Illinois Poison Center Needs Your Help

Ask your U.S. Senators to Oppose H.R. 1 Bill to Cut Federal Poison Center Funding On February 19th the House passed the H.R. 1 bill proposed to cut $27.3 million of the $29.3 million of federal funding for the nation’s network of poison centers... Read More

Board of Pharmacy News - February 2011

Board of Pharmacy News - February 2011The November Illinois Board of Pharmacy Meeting was held on Tuesday, January 11th in the James R. Thompson Center in Chicago.  The following are the highlights of that meeting.NABP Annual Meeting The N... Read More

Let the Games Begin!

Let the Games Begin!The 97th General Assembly is ready to begin their attack on the State deficit, the Governor’s appointees, and much more over the next four to five months, and we’re ready to keep a watchful eye.  One of the bills we... Read More

President's Message - February 2011

President's Message - February 2011 What does it mean to be a smart leader? At one point in our lives, I am sure we have all experienced or witnessed a great leader.  What characteristics did those leaders possess that stood out to you?&nbs... Read More

The Privilege of Precepting Students

The Privilege of Precepting StudentsI have the privilege to precept students from time to time in the ICHP office.  Not as many as I would like, but on the other hand, sometimes more than I would care for.  It just depends on the time of the ... Read More

Important Compliance Information Regarding the Methamphetamine Precursor Control Act

SOURCE Illinois State Police Meth Program Office SPRINGFIELD, January 31, 2011 -- A recent review of the electronic pseudoephedrine (PSE) sales logs revealed some pharmacies in Illinois selling packages of PSE containing more than 3,000 mg (3.0 g... Read More

An ICHP First!

At the end of November or technically early December, ICHP experienced a “first”. Our first staff member retirement! ICHP Publications Manager, Barbara Yahn, stepped away from her desk for the last time and became an official retiree! That&... Read More

ICHP Leadership Profile - Desi Kotis

Where did you go to pharmacy school?I attended the University of Illinois at Chicago for both my BS in Pharmacy and my PharmD.Trace your professional history since graduation: where have you trained/worked, any special accomplishments?I completed pharm... Read More

Illinois Reception at Midyear a Big Hit - Grab a Plate Quickly; the Food Goes Fast!

The 2010 ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting is in the record books, and this year’s Illinois Reception was a popular meeting spot! The estimated 300 or so attendees polished off most of the food in under 60 minutes, so if you didn’t grab a plate... Read More

Legislative Day 101 Coming Your Way!

It’s January in Illinois, and while the General Assembly’s productivity has been more than suspect the last several years, it is still time to gear up for another legislative session with hope, anticipation, and excitement. And in order to ... Read More

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