SPPS students participating in National Falls Prevention Day

Published August 3, 2017

Students from the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences will be taking part in medication therapy management (MTM) clinics set up by the Erie County Falls Prevention Coalition as part of a Falls Prevention Seminar Series. 

Infographic on Falls Prevention

The first seminar will take place on Friday, Sept. 22, at Schiller Park Senior Center from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. The event is part of the 10th annual National Council on Aging (NCOA) Falls Prevention Day.

The purpose of the Erie County Falls Prevention Coalition is to work together to prevent falls among the Western New York (WNY) senior population.

The coalition is made up of representatives from the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Erie County Medical Center, the Matter of Balance program, Touching Hearts at Home, Erie County Senior Services, Catholic Health System, the Wellness Institute, BlueCross BlueShield of WNY, Independent Health, Kaleida Health, and Elder Care of WNY.

For over 130 years, the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences has continually been a leader in the education of pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists, renowned for innovation in clinical practice and research. The school is accredited by the American Council of Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE) and ranked as one of the top 25 schools of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences in the United States.