Department of Pharmacy Practice

Pharmacy Practice Department Abstracts, Posters, and Platform Presentations

M.Maheswaram, D. Mantheni, I. Perera, K. Alexander, A. Riga.  "Quantification of Crystalline and Amorphous Properties of Pharmaceutical Solids by Thermal Analytical Methods."  Presented at the North American Thermal Analysis Society Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 17, 2010.

Riga, D. Mantheni, K. Alexander, M. Maheswaram. "Premelt Studies of Drugs and Other Solids by Dielectric and Calorimetric Analysis."  Presented at the North American Thermal Analysis Society Meeting,P Ohiladelphia, PA, August 17, 2010.

M.Maheswaram, D. Mantheni, H. Venumuddala, L. Kaza, I. Perera, K. Alexander, A. Riga. "Standard Test Protocol for Temperature Calibration with Pharmaceuticals of Scanning Dielectric Analyzers."  Presented at the North American Thermal Analysis Society Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 17, 2010.

K.Alexander, A. Riga, D. Mantheni, C. Kaul, M. Maheswaram, I Perera. "Standard Protocol for Temperature Calibration with Pharmaceutical of Differential Scanning Calorimetry."  Presented at the North American Thermal Analysis Society Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 17, 2010.

Hareesha R. Venumuddala1,3, Manik Pavan Maheswaram1,3,Indika Perera1,3, Kenneth Alexander2 and Alan Riga 1,2,3.  "Characterization and Evaluation of Transport Properties of Bipolar disorder Drugs by DEA and Other Thermal Analytical Methods."  Presented at the North American Thermal Analysis Society Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 17, 2010.

Visweswararoa Badipatla, Alan Riga and Kenneth Alexander.  "Improved Thermal Mechanical Method for Evaluating Drug Delivery of Tablets and Capsules."  Presented at the Cleveland State Interdisplinary Research Conference, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio, October 17, 2009.

Hareeesha Reddy. Venumaddala, Manik Pavan Kumar Maheswarma, Kenneth Alexander and Alan Riga.  "Dielectric and Thermal Analysis of Bipolar Disorder Drugs for the Development of a New Drug Transport Therapy."  Presented at the Cleveland State Interdisplinary Research Conference, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio, October 17, 2009.

Manik Pavan Kumae, Alan T. Riga and Kenneth Alexander.  "Aolid State Dielectric Properties of Drugs Reveal Unique Amorphous Characteristics."  Presented at the Cleveland State Interdisplinary Research Conference, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio, October 17, 2009.

Bivash Mandal, Kenneth S. Alexander, Alan T. Riga.  "Preparation and Characterization of Eurdragit RL 100 Nano Suspensions for the Ocular Delivery of Sulfacetamide."  Presented at the Cleveland State Interdisplinary Research Conference, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio, October 17, 2009.

Erimais Gebremichael and Kenneth Alexander.  "Physicochemical Study of Eutectic Mixtures of Tolbutamide and Nicotinamide Using Physical Mixture Methods."  Presented at the Cleveland State Interdisplinary Research Conference, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio, October 17, 2009.

Mujumdar, Ranajoy, Riga, Alan and Alexander, Kenneth.  "Pharmaceutical Solid Dispersions: A Study of the Physicochemical and Dissolution Characteristics of Ibuprofen."  Abstract No. 3889, AAPS Annual Meeting San Diego, CA, November 2009.

Dos Santos, Amanda L., Chierice, Gilberto O., Alexander, Kenneth and Riga, Alan. "Dielectric and Calorimetric Analysis of Lidocaine." AAPS Annual Meeting San Diego, CA, November 2009.

Bivash Mandal and Kenneth S. Alexander.  Poster presentation to the University of Toledo Graduate Research Symposium April 2010.

Sanjiv Dogra and Kenneth S. Alexander.  Poster Presentation to the University of Toledo Graduate Research Symposium April 2010.

Manik Pavan. Maheswaram, D. Mantheni, I. Perera, K. Alexander, A. Riga.  "Amorphous and Crystalline Content in Drugs by Dielectrics, Calorimetry and Wide Angle X-Ray Diffraction Analysis." Presented at the Thermal Analysis Forum of Delaware valley TAFDV Spring Symposium, Philadelphia, PA, May 2010.

Hareesha R. Venumuddala1,3, Manik Pavan Maheswaram1,3, Indika Perera1,3, Kenneth Alexander2 and Alan Riga 1,2.  "Characterization and Evaluation of Transport of Bipolar Disorder Drugs by Dielectric Analysis and Differential Scanning Calorimetry."  Presented at the Thermal Analysis Forum of Delaware Valley TAFDV Spring Symposium, Philadelphia, PA, May 2010.

