This is the highest recognition of excellence in the practice or provision of health care by AHC faculty.
The closing of rural pharmacies affects vulnerable demographics, such as the elderly and those suffering from chronic illnesses—leading to poorer health outcomes for individuals and their communities.
"Community pharmacists have an opportunity to engage with patients who might be at risk of opioid use disorder or of overdose," said Assist. Prof. Laura Palombi.
David Stenehjem works in the rapidly growing field of outcomes research, which guides his research on midostaurin in FLT3-mutated acute myeloid leukemia.
The long-term goal is to develop a pharmacist workforce that can effectively cross over between mental health and primary care.
Several of our faculty are tackling the opioid addiction alongside and in partnership with the surrounding communities.