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New Takeda Professorship Takes Aim at Improving Medication Adherence

Takeda Professorship

The UIC College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Systems, Outcomes and Policy (PSOP), and Center for Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomic Research (CPR) are pleased to announce the new Takeda Professorship in Medication Adherence. Made possible by financial support from the Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, the Professorship is part of a broader partnership between the College and Takeda to conduct research and programs to improve medication adherence, which also includes a new 2-year fellowship program in medication adherence organized through the CPR. Dan Touchette, PharmD, MS, Associate Professor in PSOP, and faculty member in the CPR, will be awarded the professorship. Dr. Touchette has been studying medication adherence for a number of years and this professorship and the partnership with Takeda will provide critical support and collaboration needed to tackle this challenging and complex issue in health care. For more information see