Dr. Azita Alipour, a psychiatric pharmacist, will present important information on psychiatric medications, key aspects about different classes of medications, and what to expect. Topics will range from how the medications work, how long until one starts seeing benefits, and side effects. A range of medications will be discussed, including antidepressants, anxiolytics, mood stabilizers, antipsychotics, sleep medications, as well as medications used to treat substances of abuse. The interactive presentation will include a question and answer session. Azita Alipour, PharmD, BCPP, BCGP is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at Marshall B. Ketchum University College of Pharmacy. Previously, she was Psychiatric Pharmacy faculty at the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University in New Jersey. Dr. Alipour is a board-certified psychiatric and geriatric pharmacist. Her academic and professional degrees consist of a BS in Psychology and Doctor of Pharmacy. She also completed two post-graduate residencies. Dr. Alipour’s areas of interest and expertise include mood disorders and addiction/ substance abuse.
Date: June 9th, 2020
Time: 7 PM – 8:30 PM