St. Louis College of Pharmacy will bring its “STLCOP Talks” faculty speaker series to Rolla.

The college will host a thought-provoking evening with three of its faculty members who will share their knowledge and research through three intriguing 12-minute presentations.

The event will feature presentations from faculty members: Andrew Crannage, Pharm.D. ’08, FNKF, FCCP, BCPS, associate professor of pharmacy practice at St. Louis College of Pharmacy; Giovanni Pauletti, M.Pharm., Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical and Administrative Sciences at St. Louis College of Pharmacy; Amy Reese, Ph.D., associate professor of microbiology at St. Louis College of Pharmacy; in addition to college alumni and area health care professionals.

Featured topics will include:

— A pharmacist-developed transitions of care program designed to optimize care for high-risk patients.

—  The development of low-cost, point of care diagnostic that monitors the clinical efficacy of anticoagulants.

— The fungus, Rhodotorula, which can thrive in hospitals and causes disease.

The Rolla “STLCOP Talks” event will be one of several events that will take place at locations throughout Missouri, Illinois and Indiana over the next several weeks. The events are free and open to the public, but advance registration is required. Following each presentation, guests will have the chance to take part in a meet-and-greet reception with the faculty speakers.

The STLCOP event will be on Tuesday, Feb. 27 at 6:30 p.m. in Just a Taste, located at 200 N. Jefferson St. in St. James.

To view a complete schedule of the upcoming events or to register for the upcoming event in Rolla, visit, or call (314) 446-8419.

St. Louis College of Pharmacy, founded in 1864, offers both undergraduate and professional degrees. Students come to the college from 33 states and 25 countries.