The Marathon Year for Me Is Over

And what a year it has been. I have been so honored and humbled over the past year to serve as the President of this great organization. I want to send my true thanks to Scott Meyers, who has helped guide my year, and all of the staff at ICHP, the Exec... Read More

Mid-level Practitioners may now be licensed to prescribe C-IIs

The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation announced today that Physician Assistants and Advance Practice Nurses may now be licensed by the DEA to prescribe up to five oral C-II medications if working collaboratively with an Illin... Read More

PAC Auction with a Twist 'Bidding' Now Open!

Check out all the great items to 'bid' on here. Tickets are now on sale online through August 24, 2010. After August 24th, tickets will be available only at the Annual Meeting.Can’t make it to the ICHP Annual Meeting?  You are in luck! You n... Read More

Healthcare Reform: The Ultramarathon

The road to implementing a transformation in health care will be extremely long and difficult. We will encounter numerous ups and downs, sharp curves, and turbulent times before it is all said and done. While I can’t predict how our ‘health... Read More

Pharmacy Education: Who's in Charge?

This month’s column may cause a bit of controversy, but most of us have been thinking it so I might as well say it. The pharmacy profession oversees its own educational process. Pharmacy leaders guide ACPE for both the professional degree program... Read More

ICHP Welcomes Pharmacy Delegation from the Republic of Kenya

ICHP staff welcomed a delegation from the Pharmacy and Poisons Board for the Republic of Kenya this past February 24 at the Loves Park headquarters as part of a Kenyan research and fact finding trip to the United States. The delegation included Dr. Ron... Read More

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

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