Volunteer Opportunities


Date/Time: Tuesday March 10 from 8:00 am- 12:00 pm

Purpose: Bristol-Myers Squibb is seeking between 10-15 participants to discuss and learn more about the current use of Bristol-Myers Squibb products and combinations from pharmacy and pharmacy staff. Disease specific criteria: Clinical experience/expertise with Bristol-Myers Squibb agents across solid and/or hematological malignancies.

Qualifications:

  • HOPA Membership
  • Clinical experience/expertise with Bristol-Myers Squibb agents across solid and/or hematological malignancies.

Deadline to Apply: January 28, 2020

Date/Time: Tuesday March 10 from 1:00-5:00 pm

Purpose: Mylan Inc. is seeking between 8-10 participants to discuss and learn more about selecting and implementing biosimilars into practices and clinics. In addition to learning more about the role of pharmacists in the selection process, impact on pharmacies implementing biosimilars in facilities, and education considerations for patients and staff. Disease specific criteria: General Oncology.

Qualifications:

  • HOPA Membership
  • Experience with implementing biosimilars into practices and clinics

Deadline to Apply: January 28, 2020

Date/Time: Tuesday March 10 from 1:00-5:00 pm

Purpose: Kyowa Kirin is seeking between 10-15 participants to discuss and learn more about the management of relapsed and refractory mycosis fungoides (MF) or Sézary syndrome (SS) with mogaluzimab. Disease specific criteria: Relapsed and refractory MF and SS only.

Qualifications:

  • HOPA Membership
  • Expertise with Mogaluzimab for the management of relapsed refractory MF and SS

Deadline to Apply: January 28, 2020

HOPA is looking for well-qualified individuals with expertise in biosimilar drugs. The intent of this call for volunteers is to create a list of individuals with expertise in this area. As items related to this topic are brought up, HOPA expects to be able to quickly identify individuals able to formulate a response or path forward. Some of these items may be regulatory and legislative in nature while others may be scientific and practice related.

Qualifications:

  • HOPA member in good standing
  • 5+ years of expertise and knowledge related to biosimilars
  • General knowledge about HOPA’s strategic plan and priorities
  • Ability to attend calls and meetings
  • Ability to meet deadlines

Note: Volunteers will be contacted when HOPA receives specific requests.

HOPA is looking for contributors to the newsletter.

Qualifications:

  • HOPA member in good standing

Note: Volunteers will be contacted when HOPA receives specific requests.

The HOPA Research Grant Reviewers Committee is seeking volunteer grant reviewers to assist with reviewing full grant proposals for this year's HOPA Research Grant. If selected you will be asked to review at least one grant in a topic area of your expertise.

Eligibility to serve: HOPA members with experience in peer reviewing grants.

Interested applicants are asked to submit their interest in the VAC as well as complete a short survey. Click HERE to access the survey.

Brief project background: USP has released a proposed rule for General Chapter <797> Pharmaceutical Compounding - Sterile Preparations. HOPA is looking for up to 5 members with safe handling and clean room management experience or responsibility to advise HOPA on the impact of these changes.

Member Experience/Background Needed: Extensive experience (10-20 years) with Safe Handling and clean room management or responsibility

Timeframe of Project: Must review proposed changes, participate in several conference calls and help to write comments, project ends at the end of November

Output/Work Product Expectations: Review USP <797> proposed rule and advise HOPA of impact to pharmacists (and ultimately patients), write comments on the proposed rules to be submitted to USP