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ACCP Report - February 2013

Pieper Appointed to Board of Pharmacy Specialties

Saseen Will Chair Board of Directors

Past ACCP President John Pieper, Pharm.D., FCCP, FAPhA, has been appointed to the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS). Joseph Saseen, Pharm.D., FCCP, FASHP, BCPS, will serve as the board chair and Susan Gooden, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCOP, will serve as immediate past chair in 2013.

The mission of BPS is to improve patient care and increase awareness of the need for BPS board-certified pharmacists as integral members of multidisciplinary health care teams through recognition and promotion of specialized training, knowledge, and skills in pharmacy and specialty board certification and recertification of pharmacists throughout the world. The five-member board is responsible for governing BPS, established in 1976 as an autonomous division of the American Pharmacists Association.