The National Governors Association recently released The Expanding Role of Pharmacists in a Transformed Health Care System. This report highlights how states can better integrate pharmacists into the health care system and is one more confirmation of the profession’s role in addressing the health care needs of patients.
Are you interested in the policy making process? Consider serving as a year-long delegate for APhA-APRS within the 2015 APhA House of Delegates. Complete the online Delegate form and ensure that the scientific voice of pharmacy remains a strong component of the APhA policy making process.
The APhA Science Officer is charged with prioritizing and coordinating the Association’s response to emerging and important scientific issues and assists in developing the Association’s official position on scientific, regulatory, and therapeutic issues. Patrick G. Clay, PharmD, FCCP, CCTI, is Professor of Pharmacotherapy at University of North Texas System College of Pharmacy and is a member of APhA-APRS Clinical Sciences Section.