Participation and Presentations at Conferences

2014

Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy Annual Meeting and Expo

Attendees

    • Ben Banahan

Presentations

AMCP 2014 Nexus – Abilify tablet splitting POSTER v11

American Drug Utilization Review Society Annual Meeting

International Society for Pharmacoeconomic and Outcomes Research (May)

Presentations

  • Datar M, Null KD, Banahan BF III. Evaluation of pharmacy quality alliance (PQA) measures among Medicaid beneficiaries with persistent asthma.
  • Jackson TH, McCaffrey DJ, Bentley JP, Pace PF, Holmes ER, Joshi N, Porter J, West- Strum D. Utilizing pharmacy retail data to measure primary medication non- adherence.
  • Jariwala K, Khanna R, West-Strum D, Bentley J, Banahan B, Holmes E, Barnard M. Psychometric properties of the World Health Organization’s Quality of Life-BREF Instrument (WHOQOL-BREF) among adults with autism.
  • Jariwala K, Khanna R, West-Strum D, Bentley J, Banahan B, Holmes E, Barnard M. Quality of life among adults with autism spectrum disorders.
  • Joshi N, Khanna R, Shah RM. The association between depression, health-related quality-of-life (HRQOL), and disability status among adults with arthritis.
  • Keeling N, Crumby A, Nunna S. Cost-effectiveness analysis of raltegravir versus dolutegravir regimens in HIV-1 treatment naive patients.
  • Mahabaleshwarkar R, Khanna R, Banahan BF III, West-Strum D, Yang Y, Hallam J. Factors associated with repeat mammography screening in the Medicaid population.
  • Mahabaleshwarkar R, Khanna R, Banahan BF III, West-Strum D, Yang Y, Hallam J. Healthcare burden associated with breast cancer in the Medicaid population.
  • Ramachandran S, Mahabaleshwarkar R, Shah RM, Null KD, Banahan BF, Hardwick SP, Clark JP. Performance of the national quality forum diabetes adherence measure in the Mississippi Medicaid population.
  • Ramachandran S, Banahan BF III, Null KD, Clark JP, Minor DS. Estimating the risk of angioededma associated with use of dipeptidyl peptidase inhibitors.
  • Shah R, Null KD, Mahabaleshwarkar R, Hardwick S, Clark J. Utilization of smoking cessation products in the Mississippi Medicaid fee-for-service population.
  • Shapurwala Z, Null KD, Clark JP. Multi-opioid, multi-provider use in persons without cancer.
  • Verma D, Yang Y, Bowlin EM. A Markov cost-effectiveness model comparing fluticasone propionate/salmeterol combination (sfc) and mometasone furoate/formoterol fumarate dehydrate (mf) in the management of asthma.

American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting (March)

Presentations

2013

Academy of Managed Care Pharmacies Educational Conference

Academy of Managed Care Pharmacies Annual Meeting and Expo (April)

Attendees

  • Ben Banahan
  • Kyle Null
  • Donna West-Strum

Presentations

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Conference

Presentations

  • Ramachandran S, Jackson T, Dikun JA, Shah RM, Wamble DE. An analysis of stress in pharmacy school faculty.

American College of Clinical Pharmacy Annual Meeting (October)

International Society for Pharmacoeconomic and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)

Attendees

  • Ben Banahan
  • Manasi Datar
  • Tristen Jackson
  • Rahul Khanna
  • Kyle Null
  • Sujith Ramachandran
  • Ruchit Shah
  • Yi Yang

Presentations

  • Datar M, Null KD, Hardwick SP, Clark JP. Evaluation of Asthma-Related Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) Measures in the Mississippi Medicaid Population. ISPOR Annual Meeting. May, 2013. New Orleans, LA.
  • Datar M, Banahan BF III, Hardwick SP, Clark JP. Analysis of the Impact of Prescription Synchronization on Adherence Among Medicaid Beneficiaries. ISPOR Annual Meeting. May, 2013. New Orleans, LA.
  • Jackson TH, McCaffrey DJ, Bentley JP, Pace PF, Holmes ER, Joshi N, Porter J, West- Strum D. Utilizing pharmacy retail data to measure primary medication non-adherence. ISPOR Annual Meeting. May, 2013. New Orleans, LA.
  • Khanna R, Jariwala K, Bentley JP, Patel A. Hospitalization Costs and Outcomes Among Elderly Cancer Patients in the United States. ISPOR Annual Meeting. May, 2013. New Orleans, LA.
  • Khanna R, Jariwala K, Bentley JP. Psychometric Properties of the EuroQol Five Dimensional Questionnaire (EQ-5D) in Caregivers of Autistic Children. ISPOR Annual Meeting. May, 2013. New Orleans, LA.
  • Khanna R, Jariwala K, Bentley JP. Health Utility Assessment Using EQ-5D Among Caregivers of Children with Autism. ISPOR Annual Meeting. May, 2013. New Orleans, LA.
  • Null KD, Bentley JP, West-Strum D, Yang, Y. Refining the Risk-Adjusted Capitated Payment Methodologies for Medicare Part C (CMS-HHC) and Part D (CMS-RXHCC) Plans Using The Medication Exposure Measure (MEM). May, 2013. New Orleans, LA.
  • Ramachandran S, Yang Y, Hardwick SP, Clark JP, Null KD, Banahan BF III. Patterns of Use of Atypical Antipsychotics in Children and Young Adults. ISPOR Annual Meeting. May, 2013. New Orleans, LA.
  • Shah R, Banahan BF III, Hardwick SP, Clark JP. Need for Case-Mix Adjustment in Evaluating Geographic Disparities in Medication Adherence to Oral Hypoglycemics. ISPOR Annual Meeting. May, 2013. New Orleans, LA.
  • Shah R, Yang Y. Is Obesity a Significant Predictor of Asthma, Asthma Related and Total Health Care Costs Among Elderly Individuals in the United States?. ISPOR Annual Meeting. May, 2013. New Orleans, LA.
  • Shahpurwala Z, Khanna R. Vulvar Cancer-Related Hospitalizations in the United States: A Retrospective Population-Based Case-Control Study. ISPOR Annual Meeting. May, 2013. New Orleans, LA.

Pharmaceutical Marketing Research Group Institute

Society of Behavioral Medicine

2012

Academy Health

Attendees

  • Marie Barnard
  • Krutika Jariwala
  • Namita Joshi
  • Yi Yang

Presentations

  • Jariwala K, Khanna R. Hospitalization Burden in Fibromyalgia: Results from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample. Academy Health Meeting. June, 2012. Orlando,FL.
  • Joshi N, Khanna R. A Case-Control Study Assessing Hospitalization Burden of Diabetic Neuropathy using Health Care Utilization Project Nationwide Inpatient Sample 2009.

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)

Attendees

  • John Bentley
  • Alicia Bouldin
  • Dave McCaffrey
  • Donna West-Strum

Presentations

  • Bentley JP, Adcock KG, Dikun JA, Athavale AS. Do Pharmacy Students Read Exam Instructions? American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP). July, 2012. Kissimmee, FL.
  • Gilligan AM, Myers J, Nash J, Lavigne JE, Moczygemba L, Plake KS, Quinones-Boex AC, Holdford DA, West-Strum D, Warholak TL. Educating Pharmacy Students to Improve Quality (EPIQ): A Multi-School Program Evaluation. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP). July, 2012. Kissimmee, FL.
  • Nau D, Warholak T, West-Strum D. Special Session: The Value-Driven Healthcare System – Is Your School Ready?. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP). July, 2012. Kissimmee, FL.

