Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™ To Host Directions in Oncology Pharmacy® Meeting


CRANBURY, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™ (PTCE™), a leader in
continuing education for retail, health-system, managed care and
specialty pharmacists, presents Directions in Oncology Pharmacy®, a
meeting designed to educate medical professionals about therapy
advancements and complexities of new treatments for different types of
cancers. The event will be held on Nov. 11, at the Crowne Plaza Times
Square Manhattan.

“We are excited to host Directions in Oncology Pharmacy® this year. This
meeting will provide a platform for pharmacists and other medical
experts to gather, learn, network and exchange ideas about the
ever-changing field of oncology pharmacy,” said David Heckard, PTCE™

The meeting will feature the following experts from the field of

  • Alex Ganetsky, PharmD, BCOP, serves as a hematology/oncology
    clinical pharmacy specialist at Hospital of the University of
  • Jolynn Knoche Sessions, PharmD, BCOP, associate professor of
    clinical education, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North
  • Patrick Medina, PharmD, BCOP, director of pharmacy, professor
    of medicine, Stephenson Cancer Center, University of Oklahoma
  • Chad Barnett, PharmD, BCOP, clinical pharmacy specialist,
    breast oncology, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center,
    Division of Pharmacy
  • Val R. Adams, PharmD, FCCP, BCOP, associate professor, College
    of Pharmacy, director of the hematology/oncology residency program,
    University of Kentucky
  • Judith A. Smith, PharmD, BCOP, CPHQ, FCCP, FISOPP, associate
    professor, department of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive
    sciences, McGovern Medical School, University of Texas

Directions in Oncology Pharmacy® is a one-day conference that offers up
to 6 live continuing education credits. This program is designed to help
pharmacists better understand their evolving role in patient care. This
meeting provides pharmacists and clinical specialists with information
about the advancements in the complex field of oncology pharmacy through
practical examples and case studies. The faculty members will discuss
topics including emerging agents for the treatment of multiple myeloma,
chronic lymphocytic leukemia and solid tumors, such as breast, lung and
ovarian cancer. These discussion topics will serve as a guide to help
pharmacists make crucial therapy decisions. Additionally, attendees will
learn how to coordinate care through inpatient, ambulatory and community

The attendees will be provided with complimentary breakfast, buffet
lunch and snacks during the meeting. For registration and more
information, visit

About Pharmacy Times Continuing Education

Pharmacy Times Continuing Education (PTCE™) is a
leader in continuing education for retail, health-system, managed care
and specialty pharmacists. PTCE™ is accredited by the
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing
pharmacy education. Our print, online and live CPE activities are
designed to help improve the knowledge, competence and skills of
pharmacists so that they are better prepared to provide the highest
quality of pharmacy care to the patients they serve and to the
physicians they assist as part of a multidisciplinary
treatment/management team. To learn more about the educational
activities sponsored by PTCE™, visit our website at