performing a thorough medication review and the value of pharmacists on the cardiovascular team in JAMA and JAMA Cardiology. “Medication Reconciliation vs Medication Review,” written by CPPI core faculty member Kristin M. Zimmerman, Pharm.D., Assistant Center Director Teresa M. […]