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To fight antibiotic resistance, we need to fight bad prescribing habits

Antibiotic resistance is a growing threat in the United States. As John Gums, Pharm.D., associate dean for clinical affairs, writes in the The Conversation, solving the problem begins with the patient-provider relationship. When patients and providers make a collective effort to avoid inappropriate prescribing, they achieve a more responsible level of infectious disease care.

Dr. Kristin Weitzel named editor-in-chief of Pharmacy Today

Pharmacy Today, the official publication of the American Pharmacists Association, or APhA, has named Kristin Wiisanen, Pharm.D., FAPhA, as its new editor-in-chief. Weitzel, a clinical associate professor at the College of Pharmacy and associate director of UF Health’s Personalized Medicine Program, oversaw her…