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SOP’s Devabhakthuni Begins Term as President of Maryland Society of Health-System Pharmacy

August 31, 2020

Dr. Sandeep Devabhakthuni will lead the organization in its mission to improve patient outcomes by promoting optimal medication use, professional development, and public health in health-systems.

Lamy Center Hosts First Webinar Examining Chronic Pain in Older Adults

June 30, 2020

Experts in geriatric pharmacotherapy and substance use research explore current methods for managing chronic pain in older adults, including potential areas of improvement in patient care and policy.

UMB Grants Pumas-AI Exclusive License for Lyv, a Cutting-Edge Clinical Decision Support System

May 7, 2020

Company spun out of UMB School of Pharmacy aims to leverage its approach — combining modern artificial intelligence (AI) with traditional mechanistic models — to arm health care professionals with the best data to provide personalized treatment trajectories for patients.

Federal Government Authorizes Pharmacists to Administer COVID-19 Tests

May 4, 2020

New guidance from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services adds licensed pharmacists as “covered persons” under the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness (PREP) Act.

New Guide Helps Clinicians Optimize Medication Management During COVID-19 Pandemic

April 30, 2020

Guide published by the Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging and US Deprescribing Research Network offers recommendations to improve resident-centered health and reduce opportunities for transmission of COVID-19 in post-acute and long-term care facilities.

SOP’s ATRIUM Cardiology Collaborative Launches New Mobile App

February 26, 2020

Application available to download for Android and iOS offers guidance to health care professionals in selecting and dosing anticoagulant therapy for patients.

School of Pharmacy Mourns Passing of Retired Faculty Member, Alumnus

October 17, 2019

Robert Michocki, PharmD ’75, BCPS, is remembered for his 43 years of service as a teacher, role model, and mentor at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.