Pitt School of Pharmacy: In the Community

Patient Population
Uninsured individuals and those who lack prescription insurance of all races and ethnicities.
Timeframe
Continuous
Location
Birmingham Free Clinic,
Womens’ Center and Shelter,
Salvation Army North Side,
Pleasant Valley,
Bethlehem Haven,
North Side Christian Health Center
Underserved Programs - The Lamsam Pharmacy Program

Identify and resolve drug-related problems, provide drug  information, make recommendations for cost-effective therapy, dispense medications, provide patient education regarding appropriate drug use and possible side effects, monitor therapeutic outcomes, and serve as on-site preceptors for pharmacy students on clinical rotations at the clinic sites. Patient Medication Assistance Programs (PMAPs) are identified depending on patient eligibility.

Services

Access to Medications through Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Patient Assistance Programs (PMAPS).

Student/Resident Participation

Second, third and fourth year pharmacy students.  Pharmacy Practice and Primary Care residents.

Calendar of Events

Clinics take place at the various sites listed above in Pittsburgh.

Links

Volunteers in Health Care website

Contact:

Sharon Connor, PharmD
E-mail: sconnor@pitt.edu

Mary Herbert, MS, MPH
Clinical Coordinator, Program for Health Care to  Underserved