Faculty Publications and Scholarly Activities

Faculty at St. Louis College of Pharmacy are active members of the academic community as well as the profession. Students benefit from both the practice and research knowledge that faculty contribute to the academic program. Below is a selection of recent scholarship produced by STLCOP faculty.

For detailed information and more CV highlights, visit individual faculty biographies.

Recent Highlights

Armbruster A, Buehler KS, Min S, Riley M, Daly M. Evaluation of Dabigatran for Appropriateness of Use and Bleeding Events in a Community Hospital Setting. Am Health Drug Benefits. 2014;7(7):376-384.

Berry TR, Griggs S, McMurphy T, Pearce ER, Peters G, Schafermeyer K, Simmons K, Tiemeier A. From the College Community to International Partnerships: The Ripple Effect of STLCOP Community Engagement. Am J Pharm Educ. 2014;78(5):Article 111 (p.119).

Bollmeier S, Prosser TR. Community Pharmacy-based Asthma Services: Current Perspectives and Future Directions. Integrated Pharmacy Research and Practice. 2014;3:49-70.

Bragg, R.L., Brooks, A.D., Bollmeier, S.G. Effect of a pharmacist provided education program on the prescribing of maintenance medications for asthma. Pharmacotherapy 2014; 34(10): 44.

Buckallew A., Buehler KS., Lee B. Comparison of enoxaparin with unfractionated heparin (UFH) for venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis in medically ill dialysis patients. Pharmacotherapy 2014; 34(10): 2.

Challen L, Kelso C, Gandhi B. Association Between Prescription Drug Benefit and Hospital Readmission Rates. Hosp Pharm 2014; 49(5)449-454.

Chen A, Armbruster AN, Lee SY, Echeverri M. Pilot-testing of a Protocol to Determine Best Practices in Health Literacy Education. Am J Pharm Educ. 2014;78(5):Article 111 (p.102).

Denetclaw TH, Young EW, Tiemeier AM, Scott JD, Hartzler, ML. Perceptions, obstacles, and solutions for offering introductory pharmacy practice experiences in the community hospital setting: A qualitative survey. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning 6 (2014) 632-638.

Drew A, Peters G, Danis P. Electronic Cigarettes: Cautions and Concerns. American Family Physician. 2014;90(5):283-4.

Echeverri M, Lee SY. Best Practices in Health Disparities Education: A Pilot Test. Am J Pharm Educ. 2014;78(5):Article 111 (p.92).

Ephraim Jr., D., Stevens A., Armbruster A. Evaluation of the safety and efficacy of prophylactic amiodarone therapy for prevention of postoperative atrial fibrillation in patients who underwent cardiothoracic surgery. Pharmacotherapy 2014; 34(10): 113-114.

Erwin P, Pitlick M, Peters GL. "Maintenance of Goal Blood Pressure, Cholesterol and Hemoglobin A1c Levels in Veterans With Type 2 Diabetes After Discharge from a Pharmacist-Managed Ambulatory Care Clinic." Diabetes Spectrum (Accepted for Publication).

Greaser S., Smith CB, Korobey M.J. Evaluation of a pharmacy-driven heparin-induced thrombocytopenia protocol: phase 1. Pharmacotherapy 2014; 34(10): 25-26.

Grice GR, Hurd PD, Kebodeaux C, Gattas N, Prosser TR, Tiemeier AM, Voorhees M, Berry TM, Juang P, Wilson AM, Mann JE, Rattine-Flaherty E. Identifying the Concurrent Validity of Patient-centered Communication Tools (PaCT) for pharmacy student communication skills. Am J Pharm Educ. 2014;78(5):Article 111 (p.63).

Grice GR, Tiemeier A, Hurd P, Berry T, Voorhees M, Prosser T, Sailors J, Gattas N, Duncan W. Student Use of Health Literacy Tools to Improve Patient Understanding and Medication Adherence, The Consultant Pharmacist, April 2014.

Gubbins PO, Micek ST, Badowski M, Cheng J, Gallagher J, Johnson SG, Karnes JH, Lyons K, Moore KG, Strand K. Innovation in Clinical Pharmacy Practice and Opportunities for Academic-Practice Partnership. Pharmacotherapy 2014;34:e45-54.

Kebodeaux C, Gibson N. Motivation Makes a Difference: How using motivational interviewing in your pharmacy could improve patient care and help patients make changes in their health. Missouri Pharmacy Association 2014; 88(3) 20-23.

Kebodeaux C, Vouri S, Hurd P. Team-based learning (TBL): An Argument for Faculty’s Evaluation. INNOVATIONS in pharmacy. 2014, Vol. 5, No. 2. Article 152.

Kollef MH, Chen Y, Keard K, LaRossa GN, Lu C, Martin NR, Martin N, Micek ST, Bailey T. A randomized trial of a real-time automated clinical deterioration alerts sent to a rapid response team. J Hosp Med 2014;9:424-29.

Kollef MH, Micek ST. Rational use of antibiotics in the ICU: balancing stewardship and clinical outcomes. JAMA 2014;312:1403-04.

