UHCOP Alumni Earn Awards, Honorable Mentions in TSHP Research & Education Foundation Research Poster Competition
October 5 — Several UH College of Pharmacy alumni, including a current faculty member, were among the award-winners and honorees in the 2020 TSHP Research & Education Foundation Research Poster Competition at the Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists Virtual Annual Seminar Sept. 24-27.
Phuoc "Anne" Nguyen, Pharm.D., M.S. ('15), BCPS, pharmacy director at Houston Methodist West Hospital, won the Practitioner – Administrative/Practice Management category for her project, "Leveraging Technology to Reduce the Storage and Destruction of Patients Own Medications (PTOMs)."
An Dieu, Pharm.D. ('19), then-PGY1 resident at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center and current emergency medicine clinical pharmacist at HCA Houston Healthcare North Cypress, received an Honorable Mention in the Resident/Fellow/Post-graduate – PGY1 category for his poster, "Rivaroxaban and apixaban prescribing practices in renally impaired patients with venous thromboembolism."
Jimmy Do, Pharm.D. ('12), BCPS, clinical pharmacist at Methodist Houston West Hospital, was recognized in the Practitioner – Clinical category for his project, "The Stewardship Handshake – Capitalizing on a Proven Strategy with Exparel®."
Nancy Ordonez, Pharm.D. ('98), BCPS, UHCOP clinical assistant professor and assistant dean of Experiential Programs, received an Honoroble Co-Mention in the Practitioner – Education category for her presentation, "Enhancing the Pharmacy Student’s Critical Thinking & Communication Skills Utilizing Clinical Seminar Debates."