School Of Pharmacy Educational Program Receives NACDS Grant

Duquesne University Mylan School of Pharmacy Dean J. Douglas Bricker receiving a $20,000 grant from the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) in Florida.The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) awarded one of six $20,000 grants to the Duquesne University School of Pharmacy for a collaborative project with the Allegheny County Department of Health.

The program aims to prevent opioid-related overdose deaths, improve access to naloxone, utilize clinical and student pharmacists to develop educational programs for the public, and promote community outreach.

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