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Model program expands role of pharmacists in tracking high risk patients

The role of pharmacists in Hawaiʻi communities is being redefined in an innovative healthcare program administered by the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo. Traditionally, pharmacists are isolated dispensers of medication, located in stationary storefronts. But in the Pharm2Pharm program, carried out over the past three years in select areas throughout the state, pharmacists play a much more integrated and proactive role in overseeing high risk patients’ medication routines.

DKICP expands exchange programs, pharmacy research and education with two more Thai universities

The Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo has signed partnerships with two more universities in Thailand that promise to give aspiring pharmacists opportunities to gain international perspectives in their field and provide a mutually beneficial arrangement that can help pharmacy practitioners and researchers advance pharmaceutical knowledge and practice.

Wong Smith presents “Western Legislative Impacts on Traditional Medical Practice”

The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Faculty Congress and the College of Continuing Education and Community Service (CCECS) invite the public to a presentation by Helen Wong Smith, Department of Pharmacy Practice, on “Western Legislative Impacts on Traditional Medical Practice,” scheduled for Wednesday, March 18, 6:30-7:30 p.m., UCB Room 100.

Student pharmacists aid American Heart Association

Student pharmacists from the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy (DKICP) recently collected $1,080 on behalf of the local American Heart Association (AHA) using a “penny wars” fundraiser.

Students from the American Pharmacists Association – Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) organized the week-long event, which culminated with National Wear Red Day on Feb. 6.