About The Medication Access Program

The Medication Access Program (MAP) was developed for solid organ transplant recipients who reside in the State of Georgia. This program is made possible through the generous support of the Carlos and Marguerite Mason Trust Fund.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Medication Access Program (MAP) is to increase access to prescription medications for solid organ transplant patients who reside in the State of Georgia.

Objectives:

  • to increase the statewide accessibility of prescription medications to individuals who have received a kidney, liver, heart, lung, pancreas, and/or intestine transplant
  • to promote awareness of medication assistance programs to Georgia’s transplant patients and health care professionals
  • to increase medication compliance (adherence) of patients

To accomplish the goal of increasing patient accessibility, MAP:

  • educates patients and health care professionals regarding the availability of medication assistance programs
  • assists patients and health care professionals enroll patients in medications assistance programs
  • assists patients and health care professionals in completing the necessary applications for specific medication assistance programs
  • increases the statewide accessibility of prescription medications to individuals who have received a kidney, liver, heart, lung, pancreas, and/or intestine transplant

MAP Can Help You by:

  • increasing medication access to transplant patients who reside in the State of Georgia
  • educating patients and health care professionals on MAP
  • assisting patients in enrolling in pharmaceutical companies’ medication assistance programs
  • increasing patient compliance (adherence) to medications

Educational Materials

Brochure

A brochure is available for patients and health care professionals with MAP contact numbers, e-mail addresses and details concerning MAP.

Site Visits

The MAP Team is available for site visits, presentations and workshops concerning MAP and the services we offer. Please e-mail MAP to schedule.


MAP Leadership

Marie Chisholm-Burns

PharmD, PhD, MPH, MBA, FCCP, FASHP, FAST, FACHE
MAP Founder and Executive Director

Crystal L. Harrison

PharmD, MPH, BCGP
MAP Clinical Pharmacist

Kimberly E. Smith

BSB, CPhT
Medication Financial Specialist (MFS)

Charlene J. Garrett

MSM, CPhT
MAP Office Manager/ (MFS)

DeKeisha R. Peterson

AS
Medication Financial Specialist (MFS)

Christina Spivey

PhD, LMSW
Research Coordinator/ Social Worker