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2014 Foundation Grants



Pharmacists...Advancing Patient Care


2014 Grants

The Foundation is currently in the process of receiving the final reports and closing out these grants.  Oral presentations will be presented during the Foundation's Sunnyside Up Breakfast during the PPA Mid-Year Conference.

Amy Haver, PharmD, a PGY2 Geriatric Pharmacy Resident, UPMC St. Margaret, Geriatric Care Center, and her study is entitled - Improving care of older adults: provider and staff perceptions of Pharmacist-led InterVentions on Transitions of Seniors (PIVOTS): A Focus Group for $ 700

Margaret LaBuz, Pharm D, PGY1 Community Pharmacy Resident, Hartzell’s Pharmacy/ Wilkes University, for Patient’s Perspectives on HealthCare Providers (HCPs) Medication Counseling for $1,000

View the report here.

Elizabeth McCartney, PharmD, PGY1 Community Practice Resident with Giant Eagle Pharmacy for her project: Mobile application features sought after by patients of a grocery store chain pharmacy for $1,000

View the full manuscript here.

Lauren Osgood, PharmD Candidate 2015, Duquesne University, For Assessing Knowledge, Barriers, and Attitudes Regarding Pertussis and Pharmacists’ Immunization Services for $1,000

View the full manuscript here.

View tables here.

Gary W. Tedesco, PharmD, Academic and Research Fellow, Duquesne University and Preferred Primary Care Physicians, for “Courage to Quit” Group Tobacco Cessation Class for $1,000


This grant was combined with Michele Hebda's " Evaluation of the impact of pharmacist-run “Courage to Quit” group tobacco cessation classes on abstinence rates in patients prescribed varenicline or bupropion in a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) practice" which can be found in the 2015 Foundation Grant section.



2013 Grants

To read and learn about the 2013 Grants that were awarded and their reports, please click here.



Prior Year Grants

To read and learn about the Grants Awarded in 2010-2012 and their reports, click here.

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