UB Pharmacy Alumni Association to Host Reunion Conference

By Mara McGinnis

Release Date: April 28, 1998 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy Alumni Association will offer a three-part conference on May 1 and May 2 as part of its 1998 Spring Reunion Weekend Program.

The session on May 1, titled "The Pharmacist's Role in Weight-Loss Management," will run from 6:30-8 p.m. in the Buffalo/Niagara Marriott, 1340 Millersport Highway, Amherst. It will be followed by a Spring Reunion Kick-Off Party. The registration fee for this session is $30, which will cover handout materials, continuing-education credit and party refreshments.

Knoll Pharmaceuticals will sponsor this segment, which will be presented by John D. Fernstrom, Ph.D., of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

The two-part program on May 2 will begin with registration and continental breakfast at 8:45 a.m. in 121 Cooke Hall on the UB North (Amherst) Campus. The first session, "Altering the Clinical Course of Heart Failure: Advances in Treatment Options," will be held from 9:30-10:30 a.m. "An Update on the Management of Chronic Pain Syndromes" will be held from 10:45-11:45 a.m. The registration fee of $39 will cover handout materials, continuing-education credit and the continental breakfast.

The two sessions on May 2 will be presented by James R. Carr, senior regional medical associate of SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals.

For more information, call the UB School of Pharmacy Office of Continuing Education at (716) 645-2828, ext. 247.