Come to this leading edge symposium and be a part of an exciting one-day event that marks a new era in drug development and clinical practice at the University of Rhode Island and throughout our region.
The symposium will focus on emerging strategies in drug discovery and development, and newest service models and pharmacy practice advancements that will increase quality and safety and promote human wellness in the decades to come.
This symposium is a great networking and educational opportunity. You will get the chance to learn from pioneering scientific experts, specializing in drug discovery and development, and leaders of innovative health services and pharmacy practice models. They will present compelling new approaches to inspire pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists, students, faculty, and health-related professionals.
Attendees are welcome to tour the College of Pharmacy's new state-of-the-art research and student training facility. In addition, the symposium offers CE credits.
Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences
Thomas M. Ryan Family Auditorium 120 Flagg Road Kingston, RI 02881
Directions and Parking Information
Friday, September 14, 2012
|8:30 a.m.||Welcome Remarks|
J. Lyle Bootman, Ph.D., Sc.D.,
Senior Vice President for Health Sciences and Dean
College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona
"Value-based Health Care and the Empowered Consumer"
|10:00 a.m.||Richard Silverman, Ph.D.,
John Evans Professor of Chemistry
"CPP-115: A GABA Aminotransferase Inactivator and New Treatment for Addiction and Epilepsy"
|10:55 a.m.||Richard Lalonde, Pharm.D.,
Vice President and Global Head of Clinical Pharmacology
"Challenges in Clinical Drug Development: An Opportunity for Quantitative Scientists and Clinicians"
|11:45 a.m.||Lunch and Building Tour|
|1:00 p.m.||John LaMattina, Ph.D.,
Senior Partner at PureTech Ventures,
Former President of Pfizer Global Research & Development
"What Does the Future Look Like for the Pharmaceutical Industry?"
|1:55 p.m.||Todd Semla, Pharm.D.,
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist,
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Pharmacy Benefits Management Service.
Associate Professor of Medicine and of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences,
Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
"Connecting the Dots between Clinical Trials and Practice: An Opportunity for Pharmacy"
|2:50 p.m.||Marie Smith, Pharm.D.,
Assistant Dean for Practice and Public Policy Partnerships.
Dr. Henry A. Palmer Professor of Community Pharmacy Practice,
University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy
"Patient-Centered Health Care: Pharmacist Opportunities and Challenges"
|3:45 p.m.||Panel Discussion, Post-Symposium Reception|
• Pharmaceutical scientists
• Students and faculty of pharmaceutical, basic, and applied sciences
• Any professional with an interest in medication therapies, drug discovery and development, or pharmaceutical care
Registration is free and open to the public. Register now
Continuing Pharmacy Education Credit is available.
Please contact Dr. Bongsup Cho: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have a disability and need an accommodation, please call 401.874.2896 at least three business days in advance. For TTY assistance, please call the R.I. Relay Service at 800.745.5555.