Publications from the Department of Pharmacy Practice faculty at the University of Rhode Island.

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Submissions from 2017

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Effect of cilostazol in treating diabetes-associated microvascular complications, Nicole J. Asal and Karolina A. Wojciak

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A pharmacist-driven academic detailing program to increase adult pneumococcal vaccination, Aisling R. Caffrey, Jennifer M. DeAngelis, Kristina E. Ward, K. Kelly Orr, Haley J. Morrill, Michael Gosciminski, and Kerry L. LaPlante

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Evidence to support continuation of statin therapy in patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia, Aisling R. Caffrey, Tristan T. Timbrook, Eunsun Noh, George Sakoulas, Steven M. Opal, Victor Nizet, and Kerry L. LaPlante pharmD

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Risk stacking of pneumococcal vaccination indications increases mortality in unvaccinated adults with Streptococcus pneumoniae infections, Jacob B. Morton, Haley J. Morrill, Kerry L. LaPlante pharmD, and Aisling R. Caffrey

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Inappropriate prescribing in outpatient healthcare: an evaluation of respiratory infection visits among veterans in teaching versus non-teaching primary care clinics, Diane M. Parente, Tristan T. Timbrook, Aisling R. Caffrey, and Kerry L. LaPlante pharmD

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Assessments of Opportunities to Improve Antibiotic Prescribing in an Emergency Department: A Period Prevalence Survey, Tristan T. Timbrook, Aisling R. Caffrey, Anais Ovalle, Maya Beganovic, William Curioso, Melissa Gaitanis, and Kerry L. LaPlante pharmD

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Genotype and Phenotype in 12 additional individuals with SATB2-Associated Syndrome, Yuri A. Zarate, Louisa Kalsner, Alice Basinger, Julie R. Jones, Chumei Li, Marta Szybowska, Zhou Luan Xu, Samantha Vergano, Aisling R. Caffrey, Cruz Velasco Gonzalez, Holly Dubbs, Elaine Zackai, Francisca Millan, Aida Telegrafi, Berivan Baskin, Richard Person, Jennifer L. Fish, and David B. Everman

Submissions from 2016

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Generalizing Evidence from Randomized Trials using Inverse Probability of Sampling Weights, Ashley L. Buchanan, Michael G. Hudgens, Stephen R. Cole, Katie R. Mollan, Paul E. Sax, Eric S. Daar, Adaora A. Adimora, Joseph J. Eron, and Michael J. Mugavero

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Social Media Utilization Among Pharmacy Preceptors, Brett Feret

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The Business Case for Expanded Clozapine Utilization, Jessica L. Gören, Adam J. Rose, Eric G. Smith, and John P. Ney

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Comparison of Telavancin and Vancomycin Antibiotic Lock Solutions in the Eradication of Biofilm-Producing Staphylococci and Enterococci from Central Venous Catheters, Megan K. Luther, Leonard A. Mermel, and Kerry L. LaPlante

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A Team-Based Practicum Bringing Together Students Across Educational Institutions and Health Professions, Celia P. MacDonnell, Paul George, Jayashree Nimmagadda, Samantha Brown, and Kathleen Gremel

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Are non-allergic drug reactions commonly documented as medication “allergies”? A national cohort of Veterans' admissions from 2000 to 2014, Kevin W. McConeghy, Aisling R. Caffrey, Haley J. Morrill, Amal N. Trivedi, and Kerry L. LaPlante pharmD

Impact of a Prospective Audit and Feedback Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at a Veterans Affairs Medical Center: A Six-Point Assessment, Haley J. Morrill, Aisling R. Caffrey, Melissa M. Gaitanis, and Kerry L. LaPlante pharmD

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Antimicrobial Stewardship in Long-Term Care Facilities: A Call to Action, Haley J. Morrill, Aisling R. Caffrey, Robin L. P. Jump, David Dosa, and Kerry L. LaPlante pharmD

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Consensus of recommendations guiding comparative effectiveness research methods, Jacob B. Morton, Robert McConeghy, Kirstin Heinrich, Nicolle M. Gatto, and Aisling R. Caffrey

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Predictors of Mortality Among U.S. Veterans With Streptococcus Pneumoniae Infections, Jacob B. Morton, Haley J. Morrill, Kerry L. LaPlante pharmD, and Aisling R. Caffrey

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The Effect of Molecular Rapid Diagnostic Testing on Clinical Outcomes in Bloodstream Infections: A Systematic Review & Meta-analysis, Tristan T. Timbrook, Jacob B. Morton, Kevin W. McConeghy, Aisling R. Caffrey, Eleftherios Mylonakis, and Kerry L. LaPlante

