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CPNP Announces 2019 Research Award Finalists

A record number 260 abstracts will be featured at the CPNP Annual Meeting. Posters will be displayed Monday, April 8-Tueday, April 9, 2019. Students, pharmacists, and other health care practitioners will man their posters on Monday, while residents and fellows will be man posters on Tuesday. A special thank you to the abstract reviewers who participated in making these selections.

CPNP Releases Toolkit Pharmacist Guide to Benzodiazepine Taper

The College of Psychiatric & Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) and members of its Substance Use Disorders Committee are pleased to announce the release of a toolkit intended to provide tips and a consolidated resource on benzodiazepine taper. The Pharmacist Toolkit: Benzodiazepine Taper is authored by CPNP members Jeff Gold, PharmD, BCPP, with the Veteran Affairs Medical Center in Denver, CO and Kristina Ward, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP, with the VA Northern California Health Care System in Martinez, CA.

CPNP Releases Harm Reduction Strategies for People Who Inject Drugs: Considerations for Pharmacists

The College of Psychiatric & Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) and members of its Substance Use Disorders Committee are pleased to announce the release of a resource document on harm reduction strategies s. Harm Reduction Strategies for People Who Inject Drugs: Considerations for Pharmacists is authored by Chris Stock, PharmD, BCPP, Michelle Geier, PharmD, BCPP, and Kathie Nowicki, PharmD, and is intended to highlight what harm reduction is, services, and barriers.

CPNP Announces Election of 2019-2021 Board Officers

The College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) membership has elected three officers to serve on the 2019-2021 Board of Directors. Assuming their offices effective July 1, 2019, will be Drs. Marshall Cates, Tawny Smith, and Heidi Wehring.

Newly elected Board members will fill the following roles on the Board:

CPNP Announces 2019 Judith J. Saklad Memorial Award Recipient

The College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) is pleased to announce the selection of Gary Levin, PharmD, BCPP, FCCP, as the recipient of the 2019 Judith J. Saklad Memorial Award. Dr. Levin is the founding dean and a professor at Larkin University in Miami, Florida.

CPNP Announces Slate for 2019-2021 Board Officer Election

The College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) Nominations Committee is pleased to announce the slate of 6 candidates for 3 positions on the 2019-2021 Board of Directors. CPNP active members will have the opportunity to select one individual to serve in each position in October of 2018.

Candidates Include:

President Elect Candidates:

CPNP Releases Toolkit Pharmacist Guide to Alcohol Use Disorders

The College of Psychiatric & Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) and members of its Substance Use Disorders Committee are pleased to announce the release of a toolkit intended to provide quick tips and a consolidated resource on the treatment of alcohol use disorders (AUD). The Pharmacist Guide to Alcohol Use Disorder is authored by CPNP members James J. Gasper, PharmD, BCPP and Bethany A. DiPaula, PharmD, BCPP and is intended to highlight both the evidence base available as well as strategies of clinical decision making used by expert clinicians.