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CFP’s 2019 Innovation Fund grant recipients

Research affects change in practice | Picture of female scientist looking at a plate before examining under a microscope - The Canadian Foundation For Pharmacy

OCTOBER 2019 – Congratulations to this year’s recipients of grants from the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy’s Innovation Fund, who received $125,000 in total funding. CFP has awarded three grants this year, in two fields of patient care that can benefit significantly from an expanded role for pharmacists: mental health (depression and anxiety) and the use […]

Pharmacists: an untapped resource for mental health

Pharmacists: an untapped resource for mental health | Picture of Dan Burton on a grey background - The Canadian Foundation For Pharmacy

OCTOBER 2019 – A new study out of Alberta is looking to the pharmacist as a potential resource in helping assess and treat patients with mental health disorders in the community. With the help of funding from the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy’s Innovation Fund, the University of Alberta team of researchers and front-line pharmacists are […]

The pharmacist’s role in medical cannabis

The pharmacist's role in medical cannabis | Picture of medicinal cannabis concept on blue background - The Canadian Foundation For Pharmacy

OCTOBER 2019 – Funding from the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy’s Innovation Fund will see the development and study of a program to help community pharmacists identify and support patients using medical cannabis as part of routine care. The pilot-based research study out of Ontario is looking to bridge the gap between legal medical cannabis distribution, […]

Research pilots coaching with app for depression

Research pilots coaching with app for depression | Headshot of Philippe Vincent - The Canadian Foundation For Pharmacy

OCTOBER 2019 – Researcher Philippe Vincent and pharmacists at 30 community pharmacies hope to smooth the path to recovery for patients with depression through a ground-breaking research study funded in part by the Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy’s (CFP’s) Innovation Fund. The research is unique in that it combines pharmacist coaching with a smartphone app. The […]