Special Issue "Medications in the Environment"

A special issue of Pharmacy (ISSN 2226-4787).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 October 2018

Special Issue Editors

Guest Editor
Prof. Andrew M. Peterson

Department of Pharmacy Practice/Pharmacy Administration, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, 600 South 43rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
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Interests: medication adherence; health outcomes; substance use disorders; medications in the environment
Guest Editor
Prof. Julie Becker

University of Sciences in Philadelphia, 600 South 43rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495, USA
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Interests: pharmaceuticals in the environment; community-based participatory research; youth violence prevention; youth exposure to nature

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The problem of environmental contamination with pharmaceuticals is under the radar screen, though efforts at proper disposal of medications and drug take-back days are becoming more prominent.  However, it is not enough.  We need to educate pharmacists about this issue so that they can take the lead in helping to prevent or minimize medication contamination of the environment.  We invite you to share your approaches and successes in educating healthcare professionals and the public the impact of medications in the environment, as well as your research to combat the problem.

Prof. Andrew M. Peterson
Prof. Julie Becker
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Pharmacy is an international peer-reviewed open access quarterly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 550 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.

Keywords

  • Medications
  • Environmental Impact
  • Contamination
  • Waste Disposal

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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