American Pharmacists Association Meeting (APhA)

Attendees

  • Ben Banahan
  • John Bentley
  • Alicia Bouldin
  • Erin Holmes
  • Dave McCaffrey
  • Donna West-Strum
  • Joe Dikun
  • Manasi Datar
  • Namita Joshi
  • Zainab Shahpurwala

Presentations

  • Basak RS, Shahpurwala ZS, Joshi N, Bouldin AS, McCaffrey III DJ, West-Strum D. Chronic Disease Medication Waste and Stockpiling in US Households. APhA Annual Meeting. March, 2012. New Orleans, LA.
  • Datar MV, Holmes ER, Adams A, Stolpe S. Pharmacy Student Perceptions of Community Pharmacy Residency Programs. APhA Annual Meeting. March, 2012. New Orleans, LA.
  • Jariwala K, Khanna R. Survey of Pharmacists’ Awareness and Knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorder. APhA Annual Meeting. March, 2012. New Orleans, LA.
  • Joshi N, Holmes ER, West-Strum D, Banahan III BF. Factors Affecting Community Pharmacy Owners’ Attitudes toward RxSync ServiceSM: A New Community Pharmacy Practice Model. APhA Annual Meeting. March, 2012. New Orleans, LA.
  • Khanna R, Datar M, Pace P, Mahabaleshwarkar R, Basak R, Banahan BF III. Assessing Medication Adherence and its Impact on Acute Care Services Utilization Among Recipients with Chronic Conditions Enrolled in a State Medicaid Program. APhA Annual Meeting. March, 2012. New Orleans, LA.
  • Shahpurwala ZS, Bouldin AS, Banahan III BF, McCaffrey III DJ, West-Strum D. Pharmacy Quality Report Cards and the Consumer: Preferences and Attitudes. (PODIUM PRESENTATION) APhA Annual Meeting. March, 2012. New Orleans, LA.

International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)

Attendees

  • Amod Athavale
  • Ben Banahan
  • Marie Barnard – Abstract Review
  • Manasi Datar
  • Tristen Jackson
  • Rohan Mahabaleshwarkar
  • Sarahmona Przybyla
  • Sujith Ramachandran
  • Ruchit Shah
  • Yi Yang

Presentations

  • Mahabaleshwarkar R, Yang Y, Datar M, Bentley JP, Strum MW, Banahan BF, Null KD. Risk of Adverse Cardiovascular Outcomes Associated with Concomitant Use of Clopidogrel and Proton Pump Inhibitors in Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries. Podium Presentation. ISPOR Annual Meeting. June, 2012. Washington, D.C.
  • Mahabaleshwarkar R, Khanna R. National Hospitalization Burden Associated with Spinal Cord Injuries in the United States. ISPOR Annual Meeting. June, 2012. Washington, D.C.
  • Ramachandran S, Mahabaleshwarkar R, Yang Y. Cost Effectiveness of Addition of Telaprevir or Boceprevir to Standard Therapy Versus Standard Therapy Alone for the Treatment of Previously Untreated Chronic Hepatitis-C Virus Genotype 1 Infection. ISPOR Annual Meeting. June, 2012. Washington, D.C.
  • Shah R, Jackson T. Cost Analysis of Febuxostat v/s Allopurinol for the Prophylaxis of Gout Flares. ISPOR Annual Meeting. June, 2012. Washington, D.C.
  • Shah R, Holmes E. Pharmacists’ Attitudes, Perceptions, and Opinions About a Behind the Counter Medication Class: A Preliminary Literature Review. ISPOR Annual Meeting. June, 2012. Washington, D.C.
  • Athavale AS, Banahan BF III, Hardwick SP, Clark JP. Are You Counting Prescription Medications Utilizations Correctly?. ISPOR Annual Meeting. June, 2012. Washington, D.C.
  • Banahan BF III, Mayo K, Summers KH. A Comparison Of The Costs For Treating Central Precocious Puberty During The First Year With Leuprolide Acetate Injectable And Histrelin Acetate Implant. ISPOR Annual Meeting. June, 2012. Washington, D.C.
  • Datar M, Banahan BF III, Null KD, Hardwick SP, Clark JP. Palavizumab (Synagis) Use and Outcomes Among Medicaid Beneficiaries. ISPOR Annual Meeting. June, 2012. Washington, D.C.
  • Datar M, Khanna R. Hospitalization Burden of Gastro-intestinal Stromal Tumors. ISPOR Annual Meeting. June, 2012. Washington, D.C.
  • Datar M, Khanna R, Pace P, Mahabaleshwarkar R, Basak R. Medication Adherence Among Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis. ISPOR Annual Meeting. June, 2012. Washington, D.C.
  • Datar M, Yang Y, Mahabaleshwarkar R, Bentley J, Banahan BF III. Comparative Effectiveness of On-Pump and Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting among Elderly Patients: A Retrospective Analysis of Medicare Claims Data. ISPOR Annual Meeting. June, 2012. Washington, D.C.
  • Dharmarajan S, Banahan BF III, Bentley JP, West Strum D. Case-Mix Adjustment of Adherence-Based Pharmacy Quality Indicator Scores. ISPOR Annual Meeting. June, 2012. Washington, D.C.
  • Jackson T, Shah R, Yang Y. Cost Analysis of Febuxostat vs Allopurinol for Prophylaxis of Gout Flares. ISPOR Annual Meeting. June, 2012. Washington, D.C.
  • Oko-Osi HA, Banahan BF, West-Strum D, Bentley JP. Market Response To Food and Drug Administration’s Safety Warnings: A Case Study Using An Interrupted Time Series Analysis Of the Medicare Database for 2006-2008. ISPOR Annual Meeting. June, 2012. Washington, D.C.
  • Parrett J, Dikun J, Datar M, Yang Y. Cost Analysis of Rilpivirine and Efavirenz for Treatment of Human Immunodeficiency. ISPOR Annual Meeting. June, 2012. Washington, D.C.
  • Przybyla SM, Banahan BF III, Null KD, Hardwick SP, Clark JP. Hiv Treatment Guideline Compliance Among Treatment-Naïve Mississippi Medicaid Adult Beneficiaries. ISPOR Annual Meeting. June, 2012. Washington, D.C.

American Managed Care Pharmacy Annual Meeting & Expo

Attendees

  • Benjamin F. Banahan, III

Presentations

Drug Information Association

Attendees

  • Krutika Jariwala
  • Namita Joshi

Presentations

  • Jariwala K, Khanna R, West-Strum D. Psychotropic Drug Use Among Autistic Individuals Enrolled in a State Medicaid Fee-For-Service Program. Drug Information Association. June, 2012. Philadelphia, PA.
  • Joshi N, Milne CP, Peters S, Malins A. Examination of the Adoption of FDA’s Bio-pharmaceutics Classification System (BCS): A qualitative study. Drug Information Association. June, 2012. Philadelphia, PA.

