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Board of Directors Profile: Jennifer Ellison, Regional Director Central and President of West Central Society

Where did you go to pharmacy school? And why?I attended Drake University in Des Moines, IA. I looked at the University of Iowa and Purdue as well, but I decided on Drake because I felt more at home there. I think the reason for this is that it is quite... Read More

2010 Keynote Address - SIUE Pinning Ceremony

Good morning everyone. Thank you so much for the opportunity to be part of the 2010 SIUE pinning ceremony. I always welcome an opportunity to come back to downstate Illinois where I spent three very enjoyable years working and developing long-lasting p... Read More

PTCB Gets a Big Win!

The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board, Inc. began testing pharmacy technicians in 1995 and has certified more than 365,000 technicians nationwide since then! However, success breeds imitators, and there is another nationally accredited certificat... Read More

Texas State Board of Pharmacy Awards PTCB with Contract as Pharmacy Technician Certification Provider

The Texas State Board of Pharmacy (TSBP) has awarded the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) with the Pharmacy Technician Certification Provider contract in Texas.  PTCB has actively certified pharmacy technicians in Texas since 1995 an... Read More

Save the Date!

The ICHP Annual Meeting is early this year!  Mark your calendars for August 26-28th.  We will be back at Drury Lane Conference Center in Oakbrook Terrace.  We’ll have three full days of educational programs, networking opportunitie... Read More

Mid-level Practitioner Controlled Substance Prescribing Information

Mid-level Practitioner Controlled Substance Prescribing Information The Illinois Department of Humans Services in conjunction with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has issued a directive regarding Mid-level practitioner (PA's and APN's) prescriptive authority for C-II medications. It is ... Read More

Board of Directors Profile: Jacob Gettig, KeePosted Editor

Board of Directors ProfileJacob Gettig, PharmD, MPH, BCPSEditor, KeePostedWhere did you go to pharmacy school?Purdue University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Trace your professional history since graduation: where have you trained / w... Read More

Step Up and Step Outside Your World

On January 12th a monstrous earthquake hit just outside Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Before the earthquake struck, Haiti was the poorest country in the Western hemisphere and now has been shaken back another 30-40 years. People from all over the world have s... Read More

The Race to Expand Residency Programs

As I compose the President’s Message for the April KeePosted, we are completing our interviews for residency positions at Froedtert. For the upcoming 2010-2011 year, our program has once again expanded and will accept 10 residents (7 PGY1 residen... Read More

A Race to Change - Focus on Medication Safety

Having recently returned from the 2009 ASHP Midyear meeting, I find myself more focused on the importance of medication safety than ever before. I had the opportunity to attend the Opening Session given by charismatic actor Dennis Quaid (yes, the actor... Read More

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