Recording Date: June 13th
Presenter: Amina Abubakar, AAHIVP, PharmD

Summary of Webinar

Amina Abubakar owns and operates an independent pharmacy in Charlotte, NC and has been instrumental in bringing together pharmacists, patients, and physicians around pharmacogenomics in the region. Amina will discuss her journey as a community pharmacist and how she spearheaded the use of pharmacogenomics and the impact it has had on patients.

By attending this webinar, audience members will be able to:

  • Discuss the journey of pharmacogenetics for a community pharmacy
  • Identify pharmacogenetics as a source of variation in drug metabolism
  • Review the benefits of pharmacogenetic testing for patients and providers
  • Describe the role of emerging technology in the use of pharmacogenetics 

About the Presenter

AminaAmina Abubakar owns and operates her Independent Pharmacy, Rx Clinic Pharmacy in Charlotte NC. She is a Board Certified HIV Pharmacist and certified in Precision Medicine. She was the 2013 PDS Pharmacist of the year, 2015 InnovaEve pharmacist by NCAP, 2016 PDS Entrepreneur of the year and 2016 recipient of the Young Alumni award from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy. She has fostered an environment that showcases the significance of community pharmacist by collaborating with Physicians and expanding pharmacist-led clinical services in her community. These collaborations have helped her medical providers prepare to thrive in the pay for performance.
Currently she shares her passion for pharmacy advancements with pharmacists, patients and policy makers all over the country through Pharmacogenomics. She was invited to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and to the FDA to discuss her pharmacogenetic program which support The Precision Medicine initiative.