Presentation: Communicating with Patients About the Prescription Monitoring Program
Lucas G. Hill graduated from the UMKC School of Pharmacy and completed a combined residency/fellowship in the UPMC Department of Family Medicine. He is now a clinical assistant professor of pharmacy practice at The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy. Dr. Hill is Director and Principal Investigator of Operation Naloxone, an interprofessional opioid overdose prevention program funded through the Texas Targeted Opioid Response. His research is focused on clinician-community collaborations to address substance use disorders through evidence-based treatment and harm reduction strategies. Dr. Hill coordinates the first year of the UT Foundations for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice curriculum and leads the embedded addiction module. He provides an additional 16 hours of addiction-related instruction in the required pharmacy curriculum and precepts both the overdose prevention service IPPE and addiction medicine elective APPE. He also serves as faculty advisor for the UT Student Pharmacist Recovery Network. In 2018, Dr. Hill was awarded the GenerationRx Champion Award for excellence in addiction-related education by the Texas Pharmacy Association and Cardinal Health.
Lucas Hill receives financial support from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the Texas Health and Human Services