Pharmacy Practice and Science Department Highlights: January 2020

(January 1, 2020)

Publications

Raising the interprofessional bar in your specialty interprofessional health care organizationJ Am Coll Clin Pharm 2020;3:398-9.

What it means to be a Clinical Pharmacist: An n of one studyJ Am Coll Clin Pharm 2020;3:1006-8.

It Takes a Village… Contending With Drug Shortages During DisastersCHEST 2020;158:2414-24.

A brief history of pharmacy specialization in the United StatesJ Am Coll Clin Pharm 2020;3:1464-7.

Assessment of kidney function in patients with extreme obesity: a narrative reviewAnn Pharmacother 2021;55-80-8.

Perceptions and Experiences of an Academic-Community Partnership providing telephonic Medication Therapy Management Services to a Spanish-speaking, rural population: a focus group studyJournal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy 2020: 26(11); 1390-1397.

Pharmacists’ perceptions of the Pharmacists’ Patient Care Process and performance in a simulated patient interactionJournal of the American Pharmacists Association 2020: 60; 796-803.

Exploring performance predictors among employees in a pharmacist-led medication management centerJournal of the American Pharmacists Association 2020: 60; 809-817.

Assessing the association between medication adherence, as defined in quality measures, and disease-state control, health care utilization, and costs in a retrospective database analysis of Medicare supplemental beneficiaries using statin medicationsJournal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy 2020; 26 (12): 1529-37.

Comparison of Family Health History in Surveys versus Electronic Health Records in the All of Us Research Program. J Am Med Inform Assoc 2020 [In Press].

Effectiveness of an advanced clinical decision support system on clinical decision-making skills in a call center medication therapy management pharmacy setting: a pilot studyPharmacy 2020;8:228.

A retrospective cohort study evaluating the relationship between statin medication adherence and economic outcomes in commercial health plansJournal of Clinical Lipidology 2020;14:791-798.

Evaluation of drug information resources for interactions between therapeutic drugs and drugs of abuseJ Med Libr Assoc 2020 Oct 1;108(4):584-590.

Impact of Telehealth Interventions on Medication Adherence for Patients With Type 2 Diabetes, Hypertension, and/or Dyslipidemia: A Systematic ReviewAnn Pharmacother, 2020 Aug 20:1060028020950726.

Pharmacogenetics and Molecular Testing [Book chapter in 7th edition of Basic Skills in Interpreting Laboratory Data]. American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Bethesda, MD: 2021 [In Press].

Assessing the association between medication adherence, as defined in quality measures, and disease-state control, health care utilization, and costs in a retrospective database analysis of Medicare supplemental beneficiaries using statin medicationsJ Manag Care Spec Pharm, 2020 Dec; 26(12):1529-1537


Presentations

Brian Erstad, PharmD, MCCM, FCCP, FASHP presented at the following:

  • “Clinical Pharmacist Services in Multidisciplinary Critical Care Team,” presented virtually as the keynote address for the 2020 Pujiang Pharmaceutical Care Forum, China; October 2020.

  • “Overview of Postgraduate Pharmacy Residency in the United States,” presented virtually at the 2020 Pujiang Pharmaceutical Care Forum, China; October 2020.

  • “Critical Care Pharmacy Past, Present, and Future: A Global Perspective,” presented virtually as the plenary speaker of the newly formed Critical care and Emergency Medicine Professional Specialty Network (PSN) of the Saudi Society of Clinical Pharmacy; October 2020.

  • “Drug Dosing in Morbid Obesity,” presented at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, Virtual Meeting; December 2020.

  • “Laboratory Monitoring and Drug Related Changes,” presented at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, Virtual Meeting; December 2020.

  • “Critical Thinking,” presented at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, Virtual Meeting; December 2020.


Kudos

  • Christopher Edwards, PharmD, BCPS was selected to serve on the Board of Pharmacy Specialties inaugural council for emergency medicine to develop the certification exam for EM pharmacists. He also had a manuscript accepted in the Journal of Emergency Medicine titled “The effects of dexamethasone on the time to pain resolution in dental periapical abscess.”

  • Jason H. Karnes, PharmD, PhD, BCPS, FAHA was appointed to the following: Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; Editorial Board, Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Chair, Early Career Committee, Pharmacogenomics Research Network; Vice Chair, Research Affairs Committee, American College of Clinical Pharmacy.

  • Jennifer Martin, MA was promoted to the rank of Full Librarian in July 2020.

  • Association of the ABO O Blood Group with Increased Warfarin Stable Dose. Pharmacogenomics Research Network Annual Meeting, October 2020. [Abstract]

  • Brian Erstad, PharmD, MCCM, FCCP, FASHP presented “A Brief History of Pharmacy Specialization in the US,” as a podcast for the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, December 2020.
  • A 2017 study entitled, Is Real-World Evidence Used in P&T Monographs and Therapeutic Class Reviews? conducted by Jason Hurwitz, PhD, and co-author Loretta Peters was chosen by the Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy to commemorate it's 25th anniversary. JMCP chose to feature 13 articles from among thousands since its start in 1995 to commemorate its 25th anniversary in 2020.
    • Additional contributors:
      • Brown, M
      • Graff, JS
      • Malone, DC