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The Utilization of Video-Conference Shared Medical Appointments in Rural Diabetes Care, Lisa Tokuda, Lenora Lorenzo, Andre Theriault, Tracey H. Taveira, Lynn Marquis, Helene Head, David Edelman, Susan R. Kirsh, David C. Aron, and Wen-Chih Wu

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Daptomycin-induced eosinophilic pneumonia - a systematic review, Priyasha Uppal, Kerry L. LaPlante pharmD, Melissa M. Gaitanis, Matthew D. Jankowich, and Kristina E. Ward

Submissions from 2015

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The Effects of Obesity on the Comparative Effectiveness of Linezolid and Vancomycin in Suspected Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Pneumonia, Aisling R. Caffrey, E. Noh, H. J. Morrill, and Kerry L. LaPlante pharmD

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Designing Interprofessional Education Curriculum Using Multiple Conceptual Frameworks, Paul George, Celia P. MacDonnell, Jayashree Nimmagadda, Judy Murphy, and Richard Dollase

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Clinical Implications of Vancomycin Heteroresistant and Intermediately Susceptible Staphylococcus aureus, Diane M. Gomes, Kristina E. Ward, and Kerry L. LaPlante pharmD

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Orienting Patients to Greater Opioid Safety: Models of Community Pharmacy-Based Naloxone, Traci C. Green, Emily F. Dauria, Jeffrey P. Bratberg, Corey S. Davis, and Alexander Y. Walley

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The Impact of a Student-Run Journal Club on Pharmacy Students’ Self-Assessment of Critical Appraisal Skills, Macayla Landi, Sydney Springer, Erica Estus, and Kristina E. Ward

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Ethanol and Isopropyl Alcohol Exposure Increases Biofilm Formation in Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus epidermidis, Megan K. Luther, Sarah Bilida, Leonard A. Mermel, and Kerry L. LaPlante PharmD

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Observed antagonistic effect of linezolid on daptomycin or vancomycin activity against biofilm-forming methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in an in vitro pharmacodynamic model, Megan Luther Pharm. D. and Kerry L. LaPlante Pharm. D.

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The Role ofthe Specialty Pharmacist in Optimizing the Quality of Care for Patients with Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis, Celia P. MacDonnell and Molly MacDonnell

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Vancomycin Dosing Considerations in a Real-World Cohort of Obese and Extremely Obese Patients, Haley J. Morrill, Aisling R. Caffrey, Eunsun Noh, and Kerry L. LaPlante pharmD

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Overconsumption of Antibiotics, Haley J. Morrill and Kerry L. LaPlante pharmD

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Treatment Options for Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Infections, Haley J. Morrill, Jason M. Pogue, Keith S. Kaye, and Kerry L. LaPlante pharmD

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Promoting safe use of medications: Providing medication education to seniors receiving Meals on Wheels, Kristina E. Ward and Lisa B. Cohen

Submissions from 2014

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The Risk of Hepatotoxicity with Fluoroquinolones: A National Case-Control Safety Study, T M. Alshammari, E P. Larrat, H J. Morrill, Aisling R. Caffrey, B J. Quilliam, and Kerry L. LaPlante pharmD

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Evolution of Self-Care Education, Emily M. Ambizas, Karen M. S. Bastianelli, Stefanie P. Ferreri, Seena L. Haines, Katherine Kelly Orr, Misty M. Stutz, Jenny A. VanAmburgh, and Miranda Wilhelm

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A Cross-Sectional Analysis of Perceptions of Interprofessional Education in Medical Students, Nina Ayala, Celia P. MacDonnell, Luba Dumenco, Richard Dollase, and Paul George

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Nonprescription Naloxone: Pros and Cons, Karen M S Bastianelli and Katherine Kelly Orr

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Predictors of Clinical Success Among a National Veterans Affairs Cohort With Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Pneumonia, Aisling R. Caffrey, Haley J. Morrill, Laura A. Puzniak, and Kerry L. LaPlante pharmD

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Comparative Effectiveness of Linezolid and Vancomycin Among a National Veterans Affairs Cohort with Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Pneumonia, Aisling R. Caffrey, Haley J. Morrill, Laura A. Puzniak, and Kerry L. LaPlante

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Improving Medication Management after a Hospitalization with Pharmacist Home Visits and Electronic Personal Health Records: An Observational Study, Stephen Jon Kogut, Elaina K. Goldstein, Camille Charbonneau, Anita Jackson, and Gail Patry

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Implications of Recent Controlled Substance Policy Initiatives, E. Paul Larrat, Rita M. Marcoux, and F. Randy Vogenberg

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Infection and Inflammation Leading to Clozapine Toxicity and Intensive Care: A Case Series, Jonathan G. Leung, Sarah Nelson, Christopher R. Takala, and Jessica L. Goren