State and Regional Conferences

Biennial Southern Pharmacy Administration Conference (SPAC) and Western Pharmacoeconomic Conference (WPC)
Attendees

  • Amod Athavale
  • Ram Basak
  • John Bentley
  • Manasi Datar
  • Joe Dikun
  • Erin Holmes
  • Tristen Jackson
  • Namita Joshi
  • David McCaffrey
  • James Parrett
  • Sujith Ramachandran
  • Ruchit Shah
  • Zainab Shahpurwala
  • David Wamble

Presentations

  • Basak RS, McCaffrey III DJ. Indication-Based Off-Label Prescribing: Hospital Pharmacists’ Percieved Roles and Responsibility. Biennial Southern Pharmacy Administration Conference (SPAC) and Western Pharmacoeconomic Conference (WPC). June, 2012. Austin, TX.
  • Jariwala K, Holmes E. Primary Care Physicians’ Adoption of Electronic Prescribing. Biennial Southern Pharmacy Administration Conference (SPAC) and Western Pharmacoeconomic Conference (WPC). June, 2012. Austin, TX.
  • Ramachandran S, Mahabaleshwarkar R, Yang Y. Cost Consequence Analysis of Telaprevir Versus Boceprevir for Treatment of Previously Untreated Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection. Biennial Southern Pharmacy Administration Conference (SPAC) and Western Pharmacoeconomic Conference (WPC). June, 2012. Austin, TX.

2011

Academy Health

Attendees

  • Krutika Jariwala
  • Rahul Khanna
  • Tasneem Lokhandwala
  • Vennel Thumula

Presentations

  • Jariwala K, Holmes ER, Banahan BF III, McCaffery DJ III. Factors That Physicians Find Encouraging and Discouraging About Electronic Prescribing: A Quantitative Study. Academy Health. June, 2011Seattle, WA.
  • Jariwala K, Holmes ER, Banahan BF III, McCaffery DJ III. Physicians’ Experience with the Electronic Prescribing System. Academy Health. June, 2011. Seattle, WA.
  • Khanna R, Dharmarajan SH, Null KD, Bentley JP, Pace PF, Banahan BF. Impact of a State Medicaid Prescription Cap Policy on Recipients’ Healthcare Utilization and Costs. Academy Health. June, 2011. Seattle, WA.
  • Lokhandwala T, Yang Y, Thumula V, Bentley JP, Strum M, Null KD, Banahan BF III. Persistence with Clopidogrel as Secondary Prevention after Acute Myocardial Infarction: An Analysis of a Medicare National Sample 2006-2007. Academy Health. June, 2011. Seattle, WA.
  • Lokhandwala T, Yang Y, Thumula V, Bentley JP, Strum M, Null KD, Banahan BF III. Factors Associated with Time to Discontinuation of Statin Therapy after Acute Myocardial Infarction. Academy Health. June, 2011. Seattle, WA.
  • Thumula V, Banahan BF III, Bentley JP, West DS. Evaluating the Performance of Community Pharmacies in the State of Mississippi on PQA Endorsed Quality Measures. Academy Health. June, 2011. Seattle, WA.
  • Thumula V, Banahan BF III, Bentley JP, West DS. Usability of Medicaid Data Post Medicare Part D in Computing Pharmacy Quality Indicators for a State Medicaid Program. Academy Health. June, 2011. Seattle, WA.

American Pharmacists Association Meeting (APhA)

Attendees

  • Amod Athavale
  • Ben Banahan
  • Ram Basak
  • John Bentley
  • Su Bunniran
  • Leigh Ann Bynum
  • Erin Holmes
  • Namita Joshi
  • Kyle Null
  • Zainab Shahpurwala

Presentations

  • Athavale AS, Banahan BF III, Bentley JP, West DS.  Identification of Patient Loyalty Segments (PLSs) in Development of Marketing Strategies for Pharmacies.  APhA Annual Meeting. March, 2011. Seattle, WA.
  • Banahan BF III, Bunniran S, Bynum LA, Holmes ER.  Implementing a New Prescription Synchronization Program That Positively Influences Patient Medication Compliance. APhA Annual Meeting. March, 2011. Seattle, WA. ABSTRACT ID 172
  • Basak RS, McCaffrey DJ III, Banahan BF III, Bentley, JP, Bouldin AS. Hospital Pharmacists’ Willingness to Influence Indication-based Off-label Prescribing. APhA Annual Meeting. March, 2011. Seattle, WA. PODIUM
  • Bunniran S, McCaffrey DJ III, Bentley JP, Holmes ER, Banahan BF III.  Patient Service Experiences in Community Pharmacy: An Examination of Health Criticality, Service Failure Incidents, and Service Recovery Efforts and Their Influence on Patronage Outcomes. APhA Annual Meeting. March, 2011. Seattle, WA. ABSTRACT ID174
  • Bunniran S, Holmes ER.   Trends in Recent Pharmacy School Graduates’ Employment Changes. APhA Annual Meeting. March, 2011. Seattle, WA. ABSTRACT ID 292
  • Bynum LA, Bunniran S, Holmes ER, Banahan BF III.   Impact of RxSync Service Implementation on Community Pharmacy Employee Work Life Outcomes. APhA Annual Meeting. March, 2011. Seattle, WA. ABSTRACT ID 179
  • Bunniran S, Holmes ER.   The Effect of Role Overload and Perceived Organizational Support on Pharmacy Technicians’ Work Life Outcomes. APhA Annual Meeting. March, 2011. Seattle, WA.
  • Bunniran S, Holmes ER.   Community Pharmacy Technicians’ Emotional Labor and Resultant Work Life Outcomes. APhA Annual Meeting. March, 2011. Seattle, WA.
  • Joshi N, Strum DS, Banahan BF III, Bentley JP, Ross LA, Bloodworth LS.   Preliminary Evaluation of an MTM Progam on Patient Reported Outcomes In The Delta. APhA Annual Meeting. March, 2011. Seattle, WA.
  • Null KD, Bouldin AS, McCaffrey DJ III, Banahan BF III.   The Role of Perceived Risk in Consumer Acceptance of Health-related Technologies. APhA Annual Meeting. March, 2011. Seattle, WA. ABSTRACT ID 381
  • Shahpuwala Z, Bouldin AS.   Complimentary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in Pharmacy: A Comparison of Pharmacists’ and Student Pharmacists’ Attitudes and Behavior. APhA Annual Meeting. March, 2011. Seattle, WA.

Drug Information Association Meeting (DIA)

Attendees and Special Activities

  • Manasi Datar

Presentations

  • Datar M, Athavale A, Banahan BF III. Multiple Sclerosis and Depression: A Cross Sectional Study. DIA. June, 2011. Chicago, IL.

