2018 Poster Award Recipients
The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Foundation is proud to announce the recipients of the 2018 AMCP Foundation Best Poster Awards. The competition drew 112 entries. The judging criteria included the paper's scientific merit, evidence that the research conducted was innovative and practical, the strength of the conclusions, the relevance of the study to managed care pharmacy practice, the clarity of the material, and the author's knowledge of the subject matter during his or her presentation.
The 2018 recipients are:
- Best Student Pharmacist Poster: Irfan Khan and Bridgitte Azzi, Touro College of Pharmacy; "First-Line Treatment of Schizophrenia: Are Children ad Adolescents Benefiting from Newer, More Frequently Prescribed Second Generation Antipsychotics?"
- Best Resident or Fellow Poster: Sage Bagwell, PharmD, a PGY1 resident at University of Massachusetts Medical School, Commonwealth Medicine in Clinical Pharmacy Services; "An Evaluation to Determine the Most Cost-effective Site of Care for Delivery of High-cost Infused Medications in a State Medicaid Population."
- Best Graduate Student Poster: Casey Tak, MPH, a PhD candidate at the University of Utah, College of Pharmacy; "Effect of a Prescription Order Requirement for Pharmacist-Administered Vaccination on Zoster Vaccination Rates."
Best Student Pharmacist Poster Award:
Irfan Khan and Bridgitte Azzi, Touro College of Pharmacy
Best Resident or Fellow Poster:
Sage Bagwell, PharmD, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Best Graduate Student Poster:
Casey Tak, MPH, University of Utah, College of Pharmacy
Poster award recipients receive a $500 prize, a one-year AMCP membership, complimentary registration to the AMCP Nexus 2018, and an engraved plaque.
Than you to CVS Health for their support of the 2018 Best Poster Competition!