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Pharmacy Faculty to Present at Annual Meeting

The Belmont University School of Pharmacy will be well represented at the 2009 American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting and Seminars. Numerous BUSOP faculty abstracts for poster presentations have been accepted, including the following:
• Marilyn Thompson-Odom, (Pharmaceutical Sciences): Pathological Implications of BRCA1 O-β-glycosylation
• Cathy H. Turner, (Pharmaceutical Sciences), ulie S. Rafferty (Pharmacy Practice) and Andrew Webster(Pharmaceutical Sciences): Positioning Students to Shape Practice: A Curricular Concentration in Pharmacy Informatics
• Kelly Kiningham, and Andrew Webster (Pharmaceutical Sciences): Assessment of Attitudes/Perceptions of On-Line Review Materials in Pharmacodynamics: Comparing Methods Used and Scholastic Performance
• Julie S. Rafferty and Philip E. Johnston (Pharmacy Practice): Development and Evaluation of Activity Guidance for Experiential Education Preceptors
• Julie S. Rafferty, Salvatore J. Giorgianni and Mark Chirico (Pharmacy Practice): Developmant of Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience Evaluation Methods
• Eric H. Hobson (Pharmacy Practice): Keys to effective academic advising programs: clear goals, structure, and faculty training
• Linda G. Allison and Mark J. Chirico (Pharmacy Practice): Utilizing games as a teaching methodology to improve pharmacy students’ understanding of patient compliance issues.
Additionally, Marketa Marvanova (Pharmaceutical Sciences) will be co-leading a roundtable discussion on Teaching and Learning using Human Simulation Models, and Eric Hobson (Pharmacy Practice) will act as Session Coordinator and speaker in New Pharmacy Programs.