International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)

Attendees and Special Activities

  • Amod Athavale – Student Chapter President-Elect
  • Ben Banahan – Abstract Reviewer
  • Marie Barnard – Abstract Review
  • Manasi Datar
  • Sai Dharmarajan
  • Namita Joshi
  • Tasneem Lokhandwala
  • Rohan Mahabaleshwarkar
  • Kyle Null
  • Vennel Thumula – Student Chapter President-Elect
  • Yi Yang – Abstract Reviewer, Student Chapter Advisor

Presentations

  • Athavale AS, Banahan BF III, Mendonca CM. Impact of Potential Drug-Drug Interactions (DDIs) On Health Outcomes and Cost to Medicaid: The Monetary Benefits Of Quality Health Care. Poster PCVC12. ISPOR. May, 2011. Baltimore, MD.
  • Banahan BF III, Datar M, Mendonca CM, Shahpurwala Z, Bentley JP, Phillips A. The Effect of the Medicare Part D Coverage Gap and Out-of-Pocket Burden on the Use of Disease Monitoring Drugs to treat Multiple Shclerosis. Poster PND51. ISPOR. May, 2011. Baltimore, MD.
  • Barnard M, Banahan BF III. Epidemiology Of Adolescent and Young Adult Hospital Utilization for Alcohol and Drug Use, Suicide, and Poisoning in the United States. Poster PIH38. ISPOR. May, 2011. Baltimore, MD.
  • Dharmarajan S, Yang Y, Athavale A, Bentley JP, Null KD, Banahan BF III. Risk of Hospitalization for Pneumonia Associated with the Use of Atypical versus Typical Antipsychotics in a National Sample of Medicare Beneficiaries. Poster PMH2. ISPOR. May, 2011. Baltimore, MD.
  • Dharmarajan S, Yang Y, Athavale A, Bentley JP, Null KD, Banahan BF III. Risk of Hip Fractures in Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries Using Atypical or Typical Antipsychotics: A Propensity Score Analysis. Poster PHM3. ISPOR. May, 2011. Baltimore, MD.
  • Dharmarajan S, Yang Y, Athavale A, Bentley JP, Null KD, Banahan BF III. Risk of Hospitalizations for Venous Thromboembolism in Atypical versus Typical Antipsychotic Users in a National Sample of Medicare Beneficiaries: A Claims Data Analysis. Poster PCV3. ISPOR. May, 2011. Baltimore, MD.
  • Joshi N, Banahan BF III, Pace P. The Impact of the Medicare Doughnut Hole on Medication Use Behaviors and Healthcare Resource Utilization Among Beneficiaries Taking Statin Medication. Poster PCV61. ISPOR. May, 2011. Baltimore, MD.
  • Khanna R, Dharmarajan S, Null KD, Bentley JP, Pace PF, Banahan BF III. Implementation of a State Medicaid Prescription Cap Policy: Is There an Impact On Beneficiaries; Medical Services Utilization and Costs? Poster PIH34. ISPOR. May, 2011. Baltimore, MD.
  • Lokhandwala T, Yang Y, Thumula V, Bentley JP, Stum M, Null KD, Banahan BF III. Long Term Persistence with ACEI/ARB Therapy after Accute Myocardial Infarction: An Analysis of the 2006-2007 Medicare 5% National Sample Data. PODIUM PRESENTATION. ISPOR. May, 2011. Baltimore, MD.
  • Lockhandwala T, Yang Y, Thumula V, Bentley JP, Strum M, Null KD, Banahan BF III. Predictors of Time to Discontinue Beta-blocker Therapy following Accute Myocardial Infarction: An Analysis of the Medicare 5% National Sampple Data 2006-2007. Poster PCV17. ISPOR. May, 2011. Baltimore, MD.
  • Mahabaleshwarkar R, Banahan BF III. Effect of Medicare Part D “Doughnut Hole” On Medication Behavior and Outcomes: Case of Oral Anti-Diabetic Medications. Poster PDB60. ISPOR. May, 2011. Baltimore, MD.
  • Shahpurwala Z, Datar M, Banahan BF III. Impact of Medicare Part D Coverage Gap on Medication Taking Behavior: An Evaluation Across Dual and Non-dual Eligible Beneficiaries Diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Poster PMS38. ISPOR. May, 2011. Baltimore, MD.
  • Thumula V, Banahan BF III, Bentley JP, West DS. Pharmacy Quality Indicators Using Mississippi Medicaid: Testing PQA-Endorsed Starter Set Measures and 2010 Test Measures. Poster PRS35. ISPOR. May, 2011. Baltimore, MD.

Other National Conferences

Presentations

  • Banahan BF III, Datar M, Mendonca CM, Shahpurwala Z, Bentley JP, Phillips AL, Stewart M. Medicare Part D Coverage and Compliance with Disease Modifying Drug Therapy. Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers. June, 2011. Montreal, Canada.
  • Lokhandwala T, West-Strum D, Banahan BF, Bentley JP, Yang Y. Do Statins Improve Outcomes in Patients with Asthma on Inhaled Corticosteroid Therapy? A Retrospective Analysis of the Mississippi Medicaid Database 2002-2004. Submitted to the International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology and Therapeutic Risk Management. August, 2011.

2010

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)

Attendees and Special Activities

  • John Bentley
  • Alicia Bouldin – Faculty Mentor to Wal-Mart Scholar Kyle Null, 3rd of 3 years as secretary of SAS Section, 1st of 3 years as Editorial Board member of AJPE
  • Erin Holmes – Alternate Delegate
  • David McCaffrey
  • Kyle Null – Wal-Mart Scholar

Presentations

  • Bentley JP, Adcock KG, Null KD.  Assessment of an Integrated Drug Literature Evaluation Course.  AACP Annual Meeting. July, 2010. Seattle, WA.
  • Bouldin AS, Wells BG.  SALT and PePPeR: An Integrated Commitment to the Scholarship of Assessment, Learning and Teaching. AACP Annual Meeting. July, 2010. Seattle, WA.
  • Dixon L, West D. Pharmacy Students’ and Professors’ Attitudes and Opinions Toward Facebook and E-Professionalism. AACP Annual Meeting. July, 2010. Seattle, WA.
  • Null KD, Bentley JP, Adcock KG, McCaffrey DJ.  The Relationship between Quantitative-based Admissions Criteria and Performance in a Drug Literature Evaluation Course. AACP Annual Meeting. July, 2010. Seattle, WA.
  • Yang Y, Banahan B, Pace P.  Effects of Receipt of Guideline-Recommended Care on Risks for Hospitalization and Mortality in Adults with Diabetes. AACP Annual Meeting. July, 2010. Seattle, WA.
  • Yang Y, Banahan B, Pace P. Adherence to Oral Hypoglycemic Agents among Patients with Diabetes: A Retrospective Cohort Study. AACP Annual Meeting. July, 2010. Seattle, WA.