Sriramya Punnamaraju, Prathyshua Lella, Kenneth S. Alexander.  "A Study of Sedimentation Characteristics of Dried and Never Dried Suspensions."  Presented at the 42nd Annual Pharmaceutics Graduate Student Research Meeting, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, June 18, 2010.

Yingzhe Wang, Kenneth S. Alexander.  "The Effects of Hydration on the Sedimentation Characteristics for the Dry Powder Magnesium Hydroxide."  Presented at the 42nd Annual Pharmaceutics Graduate Student Research Meeting, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, June 18, 2010.

Lakshmi S. Kaza, Ellen Matthews, Ken Alexander, Alan Riga and Vadim Lvovich. "Polarization of Micro Molecules and Macro Molecules with AC Electric Field To Enhance Drug Delivery in an Animal Model with Respect to Temperature."  Presented at the 42nd Annual Pharmaceutics Graduate Student Research Meeting, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, June 18, 2010.

Hareeesha Reddy Venumaddala, Manik Pavan Maheswarma, Kenneth Alexander and Alan Riga.  "Dielectric Analysis and Differential Scanning Calorimetry as a Tool for Evaluation and Characterization of Transport Properties of Bipolar Disorder Drugs."  Presented at the 42nd Annual Pharmaceutics Graduate Student Research Meeting, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, June 18, 2010.

Visweswararao Badipatla, Indika Parera, Pavan Maheswaram, John Beard, Alan Riga and Kenneth Alexander.  "Novel Mechanical Analytical Method to Determine Drug Disintegration and Drug Delivery."  Presented at the 42nd Annual Pharmaceutics Graduate Student Research Meeting, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, June 18, 2010.

Manik Pavan Maheswaram, Dhruthiman R. Mantheni, Alan Riga and Kenneth Alexander. "Novel Methods to Characterize Crystaline and Amorphous Properties in Pharmaceuticals." Presented at the 42nd Annual Pharmaceutics Graduate Student Research Meeting, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, June 18, 2010.

Dhruthiman R. Mantheni, Pavan Maheswaram, Alan Riga and Kenneth Alexander.  "Solid State Studies of Drugs and Chemicals by Dielectric and Calorimetric Analysis."  Presented at the 42nd Annual Pharmaceutics Graduate Student Research Meeting, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, June 18, 2010.

Bechtol R, Pinto S, Partha G. "Assessing the impact of a community pharmacy based MTM program on outcomes for employees with hypertension."  International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 12th Annual European Congress, October 2009, Paris, France.
Bechtol, Robert. "APhA-ASP Project CHANCE: Management of asthma through the integration of a pharmacy-based medication therapy management program at a 340B clinic." American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting. March 12-15, 2010, Washington, D.C.

Bechtol R, Pinto S, Ferrell M, Partha G, Coehrs B, Riepenhoff C. "Assessing the impact of an employer sponsored community pharmacy based MTM program on clinical outcomes for patients with diabetes and hypertension."  International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 15th Annual International Meeting, May 2010, Atlanta, GA.

Partha G, Bechtol R, Pinto S, Ferrell M. "Comparing the effectiveness of pharmacist provided care for an employer-based MTM program in the management of hypertension through the assessment of clinical and economic outcomes."  Midwest Social and Administrative Pharmacy Conference, July 2010, Iowa City, IA.

Ferrell M, Bechtol R, Pinto S, Partha G.  "Producing cost savings through an employer sponsored medication therapy management (MTM) program for patients with diabetes."  Midwest Social and Administrative Pharmacy Conference, July 2010, Iowa City, IA.

Ramasamy A, Black CD, Holiday-Goodman M, Pinto S. "Patient adherence to chronic disease medications in a medication therapy management program."  International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 15th Annual International Meeting, May 2010, Atlanta, GA.
Shiner C, Cappelletty DM. "A Comparison of Vancomycin to Metronidazole for the Treatment
of Clostridium difficile."  Resident Poster Presentation 43nd Annual Midyear Clinical Meeting, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. December 2009.

Yost R, Cappelletty DM. "Retrospective Cohort of Extended-Infusion Piperacillin/Tazobactam (RECEIPT): A Multicenter Study." Resident Poster Presentation 43nd Annual Midyear Clinical Meeting, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. December 2009.

