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Kathleen Jaeger

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

NACDS Foundation spurs hepatitis C testing

NACDS Foundation spurs hepatitis C testing

ARLINGTON, Va. — A study funded by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation aims to boost testing for hepatitis C and connect patients to care. This week, the NACDS Foundation said its study is under way in 50 stores with pharmacies, and a total of 75 locations are planned in the greater Detroit,

NACDS Foundation plans Zika campaign in Puerto Rico

NACDS Foundation plans Zika campaign in Puerto Rico

ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation is launching a radio and digital education initiative in Puerto Rico to address rising concerns over the Zika virus. Plans call for the NACDS Foundation to begin airing radio messages on May 9 to urge women to seek advice from doctors and pharmacists about

NACDS Foundation spurs health care research

NACDS Foundation spurs health care research

Decisions about health care will increasingly be based on evidence that, when applied to the individual circumstances of a patient, supports the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of one course of treatment over another. In the new world of health care, providers are striving to achieve better outcomes through enhanced quality and improved efficiency. To that end,

2015 NACDS Foundation Dinner raises $1.9 million

2015 NACDS Foundation Dinner raises $1.9 million

This year’s NACDS Foundation Dinner, the 17th annual, raised $1.9 million, which will be earmarked for the foundation’s patient-centered care research agenda. More than 87 companies from a range of industries sponsored the event, held Thursday evening in Manhattan. Hy-Vee Inc. was the premier sponsor. The evening’s program emphasized the research portfolio of the NACDS