American Pharmacists Association Meeting (APhA)

Attendees and Special Activities

  • Ben Banahan
  • Alicia Bouldin
  • Erin Holmes – Contributed paper reviewer, ESAS Contributed papers committee, Moderator
  • Dave McCaffrey
  • Amod Athavale
  • Su Bunniran
  • Clive Mendonca
  • Sumit Verma

 
Presentations

  • Arntson K, McCaffrey DJ, Bentley J, Wilkin N, Basak RS. Determinants of Pharmacist Influence in the Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) Committee. APhA. March, 2010. Washington, DC.
  • Athavale A, Lokhandwala T, Jariwala K, Padwal T, Verma S, Banahan BF III, Holmes ER. Comparing Patients’ Compliance Attitudes and Behaviors with Their Perceived Value for RxSync ServiceSM . APhA. March, 2010. Washington, DC.
  • Banahan BF III, Holmes ER. Compliance Measures Can be Misleading: Comparing Store Level and Patient Level Measures. APhA. March, 2010. Washington, DC.
  • Banahan BF III, Holmes ER. Using a Forecast Model to Estimate the Impact of Implementing An Adherence Management Service in Community Pharmacies. APhA. March, 2010. Washington, DC.
  • Bunniran S, McCaffrey DJ III, Banahan BF III, Holmes ER. Managing Complex Care With a Pharmacy Synchronizing and Scheduling Service: Characteristics of Patients Who Adopted a New Adherence Management Model. APhA. March, 2010. Washington, DC.
  • Bunniran S, McCaffrey DJ III, Bentley JP. Service Failure and Service Recovery Incidents in Community Pharmacy. APhA. March, 2010. Washington, DC.
  • Hill M, Yang Y, Thumula V, Pace PF, Banahan BF III, Wilkin NE, Lobb WB. Use of Lipid Lowering Drugs and Hospitalizations Among Diabetics in the Medicare Part D Program. APhA. March, 2010 . Washington, DC.
  • Mendonca C, Banahan BF III. Adoption of Incrementally Innovative Biological Products in Oncology: Examining Antecedent Clinical and Marketing Constructs. APhA. March, 2010. Washington, DC. (PODIUM)
  • Schwab P, Bentley JP, McCaffrey D, Yang Y. Examining the sale of cigarettes in pharmacy through customer value analysis. APhA. March, 2010. Washington, DC. *won second place
  • Thumula V, Yang Y. Health Care Utilization and Expenditures among Hypertensive Patients:Thiazide Diuretics vs Other Classes of Antihypertensive Medications. APhA. March, 2010. Washington, DC.
  • Verma S, Jariwala K, Athavale A, Lokhandwala T, Padwal T, Banahan BF III, Holmes ER. An Assessment of Perceived Value and Willingness to Pay for RxSync ServiceSM . APhA. March, 2010. Washington, DC

American Public Health Association (APHA)

Attendees and Special Activities

  • Ben Banahan
  • Rahul Khanna
  • Su Bunniran
  • Leigh Ann Bynum

Presentations

  • Bunniran S, Banahan BF III, Bentley JP, Torres LR, West DS, Ross, LA. Patient Reported Behaviors in Coping with Medicaid Prescription Caps. APHA Annual Meeting. November, 2010. Denver, CO.
  • Bunniran S, Bentley J, Banahan B, West D, Ross L. Baseline Quality of Life Assessment for Patients Enrolled in a Medication Therapy Management Program in the Mississippi Delta. APHA Annual Meeting. November, 2010. Denver, CO.
  • Bynum LA, Banahan BF III, Thompson A. Factors shaping college students’ perceptions of appropriateness or legality of sexual encounters. APHA Annual Meeting. November, 2010. Denver, CO.
  • Bynum LA, Banahan BF III. Epidemiology of cocaine use and abuse: An evaluation of the National Hospital Discharge Survey (NHDS). APHA Annual Meeting. November, 2010. Denver, CO.
  • Jariwala K, Holmes ER. Perceived Barriers Related to Physicians’ Adoption of Electronic Prescribing. APHA Annual Meeting. November, 2010. Denver, CO.
  • Rahul K, Madhavan S, Smith M, Patrick J,Tworek C,Cottrill B. Psychometric properties of the caregiver strain questionnaire in caregivers of children with autism spectrum disorders. APHA Annual Meeting. November, 2010. Denver, CO.

Drug Information Association Meeting (DIA)

Attendees and Special Activities

  • Clive Mendonca
  • Zainab Shahpurwala

Presentations

  • Mendonca C, McCaffrey D III, Banahan BF III, Bentley JP, Yang Y. Product-specific and Disease-specific Direct-to-consumer Drug Advertising (DTCA): An Investigation of Post-exposure Information Search Behavior. 46th Annual Drug Information Association Meeting. June, 2010. Washington, DC. (PRESENTATION FINALIST)
  • Shahpurwala Z, Jariwala K, Yang Y. Cost-effectiveness of Saxagliptin Versus Sitagliptin in the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes. 46th DIA Annual Meeting. June, 2010. Washington, DC.

International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)

Attendees and Special Activities

  • Ben Banahan – Abstract reviewer
  • John Bentley
  • Rahul Khanna
  • Yi Yang – Abstract reviewer, Student Chapter Advisor
  • Marie Barnard
  • Ram Basak
  • Su Bunniran
  • Leigh Ann Bynum
  • Sai Dharmarajan – Research Quiz Bowl Team Member (team 2nd place)
  • Krutika Jariwala
  • Namita Joshi – Research Quiz Bowl Team Member (team 2nd place)
  • Tasneem Lokhandwala
  • Clive Mendonca – Student Chapter President
  • Hafiz Oko-Osi – Research Quiz Bowl Team Member (team 2nd place)
  • Zainab Shahpurwala – Research Quiz Bowl Team Member (team 2nd place)
  • Vennela Thumula – Student Chapter President-Elect
  • Sumit Verma

Presentations

  • Banahan BF III, Mendonca CM, Athavale AS, Bentley JP. Incidence And Outcomes Of Potential Drug-Drug Interactions Between ACE/ARB And Potasium Sparing Diuretics Among Medicaid Patients. ISPOR. May, 2010. Atlanta, GA. (POSTER PRESENTATION FINALIST)
  • Banahan BF III, Holmes ER. A Model To Estimate Increase In Revenue From Implementing Medication Adherence Management Services In Community Pharmacies. ISPOR. May, 2010. Atlanta, GA.
  • Banahan BF III, Pace PF. The Effect Of Length Of Observation And Claims Data Type On Estimates Of Comorbidities Among Medicaid Beneficiaries. ISPOR. May, 2010. Atlanta, GA.
  • Barnard M, Price J. Cost-benefit analysis of varenicline vs. Existing smoking cessation strategies in pregnant women. ISPOR. May, 2010. Atlanta, GA.
  • Basak R, Padwal TB. A Descriptive Study of Patients on FDA-Categorized Innovative Drugs in Anticholesterol and Antidiabetic Therapeutic Classes. ISPOR. May 15, 2010. Atlanta, GA.
  • Basu J, Thumula V, Mobley L. Trends in preventable hospitalization patterns in the US: Examining small area variation in primary care performance in the last decade. ISPOR. May, 2010. Atlanta, GA.
  • Bynum LA, Joshi N. Cost–effectiveness of rituximab vs adalimumab in the treatment of moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis. ISPOR. May, 2010. Atlanta, GA.
  • Hufstader M, White-Means S, Gourley DR, Hong SH, Mele N, Yang Y. Preferences and willingness to pay for osteoarthritis among the Medicare population. ISPOR Annual International Meeting. May, 2010. Atlanta, GA.
  • Jariwala K, Banahan BF III, Yang Y, Pace PF. Adherence And Persistence Among Type II Diabetic Patients Starting Monotherapy On Oral Hypoglycemic Agents. ISPOR. May, 2010. Atlanta, GA.
  • Padwal TB, Patel AS, Banahan BF III. A Descriptive Examination Of Marijuana And Cocaine Use Among Employed Persons And Its Association With Work Days Skipped And Health Status. ISPOR. May, 2010. Atlanta, GA.
  • Verma S, Dharmarajan S, Yang Y. Modeling the Cost-Effectiveness of Ustekinumab for Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis in U.S. ISPOR. May, 2010. Atlanta, GA.
  • Yang Y, Banahan BF III, Pace PF. Impact of Adherence with Statin Therapy on Hospitalization Risk and Mortality among Patients with Diabetes. ISPOR. May, 2010. Atlanta, GA. (PODIUM)
  • Yang Y, Banahan BF III, Pace PF. Effects of Nonadherence with Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors/Angiotensin Receptor Blockers on Hospitalization and Morality among Patients with Diabetes. ISPOR Annual International Meeting. May, 2010. Atlanta, GA. (PODIUM)
  • Yang Y, Banahan BF III, Pace PF. Gaps in Medicaid Coverage and the Risk for Hospitalization and Mortality among Individuals with Diabetes Enrolled in a Medicaid Program. ISPOR. May, 2010. Atlanta, GA.
  • Yang Y, Banahan BF III, Pace PF. Effects of Statin Therapy on Hospitalization and Mortality in Patients with Diabetes: A Retrospective Cohort Study. ISPOR. May, 2010. Atlanta, GA.

