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2018 Mid-Year Meeting
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2/18/2018 to 2/20/2018
When: Sunday, February 18, 2018
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Where: Doubletree by Hilton Hotel
210 Holiday Court
Annapolis, Maryland  21401
United States
Contact: Shawn Collins

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2018 MPhA Mid-Year Meeting - Sunday, February 18, 2018  
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Annapolis


Join your Maryland Pharmacy Community Colleagues!

Whether you are a pharmacist, pharmacy technician or student pharmacist this year's meeting will provide you with invaluable professional experience.  MPhA invites you to join us for a day of live continuing education, networking and awards.


Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Annapolis

210 Holiday Court
Annapolis, MD 21401
Room Rate: $119.00 per night
Cut-off Date: January 31, 2018 
Call Wendy Rhule at 410-897-0020 to make your reservation!

Registration Deadline is February 15th.

Only members in good standing of MPhA are eligible for the member registration price. Members, please make sure you log-in first.

MPhA Member Pharmacist:                                   $179
MPhA Member Student/Pharmacy Technician:         $ 99
Non-Member Pharmacist:                                     $229
Non-Member Student/Pharmacy Technician:          $149



To cancel your registration and receive a refund, a written request must be received by February 15, 2018.  Cancellation requests received by this date will be refunded less a $30 processing fee.  Please allow 4-6 weeks for processing.  All requests received after February 15th will mandate a 100% forfeiture of monies paid.


AGENDA: (Session presentations are available in red!)

7:30 am - 8:30 am

Registration/Continental Breakfast/Exhibits

8:30 am - 8:45 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

8:45 am - 9:45 am

Role of Pharmacists in Medication Adherence for Psychiatric Patients

Speaker: Mamta Parikh, PharmD, Note Dame of Maryland University School of Pharmacy

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Pharmacists Role in the Opioid Epidemic/Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

Speaker: Richard DeBenedetto, PharmD, MS, University of Maryland Eastern Shore


10:45 am - 11:15 am

Break – Visit Exhibits

11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Tech Check Tech: Challenges and Opportunities

Speakers: Kristopher Rusinko, PharmD, MBA, M.Ed, Maryland Society of Health-System Pharmacy (MSHP) & Kayla McFeely,PharmD, NACDS & Cynthia J. Boyle, PharmD, FAPhA


12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Lunch/House of Delegates/Exhibits

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Contraceptive Prescribing Panel

 Speakers: Deena Speights-Napata, Executive Director, Maryland Board of Pharmacy &
Amy Ives, PharmD, BCPS University of Maryland School of Pharmacy



2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Career Corner: Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) Certifications

 Speaker: Sam Johnson, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, Associate Executive Director

 Board of Pharmacy Specialties



Career Corner: Pharmaceutical Calculations for Technicians

 Speaker: Ashlee Mattingly, PharmDAbilities Lab Pharmacist and PharmTechX Coordinator,  
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy

3:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Break – Visit Exhibits

3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

Payment for Pharmacists Services: What We Can Learn from Other States & A Maryland Legislative Update

Speakers: Krystalyn Weaver, PharmD, NASPA & Aliyah N. Horton, CAE, MPhA (pending update)



4:45 pm - 5:45 pm

Patient Counseling When Medicinal Cannabis is Involved

Speakers: Sajal Roy, PharmD, Factor One Source FAST Pharmacy & Krissy Bernazani, RPh, Freestate Wellness


5:45 pm – 6:00 pm

Closing Remarks

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm















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