Pharmacy Practice and Science Department Highlights: March 2020

(March 1, 2020)

Grant Awards

Jeannie Lee, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP, FASHP, is the contact PI on a multi-PI R01 grant from the National Institute of Health, titled “ Improving Hypertension Medication Adherence for Older Adults.” The $3 million grant will fund research to advance and test Medication Education, Decision Support, Reminding, and Monitoring System 2.0 (MEDSReM-2), a theory-based, technology-enhanced comprehensive self-management system that supports hypertension medication adherence and blood pressure management for older adults.

Publications

Clinical Pharmacist-Led Impact on Inappropriate Albumin Utilization and Costs in the Critically IllAnn Pharmacother 2020;54:105-112.

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
  • Heidi Steiner
  • 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
  • Benza RL
  • Desai AA

Approach To High Volume Enrollment In Clinical Research: Experiences From An Allofus® Research Program Site. Clin Transl Sci. 2020

Potential immune-related adverse events associated with monotherapy and combination therapy of ipilimumab, nivolumab, and pembrolizumab for advanced melanoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Frontiers in Oncology 2020;10:91.

Febrile neutropenia hospitalization due to pegfilgrastim on-body injector failure compared to single-injection pegfilgrastim and daily injections with reference and biosimilar filgrastim: US cost simulation for lung cancer and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Journal of Medical Economics 2020;23:28-36.


Awards

Brian Erstad, PharmD, MCCM, FCCP, FASHP

  • Received the Star Research Achievement Award for excellence in critical care research, Effects of Ketamine on Pain, Sedation, and Delirium in the Intensive Care Unit (Ketamine-ICU Study), presented at the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) Annual Meeting; Orlando, FL.

  • Received the Star Research Achievement Award for excellence in critical care research, Multicenter Retrospective Review of Ketamine Use in the Intensive Care Unit (Ketamine-ICU Study), presented at the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) Annual Meeting; Orlando, FL