Pharmaceutical Marketing Research Group (PMRG)

Attendees and Special Activities

  • Ben Banahan – Education Subcommittee Meeting on Academic Involvement
  • Tushar Padwal – Education Subcommittee Meeting on Academic Involvement

Presentations

  • Banahan BF III. Market Assessment and Outcomes Studies Using Medicare Part D, A and B Data. Pharmaceutical Marketing Research Group Annual Institute. October, 2010. Boston, MA.

Southern Pharmacy Administration Meeting

Attendees and Special Activities

  • Ben Banahan
  • John Bentley
  • Alicia Bouldin
  • Rahul Khanna
  • Yi Yang – Abstract reviewer
  • Amod Athavale
  • Ram Basak
  • Su Bunniran
  • Leigh Ann Bynum
  • Sai Dharmarajan
  • Krutika Jariwala
  • Namita Joshi
  • Tasneem Lokhandwala
  • Kyle Null
  • Hafiz Oko-Osi
  • Phil Schwab
  • Zainab Shahpurwala
  • Vennela Thumula
  • Sumit Verma

Presentations

  • Athavale A. Antecedents and Consequences of Pharmacy Loyalty. Southern Pharmacy Administration Meeting. June, 2010. Memphis, TN. (PODIUM)
  • Basak RS, McCaffrey DJ. Attitudes of Hospital Pharmacists Toward Indication-based Off-label Prescribing. Southern Pharmacy Administration Meeting. June, 2010. Memphis, TN.
  • Bynum LA. Clinical and Strategic Integration of Hospitals and Physicians. Southern Pharmacy Administration Meeting. June, 2010. Memphis, TN.
  • Joshi N, Bunniran S, Bentley J, West-Sturm D, Ross L. Effect of Medicaid Prescription Caps on Medication Utilization among Patients Enrolled in Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Service. Southern Pharmacy Administration Meeting. June, 2010. Memphis, TN.
  • Joshi N, Bunniran S, Banahan B, Bentley J, West-Strum D, Ross L. Diabetes Knowledge and Its Association with Existing Health Status and Education Status Among Diabetes Patients Enrolled in Diabetes Specific MTM. Southern Pharmacy Administration Meeting. June, 2010. Memphis, TN.
  • McKee JS, Shahpurwala Z, McCaffrey DJ, Bouldin A. Complimentary and Alternative Medicine Attitudes and Practices of Undergraduate Students: An Exploratory Study. Southern Pharmacy Administration Meeting. June, 2010. Memphis, TN.
  • Null K. The Role of Perceived Risk in Consumer Acceptance of Health-Related Technologies. Southern Pharmacy Administration Meeting. June, 2010. Memphis, TN. (PODIUM *first place for podium presentations)
  • Oko-Osi H, Shahpurwala Z, Joshi N, Dharmarajan S. Student Requests of Faculty Members. Southern Pharmacy Administration Meeting. June, 2010. Memphis, TN. (PODIUM)
  • Padwal T, Jariwala K. Consumers’ Satisfaction with their Current Community Pharmacy and Their Likelihood to Switch to a New Pharmacy. Southern Pharmacy Administration Meeting. June, 2010. Memphis, TN. (PODIUM)
  • Shahpurwala Z, Bouldin A. Attitudes and Perceptions of UM Pharmacy Students toward Complimentary and Alternative Medicine. Southern Pharmacy Administration Meeting. June, 2010. Memphis, TN.
  • Shahpurwala Z, Bunniran S, Holmes ER. 2009 Mississippi Pharmacy Compensation Survey: An Examination of the Provision of Fringe Benefits. Southern Pharmacy Administration Meeting. June, 2010. Memphis, TN.
  • Schwab P, Bentley JP, McCaffrey DJ. Research Idea: Customer Tolerance to Service Failures. Southern Pharmacy Administration Meeting. June, 2010. Memphis, TN. (PODIUM second place for podium presentations).

 

Other National Conferences

Presentations

  • Bloodworth LS, Harrell TK, Bouldin AS. Survey of the Early Entry Program’s Influence on Pharmacy Student Development. ACCP Annual Meeting. Anaheim, CA.
  • Gamble A, Amis J, Bentley J, Ford MA, Waddell D, Hallam JS. The Role of Policy and the Built Environment on Children’s In-School Physical Activity in the Mississippi Delta. Active Living Research Annual Meeting. February, 2010. San Diego, CA.
  • McCaffrey D. Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Marketing Efforts: Messages Lost in Skepticism? HCEA Healthcare Convention Marketing Summit. January, 2010. Philadelphia, PA. (INVITED)
  • Schwab P. Tobacco Survey Results/ Cigarette Sales in Pharmacy: Consumer Research and Analysis to Support Merchandising Decisions. American College of Apothecaries Mid-Year Meeting. April, 2010. Memphis, TN. (INVITED)

State and Regional Conferences

Presentations

  • Banahan BF III. The Cost of Poor Medication Adherence in the US Healthcare System. Jackson Area Health Underwriters Association Annual Meeting. February, 2010. Jackson, MS.
  • Banahan BF III. The Cost of Poor Medication Adherence in the US Healthcare System. Mississippi Health Underwriters Association Annual Meeting. March, 2010. Tupelo, MS.
  • Holmes ER. Pharmacy Administration Research at the University of Mississippi. Graduate Seminar, Duquesne University Mylan School of Pharmacy. January, 2010. Pittsburgh, PA. (INVITED)

2009

AcademyHealth

Attendees and Special Activities

  • Yi Yang
  • Vennela Thumula

Presentations

  • Yang Y, Thumula V, Pace P, Banahan B, Wilkin N, Lobb WB.  The Effect of Nonadherence with Oral Hypoglycemics on Potentially Avoidable Hospitalizations among Medicare Part D Enrollees with Diabetes. Academy Health. June, 2009. Chicago, IL. (PODIUM)
  • Yang Y, Thumula V, Pace PF, Banahan III BF, Wilkin NE, Lobb WB. Potentially Avoidable Hospitalizations among Medicare Beneficiaries with Diabetes. Academy Health. June, 2009. Chicago, IL.

