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Awards & Publications


Recognitions, Awards, Publications, and Presentations
January 2009 – December 2012


LeAnne Kennedy, PharmD, BCOP, is the recipient of the 2012 Campbell University Distinguished Alumni Award

LeAnne Kennedy, PharmD, BCOP, hematology and oncology, is the recipient of the 2012 KE/Merck Vanguard Leadership Award from the Kappa Epsilon Foundation, Inc. in association with Merck.

Monty Yoder 2011 Pre-Clinical Year Teaching Excellence Award WFUSM-PA Program
Prescribing Errors at Hospital Discharge From A Teaching Internal Medicine Service: Implementation of a Standardized Discharge Time-Out Sheet - First Place at the Internal Medicine Resident/Fellow Research Day Poster session.  Scott L. Holwerda, M.D., Regina Schomberg, Pharm. D., GiGi MacDonald , M.D., Kevin Hayes, M.D., Kelly Redden, D.O., Steven J. Heatherly, M.D., Ph.D.

Brandy Strickland and Heather Cox Board Certified Oncology Pharmacists (BCOP) November 2010

Monty Yoder 2010 Pre-Clinical Year Teaching Excellence Award  WFUSM-PA Program

Monty Yoder Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties - Added Qualifications in Cardiology Pharmacotherapy

LeAnne Kennedy 2010 HOPA Scientific Research Literature Award

Phil Stafford Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist

Regina Schomberg NCAP President 2010, NCAP Acute Care Pharmacists of the Year, Feb 2008


Shetty A, Winter M. Immunization of Children Receiving Immunosuppressive Therapy for Cancer or Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation. The Ochsner Journal 12:228-243, 2012.

Koliscak L, Maynor L. Pharmacologic prophylaxis against venous thromboembolism in hospitalized patients with cirrhosis and associated coagulopathies. Am J Health-Syst Pharm 2012; 69: 658-663.

Beardsley JR, Ohl CA. Module 5. Measuring and Reporting Antimicrobial Stewardship Metrics. Joint Commission Resources, Oak Brook, IL. September 2012.

Ohl CA, Beardsley JR. Module 4. Creating Change: Using an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program to Improve Antimicrobial Usage. Commission Resources, Oak Brook, IL. September 2012.

Winter MA, Guhr KN, Berg GM Impact of Various Body Weights and Serum Creatinine Concentrations on the Bias and Accuracy of the Cockcroft-Gault Equation Pharmacotherapy 2012.

Cluck D, Williamson JC, Glasgo ME, Diekema D, Sherertz R Bacterial Contamination of an Automated Pharmacy Robot Used for Intravenous Medication Preparation Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology Vol 35, No 5 May 2012 pp. 517-520

Beardsley JR, Ohl CA. Module 5. Measuring and Reporting Antimicrobial Stewardship Metrics. Oak Brook: Joint Commission Resources, March 2012.

Ohl CA, Beardsley JR. Module 4. Creating Change: Using an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program to Improve Antimicrobial Usage. Oak Brook: Joint Commission Resources, March 2012.

Beardsley JR,  Williamson JC, Johnson JW, Luther VP, Wrenn RH, Ohl CC. Show Me the Money: Long-Term Financial Impact of an Antimicrobial Stewardship Program  Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, Vol. 33, No. 4, Special Topic Issue: Antimicrobial Stewardship (April 2012), pp. 398-400.

Shetty AK, Peek LA. Peramivir for the treatment of influenza. Anti Infect. Ther. 10(2), 123-143(2012).

Pierce DA, Williamson JW, Mauck VS, Russell GB, Palavecino E, Burkart, JM. The effect on peritoneal dialysis pathogens of changing topical antibiotic prophylaxis. Peritoneal Dialysis International, 2012
Yoder VG, Dixon DL, Barnette DJ, Beardsley JR.Short-term outcomes of an employer-sponsored diabetes management program at an ambulatory care pharmacy clinic Am J Health Syst Pharm January 1, 2012 69:69-73; doi:10.2146/ajhp110041  
Kennedy LD, Koontz SE, Rao KV. Emerging role of rasburicase in the management of increased plasma uric acid levels in patients with hematologic malignancies.  Journal of Blood Medicine. 2011:2;1-6.
Alan C Farney; William Doares; Scott Kaczmorski; Jeffrey Rogers; Robert J Stratta Immunotherapy. 2010;2(6):879-888. Cost-effective Immunosuppressive Options for Solid Organ Transplantation: A Guide to Lower Cost for the Renal Transplant Recipient in the USA. 

