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| | Dr. Laura Gressler, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Department of Pharmacy Evaluation and Policy, UAMS College of Pharmacy, is included in this year’s class. arkansas businessThe New Influentials: 20 In Their 20s, a list of talented young leaders in Arkansas’ business and nonprofit communities.
Winners must be under the age of 30 as of September. They must have made an impact on their companies and communities and demonstrated their potential as leaders in business and politics. Each class is selected by an internal committee that reviews over 300 nominations with an eye for achievement, responsibility and visionaries.
Gressler was honored in this year’s class as part of a special appendix in the September 12th issue. arkansas business.
“Dr. Gressler is a promising young faculty member,” said Cindy Stowe, Dean of the School of Pharmacy, Pharm.D. “She works hard to improve healthcare decision-making to improve patient outcomes and educate the next generation of pharmacists and scientists.”
As part of his pharmacy work, Gressler works with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Medical Devices and Radiation Health and the U.S. Veterans Administration’s Center for Psychiatric and Outcomes Research. She has also contributed to US Department of Defense and National Health Council research projects. Her research interests include medical device regulation and post-market evaluation, opioid use in vulnerable populations, and evaluation of contraceptive care in active duty military personnel. She is a reviewer for her seven medical journals.
“I am very happy to be one of this year’s winners,” said Gressler. “I hope this honor highlights the critical role of UAMS College of Pharmacy faculty and researchers in improving patient care and evaluating treatments. , and will continue research at the university by improving how it provides meaningful information for regulatory decision-making.”
Gressler also volunteers with Career Services at Hendrix College, Conway, and the STEM for Girls program at the Museum of Discovery, demonstrating to young women the vital role they play in making a significant impact on healthcare systems and public health.
Gressler received his BS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Hendrix College in 2015 and his MS in Pharmaceutical Evaluation and Policy from UAMS in 2017. 2021. In July 2021, she joined the UAMS School of Pharmacy as an Assistant Professor.