Pharmacy Practice and Science Department Highlights: December 2021

Dec. 1, 2021
A pharmacist speaking with a patient during a health fair.

(December 1, 2021)


Exploration of pharmacist comfort with harm reduction behaviors: Cross-sectional latent class analysis. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association (2003). 2021 Oct 20;S1544-3191(21)00434-9

Validation of a Pre/Post Survey to Measure Change in Student Social Justice Attitudes and Empathy. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. (2021) 13(10); 1270-1277

Conceptual Framework for Evaluation of Community Pharmacy Pay-for-Performance Programs. Journal of the American Pharmacists’ Association. (2021) 804-812

Validation assessment of a pain interference questionnaire among student pharmacists.  Pharmacy. (2021) 9: Article 170

Associations of multiple (≥5) chronic conditions among a nationally representative sample of older United States adults with self-reported painScandinavian Journal of Pain. (2021) 21(4):814-822

Association of self-reported frequent exercise among a nationally representative sample of older people in the United States with self-reported pain. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity. (2021) 29(5):858-865

Comparative efficacy of first-line treatments of chronic lymphocytic leukemia: network meta-analyses of survival curves. Clinical Lymphoma, Myeloma, and Leukemia (2021) 21:e820-e838

Comprehensive Lifestyle Improvement Program for Prostate Cancer (CLIPP) is associated with improvement in weight and components of metabolic syndrome in men on androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer. Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases (2021) 24:903-909

  • Algotar, A.
  • Hsu, C.
  • Chow, H-H.
  • Dougherty, S.
  • Babiker, H.
  • Marrero, D.
  • Ivo Abraham, PhD, RN
  • Kumar, R.
  • Ligibel, J.
  • Courneya, K.
  • Smith, T.
  • Jones, P.
  • Lopes, J.
  • Niemiro, G.
  • Ramakumar, S.
  • Hoy, R.
  • Mack, C.
  • Thomson, C.

No margin for non-adherence: probabilistic Kaplan-Meier modeling of imatinib nonadherence and treatment response in CML (ADAGIO study). Leukemia Research (2021) 106:106734.


Jeannie K Lee, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP, FASHP, Insel, K., Rogers, W., Mitzner, T., Hale, T. presented "An Interdisciplinary Collaboration to Improve Hypertension Medication Adherence for Older Adults" at the Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting, Virtual. November 2021.

Jeannie K Lee, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP, FASHP, Nicholas, J., Albadawi, A., Insel, K. presented "Interdisciplinary Team for MEDSReM© and Decision Support through Pharmacology of Aging Principles" at the Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting, Virtual. November 2021.

Jeannie K Lee, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP, FASHP presented “Medication Management” as part of the Aging Mastery Program® - Pima Council on Aging, Healthy Aging Center, Tucson, AZ. October 2021.

Jeannie K Lee, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP, FASHP presented “Medication Safety Clinic” as part of the Interprofessional Student Clinic on Medication Safety at the St. Luke’s Home, Tucson, AZ. November 2021.


US News & World Report conducted several interviews with medical experts from several health care organizations about the pros and cons of aspirin. One of those experts they interviewed was Maryam Fazel, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, CDE with Banner – University Medicine Endocrinology & Diabetes Clinic and the University of Arizona Colleges of Pharmacy & Medicine.