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The Commission for Certification in Geriatric Pharmacy is pleased to announce the appointment of two new members of the CCGP Board of Commissioners. Holly M. Holmes, MD, has been appointed as a Stakeholder Commissioner. Dr. Holmes is assistant professor of medicine at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center and a fellow at the Sealy Center on Aging at the University of Texas. She completed a Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy at the University of Texas and a geriatrics clinical and research fellowship at the University of Chicago.
Dr. Holmes is the author of numerous publications in the geriatrics field and has a special interest in polypharmacy. She recently served as guest editor for a theme issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine on polypharmacy. She serves on the editorial boards of the American Journal of Geriatric Pharmacotherapy and the American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
Rodney G. Richmond, RPh, MHS, CGP, FASCP has been appointed as a pharmacist member of the CCGP Board of Commissioners. Mr. Richmond is Director of the Center for Drug and Health Information, and Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the Harding University College of Pharmacy. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from West Virginia University and a Master of Science in Pharmacy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The two new members of the CCGP Board of Commissioners are replacing two members who are rotating off the Board. Eldon Armstrong served two terms as a member of the Board, including service as chair of the Board. His service and commitment to CCGP over these years are much appreciated. Fred Feinsod, MD, also left the Board at the end of September 2012.
CCGP thanks our departing Board members and looks forward to working with our new Board members over the next three years.
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