Pharmacy Practice & Science Department Highlights: November 2019

(November 1, 2019)


Maryam Fazel, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, CDE

  • Jonnadula J, Dohogne BJ, Te C. Rate of Thyroid Malignancy in Patients Evaluated for Thyroid Incidentalomas at the Endocrinology Clinic in Banner - University Medical Center Tucson. Research in Progress Presented: September 7, 2019. Arizona Chapter of American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) Annual Meeting 2019 in Sedona, Arizona. 


Melatonin for the prevention of postoperative delirium in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Geriatr. 2019;19(1):272.

Cost-effectiveness of enzalutamide, abiterone acetate plus prednisone, and cabazitaxel plus prednisone for visceral metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer following docetaxel failure. Journal of Medical Economics 2019;22:1202-1209.

Clinical and cost outcomes of pre-emptive plerixafor administration in patients with multiple myeloma undergoing stem-cell mobilization. Leukemia Research 2019;85:106215

  • ivo Abraham, PhD, RN
  • Andritsos LA 
  • Huang Y 
  • Huff K 
  • Scrape SR
  • Fan T
  • Alkhatib N
  • Hofmeister CC
  • Drea E
  • McBride A

Prognostic significance of MYC oncoprotein expression on survival outcome in patients with acute myeloid leukemia with myelodysplasia-related changes (AML-MRC). Leukemia Research 2019;84:106194

  • ivo Abraham, PhD, RN
  • Yun S
  • Sharma R
  • Chan O
  • Vincelette ND
  • Sallman DA
  • Sweet K
  • Padron E
  • Komrokji R
  • Lancet JE
  • Moscinski LC
  • Cleveland JL
  • List AF
  • Zhang L

Comparative efficacy and safety of immunotherapies targeting the PD-1/PD-L1 pathway for previously treated advanced non-small cell lung cancer: a Bayesian network meta-analysis. Critical Reviews in Oncology and Hematology 2019;142:16-25.

Physicians’ perceptions, expectation, and experiences of clinical pharmacist in Jordan-2017. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy, 2019, 41:1193-1202

Risk of Infections and Cancer in Patients With Rheumatologic Diseases Receiving Interleukin Inhibitors: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 Oct 2;2(10):e1913102. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.13102.

Facility and state-level factors associated with telemental health (TMH) adoption among mental health facilities in the United States. J Telemed Telecare. 2019 Sep 2:1357633X19868902. doi: 10.1177/1357633X19868902.

Alzheimer's disease medication and risk of all-cause mortality and all-cause hospitalization: A retrospective cohort study. Alzheimers Dement (N Y). 2019 Jul 10;5:294-302. doi: 10.1016/j.trci.2019.05.005. eCollection 2019.

Healthcare expenditures among community-dwelling adults with thyroid cancer in the United States: A propensity score matched analysis. Heliyon. 2019 Jun 24;5(6):e01995. doi: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2019.e01995.

Extent and Predictors of Potentially Inappropriate Antidepressant Use Among Older Adults With Dementia and Major Depressive Disorder. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2019 Aug;27(8):794-805. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2019.02.002.


Ashley Campbell, PharmD, BCPS was one of 18 junior faculty members involved in aging research around the world selected to the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (JAGS) Junior Reviewer Program. Jeannie K Lee, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP, FASHP will serve as her local mentor for this two-year program.