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Pharmacokinetics/Pharmacodynamics/Pharmacogenomics PRN and Global Health PRN Focus Session -- Precision Medicine in Diverse Populations: Global Considerations for Pharmacogenomics

Monday, October 28, 2019 from 1:45 PM to 3:15 PM EST at 2nd Floor: Murray Hill

Available for 1.50 hours of CPE credit
Activity Number: 0217-0000-19-191-L01-P
Activity Type: A Knowledge-Based Activity

  • Moderator: Jacob T. Brown, Pharm.D.

Pharmacogenomic Differences and Identification of Novel Variants in Different Ethnic Populations
1:45 PM


Learning Objectives
1. Review recent evidence for pharmacogenomic differences in different racial/ethnic populations.
2. Provide an update on observed variation with disparate allele frequencies between racial/ethnic groups.
3. Explain common challenges of implementing pharmacogenomics in different racial/ethnic populations.
Minimizing Racial Disparities in Pharmacogenomics Research and Practice
2:05 PM

  • Speaker: Minoli A. Perera, Minoli A. Perera, Pharm.D., Ph.D.

Learning Objectives
1. Review primary examples of racial disparities in pharmacogenomics.
2. Identify common challenges to pharmacogenomics research in racial/ethnic populations.
3. Describe strategies to overcome challenges in implementation in diverse patient populations.
International Strategies for Implementation of Pharmacogenomics
2:25 PM

  • Jason H. Karnes, Pharm.D., Ph.D., BCPSSpeaker: Jason H. Karnes, Pharm.D., Ph.D., BCPS
    Assistant Professor, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
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Learning Objectives
1. Review international implementation strategies and projects in diverse patient populations.
2. Discuss global strategies for initiating pharmacogenomics in health systems with diverse patient populations and diverse health care systems.
3. Compare examples of successful implementation of pharmacogenomics within the United States to successful implementation outside the US.
Panel Discussion
2:45 PM