SAVE THE DATE: THE SCHOOL OF PHARMACY WILL HOST 2022 RESEARCH RECOGNITION DAY ON APRIL 22

Temple University School of Pharmacy will host Research Recognition Day on Friday, April 22, 2022 at 12:30 p.m. using a virtual format. Research Recognition Day celebrates the research accomplishments of School of Pharmacy graduate and professional students and College of Science and Technology undergraduate students who work with Pharmacy faculty mentors. The program includes a keynote lecture, poster presentation, reception, and an awards ceremony.

The Keynote Speaker will be Sonak Pastakia, PharmD ’04, MPH, PhD, BCPS, FCCP, Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the Purdue University College of Pharmacy and Associate Director of the Center for Health Equity and Innovation. Dr. Pastakia’s research focuses on population health, community-based care, implementation science, HIV, non-communicable diseases, and supply chain infrastructure in low- and middle-income countries. He has implemented a variety of programs, such as designing and leading the original pilot for the community-based care model for diabetes and hypertension (BIGPIC), a pharmacy distribution system which provides antiretroviral medications to over 205,000 HIV-infected patients receiving care at > 500 satellite clinics throughout western Kenya, a supply chain system for essential medications including cardiovascular disease medications at over 85 sites, and an anticoagulation monitoring program which serves over 4,700 patients.  

This year’s event committee includes faculty members, Drs. Jason Gallagher, Swati Nagar, Oscar Perez, Mario Rico, Christina Rose, and Tina Tran, and student, Md Abu Sufian.

The School welcomes participation from the academic and professional pharmacy communities. If you are interested in sponsoring this event, serving as a poster judge, or attending, please contact Dr. Tina Tran or Dr. Oscar Perez at rrd2022@tuprd.onmicrosoft.com.