Zukkoor S, Churchwell M, Mauro V. "Atorvastatin 80 mg Daily Therapy for Acute Coronary Syndrome: An Assessment of Short and Long Term Tolerability."  Ohio College of Clinical Pharmacy October 2009 Cleveland, OH (Abstract #30).

Zukkoor S, Churchwell M, Mauro V. "Atorvastatin 80 mg Daily Therapy for Acute Coronary Syndrome: An Assessment of Short and Long Term Tolerability." 44th American Society of Health-System Pharmacy 2009 Mid-Year Meeting Las Vegas, NV.

Zukkoor SM, Churchwell M, Mauro V.  "Atorvastatin 80 mg daily therapy for acute coronary syndrome: an assessment of short and long term tolerability."  Great Lakes Residency Conference, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 2010.

Churchwell MD. "Vancomycin Clearance during Slow Low Efficiency Dialysis." Pharmacother 2009;29(10):220-221e (Abstract #135).

Kumar J, Holiday-Goodman M, Pinto S, Amialchuk A.  "Adherence to statin therapy among the diabetes patients at a self-insured mid-western university in the United States."  International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 15th Annual International Meeting, May 2010, Atlanta, GA.
Yanjun, Z., Holiday-Goodman, M.  "Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Quality of Health Care among Adults with Diabetes in the United States."  ISPOR, May, 2010, Atlanta, GA.

Kumar, J., Holiday-Goodman, M.  "A retrospective analysis to identify factors that predict adherence with statins among The University of Toledo employees with Diabetes."  ISPOR, May, 2010, Atlanta, GA.

Blazejewski, L., Holiday-Goodman, M.  "Managers' Perceptions of Management Skills Needed by Entry Level Pharmacists."  Midwest Pharmacy Administration Conference, July 2010, Iowa City, IA.

Wash, A.G., Zachar, C.L., Jung, R., and Nesamony, J.  "Microemulsions with potential drug delivery applications: Development, characterization, and sterility validation." Posters at the Capitol: Undergraduate Research in Northwest Ohio Meeting, Columbus, OH, April 2010.

Zachar, C.L., Jung, R., Nesamony, J. and Williams, F.E.  "Developing a microemulsion with potential for pharmaceutical applications: Formulation, characterization, sterilization, and in vitro cell culture studies." Canadian Society for Pharmaceutical Sciences 13th International Symposium, Vancouver, Canada, June 2010.

Zachar, C.L., Jung, R., Nesamony, J., and Williams, F.E.  "Developing pharmaceutically relevant microemulsions: Physico-chemical characterization, sterility validation, and in vitro cell culture studies."  Pharmaceutical Sciences World Congress 2010, November 2010, New Orleans, LA. (Accepted for poster presentation 05/2010.)

Sanuth BO, Jung R, Ohlinger MJ.  "Prospective comparison of daytime versus nighttime sedatives and opioid analgesics use in the medical and surgical intensive care units."  SCCM's 39th Critical Care Congress,Miami, FL,  January 2010.

Pontis PS, Jung R, Sahloff EG.  "Health-related internet use in an HIV-infected population."  The Midwest Social and Administrative Pharmacy Conference, Iowa City, IA, July 2010.

Jung R, Sahloff, EG, Potnis P.  "Health-related internet use and its effect on HIV-infected patients' lifestyles and perception of treatment at the University of Toledo Infectious Diseases Clinic."  Midwestern Social and Administrative Pharmacy Conference, Iowa City, Iowa, July 29, 2010.

Kaun, Megan. "Quantitative analysis of academic Dishonesty Among Professional Division Pharmacy students." Peer reviewed poster presentation at AACP, Seattle, Washington, 7/10/10.

Blazejewski L, Lengel A, Pinto S, Holl S, Coehrs B, Riepenhoff C.  "Mapping interventions to outcomes: identifying pharmacist interventions for diabetic patients that result in cost savings for employers."  Midwest Social and Administrative Pharmacy Conference, July 2010, Iowa City, IA. (Finalist for the Joe Wiederholt Award.)

Blazejewski L, Lengel A, Pinto S, Holl S, Coehrs B, Riepenhoff C.  "Effective pharmacist-led medication therapy management (MTM) program for patients of a safety net program."  Midwest Social and Administrative Pharmacy Conference, July 2010, Iowa City, IA.
Pattin, A., Lengel A., Powers M.  "Community Pharmacy Technicians Attitudes about and  Medication Therapy Management."  Ohio Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting 2010.

Wash, A.G., and Nesamony, J.  "Preparation and characterization of microemulsions using pharmaceutically relevant components." 13th Annual Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, November 2009. (Honorable mention by the judges.)

