Healthcare information provider Wolters Kluwer Health, US, has announced that Joyce Generali, Director of Synthesized Drug Content, Clinical Solutions, Clinical Drug Information, is the recipient of the inaugural "Distinguished Drug Information Practitioner Award" by the ACCP Drug Information PRN at a recent meeting of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. The "Distinguished Drug Information Practitioner Award" was established to recognise deserving individuals who have worked diligently to promote the practice of Drug Information.
Prior to joining Wolters Kluwer Health, Joyce served as the Director of the Drug Information Center and Drug Information Residency Program at Kansas University Hospital and faculty member since 1990; she was recognised with Professor Emeritus status by the University Department of Pharmacy Practice in the School of Pharmacy.
ACCP Practice and Research Networks (PRNs) represent focused interest groups of ACCP members, providing a means for clinical pharmacists with common practice and research interests to gather for professional interactions, networking, and continuing education. PRNs interact continuously via electronic listserv messages and exchange timely information to improve practice and patient care. The Drug Information PRN is a forum for addressing practice and academic issues related to drug information.