Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant Abstracts

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

Aspirin Prescribing Practices for Primary Stroke Prevention in Elderly Women Following Monthly Population-Based Clinical Pharmacist Evaluation
Pharmacy Resident Investigator: Katie Traylor, Pharm.D.
Senior Investigator: Karen Gunning, Pharm.D.
University of Utah Health Care
Salt Lake City, UT
Funded by a 2016 Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant.

The Best Interventions in Lipid Lowering (BILL) Study: An Observational Study on Pharmacist-Driven Recommendations to Optimize Dyslipidemia Therapy
Pharmacy Resident Investigator:  Lisa M. Cillessen, Pharm.D.
Senior Investigator:  Jenny A. Van Amburgh, Pharm.D.
Community Health Centers of Harbor Health Services, Inc.
Dorchester, MA
Funded by a 2015 Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant.

Characterization of Utilization and Effectiveness of Toxicology Screening in Patients with Suspected Overdose in the Emergency Department
Ryan J. Attwood, Pharm.D., B.S.
Mayo Clinic, Rochester d/b/a Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Rochester, MI
Funded by the 2009 Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant Program.

Comparing the Outcomes of High-Risk Chronic Opioid Users Enrolled In An Integrated Pain Service Versus Usual Care at KPCO
Pharmacy Resident Investigator: Miroslav Anguelov, Pharm.D.
Senior Investigator: William Gersch, Pharm.D.
Kaiser Permanente Colorado
Aurora, CO
Funded by a 2016 Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant.

Comparison of Adherence Packaging Versus Pill Boxes On Change In Medication Adherence Rates
Pharmacy Resident Investigator: Erica Davidson, Pharm.D.
Senior Investigator: Erik Sokn, Pharm.D., M.S.
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH
Funded by a 2016 Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant.

Description of SGLT-2 Inhibitor Monitoring, Adverse Event Rates, and Gaps in Care in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Utilizing Best Practices from a Delphi Consensus Process
Pharmacy Resident Investigator: Lauren Grecheck, Pharm.D.
Senior Investigator: Charmaine Rochester, Pharm.D.
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
Baltimore, MD
Funded by a 2017 Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant.

Differences in Clinical Outcomes Between Young and Old Elderly Patients Taking Warfarin
Kelly A. Lempicki, Pharm.D.
Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy
Downers Grove, IL
Funded by the 2008 Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant Program.

Discharge Medication Counseling and Its Correlation With Reducing Readmissions for Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Exacerbations
Emily M. Bennett, Pharm.D.
Grandview Medical Center
Dayton, OH
Funded by 2012 Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant Program.

The Effect of Race and Genetic Variants on Diuretic Requirements in Patients With Systolic Heart Failure
Adam P. Bress, Pharm.D.
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy
Chicago, IL
Funded by the 2010 Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant Program.

Effects of Fenofibrate 160mg vs. 54mg Conversion on Triglyceride Levels in Patients on Statin Therapy
Kendra R. Manigault, Pharm.D.
Kaiser Permanente
Atlanta, GA
Funded by the 2010 Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant Program.

Evaluating SVR12 Rates and Patient/Provider Satisfaction of Hepatitis C-Infected Patients
Followed in the UC Davis Medical Center Hepatitis C Specialty Pharmacy Clinic

Pharmacy Resident Investigator:  Vinh H. Nguyen, Pharm.D., Ph.D.
Senior Investigator:  Julianna L. Burton, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP, FCSHP
University of California, Davis Medical Center
Sacramento, CA
Funded by a 2015 Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant.

Evaluating Fourth Year Student Pharmacist Empathy Towards Patient Weight Loss Through Active Learning
Pharmacy Resident Investigator: Rachel Talaski, Pharm.D.
Senior Investigator: Kimberly Braxton Lloyd, Pharm.D.
Auburn University
Auburn, AL
Funded by a 2017 Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant.

Evaluation of a Pilot Pharmacy Service Across Transitions of Care to Reduce 30-Day Postdischarge Healthcare Utilization Rates in Patients With Pneumonia or COPD Exacerbation
Stephen H. Rappaport, Pharm.D.
University of Connecticut Health Center
Farmington, CT
Funded by 2012 Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant Program.

Formalization of an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program in a Small Community Hospital
Pharmacy Resident Investigator: Alexa Lockwood, Pharm.D.
Senior Investigator: Nicole Bolton, Pharm.D.
Bozeman Deaconess Health Services
Bozeman, MT
Funded by a 2015 Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant.

