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Just the Facts: Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

Causing undue harm to any patient goes against the code of every health care worker. While we often have to weigh the risks vs. benefits of different procedures and medications, we are also responsible for making sure we have the most up-to-date information for our patients.  It is our professional duty to uphold the standards of care based on scientific evidence and reason. On April 13, 2021, the CDC and FDA recommended a pause in the use of Johnson’s & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine (J&J Vaccine). Read the Article

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COVID-19 Emergency Medication Service for Homeless Patients

Submitted By:  Monika N. Daftary, Pharm.D., BCPS Jul 06, 2020 Capitol City Pharmacy Medical Reserve Corps (CCPMRC), based at Howard University College of Pharmacy, partnered with the Washington, DC, Department of Human Services and Unity Healthcare to establish an emergency medication management service for the homeless. Read the Article

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Howard University College of Pharmacy Wins ‘Rookie Award’ for National Medication Adherence Challenge

WASHINGTON (July 23, 2020) - Howard University College of Pharmacy has been nationally recognized with the Rookie Award from the National Consumers League (NCL) for its participation in their annual nation-wide “Script Your Future” competition on medication adherence. The competition is designed to engage health profession students and faculty across the nation by encouraging teams to develop creative initiatives to raise public awareness about the importance of medication adherence. Read the Article