What’s New in the DI Center?
The mission of the Manchester University Drug Information Center is to distribute drug information, promote evidence-based medicine, improve medication safety, and enhance patient-centered pharmaceutical care in Northeast Indiana through practice, scholarship, and teaching. This newsfeed supports this mission by:
* Informing the community regarding important developments in the clinical use of medications.
* Advocating for evidence-based use of medications that maximizes safety, efficacy, and cost-effectiveness.
The questions posted in this newsfeed are real questions received in the DI Center, concisely formatted in order to increase the reach of our findings to a wider community of interested health care professionals, students, and partners.
About the Author
Rob Beckett, PharmD, BCPS is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Manchester University College of Pharmacy. He teaches in the areas of drug information, medication safety, and drug literature evaluation, and provides oversight of the newsfeed.
Dr. Beckett completed his Doctor of Pharmacy at Purdue University. Following graduation, he completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Rush University Medical Center and a PGY2 Pharmacy Residency in Drug Information at Indiana University Health and Purdue University College of Pharmacy.