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A Passion for your Profession!
A Message from IACP Foundation President

IACP Foundation Seeks Grant Proposals

Announcing the Fall 2012 Student Writing Competition

IACP Foundation Congratulates the Spring 2012 Student Writing Competition Winners

Rx Mixer – It’s a Party with a Purpose!

Order IACP’s 20th Anniversary Canvas and Support the Foundation!

Get Involved! Join the Education Planning Committee


9th Annual Rx Mixer
Sunday, June 2, 2013
Crystal Gateway Marriott
Arlington, Virginia


 The IACP Foundation is a non-profit 501 (c)3 educational foundation and is the only foundation established to benefit pharmacy compounding. The IACP Foundation serves as the charitable extension of IACP with a mission to fund research and educational initiatives to advance the art and science of pharmacy compounding.


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March 13, 2013 Issue

Research Grants Awarded

The IACP Foundation is pleased to announce that four research grants have been awarded from the Fall 2012 application period. A total of $39,480 will be distributed.

Research Grants Winners

Scott Asbill, Ph.D.
Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy
Are Compounded Gels Efficacious?  The In Vitro and In Vivo Testing of Compounded Gels Using PAMPA, Porcine Skin and the Formalin Pain Model
Grant Award:  $10,000.00
Target Date of Completion: January 2014

Sai HS. Boddu, Ph.D.
College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences University of Toledo HSC
Preparation and Evaluation of a Pluronic Lecithin Organogel Containing Ricinoleic Acid for the Transdermal Delivery of Ketoprofen
Grant Award:  $9,980.00
Target Date of Completion: January 2014

Adwoa Nornoo, Ph.D.
Palm Beach Atlantic University
The Impact of Stability on the Topical Penetration of Ketoprofen Compounded in a Cream
Grant Award:  $10,000.00
Target Date of Completion: January 2014

Venkata Kashyap Yellepeddi, Ph.D.
College of Pharmacy, Roseman University of Health Sciences
Formulation and Stability Studies of a Preservative Free Prochlorperazine Nasal Spray for Pain Relief in Migraine
Grant Award:  $9.500.00
Target Date of Completion: January 2014

Seeking Grant Proposals for Spring 2013 Grant Cycle

As part of its semi-annual Requests for Proposals to conduct research into compounded preparations, the IACP Foundation is pleased to announce its Spring 2013 Grant Cycle with the issuance of our formal RFP.  We strongly encourage you to consider submitting a grant proposal and sharing this opportunity with your colleagues.  Complete details about the RFP – including the Foundation’s research agenda as well as particulars about submitting a grant – can be accessed by clicking here. Applications are being accepted now for the April 15, 2013 deadline. 

Congratulations to the Fall 2012 Student Writing Competition Winners

The following three winners have selected by a review committee from the papers submitted. They will receive a $500 cash prize and their essays will be published in the International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists’ publication CustomRx Connection.

Continuing Importance of Pharmaceutical Compounding
Jenni-lyn Ladutko
Northeastern University School of Pharmacy
Boston, Massachusetts

The Continued Value of Compounding
Mike Nye
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Highland Park, New Jersey

Explain Why Pharmacy Compounding Has and Continues To Be A Medical Necessity
Jennifer Ryba
University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Get Ready to Boogie!

Save the Date and Get Ready to Boogie at the 9th Annual Rx Mixer, Sunday, June 2, 2013, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Va. More event details to be unveiled soon!

Interested in Rx Mixer corporate sponsorships or reserved seating? Please contact Meridyth Garcia at 281.933.8400 or e-mail her at

If you are interested in donating an item to the auction or getting involved as a volunteer, contact Ann Chai Dick at


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