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|Lanae Fox||Jaime Hornecker|
April 22, 2014 — An article by University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy faculty Lanae Fox, Pharm.D., BCPS, and Jaime Hornecker, Pharm.D., BCPS, was published in U.S. Pharmacist April 18, 2014. The article is titled, “Pneumococcal Vaccination: Optimizing Preventive Strategies and Reducing Disease Burden.”
Pneumococcal disease caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae is a common medical concern in young children, older adults, and the immunocompromised. The article reviews the use of vaccination strategies to decrease the burden of pneumococcal disease.
Fox is a UW clinical assistant professor of pharmacy practice with the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, Wyoming. Hornecker is a UW clinical associate professor of pharmacy practice and is the faculty pharmacist at the University of Wyoming Family Medicine Residency Program in Casper, Wyoming.