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)

Attendees and Special Activities

  • Alicia Bouldin – SAS Section Secretary, Faculty Task Force on Teaching Awards
  • Erin Holmes – Contributed paper reviewer, AACP SAdS Nominations Committee
  • David McCaffrey
  • Donna West-Strum – PQA Representative for AACP
  • Yi Yang
  • Su Bunniran

 
Presentations

  • Harrell TK, Bouldin AS, Robinson RC, Bloodworth LS. Incorporation of Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences Into a New Curriculum. AACP Annual Meeting and Seminars. July, 2009. Boston, MA.
  • Ross LA, Bloodworth LS, McClendon KS, Pitcock JJ, Pitcock MB, Warren ML, Spell TE, Harrell TK, Pittman JR, Theilman GT,
  • Banahan BF, Bentley JP. Community-Based Pharmacy Medication Therapy Management Services Model. 2009 AACP Annual Meeting and Seminars. July, 2009. Boston, MA.
  • West DS, Warholak T, Holdford D. EPIQ Train the Trainer Workshop. AACP Annual Meeting and Seminars. July, 2009. Boston, MA. (INVITED)
  • Yang Y, Thumula V. Underutilization of Thiazide Diuretics among Hypertensive Individuals: Estimates from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS). AACP Annual Meeting and Seminars. July 2009. Boston, MA.

American Pharmacists Association Meeting (APhA)

Attendees and Special Activities

  • Ben Banahan
  • John Bentley – APhA Fellow
  • Erin Holmes – Moderator
  • Donna West-Strum

Presentations

  • Banahan BF, Holmes ER. Evaluating an Implementation Strategy for Synchronizing and Scheduling Maintenance Medications in Community Practice. American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting.  San Antonio, TX. April, 2009. (PRESENTATION AWARD)
  • Bodhani A, West DS, Li C, Pace A, Ounpraseuth S. A Description of Medicare Beneficiaries’ Experience with MTM Services in Community Pharmacies. APhA Annual Meeting. April, 2009. San Antonio, TX.
  • Holmes ER, Bentley JP, Bouldin AS, Garner DD. The Role of Affective Emotional Dissonance on the Emotional Labor Process of Retail Chain Pharmacists. APhA Annual Meeting. April, 2009. San Antonio, TX.
  • HolmesER, Bentley JP, Bouldin AS, Garner DD. The Impact of Emotional Labor on Retail Chain Pharmacists’ Work Life Outcomes. APhA Annual Meeting. April, 2009. San Antonio, TX.
  • King SR, McCaffrey DJ, Bentley JP, Bouldin AS, Hallam JS, and Wilkin NE.  The Influence of Symbols on the Recall of Pharmacy-Generated Prescription Medication Information in a Low-Health Literate Population.  American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting.  San Antonio, TX.  April, 2009. (PODIUM)

International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)

Attendees and Special Activities

  • Ben Banahan – Abstract reviewer
  • Donna West-Strum
  • Yi Yang – Abstract reviewer, Student Chapter Advisor
  • Amod Athavale
  • Krutika Jariwala
  • Tasneem Lokhandwala
  • Clive Mendonca – Student Chapter President
  • Tushar Padwal
  • Vennela Thumula – Student Chapter President-Elect
  • Sumit Verma

Presentations

  • Bodhani A, West D, Li C, Ounpraseuth S, Pace A. Psychometric Assessment of an Instrument to Measure Patient Satisfaction with Medication Therapy Management Services. ISPOR Annual Meeting. May, 2009. Orlando, FL.
  • Mendonca CM, Banahan BF III. Discharge against Medical Advice (DAMA): The Case of Payer Status. ISPOR Annual Meeting. May, 2009. Orlando, FL. (PRESENTATION FINALIST)
  • Mendonca CM, Lobb W, Banahan BF III, Wilkin NE, Pace P. Incidence and Outcomes of Potential Drug-Drug Interactions among Medicare Part D Patients. ISPOR Annual Meeting. May, 2009. Orlando, FL.
  • Thumula V, Yang Y, Pace P, Banahan B, Wilkin N, Lobb WB. Effect of Lipid Lowering Drug Use on Hospitalizations, Emergency Room Visits and Mortality in Medicare Diabetic Population. ISPOR Annual Meeting.  May, 2009. Orlando, FL.  (PODIUM)
  • Thumula V, Yang Y, Pace PF, Banahan III BF, Wilkin NE, Lobb WB. Medication Nonadherence and Potentially Avoidable Hospitalizations among Patients with Diabetes. ISPOR Annual Meeting. May, 2009. Orlando, FL.
  • Yang Y, Thumula V, Pace PF, Banahan III BF, Wilkin NE, Lobb WB. Nonadherence to Oral Hypoglycemics and Potentially Avoidable Hospitalizations: An Examination of the Medicate Part D Patients with Diabetes. ISPOR Annual Meeting. May, 2009. Orlando, FL. (PODIUM)
  • Yang Y, Thumula V, Pace PF, Banahan III BF, Wilkin NE, Lobb WB. Predictors of Utilization of ACE Inhibitors and Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers among Medicare Part D Enrollees with Diabetes. ISPOR Annual Meeting. May, 2009. Orlando, FL (PODIUM)

Pharmaceutical Marketing Research Group (PMRG)

Attendees and Special Activities

  • Ben Banahan

Presentations

  • Banahan BF III. Market Assessment and Outcomes Studies Using Medicare Part D, A and B Data. Pharmaceutical Marketing Research Group Annual Institute. October, 2009. Philadelphia, PA.

Other National Conferences

Presentations

  • Banahan BF, Holmes ER, Devine S. RxSyncTM: An Alternative Practice Model for Community Pharmacies. Mississippi Independent Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting. May, 2009. Biloxi, MS.
  • Banahan BF, Holmes ER, Devine S. RxSyncTM: An Alternative Practice Model for Community Pharmacies. Cardinal Retail Business Conference. July, 2009. Washington, DC. (INVITED)
  • Bloodworth LS, Harrell TK, Bouldin AS. Survey of the Early Entry Program’s Influence on Pharmacy Student Development. American College of Clinical Pharmacy Annual Meeting. October, 2009. Anaheim, CA.
  • Bynum LA, Hayek M, Noviecevic M, Fang T. Integrating Barnard’s and Contemporary Views of Industrial Relations and HRM. Academy of Management Annual Meeting. August, 2009. Chicago, IL
  • Franks A, Warmack S, West D. Cardiometabolic Risk Factor Knowledge of Participants in a Worksite Health Screening. ACCP/ESCP International Congress on Clinical Pharmacy. April, 2009. Orlando, FL.
  • Holmes ER, Grove D. RxSyncTM: An Alternative Practice Model for community Pharmacies. Continuing education seminar. American College of Apothecaries/American College of Veterinary Pharmacists Annual Meeting. September, 2009. Coronado, CA. (INVITED)
  • Holmes ER, West D.  Niche Expansion Marketing.  American College of Apothecaries Annual Meeting. April, 2009. Columbus, OH.
  • McCaffrey DJ, Bunniran S.  Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Marketing Efforts: Messages Lost in Skepticism?  Physicians’ Inherent Skepticism Associated with Marketing Messages Delivered at Medical Conventions, through Office Detailing, and Contained Within Medical Journal Advertisements. Healthcare Convention and Exhibitors Association Annual Meeting. Tampa, FL. June 2009. (INVITED)
  • Padwal T, McCaffrey D, Patel A. An exploratory study to understand factors influencing the selection of graduate pharmaceutical sciences programs. GRASP. June, 2009. Atlanta, GA.
  • West DS. NCPA Digest Presentation. National Community Pharmacy Association Annual Convention. October, 2009. (INVITED)

