Free seminar relays role of pharmacists

Mrs. Sharp
May 27, 2008

The ECSU Drug Information Center presents, "The Role of Your Pharmacist on Your Healthcare Team" from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on June 19. The seminar is open to the public and will be conducted at 101 East Ehringhaus Street, Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Free morning refreshments will be provided. Registration is required so call the 24 hour appointment line, 252-335-8745. Space is limited. The ECSU Drug Information Center conducts free monthly seminars which will cover every aspect of wellness and personal health. Faculty, staff, students and other university community members are always welcome! This seminar will be presented by Dr. Amica Yon, Assistant Professor Clinical Pharmacy and the Lead Pharmacist at the ECSU Drug Information Center. Yon is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and holds a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Currently she is pursuing a PhD in Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research. She has extensive training in pharmaceutical care services, collaboration with other health care professionals in specialized fields, and expertise in facilitating free public service initiatives that make a difference. Elizabeth City State University's Drug Information Center is a resource center which provides information about prescription and non-prescription medications including vitamins, minerals, dietary supplements and alternative therapies used to treat different disease states. The Center provides free drug information to healthcare professionals and the general public to optimize patient care. In addition, the DIC has a strong academic component designed to enable students to gain experience in provision of drug information to enable utilization of drug information skills and resources. The Center is made possible by generous funding from the North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation. It is also sponsored by the ECSU Foundation and the UNC-Chapel Hill/ECSU Pharmacy Partnership Program. NOTE: If you have a question for a DIC pharmacist you may submit a request online: http://www.ecsu.edu/druginfocenter/documents/onlinerequestform.pdf