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College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists
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CPNP Board Transitions Officers on July 1

The College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) board officer transition occurs on July 1. CPNP thanks all outgoing and current board members for their dedicated service.

Departing from the Board as of June 30, 2017 are:

CPNP 2017 Annual Meeting

Phoenix, Arizona served as host city for the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacist’s 20th Annual Meeting held April 23-26. A record-breaking 770 healthcare professionals registered to attend this four-day conference which featured nearly 30 hours of cutting-edge scientific presentations, one symposium, three product theaters and a display of 226 scientific posters. Jolene Bostwick, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, served as Program Chair of the CPNP Annual Meeting.

CPNP Announces Research Award Recipients Presented at the 2017 CPNP Annual Meeting

CPNP Research Awards

Abstracts and Awards Council Chair Gregory Bogart, PharmD, BCPS, is pleased to recognize the 2017 CPNP Research and Practice Award winners and finalists. Presented April 24, during CPNP’s 20th Annual Meeting in Phoenix, these awards recognize excellence in investigators presenting abstracts at the CPNP Annual Meeting. Award Finalists presented platform presentations and displayed their posters during the meeting.

CPNP Awards Judith J. Saklad Memorial Award to Eugene Makela, PharmD, BCPP

Phoenix and the 20th CPNP Annual Meeting served as the setting for the awarding of the 2017 Judith J. Saklad Memorial Award to Eugene Makela, PharmD, BCPP, Clinical Pharmacist Specialist in Mental Health, Charles George VA Medical Center, Ashville, NC

CPNP Announces 2017 Research Award Finalists

A record number 236 abstracts will be featured at the CPNP Annual Meeting. Posters will be displayed Monday, April 24, 2017. Students, residents, and fellows will man their posters for a one hour segment in the morning while all other posters and award posters will be manned during a one hour evening event. Conversations and networking can continue during the reception that concludes Monday evening. A special thank you to the abstract reviewers who participated in making these selections.

CPNP Achieves JCPP Membership

The College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) is proud to announce the organization's recent election to membership in the Joint Commission of Pharmacy Practitioners (JCPP). JCPP was established in 1977 and serves as a forum on matters of common interest and concern to national organizations of pharmacy practitioners and invited liaison members. CPNP President Chris Thomas, PharmD, BCPP, notes that "Membership in JCPP has been a goal of CPNP's for some time.