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Disparities in Health and Health Care

This CE will educate pharmacists on how to recognize health disparities among patients, options to mitigate these disparities, and where to find resources about health disparities. Informed pharmacists will be able to utilize the information to improve care quality.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify different health and health care disparities
  • Explain mitigation strategies to best decrease these disparities
  • Identify where resources are located in regard to health and health care disparities


Marjohn Azizy, PharmD, is a Clinical Operations – Translational Clinical Oncology Fellow with MCPHS / Novartis. Prior to joining the MCPHS / Novartis Fellowship program, Marjohn attended Regis University School of Pharmacy in Denver, CO. Marjohn’s interest in the pharmacodynamics aspect of medications led to her attending pharmacy school and her interest in clinical trials arose because she wanted to be a part of a team that aims to discover new treatments for diseases.

Residency Mentor: Phung On, PharmD, BCPS

There is no fee to attend this activity. Registration is required to earn ACPE credit.


Release Date: April 8, 2022
Expiration Date: April 14, 2023
ACPE UAN: 0026-0000-22-003-H04-P Knowledge
Topic Designator: Patient Safety
Contact Hours: 1 (0.1 CEU)


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Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences designates this activity for a total of 1 contact hour (0.1 CEU).

Requirements for Credit

In order to receive credit, the participant must view the entire presentation and complete the pre and post-tests, and evaluation form. Upon completion participant credit will be reported to CPE Monitor. Transcripts may be printed from CPE Monitor.

Statement of Disclosure

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences adheres to the ACPE Standards for Integrity and Independence in Continuing Education. It is the policy of MCPHS that the speakers and planning committee members disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies within the last 24 months, and that relevant conflicts of interest are mitigated. Speakers will disclose any off-label/unapproved use of drugs or devices during their presentation.

Marjohn Azizy and Phung On have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Continuing Education staff members hold no financial relationships with ineligible companies, related to the content of this presentation.

No funding from industry provided for this event. No exhibitors will be present.