CPF FUNDED GRANT DETAILS
Grant Title: Assessing the impact of performing body composition analysis on overweight and obese individuals in a community pharmacy
Grants Awarded Number
Grant Complete, 2011
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Scien
Therapeutics, Diseases & Populations
1. Educate patients about the importance of body composition versus body mass index BMI and weight as a measure of health. 2. Demonstrate that the knowledge of body composition may serve as a motivational tool to encourage proper weight management. 3. Demonstrate the impact of awareness of body composition on weight management. 4. Demonstrate that community pharmacists can effectively provide body composition analysis as a patient care service.
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