Pharmacy Practice and Science Department Highlights: December 2019

(December 1, 2019)

Publications

The "All of Us" Research Program. N Engl J Med. 2019; 381(7):668-676

  • All of Us Research Program Investigators

Comparing the efficacy and safety of faecal microbiota transplantation with bezlotoxumab in reducing the risk of recurrent Clostridium difficile infections: a systematic review and Bayesian network meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. BMJ Open 2019;9:e031145.

  • Ivo Abraham, PhD, RN
  • Alhifany A 
  • Almutairi A 
  • Almangour T
  • Shahbar A 
  • Alessa M 
  • Alnezary FS 
  • Cheema E

Physicians’ perceptions, expectations, and experiences of clinical pharmacists in Jordan - 2017International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy 2019;41:1193-1201.

2019 Pharmacotherapy Updates: Beers Criteria UpdateAccess Pharmacy.

Clinical Medication Review type III of polypharmacy reduced unplanned hospitalizations in older adults: a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials. Geriatrics & Gerontology International (GGI).

Initial assessment of an interprofessional team-delivered telehealth program for patients with epilepsy. Epilepsy Research. 2019;158:106235. 

Assessing the Effect of a Telepharmacist's Recommendations During an Integrated, Interprofessional Telehealth Appointment and Their Alignment with Quality Measures. J Manag Care Spec Pharm. 2019;25(12):1334-1339.


Presentations

Jason H. Karnes, PharmD, PhD, BCPS, FAHA 

  • “Cardiovascular Pharmacogenomics to Predict Adverse Drug Reactions: Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia and Beyond.” University of Tours, Tours, France, September 2019

Hanna Phan, PharmD, FCCP, FPPAG 

  • “Not Your Cookie Cutter Case: Complex Case Scenarios in Advanced CF Pharmacotherapy”. Presented at the 2019 North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference in Nashville, TN in October 2019.
  • “Caring for CF Patients Across the Continuum.” Presented at the 2019 North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference in Nashville, TN in October 2019.

Poster Presentations 

Use And Perspectives of Complementary Alternative Medicine in the Cystic Fibrosis Community. 2019 North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference in Nashville, TN in October 2019, pending as published abstracts in the journal, Pediatric Pulmonology.

Medication Education in Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Care: Perspectives Of Key Stakeholders in the CF Community. 2019 North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference in Nashville, TN in October 2019, pending as published abstracts in the journal, Pediatric Pulmonology.

  • Seto D
  • Romero-Aleshire J 
  • Eastep T 
  • Bowen A
  • Sharpe A

Survey: Evaluation, Documentation, and Education about Cannabis Use in Cystic Fibrosis. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2019; 54(2):379. Presented at the 2019 North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference in Nashville, TN in October 2019.

Jeannie K Lee, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP, FASHP

  • “Medications and the Risk of Falls” presented as part of the Southern Chapter of the Arizona Falls Prevention Coalition - Pima Council on Aging at the Picture Rocks Community Center, Tucson, AZ. November 2019.
  • “Medication Management” presented as part of the Aging Mastery Program® - Pima Council on Aging and Udall Regional Center, Tucson, AZ. November 2019.

ASCP at the University of Arizona. American Society of Consultant Pharmacists Annual Meeting, Grapevine, TX. November 2019.


Kudos

The 2019 UArizona College of Pharmacy Student Team for the Clinical Pharmacy Challenge advanced to the Semifinals at the 2019 ACCP Annual Meeting – the first time in UArizona history to make it to live rounds (Quarterfinals) and successfully advanced to Semifinals. Team members: Hunter Hoffman (Team Leader), Tyler Eastep, Dena Bondugji. Many thanks to the various faculty and preceptors for their help in review sessions over the summer!

 

Hanna Phan, PharmD, FCCP, FPPAG 

  • Received the 2019 American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Pediatric Practice and Research Network Achievement Award.
  • Was appointed to the Editorial Board (3 year term) –Journal of Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics (JPPT)
  • Was appointed to Co-Chair, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Success with Therapies Research Consortium (STRC) Publications and Presentations Committee