Mark Lowery, Editor
Mark Lowery an Editor for Drug Topics magazine.
Physician dispensing: Convenience doesn't always equal benefit
In this month's trip down Memory Lane, Drug Topics looks back on an article from 2001 that examined the roots of a problem in full flower today.
An advocate for change urges pharmacists to speak out
APhA award recipient Nicki Hilliard says step up and voice your concerns.
Report: Supply of pharmacists outnumbers jobs
If you're after a job in pharmacy, you might want to take a look at Alaska, Arkansas, or Louisiana.
Florida pharmacy school accepts first students
Larkin Health Sciences Institute College of Pharmacy in Miami, Fla., has accepted its first 30 students and is scheduled to begin classes this August.
Walmart pharmacist’s award slashed by $14 million
A federal judge has significantly reduced the amount a jury recently ordered Walmart to pay a pharmacist who claimed she was wrongfully terminated.
Futuristic pharmacy set to open next week
If you’re wondering how the “pharmacy of the future” will look and operate, an independent chain in Ohio and a medical school are set to debut their version.
Idaho considering lower age for pharmacist immunizations
Idaho has one of the lowest children’s vaccination rates in the country.
Should pharmacists be able to deny pseudoephedrine sales?
Pharmacists see it frequently—customers making multiple purchases of ephedrine or pseudoephedrine products and seeking out the highest dosage.
Obama rejects governors' proposal to limit painkiller Rxs
President Obama this week rejected a proposal from the nation’s governors that sought to fight the heroin epidemic by limiting the number of painkillers doctors could prescribe.
New standard for pharmacy residency programs approved
Recently, the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and the American Pharmacists Association approved a new standard for PGY1 community-based residency training programs.

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