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Calling All Pharmacists: Palliative Care Specialists and Champions Needed

Broadcast Date: September 20, 2022


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This podcast will explore palliative care as a specialty and why and how all pharmacists should incorporate palliative care principles into their practice.


Maria FoyMaria Foy, PharmD, BCPS, CPE is a clinical pharmacy specialist in Palliative Care at Jefferson Abington Hospital Jefferson Health. Maria graduated from Temple University with a BS in Pharmacy and received a non-traditional PharmD from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. In 2013, Maria earned her board certification in pharmacotherapy (BCPS). Maria has lectured on pain management, symptom management, chronic pain and substance use disorder topics nationally and locally.

Traci WhiteTraci White, PharmD, PhC, BCGP received her PharmD degree from the UNM College of Pharmacy and completed a PGY-1 residency at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle, WA. She is a board-certified geriatric pharmacist and completed the ASHP Foundation Pain and Palliative Care Traineeship in 2013. She currently works as an oncology and palliative care clinical pharmacy specialist at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces, NM and is an assistant professor for the UNM College of Pharmacy.

Kashelle LockmanKashelle Lockman, PharmD, MA, is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, a 2019 Cambia Health Foundation Sojourns Scholar, and a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Palliative Care at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. She is the co-director of the University of Iowa Certificate in Palliative Care and the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy Teaching and Learning Curriculum for residents and fellows.

The information presented during the podcast reflects solely the opinions of the presenter. The information and materials are not, and are not intended as, a comprehensive source of drug information on this topic. The contents of the podcast have not been reviewed by ASHP, and should neither be interpreted as the official policies of ASHP, nor an endorsement of any product(s), nor should they be considered as a substitute for the professional judgment of the pharmacist or physician.