EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. — The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy’s Lisa Lubsch has been appointed to lead the Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group-University initiative.
SIUE’s Lisa Lubsch, clinical associate professor of pharmacy practice in the School of Pharmacy, with a patient.
As part of her role beginning in spring 2015, Lubsch will direct section leaders from 15 areas of expertise in the field of pediatric pharmacy. “I have had the pleasure and honor working my way through the ranks of the Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group, which has been an integral part of my professional development,” stated Lubsch, a clinical associate professor of pharmacy practice. “I am thrilled to be developing the first programs of the PPAG-U and to see my pediatric colleagues become recognized by board certification in our specialty area as they improve the care of children across the country.”
The Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group helps prepare for pediatric board certification through educational opportunities and programming. The newly created PPAG-U will be a central hub for educational courses, conferences, programs and information designed to support the educational goals of pediatric pharmacists.
“It is commendable that Dr. Lubsch has been recognized to head the PPAG-U initiative,” added Gireesh Gupchup, dean of the SIUE School of Pharmacy. “It is an indication that she is recognized nationally as a thought leader in the area of pediatric pharmacy.”