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Pharmacy Fusion on the topic of Antibiotic Resistance

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National Antibiotic Resistance Week is November 18-24. Dr. Karl Madaras-Kelly, professor in the ISU College of Pharmacy joins Pharmacy Fusion for a discussion on how antibiotic resistance came to be in the US, where Idaho ranks compared to other states, and how student pharmacists are working to solve the problem.

What is antibiotic resistance? This happens when an antibiotic medication loses its effectiveness in treating an individual or groups of people. To bring attention to the importance of the threat of antibiotic resistance and the importance of appropriate antibiotic use, National Antibiotic Resistance Week is November 18-24, 2022. Dr. Karl Madaras-Kelly, professor in the ISU College of Pharmacy joins Pharmacy Fusion for a discussion on how antibiotic resistance came to be in the US, where Idaho ranks compared to other states, and how student pharmacists are working to solve the problem.

Walter L. Fitzgerald, Jr. serves as Dean of the College of Pharmacy, and Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Administrative Sciences, at Idaho State University. He received the Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy in 1979 from Mercer University School of Pharmacy in Atlanta. In 1982 he received the Master of Science in Pharmacy Administration from the University of Tennessee, College of Graduate Health Sciences, in Memphis. And in 1983 he received the Juris Doctor degree from the University of Memphis, School of Law.