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VPhA’s 140th Annual Convention

August 13, 2021 @ 8:00 am - August 14, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

You’re invited to attend VPhA’s Virtual 140th Annual Convention where pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and student pharmacists from the surrounding regions convene, learn, network and engage with colleagues and peers! We hope you will join us for this convention and broaden your knowledge in the pharmacy profession.

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Friday, August 13, 2021
7:30AM – 7:45AM Welcome  
7:45AM – 9:15 AM An Overview of PASC (Post-acute Sequelae SARS-CoV-2 Infection) aka Long Hauler Syndrome-19 Update Paul Jett, MD
Ballad Health Medical Associates
9:15AM – 9:30AM BREAK  
9:30AM – 10:30AM


The Epidemic within a Pandemic: Coronavirus and Substance Use Disorders Collide
Jake Nichols, PharmD, MBA
Renovo Health
10:30AM – 10:45AM BREAK  
10:45AM – 12:15PM Board of Pharmacy Update Caroline Juran, RPh
Virginia Board of Pharmacy
12:15PM – 1:00PM BREAK  
1:00PM – 2:00PM VPhA Membership Meeting Christina Barrille
Executive Director, VPhA
2:00PM – 3:00PM Breakout Sessions
Academy for Workplace Wellbeing (AWW)
Academy of Medical Cannabis (AMC)
   Featuring Annette Kelley from Virginia BOP 
Academy of Pharmacy Technicians (APT)
Saturday, August 14, 2021
7:30AM – 7:45AM Welcome  
7:45AM – 9:15AM


New Drug Update Mark Johnson, PharmD, BCPS
Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy, Shenandoah University
9:15AM – 9:30AM BREAK  
9:30AM – 11:30AM


Immunization Update 2021 Kelly Goode, PharmD, BCPS, FAPhA, FCCP
Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Pharmacy
11:30AM – 11:45AM BREAK  
11:45AM – 12:45PM Data and Your Community: The More You Know, The Better Se-A Han, PharmD
NOVA ScriptsCentral
Maria Balbin, MPH
NOVA ScriptsCentral
Madeline Canas
NOVA ScriptsCentral
12:45PM – 1:00PM BREAK  
1:00PM – 2:00PM The Morgan Institute Advocacy Panel Discussion:
How Your Advocacy Can Impact Healthcare Policy
Senator Jen Kiggans
Representative Diana Harshbarger
Lawrence Roberts
Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership
Breakout Sessions

2:00PM – 3:00PM
Academy of Independent Pharmacists (AIP)

6:00PM– 7:00PM
Academy of New & Future Practitioners (ANFP)



Registration Fees

Subject to change.   


August 13, 2021 @ 8:00 am
August 14, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
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