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February 08, 2023

ASHP Foundation Awards a Total of $31,000 in Grants to Seven Pharmacy Resident Researchers

The ASHP Foundation is pleased to announce the 2023 recipients of the Pharmacy Resident Research Grants. This grant program supports quality research conducted by pharmacy residents partnered with senior investigators that advances pharmacy practice and patient care.  The ASHP Foundation Joseph A. Oddis Endowment is the primary source of funding for the Pharmacy Resident Research Grant Program, with two technology-focused research projects funded in part by the ASHP Foundation’s Dwight R. Tousignaut Memorial Fund.

The grantees listed below each received a research grant of up to $5,000 to study critical healthcare issues related to disease management, medication management, safety, and access to medications.

A Retrospective Case-Control Study: Opioid Overdose Rates and Buprenorphine Distribution to Retail Pharmacies by Zip Code in California 
Nisha Bhavsar, PharmD, principal investigator, and David Dadiomov, PharmD, BCPP, senior investigator 
University of Southern California School of Pharmacy, Los Angeles, CA 

Establishing a Pharmacist-Managed Rural Outpatient Oral Chemotherapy Program: A Pilot Study 
Isabel Bonarrigo-Burton, PharmD, principal investigator, and Cassie Degen, PharmD, senior investigator 
Lima Memorial Hospital, Lima, OH

Effect of a Pharmacist Run Clinic On Time to Disease State Management in Patients Provided With Necessary Home Monitoring Tools and Regular Follow-Up for Education and Medication Management
Madison Gilbert, PharmD, principal investigator, and Joseph W. Glovacz, PharmD, BS, BCACP, senior investigator 
Ascension Sacred Heart Medical Group, Pensacola, FL 
This grant was funded in part by the ASHP Foundation’s Dwight R. Tousignaut Memorial Fund.

Impact of Social Determinants of Health On Preferred Treatment of Trichomonas Vaginalis and Chlamydia Trachomatis: Defining the Pharmacist’s Role 
Christen Langley, PharmD, MLS (ASCP), principal investigator, Michael P. Veve, PharmD, MPH, senior investigator 
Henry Ford Health, Detroit, MI

Impact of Pharmacist-Mediated Refill Authorization Program On Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI) Deprescribing Success Rates 
Elizabeth Salisbury, PharmD, RPh, principal investigator, Alissa Margraf, PharmD, BCACP, CDOE, senior investigator 
Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI

Impact of Anaerobic Coverage On Clinical Outcomes In Patients With Suspected Aspiration Pneumonia
Sara Schimmoeller, PharmD, RPh, principal investigator, Kasie Landin, PharmD, RPh, BCIDP, senior investigator
Lima Memorial Hospital, Lima, OH

Assessing the Impact of a Pharmacist-Driven Remote Patient Monitoring Program Utilizing Smart Devices On Adult Patients With Hypertension or Diabetes Within a Rural Health Program
Merna Tawadrous, PharmD, principal investigator, Jessica Hinson, PharmD, BCACP, NCTTP, senior investigator
Ohio Northern University, Ada, OH
This grant was funded in part by the ASHP Foundation’s Dwight R. Tousignaut Memorial Fund.