Category Archives: Pharmacists

Protect Yourself this Flu Season: Learn More About the Vaccine

What You Need to Know about the 2014-2015 Flu Season Prepared by: Mary Kovacevic, PharmD Candidate, Class of 2015 University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy Reviewed by: Marissa Salvo, PharmD, BCACP Assistant Clinical Professor University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy … Continue reading

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CHC Project ECHO Kickoff

Amidst all the fanfare about CHC kicking off Project ECHO® in Connecticut and the discussions about innovative use of telemedicine to improve health outcomes, it could be easy to lose focus on what truly matters, the patient. Yet CHC is … Continue reading

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November is Diabetes Awareness Month

A guest blog post by Dr. Stefanie Nigro who is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of CT School of Pharmacy. A few weeks ago, I was visiting my family in NY and ran into my old friend Kerri. … Continue reading

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Recognizing Pharmacists and Their Role in Patient Care

The following is a guest post from Marissa Salvo, Pharm.D. Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy Clinical Pharmacist, Community Health Center, Inc. Meriden What does the slogan “Know Your MEDICINE, Know Your PHARMACIST” mean to you? Chances … Continue reading

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To fast or not to fast? How to manage diabetes during Ramadan

Recently, a bunch of us got into a discussion of how patients with diabetes should approach fasting during Ramadan. Dr. Stefanie Nigro who is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of CT School of Pharmacy wrote the following blog … Continue reading

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Cause for Concern: “Bath Salts” as a New Drug of Abuse

The following is a guest post from Marissa Salvo, Pharm.D. Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy Clinical Pharmacist, Community Health Center, Inc. Meriden Recently, I had my oil changed at the local auto shop. While there, one … Continue reading

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Pill Counter, or Medical Sleuth

Last Thursday during a weekly TweetChat about community health centers the topic of drug resistant bacteria came up which led to some interesting comments about pharmacists at community health centers.  I mentioned that we have some pharmacists and pharmacy students … Continue reading

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