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Plein Center for Geriatric Pharmacy Research, Education and Outreach


We promote safe and effective medication use in older adults through outreach and advocacy efforts by:

  • Providing education to health care providers, older adults and their caregivers
  • Promoting and advocating for pharmacy services for older adults
  • Participating in local and national initiatives to improve the health and well-being of older adults
  • Working with the UW student chapter of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) to provide community outreach

The Plein Center works collaboratively with key partners, including:

  • Era Living
  • The University of Washington Retirement Association (UWRA)
  • The de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging at the University of Washington School of Nursing
  • Pharmacy Preceptors
  • Alumni of the University of Washington School of Pharmacy and the Plein Certificate
  • Professional Organizations (including ASCP and AGS)