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News from March & April 2013
Stephen Joel Coons (MS 1984, PhD 1986) (pictured at left), John Seeger (PharmD 1992) and Greg Daniel (PhD 2008) returned to campus in mid-March to speak during the Western Pharmacoeconomic Conference hosted at the College of Pharmacy by the student chapter of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Reseach. Coons, a UA professor emeritus, now serves as executive director of the Patient-Reported Outcome Consortium of the Critical Path Institute. Seeger is a pharmacoepidemiologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston. A fellow in economic studies, Daniel is managing director for evidence development and innovation in the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at The Brookings Institution.
Attending the conference were more than 60 students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty members from pharmacoeconomic graduate programs from UA, the University of Colorado, the University of New Mexico, the University of Southern California, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Utah and the University of Washington.
Anne McCluskey (MS 1979) was one of three Cardinal Health executives participating March 20 in a discussion with UA PharmD students titled "From Student Pharmacist to Independent Pharmacy Owner." The session was the first of a series of Coit Seminars funded for students by the R. Ken Coit Endowed Chair established by 1967 alumnus Ken Coit. McCluskey is a member of the College of Pharmacy's National Advisory Board.
Alumni Mary Babico (PharmD 2012) and William Foxx-Lupo (PharmD 2012) are two of the pharmacy residents at the University of Arizona Medical Center - University Campus who gave presentations this spring. Babico presented "Management of Coagulopathy in Patients Who Refuse Blood Products" and Foxx-Lupo spoke about anticoagulation in the oncology patient.
J. Lyle Bootman (BS Pharmacy 1974), dean of the UA College of Pharmacy, is the author of "The Convergence of New Technology with the Delivery of Health Care Services," an opinion article in the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education.