Two grant opportunities are now available from the CPNP Foundation, including Defining the Future Research Grants directed toward students, residents, fellows, and student chapters, and a brand new grant offering exclusively for student chapters called Student Chapter Impact Grants.
Award: Up to $6000 to be awarded annually
Open to: CPNP Student Chapters
Deadline: June 1, 2021
About: Student Chapter Impact Grants provide a great opportunity for student chapters to receive funding for their projects and activities that showcase the value of psychiatric pharmacists at the local level. Projects should meet one or more of the following goals:
Award: Up to $1500 per project
Open to: Students, Residents, Fellows, Student Chapters
Deadline: August 31, 2021
About: This grant program seeks to encourage doctor of pharmacy students and post-doctoral residents with an interest in psychiatric and neurologic disorders to investigate topics in line with the Foundation's mission and vision. Using a competitive selection process, the Foundation annually funds grants of up to $1500 each. Applications are due annually by August 31 and announced by October 1. Recipients must submit their findings as a poster presentation at the CPNP Annual Meeting the following year.
The CPNP Foundation recently awarded three COVID-19 Care Grant awards totaling $11,700. The following projects were selected to receive grants (in alphabetical order):
Title: Enhancing Psychiatric Care in the COVID Era through Pharmacy-Based Long-Acting Injectable Delivery
Principle Investigator: Samantha Vogel, PharmD, BCPP, Clinical Assistant Professor, Behavioral Health Pharmacist, UT Austin College of Pharmacy
Grant Amount: $5,000
Title: Implementation of a Psychiatric Pharmacist driven Mental Health COVID-19 Continuation of Care Clinic
Principle Investigator: Andrew Michael Williams, PharmD BCPP BCGP, Senior Clinical Pharmacist, Behavioral Health Pharmacies, Riverside University Health System
Grant Amount: $3,000
Title: Increasing Access to Psychiatric Care During a Global Pandemic through Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner Telehealth Services
Principle Investigator: P. Brittany Vickery, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP, Associate Professor Wingate University School of Pharmacy, The Free Clinics
Grant Amount: $3,700
COVID-19 Care Grants are the result of generous gift from donor Joni Fowler, PharmD, BCPP. The goal of the grant program is to fund research that will help define the future of psychiatric pharmacy practice and improve the care of patients with psychiatric and neurologic disorders during the COVID-19 pandemic. Grant recipients will present their findings during the 2022 College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) Annual Meeting that will take place April 24-27, 2022 in San Antonio, Texas.