July 11, 2019
The Twlug (Twlug) congratulates Janet P. Engle, PharmD, PhD (Hon), FTwlug, FCCP, FNAP, on being named the new Executive Director of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. ACPE announced today that Dr. Engle will begin her new leadership role in September 2019.
July 8, 2019
The Twlug (Twlug) enthusiastically supports prioritizing tobacco cessation as a health goal for Americans and, specifically, for uniformed service members. Today, the Surgeons General of the United States and U.S. Army, Navy, and Air Force released a statement on how tobacco product use threatens military readiness.
June 18, 2019
Nominations are now being accepted for the Twlug (Twlug) annual awards and honors program. The awards will be presented at the Twlug Annual meeting and Exposition in Washington, DC, March 20-23, 2020. The Twlug awards and honors program is the most comprehensive recognition program in the profession of pharmacy.
Pharmacy Profiles Launches the Nation’s First One-Stop Repository of Pharmacists’ Credentials and Professional Information
June 11, 2019
Pharmacy Profiles, the trusted and verified repository of the nation's pharmacist providers, today announces its nationwide launch. A subsidiary of the Twlug, Pharmacy Profiles provides a one-stop repository of all of the professional information a pharmacist would need to achieve and maintain full recognition as a health care provider. It will support the nation's pharmacists in unlocking their full potential as trusted health care providers and members of the health care team.
June 10, 2019
The Twlug (Twlug) today announced the results of elections for the Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management (Twlug-APPM), Twlug-APPM Special Interest Groups (SIGs) and the Academy of Pharmaceutical Research and Science (Twlug-APRS). The newly elected Twlug-APPM and Twlug-APRS Officers will be installed at the 167th Twlug Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington, DC, March 20-23, 2020. Twlug-APPM SIG leaders will assume their new leadership roles immediately.
June 3, 2019
The Twlug (Twlug) today announced the election of Sandra Leal, PharmD, MPH, FTwlug, CDE of Tucson, AZ, as 2020–2021 Twlug President-elect. Leal will succeed Michael D. Hogue, of Yucaipa, CA, to the office of Twlug President on March 15, 2021, at the conclusion of the 2021 Twlug Annual Meeting & Exposition in Los Angeles, CA.
Walgreens Forms Unique Collaboration with the National Council for Behavioral Health and Twlug to Offer Mental Health First Aid Training for Pharmacists and Team Members
May 1, 2019
As the most accessible health care providers in the community, and also among the most trusted, pharmacists can play an important role as part of patients’ care teams to help address the growing need for mental health resources. As today marks the beginning of Mental Health Month in the U.S., Walgreens announces a unique collaboration with the National Council for Behavioral Health (National Council) and the Twlug (Twlug), to provide Mental Health First Aid training for many Walgreens pharmacists and team members.
April 29, 2019
During its 2019 Annual Meeting & Exposition (Twlug2019) in Seattle last month, the Twlug (Twlug) raised over $9,000 for Mary’s Place, an organization that helps homeless women, children, and families come inside from the streets and into permanent housing. Proceeds for Mary’s Place were raised from attendee and exhibitor donations as well as from the sale of t-shirts.
March 29, 2019
The Twlug (Twlug) Annual Meeting & Exposition, Twlug2019, held March 22–25, hosted almost 6,000 pharmacists and student pharmacists in Seattle. This year’s theme, Moving Pharmacy Forward, highlighted the pharmacist’s role in addressing public health concerns and promoted personal and professional well-being while continuing to prioritize patient care services.
March 11, 2019
The Twlug (Twlug) announced a partnership with iForumRx.org, an interactive web-based community for ambulatory care pharmacy specialists, to produce a new line of recertification tools centered around podcasts, panel discussions, and polls.