Dr. James Scott, Associate Dean for Experiential Education and Professional Affairs announced the winners of the various awards at the awards ceremony following the poster session.
1st Place: Mahsa Haghgooyan, Risk factors of post-transplant thrombocytopenia and association with genetic polymorphisms of platelet derived growth factor (PDGF) genes
2nd Place: Jimmy Qiu, An Evaluation of Medication Synchronization and Its Effect on Medication Adherence
3rd Place: Lena Haday, Patient Outcomes associated with Risk Factors with Clostridium Difficile Diarrhea in Hospitalized Adult Patients
Other finalists: Haig Haig & Gurpreet, Predictors of Stroke Severity with a National Institute of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) at 30-day, 90-day and 180-day mortality and Readmission Rates in a VA Loma Linda Medical Center (VALLMC) and Sharon Deng, Assessing and Addressing Medication Adherence Challenges Utilizing "Modified Drug Adherence Work-up (M-DRAW) tool" in a Primary Care Clinic Setting at VA Loma Linda
1st Place: Lorena Vieira-Vest/Jonathan Meas, Analyzing Medication Nonadherence and Its Predictors through CVS Health's "My Patient Care Adherence Outreach Program" in the Community Pharmacy Setting
2nd Place: Avital Kashanian, CBD Awareness among CA Pharmacists
3rd Place: Holly Nguyen, Increasing the rate of immunization in outpatient pharmacy through MTM session focused recommendation: a prospective observational study
Other Finalists: Serly Simonian, Adverse Drug Reactions Experienced by Patients over the age of 65, Taking Medication Identified to be Harmful to the Elderly According to the 2015 American Geriatric Society's Beers Criteria, and Hoang-yen Tu, Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy among HIV infected patients at a nonprofit clinic in Oakland
Community Independent Ownership business plans:
Most Unique/Innovative: 1st Place, Diana Jeon; 2nd Place, Amirali Sepehrdad
Best Business Plan: 1st Place, Katherine Norris; 2nd Place, Aninder Singh
Best Overall: 1st Place, Katherine Norris; 2nd Place, Daniel Tieu
Please congratulate each of the winners when you see them again.