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35 Student Research Posters Accepted for Presentation at ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting Dec. 8-12 in Las Vegas

December 6 — In one of the largest displays of UH College of Pharmacy Pharm.D. student scholarship in recent years, 35 research posters by UHCOP pharmacy students have been accepted for presentation at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting Dec. 8-12 in Las Vegas, Nev. 

The UHCOP contingent of presenters also is the largest from any pharmacy college or school in Texas.

The student authors, in alphabetical order, and their presentations titles are: 

  • Nicole Alilaen, "Impact of pharmacogenetic testing on prescribing at a neuro-rehabilitation hospital";
  • Sheena Antony, "Community cancer center clinic experience of nivolumab dose modification for metastatic small cell lung cancer";
  • Ada Anugo, "Outcomes associated with delay in reversal of warfarin in patients with intracranial hemorrhages";
  • Carol Baby, "Clinical manifestations of flibanserin toxicity in a toddler";
  • Daniel Blasingame, "Clostridioides difficile type NAP11/DH/106: a systematic review";
  • Alicia Brazelton, "Evaluating the use of magnesium sulfate in obstetric patients";
  • Elissa Chin, "Retrospective evaluation of vancomycin utilization in a rehabilitation hospital";
  • Jonathan Diaz, "Evaluation of calcitonin use pre-guideline implementation at a multi-center hospital system";
  • Truong Do, "Evaluation of empiric carbapenem use at two community hospitals: a drug utilization review";
  • Nardos Estifanos, "Assessing the roles of select factors in successful completion of Medication Therapy Management";
  • Goran Flajc, "Intravenous low-dose ketamine for pain in the intensive care unit (ICU)";
  • Amanda Gee, "Evaluation of the new Texas opioid-related continuing education requirement and pharmacists' perceived importance of counseling on opioid prescriptions";
  • Andrew Golding, "Testing of smart pump and electronic health record (EHR) medication libraries for interoperability";
  • Breanna Hinman, "Evaluation of calcitonin use post-guideline implementation at a multi-center hospital system";
  • Jaimy James, "Identifying medication errors related to automated unit-dose packaging systems in hospital pharmacies";
  • Julina Joseph, "Assess the impact on dispense prep compliance post implementation of barcode scanning to improve patient safety in an oral syringe batch process";
  • Racha Kabbani, "Evaluating the efficacy and safety of the direct oral anticoagulants in left ventricular thrombus: a systematic review";
  • Mahnoor Khan, "Treatment of infections caused by carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in a large academic medical center";
  • Chloe Kim, "Impact of acute and chronic glucocorticosteroid use on Clostridioides difficile infection-induced leukocytosis";
  • Olivia Kreidler, "Outcomes associated with fixed vs. weight-based dosing of 4-Factor Prothrombin Concentrate Complex for reversal of anti-Xa inhibitors in acute hemorrhage";
  • Alan Luu, "Implementation of a standardized vancomycin quality improvement initiative at a community hospital";
  • Amilda Medina, "Clinical vs. Statistical Significance comparing iSTAT and STAGO INR monitoring";
  • Aimen Naveed, "Assessment of the medication delivery process to the emergency department (ED) at a level I trauma center";
  • Catherine Nguyen, "Outcomes associated with delay in reversal of Xa-inhibitors in patients with an intracranial hemorrhage";
  • Jennifer Nguyen, "Dielectric detection of fluid status in emergency department dyspnea patients";
  • Carine Opsomer, "Assessment of admission rates and medications administered following chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy at a large academic hospital";
  • Sara Osman, "Patient-reported history of prior bleed events with oral anticoagulants";
  • Shiksha Patel, "Apixaban dosing practices in atrial fibrillation patients at risk for cerebrovascular accidents";
  • Lakshmi Pillai, "Assessment of empiric broad-spectrum antibiotic use in septic patients over a 3-month period";
  • Sylvia Stefanos, "Sources and impact of stress on physical, behavioral, psychological and cognitive functions of Pharm.D. students";
  • Clover Truong, "Evaluation of ampicillin and gentamicin use in the management of suspected early-onset neonatal sepsis";
  • Kristen Underbrink, "Real-world, post-marketing evaluation of rituximab safety and indications for use in pediatric patients";
  • Greetel Varughese, "Postpartum opioid use after cesarean delivery";
  • Kristi Vo, "Observation of the effectiveness of an electronic best practice alert designed to improve medication communication with patients"; and
  • Niha Zafar, "Evaluation of the implementation of a standardized parathyroidectomy order set at a tertiary academic medical center."