Hincapie Named Pharmacy Association Faculty Scholar
The James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy is pleased to
announce that Anna Hincapie, PhD, has been named to the National
Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation’s
2018-2019 Faculty Scholars Class.
Hincapie, an assistant professor, is among six faculty
members from pharmacy schools and colleges nationwide selected as
members of this year’s class to complete the educational
program designed in collaboration with the University of
Pittsburgh. The program fosters vital pharmacy-based patient care
research among faculty at U.S. schools and colleges of pharmacy.
The 18-month program will use a variety of teaching methods
including web-based lecture content, online discussion forums,
conference call discussions, individual mentoring and live
In its sixth year, the NACDS Foundation Faculty Scholars
program is designed to engage emerging research faculty at U.S.
schools and colleges of pharmacy in meaningful community
pharmacy-based patient care research. Each faculty scholar will
receive a research grant to launch a patient-focused research
project conducted in a community pharmacy setting, and will have
the opportunity to be mentored by experienced researchers and
connect with thought leaders in pharmacy care.
"We are thrilled to have this talented, eminently qualified
group of professors as the 2018-2019 NACDS Foundation Faculty
Scholars,” said NACDS Foundation President Kathleen Jaeger.
"We look forward to the significant contributions we are sure they
will make in advancing patient care, while also enhancing their
research skills to further the overall goal of improving public
To date, 21 scholars have participated in the program,
representing 18 schools of pharmacy nationwide. Each of the prior
scholars has developed an initial research project and presented
their findings at several American Association of Colleges of
Pharmacy annual meetings.
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS)
Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization that
pursues evidence-based research, and related medication management
and educational initiatives, that benefit patients, improve
outcomes and advance public health.
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