Doctoral student delivers research panel presentation at the nation's most influential conference addressing the national opioid and addiction crisis

Published: April 08, 2021

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Innovative research and hard work pay off on a national stage for one Auburn graduate student. NeCall Wilson proudly represented the university scholarly research as she co-presented at the 10th annual Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit held April 5-8. President Joe Biden was the fourth sitting United States president to deliver remarks to the Rx Summit participants.

NeCall co-presented a panel session titled, "Overcoming Barriers to Naloxone Access in Rural Community Pharmacies." She was joined by faculty from two other research institutions: Andrew Roberts, PharmD, PhD of the University of Kansas Medical Center's Department of Population Health and Department of Anesthesiology as well as Delesha M. Carpenter, PhD, MSPH and interim chair-Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy and Trish Mashburn, PharmD, postdoctoral research associate both of UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Wilson, a second year PhD student in the Harrison School of Pharmacy Department of Health Outcomes Research and Policy, is an instructional design assistant with Auburn Online and a graduate ambassador for the Auburn University Graduate School.

NeCall completed her Bachelor of Arts in communications at Campbell University and earned her executive master's degree of business administration from Kennesaw State University.

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Submitted by: NeCall Wilson