Pharmacy Practice and Science: Highlights September 2019

(September 1, 2019)


Theodore G. Tong, PharmD and Howard J. Eng, MS, DrPH: “Promoting Healthier Lifestyles Through Active Learning Community Classroom” International Forum on Active Learning Classrooms, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Minnesota, August 9, 2019. 

Jeannie K Lee, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP, FASHP, Wang T, Ge Y, Gellad WF, Huang JL, Reisfield G, Delcher PC, Hincapie-Castillo JM, Kwoh CK, Lo-Ciganic W: “Dual trajectories of opioid and benzodiazepine use and risk of opioid overdose among US Medicare beneficiaries.” Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 2019 (in press). Poster presentation at the 2019 ICPE, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, August 24-28, 2019.


Why health policies should be transnational: a case for East Asia Pacific countries. International Journal of Risk and Safety in Medicine 2019;30:101-125.

Evaluation of hypersensitivity reaction incidence to carboplatin or paclitaxel in patients with ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer with or without BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation. Journal of the Advanced Practitioner in Oncology 2019;10:428-439.


Brian Erstad, PharmD, MCCM, FCCP, FASHP has been chosen to be a Heads Mentor for the new Heads program for 2019-2020. He was nominated by his peers and senior leaders because of his strong leadership skills, interprofessional skills and interdisciplinary awareness. He is one of 7 mentors who will be working with the group of 17 mentees. The Heads program is for new Heads and Directors at the University.