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Dr. Laura Meyer-Junco Selected to Attend ASCP Foundations Parkinson’s Disease Pharmacotherapy Traineeship

Dr. Laura Meyer-Junco, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice on the UIC Rockford Campus has been selected to attend The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) Foundations Parkinson’s Disease Pharmacotherapy Traineeship. This 4-day traineeship will be held at the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago this May. 

Dr. Meyer-Junco currently practices in geriatrics, palliative care, and cares for hospice patients at Mercy Health Hospital and the Visiting Nurses Association Hospice in the Rockford community.  She will bring the expertise she acquires in this program back to her clinical practice and teaching.

Established in 1859, the UIC College of Pharmacy stands as the oldest academic unit of the University of Illinois, one of the largest and most comprehensive research universities in the nation. Our College enjoys a national reputation for excellence and has been ranked among the top colleges of pharmacy for scholarship, curriculum, and the quality of faculty and students.

In 2010, the College of Pharmacy added an additional campus in Rockford, IL where students can benefit from small class sizes and personalized attention. Students in Rockford complete the identical curriculum as students on the Chicago campus. The core classes are taught via distance education using state-of-the-art technology.