Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant

The following published research studies were funded by the Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant:


Adequacy of End-of-Procedure Antibiotic Concentrations Resulting From Surgical Antimicrobial Prophylaxis
Principal Investigator: Erin M. Koopman, Pharm.D.
University Medical Center, University of Arizona
Tucson, Ariz.
Click here for this study's PubMed citation.

An Assessment of a Pharmacy-Based Enhancement to the Hospital Medication Reconciliation Process
Principal Investigator: Lucy Gizzi, Pharm.D.
West Virginia University
Morgantown, W.Va.
Click here for this study's PubMed citation.

Characterizing the Epidemiology of Medication Errors in a Multispecialty Clinic Setting
Principal Investigator: Beth Devine, Pharm.D., M.B.A, Ph.D.
University of Washington
Seattle, Wash.
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Clinical Inertia: Time to Intervention of Critical A1C Values in Two Primary Care Models for Patients With Type 2 Diabetes: PharmacistCARE vs. Usual Care
Principal Investigator: Felix K. Yam, Pharm.D.
University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center
Lexington, Ky.
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A Clinical Outcomes Comparison Between Direct Thrombin Inhibitors (DTIs) for the Management of Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT) in Patients Receiving Hemodialysis
Principal Investigator: Erik E. Abel, Pharm.D.
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, Penn.
Click here for this study's PubMed citation.

Comparative Efficacy and Safety of Refractory Diuretic Regimens in Acute Heart Failure
Principal Investigator: Erica Konopka, Pharm.D
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, Calif.
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Comparison of Metoprolol Succinate Versus Carvedilol in Time to Decompensation in a Veterans Affairs Healthcare System: A Pilot Study
Principal Investigator: Kara M. Church, Pharm.D.
Boston VA Research Institute, Inc.
Boston, Mass.
This article appeared in the Journal of Health-System Pharmacy Residents, Volume 1, Issue 2. To see it, visit the journal's website and log in.

Description of Medication Strategies Utilized by Medicare Beneficiaries When Reaching the Direct Pay Medication Cap
Principal Investigator: Amber L. Cronk, Pharm.D.
Kaiser Permanente Colorado Region
Aurora, Colo.
Click here for this study's PubMed citation.

Effects of Cardiopulmonary Bypass on Cefuroxime Pharmacokinetics in Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery
Principal Investigator: Sarah A. Saft, Pharm.D.
Clarian Health Partners-Riley Hospital for Children
Indianapolis, Ind.
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Evaluation of Emergency Pharmacist Services on Antimicrobial Stewardship for Ambulatory Patients Discharged from the Emergency Department
Principal Investigator: Stephanie N. Baker, Pharm.D.
University of Rochester
Rochester, N.Y.
Click here for this study's first PubMed citation.
Click here for this study's second PubMed citation.

An Evaluation of Health Literacy Preparedness Within a Chain Community Pharmacy Environment
Principal Investigator: Katherine S. O'Neal, Pharm.D., M.B.A
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Oklahoma City, Okla.
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Feasibility of CYP2C19 Genotyping for Patients Receiving Elective Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI): The FOREST Study
John C. Darnell, Pharm.D.
Kaiser Permanente Colorado
Denver, CO
Funded by 2012 Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant Program.
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Impact of Multidisciplinary Culture Follow-Up Program of Antimicrobial Therapy in the Emergency Department
Principal Investigator: Lisa Dumkow, Pharm.D.
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI
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Impact of Point-of-Care Screening for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea on Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Emergency Department
Pharmacy Resident Investigator: Kaitlyn R. Rivard, Pharm.D.
Senior Investigator: Heather M. Draper, Pharm.D., BCPS
Mercy Health Saint Mary’s
Grand Rapids, MI
Funded by a 2015 Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant.
Click here for this study's PubMed citation.

Nutrient/Drug Interaction Between Vitamin E and the HMB-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Principal Investigator: Young Sook Lee, Pharm.D., M.S.
Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center
Corvallis, Ore.
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Once-Daily Versus Twice-Daily Enoxaparin for Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in High-Risk Trauma Patients
Principal Investigator: Sarah E. Bush, Pharm.D.
Shands at the University of Florida
Gainesville, Fla.
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The Outcomes of Emergency Pharmacist Participation During Acute Myocardial Infarction
Principal Investigator: Nicole M. Acquisto, Pharm.D.
University of Rochester
Rochester, N.Y. 
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Pharmacist-Driven Renal Medication Dosing Intervention In a Primary Care Patient-Centered Medical Home
Principal Investigator: Kelli D. Barnes, Pharm.D., BCACP
The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy
Columbus, OH
Click here for this study’s abstract.

Pharmacist-Managed International Normalized Ratio Patient Self-Testing is Associated With Increased Time in Therapeutic Range in Patients With Left Ventricular Assist Devices at an Academic Medical Center
Principal Investigator: Martin Bishop, Pharm.D.
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, MD
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Predictors of Poor Medication Adherence Among Urban Latinos: A Cross-Sectional Analysis of Patients Enrolled in the Diabetes Among Latinos Best Practices (DIALBEST) Trial
Principal Investigator: Jennifer A. Colby, Pharm.D.
Hartford Hospital and University of Connecticut, School of Pharmacy
Hartford, Conn.
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A Prospective Evaluation of Propylene Glycol Accumulation and Potential Toxicities with Continuous Infusion Lorazepam
Principal Investigator: Jamie Nelsen
University of Buffalo
Buffalo, N.Y.
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Utilization of Online Resources to Improve HIV Medication Safety
Principal Investigator: Stan G. Louie
San Francisco General Hospital
San Francisco, Calif.
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