Educating the public about the safe use, safe storage, and safe disposal of opioid medications is a top priority for us. We recognize that pharmacists play a critical role in patient education and that is why we have a scholarship program that supports aspiring pharmacy students at the CU Skaggs and at Regis University pharmacy schools. Studies show that pharmacists are among the most trusted professionals in the United States and we believe they can play a crucial role in helping patients use their drugs safely.
All those who are involved with JPOIAA know that opioid interactions can take lives. We also believe that personal interactions can help save them. Courtney expressed a similar sentiment in her
Courtney’s commitment to personal interactions with patients along with her work to bring Generation Rx Operation to Regis, her role in leading Naloxone training for students and her leadership role in multiple pharmacy associations all contributed to her selection as this year’s JPOIAA Regis scholarship recipient.
CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy
JPOIAA recognizes that pharmacists are often the last voice between patients and their medications, therefore they play a critical role in helping patients use their drugs safely. Renee’s understanding of the
importance of the pharmacist’s role was evident in her
Renee has also counseled patients on how to use Naloxone, the opioid overdose reversal drug, and she has been an active member of the American Pharmaceutical Association. Those activities along with her outstanding GPA contributed to her selection as this year’s scholarship recipient.