The South Carolina Society of Health-System Pharmacists (SCSHP) held its annual meeting in Hilton Head from March 11-13. Pharmacists, technicians, and students from across the state came together to network, learn, and share best practices.
Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy was represented well with two platform presentations. PharmD Candidate Anderson Isaac presented “Skin Reactions with Antiepileptics, Mood-Stabilizers, and Psychotropics” with guidance from faculty mentor, Dr. Erika Tillery.
PharmD Candidate Ashley Chase presented “Effect of anti-obesity agents on cardiovascular-related endpoint: A systemic review and meta-analysis” with guidance from faculty mentor, Dr. Jennifer Clements.
Dr. Katie Ellis, Assistant Professor, gave a continuing education presentation on “Consequences and Treatment of Opioid Abuse During Pregnancy.”
Additionally, PCSP students, faculty and alumni presented eight posters.
During the awards luncheon and officer installation ceremony, Jennifer Clements was inducted as president and Mary Douglass Smith as treasurer on the Executive Board of SCSHP.
Meissa O’Dell and Cortney Dodson, both PCSP alums, were inducted as Regional Directors on the Board. Jolly Kuriakose and Adrienne Wright, both P3 students at PCSP, were SCSHP scholarship recipients. Annie Bailey, a P4 student, took home the Outstanding Student Service Award, and one of our alumni, Dr. Stephanie Smith, won the Young Pharmacist of the Year Award.