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Volunteer for a Study on Medication Management for Older Adults

Apr 8, 2024, 12:54 PM by SCOA


The use of telehealth has become increasingly popular and convenient for many patients to interact with healthcare providers since the COVID-19 pandemic. This study focuses on a pharmacist-led program that incorporates the use of electronic devices to aid in medication therapy management for men and women aged 65 or older.

Are You Eligible?

  • Live in an underserved community
  • Age 65 or older
  • Taking 5 or more medications a day
  • Access to electronic device (e.g., tablet, smartphone, computer)


Each selected participant may receive complimentary items (e.g., pen, shirt, or water bottle) to compensate for his/her time. 


  1. Complete a pre-survey
  2. Attend one 60-minute initial virtual appointment in the month of May
  3. Attend Virtual Educational Seminar in the month of August/September
  4. Attend one 60-minute follow up virtual appointment in the month of November
  5. Complete a post-survey


Virtual appointments with a licensed pharmacist through a medication platform for minimum of two visits.


If you are interested in participating or would like more information, please contact our Program Coordinators, or scan the QR Code to complete the interest form.

This study has been approved by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Texas Southern University Institutional Review Board. Program Director Creaque Tyler, Pharm.D. 713-313-7567 Program Coordinator Aireona Armagon 713-313-7567

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