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Dr. Nicole Pezzino Named NACDS Scholar

Dr. Nicole Pezzino named NACDS Scholar

Dr. Nicole Pezzino was recently notified that she was named a 2018-2019 NACDS Foundation Faculty Scholar. The NACDS Foundation Faculty Scholars program offers assistant professors at accredited U.S. schools or colleges of pharmacy interested in community pharmacy-based, patient-centered research the opportunity to engage in an 18-month mentorship program. Participants in the Faculty Scholars program will bring their research idea from concept to manuscript over the course of the program through a starter grant provided by NACDS Foundation, mentorship from experienced University of Pittsburgh researchers, networking with thought leaders, and attendance at national conferences. Only 5 faculty from across the country were selected. Each recipient receives a $ 2500 grant and travel support to participate in the program.

Dr. Pezzino' s colleagues, Wilkes Associate Professors Dan Longyhore and Julie Olenak will serve as on-site mentors and assisted Dr. Pezzino with the submission.

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores ( NACDS) advances a pro-patient and pro-pharmacy agenda. For the ultimate benefit of the consumers served by NACDS members, the mission of NACDS is to advance the interests and objectives of the chain community pharmacy industry, by fostering its growth and promoting its role as a provider of healthcare services and consumer products.