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NACDS Foundation announces $130,000 in Scholarship Awards to advance patient care, public health

NACDS Foundation announces $130,000 in Scholarship Awards to advance patient care, public health

ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation announced on Thursday $130,000 in scholarships and grants through the 25th Annual NACDS Foundation Scholarship Program as part of an ongoing commitment to advancing patient care through pharmacy education. This year, recipients were presented with their merit-based awards at a virtual awards ceremony

NACDS Foundation announces 2020-2021 Faculty Scholars

NACDS Foundation announces 2020-2021 Faculty Scholars

ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation announced Friday the participants for the 2020-2021 Faculty Scholars Program. Five faculty members from pharmacy schools and colleges nationwide have been selected to participate in the 18-month research mentorship program. Experienced community-based researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Iowa

Mayo Clinic physicians praise NACDS Foundation research project

Mayo Clinic physicians praise NACDS Foundation research project

ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation-funded research – “Addressing Latent Tuberculosis Infection (LTBI) Treatment Through a Collaborative Care Model With Community Pharmacies and a Health Department” – has received strong validation from three physicians at the Mayo Clinic and Saint Vincent Hospital. The physicians praised the critical work of

NACDS Foundation partners in major effort to advance medication management

NACDS Foundation partners in major effort to advance medication management

ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation is supporting additional efforts to help Minnesota patients confront high blood pressure, heart disease and diabetes by leveraging pharmacists to help them manage their medications, in conjunction with researchers at the University of Minnesota and the University of North Carolina. The Foundation has

NACDS Foundation Dinner raises $1.8 million for patient-care initiatives

NACDS Foundation Dinner raises $1.8 million for patient-care initiatives

NEW YORK – The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation celebrated its 20th Annual Foundation Dinner in New York on November 28. The event raised more than $1.8 million, which will help support evidence-based research, pharmacy education and philanthropic initiatives to improve patient outcomes and advance population health. In his remarks at the

Dr. Fraser to Receive 2018 Excellence in Patient Care Award at NACDS Foundation Dinner

Dr. Fraser to Receive 2018 Excellence in Patient Care Award at NACDS Foundation Dinner

ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation announced that Dr. Michael Fraser, chief executive officer of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), will accept the 2018 Excellence in Patient Care Award at the 20th Annual NACDS Foundation Dinner on November 28, at the Sheraton New York Times Square

NACDS Foundation partners to help address opioid abuse crisis

NACDS Foundation partners to help address opioid abuse crisis

ARLINGTON, Va. – A new study funded by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation is pursuing an additional and collaborative strategy to contribute to solving the opioid abuse epidemic. Project Lifeline, led by the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy’s Program Evaluation and Research Unit (PERU), seeks to improve public health through substance

20th Annual NACDS Foundation Dinner to feature Colin Jost

20th Annual NACDS Foundation Dinner to feature Colin Jost

ARLINGTON, Va. – Attendees at the 20th Annual National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation Dinner will have an opportunity to mark the Foundation’s progress, to celebrate collaboration, and to experience the award-winning and nationally recognized brilliance of entertainer Colin Jost. The event will be held November 28, 2018, at the Sheraton New York

NACDS Foundation announces scholarships, grants

NACDS Foundation announces scholarships, grants

PALM BEACH, Fla. –The NACDS Foundation has distributed $220,000 in scholarships and grants as part of an ongoing commitment to advancing patient care through pharmacy education as part of the 23rd Annual NACDS Foundation Scholarship Program. The recipients were presented with their awards last night at an NACDS Foundation event during the NACDS Annual Meeting.

Public health in focus at NACDS Foundation Dinner

Public health in focus at NACDS Foundation Dinner

At its 19th Annual Foundation Dinner in Manhattan, the NACDS Foundation raised $1.8 million to support evidence-based research, pharmacy education and philanthropic efforts aimed at improving patient health outcomes and advancing population health. More than 100 companies and people sponsored the 2017 NACDS Foundation Dinner. Attendees included executives from national and regional drug chains, consumer

Gretchen Carlson tabbed as NACDS Foundation Dinner speaker

Gretchen Carlson tabbed as NACDS Foundation Dinner speaker

ARLINGTON, Va. — News anchor and best-selling author Gretchen Carlson will speak at this month’s NACDS Foundation Dinner in New York City. The National Association of Chain Drug Stores said Wednesday that Carlson is known for her insights on the political climate, news of the day and the stories making headlines worldwide. Most recently, she

NACDS to honor Houston physician for Harvey recovery efforts

NACDS to honor Houston physician for Harvey recovery efforts

ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation plans to honor Umair Shah, M.D., M.P.H., who was instrumental in the Houston hurricane response and recovery efforts, at next month’s NACDS Foundation Dinner. The NACDS Foundation said Shah, executive director and local health authority for Harris County Public Health (HCPH), will be presented

NACDS Foundation awards $230,000 in scholarships

NACDS Foundation awards $230,000 in scholarships

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has awarded $230,000 in scholarships and grants through its 2017 NACDS Foundation Scholarship Program. Announced during the NACDS Annual Meeting in Scottsdale, Ariz., this week, six grants of $20,000 each were award to applicants for innovative education programs, including two in the name of industry

Project to assess TB testing at pharmacies

Project to assess TB testing at pharmacies

ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation has launched a study to examine the impact of expanding access to community testing for latent tuberculosis infections (LTBI). Led by researchers at the University of New Mexico, the project will survey patients to get a picture of their health care experience and perspective