Pharmacy Residency Program Awards and Achievements

Publications

Brown J, Guru S, Williams K, Florentino R, Miner J, Cagir B. Rural Healthcare Center Preparation and Readiness Response to Threat of COVID-19 Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2020;230(6):1105-10. DOI: 10.1016/J.JAMCOLLSURG.2020.04.006 (link https://www.journalacs.org/article/S1072-7515(20)30311-2/fulltext)

Jorgensen SCJ, Murray KP, Lagnf AM, Melvin S, Bhatia S, Shamim MD, Smith JR, Brade KD, Simon SP, Nagel J, Williams KS, Ortwine JK, Veve MP, Truong J, Huang DB, Davis SL, Rybak MJ. A Multicenter Evaluation of Vancomycin-Associated Acute Kidney Injury in Hospitalized Patients with Acute Bacterial Skin and Skin Structure Infections. Infectious Diseases and Therapy 2020 9:89-06. DOI: 10.1007/S40121-019-00278-1 0  (link https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40121-019-00278-1)

Wesley D. Kufel Pharm.D.  Keri A. Mastro B.A.  Bryan T. Mogle Pharm.D.  Karen S. Williams Pharm.D.  James Jester Pharm.D.  John Snyder Pharm.D.  Teresa Lubowski Pharm.D.  KarenBeth H. Bohan Pharm.D. Providers’ Knowledge and Perceptions Regarding Antibiotic Stewardship and Antibiotic Prescribing in Rural Primary Care Clinics. Journal of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (JACCP): December 2019.  doi: 10.1002/jac5.1198

Bennett Doughty, L. Nathan Tumey, and Karen Williams (2019Case report: Albendazole associated psychosis. Mental Health Clinician: November 2019, Vol. 9, No. 6, pp. 397-400


Select Local Presentations:

Residents presenting research

Stanley Conklin Research Day Virtual Event, April 24, 2020
Dr. Melanie Fazzolari and Dr. Kristeen Alazruei competed in the oral and poster presentation categories. Melanie Fazzolari won first place in the interdisciplinary team category for her project “Impact of an interdisciplinary team on time to administration of appropriate initial antibiotics in suspected septic patients presenting to the emergency department.” Click here to see poster.

Stanley Conklin Research Day, April 5, 2019 at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital:
Dr. Khalid Srour competed alongside medical residents, fellows and medical students in both the oral presentation and research poster categories and won second prize in the poster presentation section for his research, Why am I back? Patients’ perspective on a 30-day hospital readmission. Click here to see poster.

Poster Presentation at American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Dec 2018 in Anaheim, CA
Why am I back? Patients’ perspective on a 30-day hospital readmission
Presenter(s):  Khalid J. Srour, Pharm. D., Joshua Campbell, Pharm.D., BCCCP

Poster Presentation IDWeek 2018TM, October 3-7, 2018 in San Francisco, CA
Provider Knowledge and Attitudes Towards Antibiotic Prescribing and Antibiotic Stewardship in Outpatient Rural Clinics
Presenter(s): Wesley D. Kufel, PharmD, BCPS, AAHIVP1,2,3*, Bryan T. Mogle, PharmD, BCPS, AAHIVP2, Karen S. Williams, PharmD, BCPS-AQ ID4, Keri A. Mastro, PharmD Candidate1, James Jester, PharmD5, John Snyder, PharmD, BCPS5, Theresa J. Lubowski, PharmD6, KarenBeth H. Bohan, PharmD, BCPS1
Click here to see poster.

Impact of Antimicrobial Stewardship Commitment Posters on Antibiotic Prescribing for Upper Respiratory Tract Infections in a Rural Outpatient Setting
Presenter(s): Wesley D. Kufel, PharmD, BCPS, AAHIVP, Karen Williams, PharmD, BCPS-AQ ID, Caitlin Cushna, Utkarsh Dang, PhD, KarenBeth H. Bohan, PharmD, BCPS
Click here to see poster.

Poster Presentation at American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) in Orlando, FL, Dec 2017
Evaluation of empiric meropenem utilization in a community teaching hospital
Presenter(s):  Jibi Philip, Karen Williams


Research Projects:

Each of our residents are expected to complete one longitudinal project.

  • 2019-2020
    Kristeen Alazruei, Pharm.D.
    Project: Evaluation of pharmacist le inhaler technique education in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Click here to see poster.

    Melanie Fazzolari, Pharm.D.
    Project: Impact of an interdisciplinary team on time to administration of appropriate initial antibiotics in suspected septic patients presenting to the emergency department. Click here to see poster.
  • 2018-19
    Khalid Srour, Pharm. D.
    Project: ED Utilization of High-Risk Patients Identified by the LACE Tool following Pharmacy Interventions. Click here to see poster.
     
  • 2017-18
    Jibi Philip, Pharm.D.
    Project: Analysis of bleeding events reported for optimization of safety