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.

Learning Objectives

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

Biography continued...

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. 

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