New Investigator Research Grant Program

The following published research studies were funded by the New Investigator Research Grant Program (formerly known as the Junior Investigator Research Grant Program):


Anti-Osteoporosis Medication Trends and Determination in the U.S. Ambulatory Population From 1996 to 2004: Results from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS)
Junior Investigator: Joel F. Farley, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator: Susan J. Blalock, M.P.H., Ph.D.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
Click here for this study's first PubMed citation.
Click here for this study's second PubMed citation.

Comparison of Immune Response to the Influenza Vaccine in Obese and Nonobese Healthcare Workers
Principal Investigator: Michael A. Sweet, Pharm.D.
West Virginia University Hospitals
Morgantown, WV
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Comparison of Monotherapy With Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors or Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers in Preventing Vascular Disease Events and All-Cause Mortality Among Veteran Patients With Type 2 Diabetes
New Investigator: Heather M. Campbell, Pharm.D.
Senior Investigator: Nasreen Khan, M.S., Ph.D.
Biomedical Research Institute of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM
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Does Cognitive Impairment Compromise Anticoagulation Control in Elderly Patients?
New Investigator: Travis Sonnett, Pharm.D.
Senior Investigator: Stephen Setter, Pharm.D.
Washington State University
Spokane, WA
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Effect of Age on Incidence and Severity of Adverse Drug Reactions Secondary to Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART)
Junior Investigator: Amy Hirsch, Pharm.D.
Senior Investigator: Matthew Fuller, Pharm.D.
The Louis Stokes VA Medical Center
Cleveland, OH
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Evaluation of a Community-Based Diabetes Management Program Among HMO Enrollees
Junior Investigator: Lourdes Planas, R.Ph., Ph.D.
Senior Investigator: Kevin C. Farmer, R.Ph., Ph.D.
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Oklahoma City, OK
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Click here for this study's second PubMed citation.

Impact of Incorporating Pharmacy Claims Data Into Electronic Medication Reconciliation
New Investigator: Shobha Phansalkar, B.S.Pharm., Ph.D.
Senior Investigator: David Bates, M.D., M.Sc.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Wellesley, MA
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The Impact of Pharmacist-Provision of a Telephone MTM Program to Medicare Part D Beneficiaries: A 12-Month Follow-Up
Junior Investigator: Leticia R. Moczygemba, Pharm.D., Ph.D
Senior Investigator: Jamie Barner, Ph.D.
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA
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Nonadherence With INR Monitoring and Anticoagulant Complications
Junior Investigator: Daniel M. Witt, Pharm.D.
Senior Investigator: Mark A. Crowther, M.D.
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Colorado
Denver, CO
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Pharmacist-Led Collaborative Practice for Older Adults

New Investigator: Heather Sakely, Pharm.D., BCPS
Senior Investigator: Kim Coley, Pharm.D.
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, St. Margaret
Pittsburgh, PA
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Pharmacodynamic Analysis of Vancomycin Based on Patient-Specific Protein Binding
Junior Investigator: Jared L. Crandon, Pharm.D.
Senior Investigator: David Nicolau, Pharm.D.
Hartford Hospital
Hartford, CT
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A Prospective Observational Study of Medication Errors in a Tertiary Care Facility
Junior Investigator: Asad E. Patanwala, Pharm.D.
Senior Investigator: Brian Erstad, Pharm.D.
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ
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Root Cause Analysis of Adverse Drug Events Leading to an Emergency Department Visit
New Investigator: Zlatan Coralic, Pharm.D.
Senior Investigator: Urmimala Sarkar, M.D., M.P.H.
University of California, San Francisco, CA
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