State and Regional Conferences

Presentations

  • Holmes ER. RxSync Service SM: Helping Pharmacists Take Control of Their Pharmacy Practices. Continuing education seminar. Mississippi Independent Pharmacists Association District Meeting. August, 2009. Oxford, MS. (INVITED)
  • Yang J, Yang Y, Ingene C. Product Line Extension in the Pharmaceutical Industry. 2009 INFORMS Marketing Science Conference. June, 2009. Ann Arbor, MI.

2008

AcademyHealth

Presentations

  • Li C and West DS. Patient Composition and Adoption of Electronic Medical Record Systems: Are physicians who care for a larger proportion of underserved population less likely to adopt EMR systems? Evidence from the 2005 National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey. AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting. June, 2008. Washington DC.

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)

Attendees and Special Activities

  • Donna West-Strum
  • John Bentley
  • Alicia Bouldin – UM Faculty Delegate, SAS Section Secretary
  • Erin Holmes – AACP Council of Faculties Resolutions and Standing Rules Committee
  • David McCaffrey – UM Faculty Alternate Delegate

Presentations

  • Basak RS, McCaffrey DJ III, Wilson MC. The Use of Critical Thinking Assessments in the Prediction of Academic Performance. AACP Annual Meeting. July, 2008. Chicago, IL.
  • Bouldin AS, Wilson MC, Bentley JP. Student Evaluation of a Promgrammatic Effort to Enhance Professionalism Behaviors and Awareness among Students. AACP Annual Meeting. July, 2008. Chicago, IL.
  • Bouldin AS, Harrell TK. Perspectives on the “Practice Experience Abilities Transcript” for Guided Self-Assessment and Preceptor Assessment of Student Development. AACP Annual Meeting. July, 2008. Chicago, IL.
  • Holmes ER. Searching for My First Academic Position – Where Do I Begin? Graduate Student Roundtable Session, AACP Annual Meeting. July, 2008. Chicago, IL.
  • Lawson K, Holmes ER. Searching for My First Academic Position – Where Do I Begin? Roundtable Presentation at the 2008 AACP Annual Meeting. July, 2008. Chicago, IL. (INVITED)
  • McCaffrey DJ III, Wilson MC, Stone AM, Basak RS. The Current State of Pharmacy Admission Interviews. AACP Annual Meeting. July, 2008. Chicago, IL.
  • Sangasubana N, Yang Y, Bentley JP, Thumula V, Mendonca CM. Applying the Health Belief Model to Predict Intention to Comply with Antibiotic Regimen in Young Adults. AACP Annual Meeting. July 2008. Chicago, IL.
  • West D, Warlock T, and Nau D. Advancing the Quality Improvement Movement in Pharmacy through Pharmacy Education. Workshop at AACP Annual Meeting. July, 2008. Chicago, IL.

American Pharmacists Association Meeting (APhA)

Attendees and Special Activities

  • Donna West-Strum – Abstract reviewer
  • John Bentley
  • Alicia Bouldin – Advisor ASP
  • Erin Holmes – Moderator
  • Daid McCaffrey
  • Su Bunniran

Presentations

  • Bouldin AS. Marketing Yourself for a Postgraduate Career. Postgraduate Forum, APhA Annual Meeting. March, 2008. San Diego, CA.
  • West DS, Archer N, Golden WE, and Nilles C. Engaging Pharmacists in a Quality Improvement Project to Improve Medication Use in the Elderly. APhA Annual Meeting. March, 2008. San Diego, CA.

International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)

Attendees and Special Activities

  • Ben Banahan
  • Yi Yang

Presentations

  • Banahan III BF, Wilkin NE, Mendonca C. An Examination Of Low Average Dose As A Quality Measure Of The Need For Anticoagulation Management Among The Elderly. ISPOR Annual Meeting. May, 2008. Toronto, Canada.
  • Banahan III BF, Wilkin NE, Mendonca C. Generic Substitution Of Warfarin Among The Elderly: An Examination Of Hospital And Emergency Room Use. ISPOR Annual Meeting. May, 2008. Toronto, Canada.
  • Pathak P, West DS, Martin BC, Helm M, Henderson C. An Investigation of Evidence-Based Use of Atypical Antipsychotics in Arkansas Medicaid. ISPOR Annual Meeting. May, 2008. Toronto, Canada.
  • Yang Y, Sangasubana N, Bentley JP. Randomized Controlled Trial of Telephone, Email and Text Messaging Reminders on Patient Compliance with Antibiotic Regimen. ISPOR Annual Meeting. May, 2008. Toronto, Canada.

Other National Conferences

Presentations

  • Banahan BF III, Holmes ER, Devine S, Lomenick B.  RxSync™: An Alternative Practice Model for Community Pharmacies.  National Community Pharmacy Association Annual Meeting. October, 2008. Tampa, FL.
  • Holmes ER. Perspectives from a New Faculty Member in Academic Pharmacy. Presented at the 2008 American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Institute. June, 2008. Scottsdale, AZ. (INVITED)
  • Huffman DC, Holmes ER. Specialty Compounding for Improved Patient Care: 2007 National Survey of Compounding Pharmacists. Continuing education seminar presented at the 2008 American College of Apothecaries/American College of Veterinary Pharmacists Annual Meeting. September, 2008. Savannah, GA. (INVITED)
  • Huffman DC, Holmes ER. Dispensing Specialty Pharmaceuticals in the Independent Pharmacy: 2008 Survey of ACA Fellows. Continuing education seminar presented at the 2008 American College of Apothecaries/American College of Veterinary Pharmacists Annual Meeting. September, 2008. Savannah, GA. (INVITED)
  • Lefler L, West DS, Franks A. Barriers to Medication Adherence in Older Women with Coronary Heart Disease. Symposium at Gerontological Society of America Conference. November, 2008. National Harbor, MD.

State and Regional Conferences

Presentations

  • Holmes ER. Emotional Labor as a Source of Stress in the Pharmacy Practice Environment. Continuing education seminar, Maryland Pharmacists Education & Advocacy Council Annual Conference. October, 2008. Baltimore, MD. (INVITED)
  • Holmes ER. Compounding in the Independent Community Pharmacy. continuing education seminar, Mississippi Independent Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting. May, 2008. Philadelphia, MS. (INVITED)
  • West DS. Talent Management: Employee Recruitment and Retention. American College of Apothecaries Annual Meeting. September, 2008. Savanna, GA.
  • West DS. Pharmacy Quality 101: Measuring and Reporting Pharmacy Performance. Arkansas Pharmacists Association. June, 2008. Branson, MO.