Identification of Pharmacy Transitions of Care Patients at Hightest Risk of 30-Day Hospital Readmission
Pharmacy Resident Investigator: Laura Hunt, Pharm.D.
Senior Investigator: Christine Berard-Collins, M.B.A., R.Ph.
Lifespan Corporation - Rhode Island Hospital
Providence, RI
Funded by a 2016 Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant.

Identifying Factors Critical in Forming Collaborative Relationships between Physicians and Pharmacists for the Delivery of Comprehensive Medication Management
Pharmacy Resident Investigator: Kyle Turner, Pharm.D.
Senior Investigator: Todd Sorensen, Pharm.D.
University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy
Minneapolis, MN
Funded by a 2016 Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant.

Impact of Pharmacist-Led, Interdisciplinary Management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) on Recurrence of Acute Exacerbations of COPD (AECOPD)
James S. Wheeler, Pharm.D.
University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy
Knoxville, TN
Funded by 2012 Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant Program.

Impact of a Pharmacist-Led Outpatient Target Specific Oral Anticoagulant Service
Pharmacy Resident Investigator: Emily J. Ashjian, Pharm.D.
Senior Investigator: Geoffrey D. Barnes, M.D.
University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, MI
Funded by a 2015 Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant.

Impact of a Pharmacy Adherence Clinic on HIV Medication Taking Self-Efficacy: A Single-Group, Pretest-Posttest Study
Thomas J. Dilworth, B.A., Pharm.D.
University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy
Albuquerque, NM
Funded by the 2011 Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant Program.

Implementation of a 12-Week Pharmacist-Directed Walking Program Designed to Increase Physical Activity and Improve Overall Health of Participants
Amy M. Fanous, Pharm.D.
Ohio Northern University
Ada, OH
Funded by 2012 Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant Program.

A Longitudinal Analysis of Pharmacist-Driven Inhaler Optimization in the Ambulatory Care Setting
Pharmacy Resident Investigator: Emily Blum, Pharm.D.
Senior Investigator: Amber Smith, Pharm.D., M.S., BCPS
Henry Ford Hospital
Detroit, MI
Funded by a 2017 Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant.

Outcomes of a Pharmacist-managed Hepatitis C Virus Clinic Care Delivery Model
Pharmacy Resident Investigator: Safiya Naidjate, Pharm.D.
Senior Investigator: Andrew Zullo, Pharm.D., ScM
Rhode Island Hospital
Providence, RI
Funded by a 2017 Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant.

Pharmacist-Led Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Clinic
Pharmacy Resident Investigator: Sarah Michienzi, Pharm.D.
Senior Investigator: Renata Smith, Pharm.D.
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy
Chicago, IL
Funded by a 2016 Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant.

Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of an Extended-Infusion Piperacillin/Tazobactam Dosing Regimen in a Pediatric Intensive Care Population
Lauren E. Miller, Pharm.D.
Riley Hospital for Children
Indianapolis, IN
Funded by the 2011 Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant Program.

Pilot Project to Evaluate Hyperglycemia and Glucose Variability in Cancer Patients Receiving
Dexamethasone

Pharmacy Resident Investigator:  Jennifer Grabowski, Pharm.D.
Senior Investigator:  Cindy L. O’Bryant, Pharm.D., BCOP
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Aurora, CO
Funded by a 2015 Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant.

A Procalcitonin Guided Algorithm as a Tool for Pharmacy Implemented Antibiotic Stewardship in Lower Respiratory Tract Infections: A Prospective Study
Jonathan E. Grey, Pharm.D.
Morton Plant Hospital
Clearwater, FL
Funded by the 2011 Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant Program.

Prospective Evaluation of Persistently Positive Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Blood Culture for the Presence of Subpopulations with Reduced Susceptibility to Vancomycin
Courtney B. McKinney, Pharm.D.
The University of Arizona/University Medical Center
Tucson, AZ
Funded by the 2010 Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant Program.

Retrospective Analysis of Pharmacist Engagement With Patients With Non-Cancer Pain on Chronic Opioid Therapy at a Family Medicine Clinic
Pharmacy Resident Investigator: Nicholas Cox, Pharm.D.
Senior Investigator: Karen Gunning, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP, FCCP
University of Utah Health Care
Salt Lake City, UT
Funded by a 2017 Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant.

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