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March 2015


MO AgrAbility & UMKC student pharmacists at CHART Teen Health FairKelly Cochran (PharmD, BCPS) and University of Missouri Kansas City (UMKC) student pharmacists educated over 500 teens and parents at the CHART MO AgrAbility with UMKC pharmacy students at booth on smoking risksTeen Health Fair in Hannibal, MO. They taught how to prevent concussions and brain injury with materials from AgrAbility partner, the Brain Injury Association of Missouri. Five farm families were educated about the resources and services offered by Missouri AgrAbility Project and Pharm to Farm. Pharmacy students also reviewed the risks of smoking and prescription drug abuse and shared information about the career paths for teens interested in pharmacy. This event was publicized on local radio.

MO AgrAbility at National Western Farm ShowKelly Cochran and UMKC student pharmacists provided health screenings and education at the National Western Farm Show in Kansas City, MO, at the American Royal Association. Through this event, potential AgrAbility clients were provided with AgrAbility brochures and connected to information about Pharm to Farm and Brain Injury Association of Missouri concussion prevention materials. In addition, Farm Show attendees received health screenings:

Submitted by Kelly Cochran