Iowa Pharmacists Prepare to Participate and Provide Care During Bike Race

The 46th Annual RAGBRAI cycling event, a six day bike race crossing the entire state of Iowa, kicks off this weekend and will feature a unique team of pharmacists.  The Iowa Pharmacy Association Foundation team of 20 pharmacists will participate for the fifth year, racing and providing first aid and over-the-counter treatment to other race participants.

“This is a unique opportunity to tangibly showcase the medical expertise of pharmacists in delivering care beyond dispensing medications,” Anthony Pudlo, PharmD, MBA, vice president of professional affairs for IPA, said in a press release. “As health care continues to evolve, it is important that Iowan’s understand the resources, and expertise that is readily accessible to them at their pharmacy.”

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