Pharmacy Practice and Science Department Highlights: February 2020

(February 1, 2020)

Publications

Development of a biomarker mortality risk in acute respiratory distress syndrome. Critical Care. 2019;23:410.

  • Bime C
  • Casanova N
  • Oita RC
  • Ndukum J
  • Lynn H
  • Camp SM
  • Lussier Y
  • Ivo Abraham, PhD, RN
  • Carter D
  • Miller EJ
  • Mekontso-Dessap A
  • Downs CA
  • Garcia JGN

Genetic admixture and survival in diverse populations with pulmonary arterial hypertension. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2020.

  • Jason H. Karnes, PharmD, PhD, BCPS, FAHA
  • Wiener HW
  • Schwantes-An T
  • Natarajan B
  • Sweatt AJ
  • Chaturvedi A
  • Arora A
  • Batai K
  • Nair V
  • Steiner HE 
  • Giles JB
  • Yu J
  • Hosseini M
  • Pauciulo MW
  • Lutz KA
  • Coleman AW
  • Feldman J
  • Vanderpool R
  • Tang H
  • Garcia JGN
  • Yuan JXJ
  • Kittles R,
  • Perez VDJ
  • Zamanian RT
  • Rischard F
  • Tiwari HK
  • Nichols WC
  • Desai AA

Approach to High Volume Enrollment in Clinical Research: Experiences from an Allofus® Research Program Site. Clin Transl Sci. 2020.

An assessment of student pharmacists’ experiences of teamwork in the professional pharmacy programCurrents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. 2019;11(2):139-144.

Retrospective Review of Exceptions for Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) or Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers (ARBs) in Recommendations for a Diabetic Medicare Population. Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy. 2019; 25 (3):  358-365b. 

Health Information Technology Competencies for Pharmacists in TrainingAmerican Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2019; 83 (2): Article 6512.

Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis of Electronic Prescribing Incidents Reported by Community Pharmacists. Applied Clinical Informatics. 2019; 10:387–394. 

The Discharge Companion Program: An Interprofessional Collaboration in Transitional Care Model Delivery. Pharmacy. 2019, 7(2), 68.

Improving rating scales: Applying Rasch analysis to student pharmacists’ attitudes towards herbal medications. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. 2019;11(7):658-663.

Assessing the impact of a telepharmacist's recommendations during an integrated, interprofessional telehealth appointment and their alignment with quality measures. Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy. 2019; 25(12): 1334-1339.

Teaching About Quality and Safety at Schools/Colleges of Pharmacy in the United States: Exemplars. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2019; 83(9): 1898-1905

Medication Use in Schools: Current Trends, Challenges, and Best Practices. J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. 2020;25(1):7-2.

Developing Future Clinical Pharmacy Leaders in the Interprofessional Care of Children with Special Health Care Needs and Medical Complexity (CSHCN-CMC) in a Pediatric Pulmonary Center. Children (Basel). 2019;6(12). pii: E135.

A long-distance rRNA base pair impacts the ability of macrolide antibiotics to kill bacteriaPNAS. January 28, 2020 117 (4) 1971-1975.

Attitude and Perception of Physicians and Nurses Toward the Role of Clinical Pharmacists in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: A Qualitative StudySAGE Open Nursing.


Poster Presentations 

A retrospective database analysis evaluating the relationship between Pharmacy Quality Alliance-defined adherence and healthcare costs and utilization for commercially insured patients on renin-angiotensin system antagonists. Accepted for presentation at: Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) managed care and specialty pharmacy annual meeting. San Diego, CA, US. March 2019.

A retrospective database analysis evaluating the association between Pharmacy Quality Alliance antidiabetic medication measure adherence, healthcare use and expenditures among commercially insured patients. Accepted for presentation at: Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) managed care and specialty pharmacy annual meeting. San Diego, CA, US. March 2019.

A retrospective database analysis evaluating the relationship between Pharmacy Quality Alliance cholesterol medication adherence measure performance and economic outcomes for commercially insured patients. Accepted for presentation at: Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) managed care and specialty pharmacy annual meeting. San Diego, CA, US. March 2019.

A Motivational Factors Assessment Instrument for Employees providing Medication Therapy Management Services: a Rasch Analysis. Accepted for presentation at: The AMCP Annual Meeting 2019. San Diego, CA. March 27, 2019.

Exploring awareness of performance criteria and motivating factors of clinical employees at an academic based medication management call center: Findings from focus groups. Accepted for presentation at: The AMCP Annual Meeting 2019. San Diego, CA. March 27, 2019.

A retrospective database analysis assessing the relationship between pharmacy quality alliance anti-diabetic medication adherence measure performance with healthcare costs and utilization in a Medicare supplement sample. Accepted for presentation at: International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) Annual International Meeting. New Orleans, LA, US. May 2019.

A retrospective database analysis assessing the relationship between pharmacy quality alliance cholesterol medication adherence measure performance with healthcare costs and utilization in a Medicare supplement sample. Accepted for presentation at: International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) Annual International Meeting. New Orleans, LA, US. May 2019.

Podium Presentations 

Promotora perspectives as partners in the delivery of medication therapy management services via a collaborative, academic-community partnership. Teaching Prevention 2019: Building a New Paradigm for Population Health that will take place in Cleveland, OH from April 1-3, 2019.

Jeannie K Lee, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP, FASHP

  • Introduction to Complementary & Integrative Health Approaches as part of Complementary & Integrative Health Modalities: Missing Elements in Pharmaceutical Value Equation? Presented at the 16th Applied Pharmacoeconomic and Outcomes Research Forum, Irvine, CA. January 2020.

State Presentations

Arizona Osteopath Medical Association Annual Convention. April 12, 2019.  Scottsdale, AZ. “Diagnosis Code on the Prescription.”

Social Justice Symposium; 2019 April. Tucson, Arizona. “Measuring changes in student social justice self-efficacy in experiential learning: lessons learned from implementation and validation studies.”

Seminars International

International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL) 26th Annual Conference in San Diego, California, USA. October 20, 2019. .“How Rasch and Classical Test Theory Can Complement Each Other When Assessing the Reliability and Validity of Clinical Outcome Assessments: A Hands-on Workshop.”

Terri Warholak, PhD, RPh

  • 2019 International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP)World Congress of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences.  Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, September 26, 2019. “2019 Quality indicators for community pharmacies: A global survey in the following session: Pharmacy quality indicators to improve patient care.”

Conference Presentations 

PQA Annual Meeting. May 16, 2019. Carriers of the Patient Voice: Intersection of science, theatre, and clinical practice

AACP Annual Meeting. July 13, 2019. “How to develop academic partnerships.”


Grant Awards

Terri Warholak, PhD, RPh

  • $99,108 “U of A – Medication Therapy Management.” Arizona Department of Health Services. 2019-2020. Role: PI. 5% effort ($10,972)

Terri Warholak, PhD, RPh

  • $358,000 “Medication Management Center Research and Assessment.” The Medication Management Center and SinfoníaRx. Role: PI.  30% effort. 

 


Kudos

David Rhys Axon, PhD, MPharm, MS received the AACP New Investigator Award, his first grant.