Lee SY, Griggs S, Schafermeyer K. An Assessment of Cultural Competence, Among Pharmacy Students. Am J Pharm Educ. 2014;78(5):Article 111 (p.42).

Mann JE, Pitlick J, Harris J, Pitlick M, Murphy J, Brooks AM. The Development of a Novel Faculty Mentoring Family Program. Am J Pharm Educ. 2014;78(5):Article 111 (p.89).

McEvoy C, Micek ST, Reichely RM, Kan J, Hoban A, Hoffmann J, Shorr AF, Kollef MH. Macrolides are associated with better survival in patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia but not healthcare-associated pneumonia. Surg Infect 2014;15:283-89.

Micek ST, Arnold H, Juang P, Hampton N, McKenzie M, Scolarici M, Kollef M. Effects of empiric antifungal therapy for septic shock on time to appropriate therapy for Candida infection: a pilot study. Clin Ther 2014;36:1226-32.

Micek ST, Gowan M, Heard K, Kollef MH. Identifying Critically Ill Patients At Risk for Inappropriate Antibiotic Therapy; A Pilot Study of a Point-of-Care Decision Support Alert. Crit Care Med 2014;42:1832-38.

Micek ST, Lang A, Fuller BM, Hampton NB, Kollef MH. Clinical Implications for Patients Treated Inappropriately for Community-Acquired Pneumonia in the Emergency Department. BMC Infect Dis 2014;14:61

Murphy JA, Brooks AD, Burrows-Grandstaff C., Michalski ER, Bell L., Burke JM, Impact of a teaching certificate program on pharmacy resident self-confidence with various aspects of academia. Pharmacotherapy 2014; 34(10): 15-16.

Pacheco J, Arnold H, Skrupky L, Watts P, Micek ST, Kollef MH. Predictors of Outcome in 216 Patients with ARDS Treated with Inhaled Epoprostenol. Respir Care 2014;59:1178-85.

Patel S., Buehler KS, Armbruster A. Evaluation of the appropriateness of dosing, indication and safety of rivaroxaban in a Community Hospital. Pharmacotherapy 2014; 34(10): 85-86.

Peters G, Vouri S. Use of OnabotulinumtoxinA for Overactive Bladder with Concomitant Warfarin. The American Society of Consultant Pharmacist, Inc. Vol. 29, No. 7. Doi:10.4140/TCP.n.2014.480. July 2014.

Pitlick M, Jenkins A, Adcock K, Foote E, Hanes S, Hilaire M, Stamm P, Jarvis C, Kruse J, Jeffres M, Erstad B, Stack Lodise N, Neville M. Adjunct Pharmacy Practice Promotion: Current Practices and Future Models. Am J Pharm Educ. 2014;78(5):Article 111 (p.87).

Rafie S, McIntosh J, Shealy K, Borgelt L, Forinash A, Shrader S, Koepf E, McClendon K, Griffin B, Horlen C, Karaoui L, Rowe E, Lodise N, Wigle P. Roles of the Pharmacist in the Use of Safe and Highly Effective Long-Acting Reversible Contraception: An Opinion of the Women’s Health Practice and Research Network of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. PRN Opinion Paper, Pharmacotherapy 2014; doi: 10.1002/phar.1457.

Ritchie DJ, Garavaglia-Wilson A. A review of intravenous minocycline for treatment of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter infection. Clin Infect Dis. 2014;59:S374-80.

Simmons K, Griggs S, Player S. Analysis of STE(A)M-summer Curriculum of Minority High Schooler’s ACT Performance for Admissions to Pharmacy School. Am J Pharm Educ. 2014;78(5):Article 111 (p.90).

Stranges PM, Vouri SM, Bergfeld F, Crain M, Jindal N, Landrum M, Lindauer S, Mueller Z, Reich A, Thomas L. Pharmacy resident publication success: factors of success based on abstracts from a regional meeting. Pharmacotherapy. 2014;34(10):e192.

Vazquez-Guillamet C, Scolari M, Zilberberg MD, Shorr AF, Micek ST, Kollef M. Using the Number Needed to Treat to Assess Appropriate Antimicrobial Therapy as a Determinant of Outcome in Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock. Critical Care Med 2014;42:2342-49.

Vouri SM, Peters GL. Use of onabotulinumtoxinA for overactive bladder with concomitant warfarin. Consult Pharm. 2014;29(10):666.

Wenger PJ, Rottnek F, Crippen JS, Parker T. Assessment of hepatitis C risk factors and infection prevalence in a jail population. AJPH 2014; 104(9):1722-7.

Yancey A, Armbruster A, Tackett S. Sofosbuvir, a New Nucleotide Analogue, for the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C Infection. Journal of Pharmacy Technology 2014 (published online 9/15/14).

Ziegler M., Drew AM, Pitlick JM, Edwards M. Evaluation of a pharmacist-provided discharge counseling service on hospital readmission rates in the Mercy Hospital St. Louis Ambulatory Care Clinics. Pharmacotherapy 2014; 34(10): 75-76.