Meaney receives AACP New Investigator Award

By Kara Sweet

Published January 31, 2018

Calvin Meaney, PharmD ’11, clinical assistant professor of pharmacy practice, has received a 2018 New Investigator Award from the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.

The award is in support of Meaney’s research project titled, “Personalized Erythropoiesis in Hemodialysis Patients: The Novel PREDHICT Tool.”

The New Investigator Award, sponsored by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), provides research start-up funding for the independent research programs of early-career pharmacy faculty. Each award winner will receive a grant of up to $10,000 and an additional $1,000 from AACP for required travel to present their research findings at the 2019 AACP Annual Meeting at the Hyatt Regency Chicago in Chicago, Illinois, July 13-17, 2019.

The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) is a national organization representing pharmacy education in the United States. The mission of AACP is to lead and partner with its members in advancing pharmacy education, research, scholarship, practice and service to improve societal health.

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 is the No. 1 ranked school of pharmacy in New York State and No. 22 in the United States by U.S. News & World Report.