Maria Foy, PharmD
12:45 - 1:45 PM
Finding the Balance: Treatment of Pain in
Co-Morbid Opioid Use Disorder
Maria Foy, PharmD, BCPS, CPE is a clinical pharmacy specialist in Palliative Care at Abington Jefferson Health, a 660 bed community teaching hospital 15 miles outside of Philadelphia.
1. Outline medications used for both opioid use disorder and chronic pain
2. List strategies for effective analgesia in a patient with comorbid opioid use disorder (OUD)
3. Discuss the use of co-analgesic agents and non-pharmacologic therapy for pain control
Maria graduated from Temple University with a BS in Pharmacy and received a non-traditional PharmD from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. In 2013, Maria earned her board certification in pharmacotherapy (BCPS). In the last 5 years, Maria has lectured on pain management, symptom management, chronic pain and substance use disorder topics nationally and locally.