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Clozapine REMS Updates

Today, CPNP and its partner organizations sent a another communication to the FDA after receiving no further substantive information following up on the October 21 meeting with the FDA and the Clozapine Product Manufacturers Group (CPMG). We expressed the significant concern of our organizations and our respective members as the implementation date of November 15 grows near. The stakeholders additionally expressed our concern that no updates appear to be likely prior to the New Clozapine REMS going into effect.

CPNP Announces Election of 2022-2024 Board Officers

The College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) membership has elected three officers to serve on the 2022-2024 Board of Directors. Assuming their offices effective July 1, 2022, will be Drs. Suzanne Harris, Amy Werremeyer, and Andrew Williams.

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

CPNP Announces 2022 Judith J. Saklad Memorial Award Recipient

The College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) is pleased to announce the selection of Robert Dufresne, PhD, BCPS, BCPP, as the recipient of the 2022 Judith J. Saklad Memorial Award. Dr. Dufresne is a Professor of Pharmacy at the University of Rhode Island in Kingston, RI and Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Mental Health at Providence VA Medical Center in Providence, RI.

CPNP Announces Slate for 2022-2024 Board of Directors 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 2022-2024 Board of Directors. CPNP active members will have the opportunity to select one President-Elect candidate and two Member at Large candidates through an online voting process starting October 4.

Candidates Include:

President-Elect Candidates:

College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists Transitions Board Officers

The College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) board officer transition occurred July 1. CPNP thanks outgoing board members Lisa Goldstone, MS, LPC, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP, and Heidi Wehring, PharmD, BCPP, for their dedicated service.

CPNP welcomes new members Drs. Michelle Geier, Cindy Gutierrez, and Sarah Melton who will join Drs. Marshall Cates, Robert Haight, Clint Ross, and Tawny Smith on the Board for 2021-2022.

120 Organizations Implore Congress to Take Action Against the U.S. Opioid Crisis by Passing the Mainstreaming Addiction Treatment Act

 Leading healthcare professionals and organizations representing millions of people ask Congress to pass the MAT Act to increase access to lifesaving medication. 

CPNP Announces Research Award Recipients Presented at Virtual 2021 Annual Meeting

CPNP Research Awards

Abstracts and Awards Council Chair Calleen Lavinghousez, PharmD, BCPP, is pleased to recognize the 2021 CPNP Research and Practice Award winners and finalists. Announced April 21, during CPNP’s 24th Annual Meeting, these awards recognize excellence in investigators presenting abstracts at the CPNP Annual Meeting. Award Finalists presented platform presentations and displayed their posters during the virtual meeting.

CPNP Awards Judith J. Saklad Memorial Award to Cherry W. Jackson

During Virtual CPNP 2021, CPNP presented the 2021 Judith J. Saklad Memorial Award to Cherry W. Jackson PharmD, FASHP, FCCP, BCPP, Professor of Pharmacy, Auburn University, Professor of Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL.