Outline of the program by day

Monday 25th June 2018


13:30 – 14:00




14:00 – 14:30


Opening and Welcome

Chaired by Prof Charlie Benrimoj & Prof Fernando Fernandez-Llimos

14:30 – 16:00


3 Minute Thesis

Chaired by Prof Ross Tsuyuki

16:00 – 16:30


Coffee Break


16:30 – 18:00

3 Minute Thesis

Chaired by Prof Martin Schulz

Tuesday 26th June 2018


9:00 – 12:30

Master Classes 

1. Professor Charlie Benrimoj & Dr Victoria Garcia Cardenas: Research methodology for the implementation of Professional Services

2. Dr Charlotte Rossing & Dr Ingunn Bjornsdottir: Qualitative methodology in pharmacy practice research, methods and design

3. Professor Olivier Bugnon & Dr Clemence Perraudin: Economic evaluations supporting the implementation of a sustainable pharmacy service

4. Dr. Isabelle Arnet & Professor Kurt Hersberger : Adherence assessment tools and the development of interventions for the different 3 phases of adherence according to the ABC taxonomy

5. Professor Darrin Baines : Technology-enabled pharmacy: Understanding this new model of pharmacy practice

6. Professor Carlos Antonio Bana e Costa & Associate Professor Monica Duarte Oliveira: Multicriteria Decision Analysis to support decision-making in health car

12:30 – 14:00


14:00 – 14:45

Keynote Speaker

Chaired by Prof Martin Schulz

Professor Olaf Klungel: Introduction to propensity scores to control for confounding: application in pharmacy practice research

14:45 – 15:45

Research Presentations

Chaired by Dr Victoria Garcia Cardenas

1. Evaluation and analysis of drug-related problems in cancer patients readmitted 30 days after discharge in 2 Belgian hospitals

Presenter: Majda Koubaity - Université libre de Bruxelles


2. Cardiac and Cerebrovascular Risk of Major Adverse Events (MACCE) following exposure to Potentially Inappropriate Medications (PIMs)

Author: Joao Pedro Aguiar -  University of Lisbon

Presenter: Ana Mafalda Brito

15:45 – 16:15

Coffee Break

16:15 – 17:45

Research Presentations

Chaired by Dr Charlotte Rossing

3. Network meta-analysis: application and practical use

Presenter: Fernanda S Tonin - Federal University of Paran


4. Mobile health intervention increases adherence in adolescents with asthma: a cluster randomised controlled trial in community pharmacies

Presenter: Richelle Kosse - Utrecht University


5. The Opportunities and Limits to Deprescribing in Nursing Home Research Program

Presenter: Damien Cateau - University of Lausanne

18:15 – 19:15

Supervisors and Research Directors Meeting (By invitation only)

Chaired by Prof Charlie Benrimoj, Prof Fernando Fernandez-Llimos, Prof Ross Tsuyuki & Dr Charlotte Rossing


Wednesday 27th June 2018

9:00 – 9:45

Keynote Speaker

Chaired by Prof Ross Tsuyuki

Professor Marcel Bouvy: Randomised Controlled Trials in Practice

9:45 – 10:45

Research Presentations

Chaired by Prof Fernando Fernandez-Llimos


6. Enhancing self-management support in primary health care: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials

Presenter: Sarah Dineen-Griffin - University of Technology Sydney


7. conSIGUE: Generalisation within the implementation phase. Preliminary results in the first semester

Presenter/s: Raquel Varas Doval & Miguel Angel Gastelurrutia - General Pharmaceutical Council of Spain & University of Granada

10:45 – 11:15

Coffee Break

11:15 – 12:15

Research Presentations

Chaired by Prof Fernando Fernandez-Llimos

8. Using pharmacoeconomic evaluations to inform national guideline recommendations: an example from the U.K.

Presenter: Dalia Dawoud - Royal College of Physicians


9. Outcomes of Urinary Tract Infection Management by Pharmacists (RxOUTMAP): A Study of Pharmacist Prescribing and Care in Patients with Uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infections in the Community

Presenter: Ross Tsuyuki - University of Alberta

12:15 – 13:45


13:45 – 14:00


Closing forum

Chaired by Prof. Charlie Benrimoj & Prof. Fernando Fernandez-Llimos

- Best Poster presentation

- Best 3 Minute Thesis presentation

- Best Research Presentation 


14:00 – 15:00


Networking Event - Join one of the following groups to meet potential future research collaborators!

- Economic Evaluations 

- Medication adherence

- Medication reviews

- Collaborative practice

- Implementation research

- eHealth

(Further information will be provided during the closing forum)

Conference sessions

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