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Activity of Daptomycin or Linezolid in Combination with Rifampin or Gentamicin Against Biofilm-Forming Enterococcus faecalis or E. faecium in an In Vitro Pharmacodynamic Model Using Simulated Endocardial Vegetations and an In Vivo Survival Assay Using Galleria mellonella Larvae, Megan K. Luther, Marios Arvanitis, Eleftherios Mylonakis, and Kerry L. LaPlante pharmD

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Epidemiology of Pneumococcal Disease in a National Cohort of Older Adults, Haley J. Morrill, Aisling R. Caffrey, Eunsun Noh, and Kerry L. LaPlante

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Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Prompts Increased and Earlier Infectious Diseases Consultation, Haley J. Morrill, Melissa M. Gaitanis, and Kerry L. LaPlante pharmD

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G Protein Beta 5 is Targeted to D2-Dopamine Receptor- Containing Biochemical Compartments and Blocks Dopamine-Dependent Receptor Internalization, J. Christopher Octeau, Joseph M. Schrader, Ikuo Masuho, Meenakshi Sharma, Christopher Aiudi, Ching-Kang Chen, Abraham Kovoor, and Jeremy Celver

Submissions from 2013

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Assessment and Revision of Clinical Pharmacy Practice Internet Websites, Krystal L. Edwards, Marissa C. Salvo, Kristina E. Ward, Russell T. Attridge, Katie Kiser, Nathan A. Pinner, Patrick J. Gallegos, Lori Lynn Kesteloot, Ann Hylton, and P. Brandon Bookstaver

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Ponatinib: An oral tyrosine kinase inhibitor for the treatment of chronic myelogenous leukemia and Philadelphia chromosome -- positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia, Brett Feret

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Psychotropics and Sudden Cardiac Death, Jessica L. Goren and Tuan Anh Dinh

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Antipsychotic Prescribing Pathways, Polypharmacy, and Clozapine Use in Treatment of Schizophrenia, Jessica L. Gören, Mark Meterko, Sandra Williams, Gary J. Young, Errol Baker, Chia-Hung Chou, Amy M. Kilbourne, and Mark S. Bauer

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Activity of tobramycin and polymyxin-E against Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm coated medical grade endotracheal tubes., Keiko Tarquinio, Kelsey Confreda, James Shurko, and Kerry L. LaPlante pharmD

Submissions from 2012

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The Role of Comparative Effectiveness Research in Medicine and Health, Aisling R. Caffrey

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Changing epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, 2002–2009, Aisling R. Caffrey and Kerry L. LaPlante PharmD

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The University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy, Bongsup Cho and Norma J. Owens

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A Ten-Year Experience of a Pharmacist Consulting Team for Statewide Bioterrorism and Emergency Preparedness, Brett Feret and Jeffrey P. Bratberg

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Going Deep for Drug Discovery: An Ocean to Bedside Approach to Explore Sub-Seafloor Microbes for the Next Generation of Antibiotics, Stephanie Forschner-Dancause, Kerry L. LaPlante PharmD, David C. Smith, and David C. Rowley

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Organizational Characteristics of High- and Low-Clozapine-Utilization Clinics in the Veterans Health Administration, Jessica L. Gören, Adam J. Rose, Ryann L. Engle, Eric G. Smith, Melissa Christopher, Nathaniel M. Rickles, Todd P. Selma, and Megan B. McCullough

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In Vitro Coagulation Effects of Ophthalmic Doses of Bevacizumab, Kerry L. LaPlante PharmD, Emily Li, Paul B. Greenberg, Victoria Tseng, Suzanne B. Woodmansee, Aisling R. Caffrey, Wen-Chih Wu, and Peter D. Friedmann

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Rhode Island's Interprofessional Education Initiatives, Celia P. MacDonnell, Paul George, and Kara Misto

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An Introductory Interprofessional Exercise for Healthcare Students, Celia P. MacDonnell, Saumitra V. Rege, Kara Misto, Richard Dollase, and Paul George

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Curriculum and Instructional Methods for Drug Information, Literature Evaluation, and Biostatistics: Survey of U.S. Pharmacy Schools, Jennifer Phillips, Michael Gabay, Cathy Ficzere, and Kristina E. Ward

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Evaluation of a Program to Improve Diabetes Care Through Intensified Care Management Activities and Diabetes Medication Copayment Reduction, Brian J. Quilliam, Stephen J. Kogut, Scott Johnson, and Tara Higgins

