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Pharmacotherapy Frontiers Continuing Education Symposia Series

The NIH Clinical Center Department of Pharmacy is pleased to announce that Pharmacotherapy Frontiers will be held on April 25, 2015 from approximately 7:30 am -1:00 pm for four hours of live, free, ACPE-accredited continuing education.

Refer to this site for updates regarding programming and registration after the first of the year.

2012 Agenda

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7:30 - 8:15


8:15 - 8:25

Robert DeChristoforo, MS, FASHP
Chief, Pharmacy Department, Clinical Center, NIH

Leon Vandenberg, RPh
President, Washington Metropolitan Society of Health-System Pharmacists (WMSHP)

8:25 – 8:30

Session 1 Introduction
Beena Mathew, PharmD
Inpatient Pharmacist
Pharmacy Department, Clinical Center, NIH

8:30 - 9:30

Pharmacotherapy of Depression
Jerry Overman, PharmD, BCPP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Mental Health
Pharmacy Department, Clinical Center, NIH

9:30 – 10:30

Herb-Drug Interactions: a Cause for Concern or Unwarranted Fear?
Scott Penzak, PharmD
Director, Clinical Pharmacokinetics Research Lab
Pharmacy Department, Clinical Center, NIH

10:30 – 11:00 


11:00 – 11:05

Session 2 Introduction
Falguni Kanthan, PharmD
Inpatient Pharmacist
Pharmacy Department, Clinical Center, NIH

11:05 – 12:05

Current and Emerging Therapies for Lipid Disorders
Robert Shamburek, MD
Senior Staff Clinician, Intramural Lipid Clinic
National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, NIH

12:05 – 13:05

Risk Management for Prescription Drugs and Therapeutic Biologics
Reema Mehta, PharmD, MPH
Division of Risk Management, Office of Surveillance & Epidemiology
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration

This program is eligible for ACPE credit; see final Activity Annoucement for specific details.

If you have not attended a Pharmacotherapy Frontiers Symposium in the past and you would like to be added to the e-mail list, or if you have attended, but your e-mail address has changed), or if you need to cancel your registration, please send your e-mail address and full contact information to:

Announcements and registrations for future symposia will be made only through e-mail and our webpage.

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This page last reviewed on 11/24/14

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