Current National Academy of Medicine Fellow in Pharmacy Receives PhRMA Foundation $25,000 Challenge Award
January 15, 2024
Inmaculada Hernandez, Pharm.D., Ph.D., the current National Academy of Medicine (NAM) Fellow in Pharmacy, received one of three PhRMA Foundation $25,000 Challenge Awards for her paper Medicare Drug Price Negotiation: The Complexities of Selecting Therapeutic Alternatives for Estimating Comparative Effectiveness.
These awards target manuscripts that explore crucial challenges facing the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in implementing Medicare drug price negotiation. Dr. Hernandez also recently testified before the Senate Finance Committee on the impact of drug shortages. The transcript is at: https://www.finance.senate.gov/hearings/drug-shortages-examining-supply-challenges-impacts-and-policy-solutions-from-a-federal-health-program-perspective. The NAM Fellow in Pharmacy is supported through both ACCP and the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.