Submissions from 2011

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Low Adherence to Outpatient Preoperative Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Decolonization Therapy, Aisling R. Caffrey; Suzanne B. Woodmansee BS, RN; Nancy Crandall NP; Cynthia Tibert BSN, CIC; Corinne Fielding RN; Dennis J. Mikolich MD; Michael P. Vezeridis MD; and Kerry L. LaPlante PharmD

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The Use of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Mental Illness, Jessica L. Gören and Ashley T. Tewksbury

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Monitoring and Prevalence Rates of Metabolic Syndrome in Military Veterans with Serious Mental Illness, Sameed Ahmed M. Khatana, Joshua Kane, Tracey H. Taveira, Mark S. Bauer, and Wen-Chih Wu

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Association between Regulator of G Protein Signaling 9–2 and Body Weight, Jeffrey L. Waugh, Jeremy Celver, Meenakshi Sharma, Robert L. Dufresne, Dimitra Terzi, S. Craig Risch, William G. Fairbrother, Rachael L. Neve, John P. Kane, Mary J. Malloy, Clive R. Pullinger, Harvest F. Gu, Christos Tsatsanis, Steven P. Hamilton, Stephen J. Gold, Venetia Zachariou, and Abraham Kovoor

Submissions from 2010

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Prevention of Surgical-Site Infections, Aisling R. Caffrey, Kerry L. LaPlante PharmD, and Kalpana Gupta

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Comparative Effectiveness of Linezolid and Vancomycin among a National Cohort of Patients Infected with Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Aisling R. Caffrey, Brian J. Quilliam, and Kerry L. LaPlante PharmD

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Risk Factors Associated with Mupirocin Resistance in Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Aisling R. Caffrey, Brian J. Quilliam, and Kerry L. LaPlante PharmD

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Using Facebook Within a Geriatric Pharmacotherapy Course, Erica L. Estus

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An Active-Learning Course Model to Teach Pharmacotherapy in Geriatrics, Erica L. Estus, Anne L. Hume, and Norma J. Owens

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Development and Delivery of a Quality Improvement Program to Reduce Antipsychotic Polytherapy, Jessica L. Goren, Stuart E. Beck, Barry J. Mills, Derri L. Shtasel, and Robert L. Dufresne

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An Evidence-Based Update On Vitamins, Katherine Kelly Orr and Anne L. Hume

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Cost and Utilization of Behavioral Health Medications Associated with Rescission of an Exemption for Prior Authorization for Severe and Persistent Mental Illness in the Vermont Medicaid Program, Brian J. Quilliam, Jason C. Simeone, and Rita M. Marcoux

Submissions from 2009

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Docetaxel and irinotecan in recurrent or metastatic head and neck cancer, Athanassios Argiris, Ashley L. Buchanan, Bruce Brockstein, Jill Kolesar, Musie Ghebremichael, Michael Pins, Kristine Hahn, Rita Axelrod, and Arlene Forestiere

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Use of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors/Angiotensin Receptor Blockers and Lipid-lowering Therapies among Rhode Islanders with Diabetes Enrolled in Medicare Part D Plans in 2006 and 2007, Aisling R. Caffrey, Stephen Kogut, and Lynn Pezzullo

Submissions from 2008

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Methadone Analgesia for Persistent Pain: Safety and Toxicity Considerations, Frederick W. Burgess and Jayne E. Pawasauskas

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Opioid Therapy and Prescription Drug Diversion, Frederick W. Burgess and Jayne E. Pawasauskas

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When Is Antipsychotic Polypharmacy Supported by Research Evidence? Implications for QI, Jessica L. Goren, Joseph J. Parks, Frank A. Ghinassi, Celeste G. Milton, John M. Oldham, Pablo Hernandez, Jeffrey Chan, and Richard C. Hermann

Submissions from 2005

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Prescribing of Antipsychotic Medication in a Medicaid Population: Use of Polytherapy and Off-Label Dosages, Robert L. Dufresne, Stephen J. Kogut, and Felix Yam

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Antidespressant-Induced Weight Gain, Sarah Grace Kachur, Christine L. Hannan, and Kristina E. Ward

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Can Robitussin® DM Be Used To Treat Cough During Pregnancy?, Kristina E. Ward

Submissions from 2004

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Multiple Versus Single Antipsychotic Agents for Hospitalized Psychiatric Patients: Case-Control Study of Risks Versus Benefits, Franca Centorrino, Jessica L. Gören, John Hennen, Paola Salvatore, James P. Kelleher, and Ross J. Baldessarini

Submissions from 2002

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Inpatient Antipsychotic Drug Use in 1998, 1993, and 1989, Franca Centorrino, Marion Eakin, Won-Myong Bahk, James P. Kelleher, Jessica L. Gören, Paola Salvatore, Samy Egli, and Ross J. Baldessarini