Wilkes University


APhA Institute on Alcoholism and Drug Dependencies Registration

The APhA Institute on Alcoholism and Drug Dependencies will be held in Salt Lake City, Utah from May 29 – June 2, 2019.  This conference focuses on providing pharmacists information about the disease of addiction.  Sessions focus on the science behind addiction, stigma reduction strategies, how to support a friend or family member suffering from an addiction, and current topics in pain management such as medical cannabis use.  Those who attend this conference usually describe it as “eye opening,” “life changing,” and “powerful.” 

Registration is based on a ranked list provided to APhA.  If you are interested in attending please submit a letter of intent to Dr. Franko no later than Thursday November 29th at 5 pm.  You will then be scheduled for an interview with Dr. Franko the following week.  If you have any questions or would like more information please contact Dr. Franko or visit the link below.


Thomas S. Franko, PharmD, BCACP

Assistant Professor Pharmacy Practice

Wilkes University

84 West South Street

Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766

Phone: 570-408-4295