Joyce Generali is the recipient of the inaugural “Distinguished Drug Information Practitioner Award” by the ACCP Drug Information PRN
Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Joyce Generali, Director of Synthesized Drug Content, Clinical Solutions, Clinical Drug Information, is the recipient of the inaugural “Distinguished Drug Information Practitioner Award” by the ACCP Drug Information PRN at a recent meeting of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. The “Distinguished Drug Information Practitioner Award” was established to recognize deserving individuals who have worked diligently to promote the practice of Drug Information.
“We are incredibly fortunate to have someone of Joyce’s stature on our content team,” commented David Del Toro, Vice President and General Manager, Clinical Drug Information at Wolters Kluwer Health. “As an expert in drug information, medical writing and medication safety, Joyce is instrumental in providing valuable insight into the content development of the clinical drug information solutions offered by Wolters Kluwer Health.”
Prior to joining Wolters Kluwer Health, Joyce served as the Director of the Drug Information Center and Drug Information Residency Program at Kansas University Hospital and faculty member since 1990; she was recognized with Professor Emeritus status by the University Department of Pharmacy Practice in the School of Pharmacy. Joyce received her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the University of Connecticut, School of Pharmacy, in 1979. She went on to complete two ASHP accredited residencies and her Master of Science in Hospital Pharmacy at the University of Kansas, School of Pharmacy, in 1984.
ACCP Practice and Research Networks (PRNs) represent focused interest groups of ACCP members, providing a means for clinical pharmacists with common practice and research interests to gather for professional interactions, networking, and continuing education. PRNs interact continuously via electronic listserv messages and exchange timely information to improve practice and patient care. The Drug Information PRN is a forum for addressing practice and academic issues related to drug information.
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