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MEPSHP's Last Meeting of 2017

Wednesday, May 31, 2017  
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The Mideastern chapter of PSHP had their final meeting of the year on May 18, 2017 at Blue Grillehouse in Bethlehem, PA.  As previous end of the year meetings, PGY-1 residents from Lehigh Valley Health Network and St. Lukes Health Network presented their research projects to members.  This year’s presentations included:

  • Determination of secondary encounter rates for urinary tract infections in patients treated with cephalexin 
    • Presented by: Aubrey Goertel, PharmD, PGY1 Pharmacy Resident- Lehigh Valley Health Network
  • Time to first antibiotic administration in adult oncology patients presenting to the emergency department and infusion centers
    • Presented by: Breana Goscicki, PharmD, PGY1 Pharmacy Resident- Lehigh Valley Health Network
  • Cost implications with utilizing a five-percent versus ten-percent dose rounding policy for biologic antineoplastic agents
    • Presented by: Jessah Villamor, PharmD, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Resident –St Luke’s University Health Network
  • Glycemic control after transitioning from standard concentration insulin to concentrated insulin in patients with uncontrolled diabetes: a longitudinal case series
    • Presented by: Shari N. Williams, PharmD, PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Resident –St Luke’s University Health Network

We wish all the best to our residents as they continue on their pharmacy careers!

MEPSHP will continue regular meetings in September, so please keep an eye on your email for updates.  There may also be some social gatherings this summer that will be announced by chapter president, Jeneane Acker so watch for that information as well.   

Thank you to all our members for another great year!  And please remember to check out to see all the benefits membership has to offer!



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