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2018 ACCP Global Conference on Clinical Pharmacy

Nov 01, 2018

2018 ACCP Global Conference on Clinical Pharmacy

University of Utah College of Pharmacy PharmD students and faculty members attended the 2018 ACCP Global Conference on Clinical Pharmacy. The conference took place from October 20 to October 23 in Seattle, WA. PharmD students were able to present their PharmD research projects, connect with other pharmacy students, and receive mentorship from their professors. Faculty members participated in panels, aided students with their presentations, and got to know their students better at a student/faculty dinner.


Listed below are PharmD students who were in attendance and presented research projects:

Student Mentor Presentation Title
Cody Chiaramonte Dr. Kyle Turner “Effect of a Warm Handoff on Patient Show Rates in a Primary Care Clinic”
Hai-Yen Diep Dr. Alysin May “Deprescribing Proton Pump Inhibitors in Elderly Patients in a Long-Term Care Facility”
Christopher Kong Dr. Holly Gurgle “Implementation of the Diabetes Prevention Program at ARUP Family Health Clinic”
Antony Minjarez Dr. Kyle Turner “Prevention of Hypoglycemic Events in the Elderly at a Primary Care Clinic”
Kelton Peck Dr. Karen Gunning “Testosterone Prescribing Practices in Two Family Medicine Residency Clinics”
Jon Van Tassell Dr. Adam Bress “Association of west African genetic ancestry and blood pressure control among African Americans with treated hypertension in the Jackson Heart Study”
Kelsey Lockwood Dr. Karen Gunning “Assessing Provider Adherence to HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Monitoring Guidelines in the Primary Care Setting"
Mikayla Mills Dr. Karen Gunning “Pharmacist Review of Urine Drug Screenings for Patients on Chronic Opioid Therapy at a Family Medicine Clinic”



global pharmacy conference participants
Education and Training PRN Focus Session featuring Dr. Holly Gurgle as the moderator and Dr. Heather Nyman as a speaker
global pharmacy conference faculty and students
Faculty members Dr. Heather Nyman, Dr. Trish Orlando, Dr. Holly Gurgle, and Dr. Alisyn May posing with PharmD students that attended the EDTR PRN business meeting and mock interview session
faculty/student dinner
Student/Faculty Dinner