Pharmacy Prof to Receive Award for Textbook
A professor at The University of Arizona College of Pharmacy will receive the 2008 Medical Book Award from the American Medical Writers Association in October.
Marie Chisholm-Burns, PharmD, MPH, will accept the award for the textbook "Pharmacotherapy Principles & Practice."
Chisholm-Burns, the primary editor of the textbook, led an editorial team of faculty from around the nation. Written by more than 145 contributors, "Pharmacotherapy Principles & Practice" addresses a vast range of disease states, including cardiovascular, neurological and endocrine diseases.
"Pharmacotherapy Principles & Practice" was published by McGraw Hill in July 2007 and has been adopted by health professional schools across the country. An electronic version of the textbook also is available.
Chisholm-Burns is head of the UA College of Pharmacy's department of pharmacy practice and science.