USC Mann Faculty, Staff to Present at AACP Pharmacy Education 2023

Faculty will present research and join panel discussions at Pharmacy Education 2023.

At Pharmacy Education 2023, the annual meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), to be held July 22 – 25, USC Mann faculty and staff will lead numerous presentations and present research.

  • Dima Qato, PharmD, MPH, PhD, Hygeia Centennial Chair, associate professor and 2018-2020 National Academy of Medicine (NAM) Fellow, will join the 2023 Volwiler and Dawson award winners and the current and past National Academy of Medicine (NAM) Fellows in Pharmacy for a discussion of pharmacy research, health science and policy in the U.S. Monday, July 24, 9:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
  • Lisa Goldstone, MS, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP, “Watch Your Language! Principles of Inclusive Communication to Promote Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Anti-racism, and Well-Being.” Sunday, July 23, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
  • Kari L. Franson, PharmD, PhD, BCPP, “Impacting Negotiations: Individual and Systems Based Approaches in Moving Towards Equity.” Sunday, July 23, 2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
  • Edith Mirzaian, PharmD, “Guidance on Implementation of the New Curricular Outcomes and Entrustable Professional Activities (COEPA).” Monday, July 24, 11 a.m – noon.
  • Rory Kim, PharmD, and Angel Tabancay, PhD, “Making It “Click”: Best Practices for Student Classroom Engagement Using Digital Tools.” Monday, July 24, 11 a.m. – noon.
  • Ying Wang, PharmD, “A Tale of Two Students – Addressing Professionalism Deficiencies in Experiential Education Through Professional Coaching.” Tuesday, July 25, 11 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • Kari L. Franson, PharmD, PhD, BCPP, “Preparing the Incoming Students for Success.” Saturday, July 22, 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Kari L. Franson, PharmD, PhD, BCPP, “From Tradition to Transformation: Strategies for Student Success.” Tuesday, July 25, 1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Selected Poster Presentations
  • Melissa J. Durham, PharmD, MACM; Kari L. Franson, PharmD, PhD; Cory Reano, EdD; Julie Dopheide, PharmD, BCPP, FASHP; Maryann Wu, EdD; Veronica A. Acosta, MSW, LCSW, “Strengthening Student Success & Investing in the Future of Pharmacy. ”
  • Maryann Wu, EdD, Ian Haworth, PhD, Ying Wang, PharmD, “Investing in Student Success Through the Use of Artificial Intelligence.”
  • Paul J. Wong, PharmD, Noam Morningstar-Kywi, PharmD, Rory E. Kim, PharmD, Tien M.H. Ng, PharmD, “Student eCase Use is Associated with Higher Scores in a Cardiovascular Therapeutics Course.”
  • Eleonso Cristobal, PharmD, Nora Garabedian, PharmD, Lisa Goldstone, MS, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP. “Impact of a Mock OSCE on Pharmacy Student Self-Reported Confidence and Competency in PPCP Use.”

Alumni: Register today to join us on Sunday, July 23 at the USC reception (RSVP). For more information on programming at Pharmacy Education 2023, please visit