Episode 13 – Script Your Future Campaign

logoBeing non-adherent to medications is a major topic of concern across the nation. We have put together a special two part series to go over all you need to know when it comes to taking your medications from the care and service of a local pharmacy school, McWhorter School of Pharmacy at Samford University, to the mission and goals of a local community pharmacy.

imagesThis week, we have Michelle Leatherwood and Angela Marsella, 3rd Year Pharmacy Students at the McWhorter School of Pharmacy and part of the Script Your Future Campaign for Birmingham, discuss the reason for Script Your Future and the importance of medication adherence!

B-Metro-Pharmacy-September-2011-Photos-by-Lindsey-Griffin-Photography©-0021Next week, we will bring back Dr. Patrick Devereux, chief pharmacist and vice president of FMS Pharmacy in Bessemer, who will also discusses the role of Script Your Future and how he is implementing new innovative ways at his pharmacy to help patients stay on top of their meds!

Listen now below to Tuesday’s new Healthy Dose® episode which aired on 2-23-16 at 5pm on WVSU FM91.1 Birmingham!

Episode 12-Sterile Compounding and USP Standards

image_5b648b2706a2accf7e48486123cf3f98Cam Sabo, a registered pharmacist who worked for over 30 years at a university hospital, and an adjunct professor at the McWhorter School of Pharmacy teaching sterile products, discusses the process, regulation and definition of sterile compounding, how it differs from non-sterile compounding along with sharing the United States Pharmacopoeia (USP)  standards of care.

Breaking News:

USP 800 to be implemented by 2018 in all pharmacies who compound!USP

Listen now below to Tuesday’s new Healthy Dose® episode which aired on 2-16-16 at 5pm on WVSU FM91.1 Birmingham!

Episode 11 – UTI Treatment

o-ANTIBIOTICS-UTI-facebookDr. Jeff Kyle, an associate professor at the McWhorter School of Pharmacy and clinical pharmacist at Shelby Baptist Medical Center, is back for another week to discuss the treatments associated with UTI and the common side effects that go along with them.

Listen now below to Tuesday’s new Healthy Dose® episode which aired on 2-2-16 at 5pm on WVSU FM91.1 Birmingham!Kyle-Jeffrey