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Clinical Pharmacist, Primary Care

Rotations Precepted

Primary Care/Internal Medicine

Pharmacy School/Graduation Year

University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, 2013

Residency Training Program Location/Year

  • PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, Allegheny General Hospital, 2013-2014
  • PGY2 Ambulatory Care Specialty Residency, Allegheny General Hospital, 2014-2015

Professional Interests

Chronic disease state management, population health, cardiovascular risk reduction, tobacco cessation, quality improvement, motivational interviewing

Projects

  • Vaccine administration safety and standardization of workflows to reduce errors
  • Opioid harm reduction and the potential role of the clinical pharmacist

Awards and Certifications

Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP)

Publications

  • Cannon A, Nachreiner J, Buckley B, Higgins K, Maynard M, Mahlum A, Weitzman E, Lorenzen A, Hartkopf K. Ambulatory Care Practice Development: Highlighting Best Practices. JPSW. 2019;22(4):22-24.
  • Freund JE, Hart M, Weitzman E, Drury RLC, Smith EE. Primary Care Pharmacists’ Role and Use of Technology in Diabetes Management in Population Health Model within a Regional Health System. JPSW. 2018;21(4):26-29.
  • Impact of the 2013 Cholesterol Guidelines on Outpatient Prescribing Practices of Lipid Lowering Therapy (Abstract). 2015 ACCP Virtual Poster Symposium. Pharmacotherapy. 2015;35(5):e83.
  • The Impact of a Pharmacist-provided Anticoagulation-focused Discharge Service on Anticoagulation Control in Patients Receiving Warfarin following Total Hip or Knee Replacement (Abstract). 2014 ACCP Virtual Poster Symposium. Pharmacotherapy. 2014;34(6):e100-101.

Hobbies

Latin and swing dancing, performing music with my bands (voice, alto saxophone, flute), exercise, yoga

Favorite Things to Do in Milwaukee

Perform and attend live music, jog along the river, discover new eateries and breweries and eat delicious Kopp’s tiramisu custard

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