Pierce DA, Reeves-Daniel AM. Ranolazine-Tacrolimus Interaction. The Annals of Pharmacotherapy 2010 November Volume 44

Al-Geizaawi SMT, Farney AC, Rogers J, Assimos D, Requarth JA, Doares W, Winfrey S, Stratta RJ. Renal Allograft Failure Due to Emphysematous Pyelonephritis: Successful Non-Operative Management and Proposed New Classification Scheme Based on Literature Review. Transplant Infectious Disease 2010
Kennedy L, Ajiboye V. rasburicase for the Prevention and Treatment of Hyperuricemia in Tumor Lysis Syndrome. J Oncol Pharm Practice (2010) 16: 205-213
Kirk J, Oldham E. Hyperglycemia Management Using Insulin in the Acute Care Setting:Therapies and Strategies for Care in the Non-Critically Ill Patient. The Annals of Pharmacotherapy 2010 July/August Volume 44 (7):1222-1230
Hanzelka K, Pierce C, Beardsley J, Williamson J, Morris P.  Influence of an Institution-Specific Sepsis Protocol on Adequacy of Empiric Antimicrobial Therapy. Hosp Pharm 2010;45(7):538–544 
Gerrald K, Dixon D, Barnette D, Williams V. Evaluation of a pharmacist-managed lipid clinic that uses point-of-care lipid testing. J Clin Lipidol 2010;4(2):120-125.

Pierce, Catherine A; Voss, Bryan.  Efficacy and Safety of Ibuprofen and Acetaminophen in Children and Adults: A Meta-Analysis and Qualitative Review.  The Annals of Pharmacotherapy 2010 March Volume 44
Sujata, Leon M. MS*; Russell, Greory B. MS*; Hire, Donald BS+; Cardona, Cesar MD*; Pierce, Dwayne A. PharmD++; Bleyer, Anthony J MD* Lactic Acidosis from Linezolid in a Hospialized Patient with Kidney Failure. Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 17(6):404-406, November 2009

Dixon DL, Williams VG. Interaction between Gemfibrozil and Warfarin: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Pharmacotherapy 2009 Jun;29(6):744-8

Dixon D. Hypertriglyceridemia Management in Patients with Diabetes.  US Pharm 2009;34(5) (Diabetes suppl):3-6

Wallace EL, Lingle K, Pierce DA, Satko S. Amlodipine-induced Myoclonus Am J Med. 2009 Apr;122(4):e7.

Bookstaver PB, Williamson JC, Tucker BK, Raad II, et. Sherertz RJ, Ann Pharmacother 2009 Feb;43(2):210-9 Activity of novel antibiotic lock soultions in a model against isolates of catheter-related bloodstream infections.

Alan C. Farney, William Doares, Jeffrey Rogers, Rajinder Singh, Erica Hartmann,  Lois Hart, Elizabeth Ashcraft, Amber Reeves-Daniel, Michael Gautreaux,  Sammy Iskandar, Phillip Moore, Patricia L Adams, and Robert J. Strata. A  randomized trial of alemtuzumab versus antithymocyte globulin induction in renal and pancreas transplantation. Transplantation 2009: 88: 810-19

Beardsley JR, Schomberg RH, Heatherly SJ, Williams BS. Implementation of a standardized discharge time-out process to reduce prescribing errors at discharge. Hosp Pharm 2013;48:39-47.

State and National Committees

Regina Schomberg: NCAP past President, NCAP Board of Directors

Beth Williams: NCAP past President, Board of Directors, UHC

Cathy Pierce: ACCP Critical Care PRN Secretary/Treasury

Debra Barnette: ACCP Pharmacy Reimbursement Committee

Jim Beardsley: NCAP Residency Committee; Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists, Stewardship Task Force 2009

LeAnne Kennedy: NCAP Acute Care Prcatice Forum, Executive Commitee CE Accreditator, HOPA

Minal Patel: NCAP New Practitioner Network Executive Committe

William Doares: American Society of Transplantation Community of Practice for transplant pharmacists web site work group

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