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September 7, 2017 - September Med School Café - ‘The Importance of Taking Your Medications Correctly’

McCoy_E01[1].jpgThe September Med School Café lecture will feature Emily McCoy, adjunct assistant professor of internal medicine at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine and associate clinical professor at the Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy.  McCoy also serves as a pharmacist with University Physicians Group on University Boulevard.

Her lecture, titled “The Importance of Taking Your Medications Correctly,” will be held on Sept. 22, 2017, at the USA Health Strada Patient Care Center Conference Room on the first floor. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m., and the presentation begins at noon.

During the lecture, McCoy will review the interactions of common medications and supplements, as well as describe how the environment can affect medication safety and effectiveness. She will also discuss how timing of medication administration can impact medication effectiveness.

McCoy earned her doctor of pharmacy degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis. She also completed an ambulatory care pharmacy residency with an emphasis in academia at the University of Tennessee.

The Med School Café lecture and lunch are provided free of charge, but reservations are required. For more information or to make reservations, please call Kim Partridge at (251) 460-7770.

Med School Café is a free community lecture series sponsored by the USA Physicians Group. Each month, faculty from the USA College of Medicine share their expertise on a specific medical condition, providing insight on the latest treatment available.

The USA Health Strada Patient Care Center is located at 1601 Center St. in Mobile.

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