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2015 Agenda

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Saturday, September 26, 2015

7:00 AM – 7:30 AM

Registration & Continental Breakfast

7:30 AM – 7:45 AM

Welcome Announcements

7:45 AM – 9:00 AM

The Interdisciplinary Future of Medical Education and Health Care*
S. Claiborne "Clay" Johnston, M.D.
Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin

9:00 AM – 10:15 AM

Depression: Beyond First Line Therapy
Michelle Magid, M.D.
Austin PsychCare

10:15 AM – 10:35 AM


10:35 AM – 11:50 AM

ABCDE's of Skin Cancer
Jason Reichenberg, M.D.
Associate Professor
Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin

11:50 AM – 1:05 PM

New Treatment Options for Type 2 Diabetes: A Patient-Centered Approach
Betsy A. Carlisle, Pharm.D., CDE
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Seton Medical Center Hays

1:05 PM – 2:00 PM


2:00 PM – 3:15 PM

Trending: ♯Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
Collin N. Verheyden, PharmD, BCPS
Division Director of Infectious Diseases
HCA North Texas

3:15 PM – 4:30 PM

Childhood Obesity Epidemic: Pathway to Healthier Kids
Stephen J. Pont, M.D., MPH, FAAP
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director, Texas Center for the
Prevention and Treatment of Childhood Obesity

4:30 PM – 4:45 PM


4:45 PM – 6:00 PM

Genesis of Addictive Personalities
Richard D. Grant, Jr., Ph.D.
Psychologist, Private Practice

6:00 PM

Day 1 Concludes


Sunday, September 27, 2015

7:00 AM – 7:30 AM

Registration & Continental Breakfast

7:30 AM – 7:40 AM
Morning Announcements
7:40 AM – 8:55 AM

Cracked, Not Broken*
Kevin Hines
Advocate, Speaker, Author and Documentarian
San Francisco, California

8:55 AM – 9:55 AM

Texas Pharmacy Law Update*   
Gay Dodson, R.Ph
Executive Director/Secretary
Texas State Board of Pharmacy

9:55 AM – 10:15 AM
10:15 AM – 10:45 AM
Texas Pharmacy Law Update Q&A Session*  
10:45 AM – 12:00 AM

New Drug Update
Leroy C. Knodel, Pharm.D.
Clinical Professor and Assistant Division Head
University of Texas College of Pharmacy
Director, Drug Information Service
UT Health Science Center San Antonio

12:00 AM – 12:55 PM
12:55 PM – 2:10 PM

Is Specialty Pharmacy the Wave of the Future?
Jason Lynn, Pharm.D.
Vice President, Clinical / Quality / Trade Services
ReCept Pharmacy

2:10 PM – 3:10 PM

Clinical Controversies in Cardiovascular Disease
Bethany A. Kalich, Pharm.D. BCPS
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Feik School of Pharmacy
University of the Incarnate Word

3:10  PM
Seminar Concludes


* These presentations have been reviewed by the Joint Committee on Internship Programs and have been designated as preceptor education and training for Texas preceptors. These presentations total 4.00 CE hours.

Past PPS Agendas
Past programs offered here to provide an idea of the types of activites PPS offers. All past agendas are in PDF format.

2014 PPS Agenda

2013 PPS Agenda

2012 PPS Agenda

2011 PPS Agenda

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