Pharmacists are an underutilized resource in the management of patients with substance use disorders. With over 90% of the population residing within five miles of a pharmacy, pharmacists are the most accessible health care professional. This webinar will explore how pharmacists can be an important member of the healthcare team in providing optimal care to patients with substance use disorders.
Janet K. Astle, B.S., Pharmacy, Ed.D. currently serves as the Assistant Dean for Student Services for the Duquesne University School of Pharmacy. In her role as Assistant Dean, Dr. Astle oversees areas dedicated to student support services, professional student organizations, government relations, admissions, and advisement. In addition to her responsibilities to the Office of Student Services, Janet Astle serves as coursemaster for the Continuous Professional Development series of courses that run throughout the professional phase of the doctor of pharmacy curriculum. She currently serves as advisor to the student chapter of Phi Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Leadership Society.