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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
Claiborne "Clay" Johnston, M.D.
Dell Medical School at UT 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.
University of Texas Physicians

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 Pharmacy,
HCA North Texas Division

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
Motivational Speaker
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 Services and Trade
ReCept Pharmacy

2:10 PM – 3:10 PM

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

3:10  PM
Seminar Concludes


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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