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CPNP Research Awards

Abstracts and Awards Council Chair Julie Cunningham, PharmD, BCPP, is pleased to recognize the 2019 CPNP Research and Practice Award winners and finalists. Presented April 8, during CPNP’s 22nd Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, 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.

Award Winners

Therapeutic Case Report Award Winner:

Jessica Putney, PharmD, BCPP, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Mental Health, Providence VA Medical Center, Providence, RI
Naltrexone Extended-Release Injection in a Patient with Alcoholic Cirrhosis of the Liver: A Case Report

Innovative Practices Award Winner:

Tyler Casey, PharmD, BCPP, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Mental Health, Kaiser Permanente – Northwest, Portland, OR
Adult Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Clinic: A Collaboration Between Psychiatry, Primary Care and Pharmacy to Improve Access, Care Experience and Affordability

Original Research Award Winner:

Kyle Burghardt, PharmD, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
The Effect of Olanzapine on Skeletal Muscle DNA Methylation: A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Pilot Trial in Healthy Volunteers

Research Trainee Award Winner:

Christine Rarrick, PharmD, MBA, Pharmacy Resident, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
Creation & Implementation of a Urinary Tract Infection Diagnostic & Treatment Algorithm for Psychiatric Inpatients with a Communication Barrier

CPNP Foundation Strategic Goals Award Winner:

Kali Savoca, PharmD, PGY-2 Resident, VA Salt Lake City Health Care System, Salt Lake City, UT
Impact of a Pharmacist-Led Medication Management Clinic on Medication Safety and Deprescribing of Sedative-Hypnotics in Rural Elderly Veterans

Additional Award Finalists

Therapeutic Case Report Award Finalist:

Michael Shuman, PharmD, BCPP, Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science College of Pharmacy, North Chicago, IL
Never Say Never: Successful Clozapine Rechallenge After Multiple Episodes of Neutropenia

Innovative Practice Award Finalist:

Eileen Mintz, PharmD, Pharmacy Resident, Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center, Chicago, IL
Interdisciplinary Implementation of Mental Health Screenings and Treatment in a Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Clinic at a Federal Health Care Center

Original Research Award Finalist:

Andrew Naglich, PharmD, BCPP, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist- Mental Health, VA Texas Valley Pharmacoepidemiologic Assessment of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Effect in Patients with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Opioid Use Disorder

Research Trainee Award Finalists:

Lusi Zhang, Student, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
BDNF Val66Met Polymorphisms, Antidepressant Use, and Cognitive Performance: A Moderation Analysis in Patients with Psychotic Disorders

CPNP Foundation Strategic Goals Award Finalist:

Abby MacCauley, Student, University of North Carolina, Chesapeake, VA
Pharmacist and Pharmacy Student Wellness and Mental Health Analysis

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