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ACCP Report - January 2009

Awards, Promotions, Grants, etc.


John Bosso, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS, has been named a Fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America….Susan Bruce, Pharm.D., BCPS, was recently appointed Chair and Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Northeastern Ohio Universities Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy….Jennifer Confer, Pharm.D., has been appointed Clinical Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Diana Vinh, Pharm.D., has been appointed Assistant Professor and Director, Health Education Center at the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy….Susan Goodin, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCOP, was recently named the new Associate Director of Clinical Trials and Therapeutics at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey….Patricia Kroboth, Ph.D., FCCP, was honored with the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Alumni Association’s 2008 Willis G. Gregory Memorial Award….Robert Kuhn, Pharm.D., has been appointed Associate Director of Pharmacy Services at Kentucky Children’s Hospital….Brian McBride, Pharm.D., is the recipient of a 2008–2009 AACP-AFPE New Investigators Program grant for “The Pharmacodynamic Influence of MDR1 and OCTN1 Drug Transporters on Antiarrhythmic Drugs”….William McCloskey, Pharm.D., was recently promoted to Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences….Janene Rigelsky, Pharm.D., BCPS, has been promoted to Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine School of Pharmacy….Warren Rose, Pharm.D., is the recipient of a 2008–2009 AACP-AFPE New Investigators Program grant for “Impact of Dendrimers on Antibiotic Activity in Multi-drug Resistant Staphylococcus aureus”….Leigh Ann Ross, Pharm.D., BCPS, was recently promoted to the rank of Associate Professor and Chair of Pharmacy Practice, and Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy….Vincent Tam, Pharm.D., BCPS, has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure at the University of Houston College of Pharmacy….Annie Wong-Beringer, Pharm.D., FCCP, has been awarded a $406,000 grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to study “Impact of Fluoroquinolone Resistance on Pseudomonas Virulence and Patient Outcome.”