Zachar, C.L., and Nesamony, J.  "Formulation and characterization of microemulsions containing di-octyl sodium sulfosuccinate and ethyl oleate." 13th Annual Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, November 2009.

Parekh, K.K., and  Nesamony, J.  "Preparation and characterization of quaternary mixtures of lecithin, isopropyl alcohol, isopropyl myristate, and water." The University of Toledo Graduate Student Association Midwest Graduate Research Symposium, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, March 2010. (Honorable mention by the judges.)

Zachar, C.L., and Nesamony, J.  "Microemulsions with potential ophthalmic applications: Development and validation of an aseptic filtration method." The University of Toledo Graduate Student Association Midwest Graduate Research Symposium, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, March 2010. (Honorable mention by the judges.)

Shah, I.S., Patel, M.N., and Nesamony, J.  "Screening of various excipients for self mciroemulsificationg property." Pharmaceutics Graduate Students Research Meeting (PGSRM 2010), Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, June 2010.

Parekh, K.K., and  Nesamony, J.  "Preparation and Characterization Lecithin/Isopropyl alcohol/Isopropyl myristate/Water microemulsions."  Pharmaceutics Graduate Students Research Meeting (PGSRM 2010), Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, June 2010.

Sanuth B, Ohlinger MJ.  "Prospective Comparison of Daytime vs. Nighttime Sedatives and Opioid Analgesics Use in the Medical and Surgical Intensive Care Units."  Poster presentation, 2010 SCCM Annual Congress, Miami Beach, FL.

Shapiro NL, Whitley HP, Peeters MJ, Mamidi S, Karr S.  "Characterizing the ACCP Education & Training PRN membership in 2010." Pharmacotherapy. 2010 [abstract accepted]

McNatty D, Karr S, Peeters MJ.  "Constructing a tool to assess deep student learning within advanced pharmacy practice experiences." Pharmacotherapy. 2009;29(10) [poster abstract]

Peeters MJ, Sahloff EG.  "Hawks and doves: Identifying grading severity among evaluators within a PharmD student oral presentation course." American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, July 2009.

Peeters MJ, Sahloff EG.  "An evaluation instrument for oral presentations among 4th year doctor of pharmacy candidates."  American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, July 2009.

Peeters MJ, Schmude KA.  "The effect of a performance assessment on knowledge retention and confidence among pharmacy students regarding asthma self-monitoring for patients." International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning Conference Proceedings. 2009 [poster abstract]

Pinto S.  "Improved Outcomes resulting from Medication Therapy Management (MTM): Developing and evaluating programs that improve quality and decrease costs."  Presenting a session at The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists Annual Meeting, November 10-12, 2010 in Orlando Florida. (Invited to submit a session by the incoming President of the Organization.)

Pinto S, Schreck T.  "Enhancing the Health of employees through Pharmacist Care Programs." Research Round Table at the 2010 Ohio Pharmacist Association Annual Meeting.
 
Pinto S.  "Improving Chronic Care Management through Medication Therapy Management: A City of Toledo Case Study."  Corporate Research Group. Published material included educational objectives, lectures and questions.

Pinto S, Holl S.  "Improving access-to-care leads to optimal outcomes in pharmacist-led medication therapy management (MTM) program."  International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 15th Annual International Meeting, May 2010, Atlanta, GA.

Pinto S, Partha G, Ferrell, M, Coehrs B, Riepenhoff C. "Improving outcomes and productivity for employees with diabetes."  International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 15th Annual International Meeting, May 2010, Atlanta, GA.

Pinto S, Partha G, Ferrell M, Coehrs B, Riepenhoff C. "Improving clinical outcomes for employees participating in a pharmacist provided MTM."  International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 15th Annual International Meeting, May 2010, Atlanta, GA.

Pinto S, Holl S. "Using decision modeling to determine cost-effectiveness of pharmacist interventions for patients with diabetes."  International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 15th Annual International Meeting, May 2010, Atlanta, GA.

Pinto S, Blazejewski L, Holl S. "Improved patient outcomes resulting from physicians' therapy decisions based on pharmacists' recommendations."  International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 15th Annual International Meeting, May 2010, Atlanta, GA.

Pinto S, Holl S.  "Examining the relationship between glycemic control and medication adherence in diabetic patients."  International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 12th Annual European Congress, October 2009, Paris, France.

Pinto S, Holl S.  "Using the ECHO model to examine the effect of an employer-sponsored pharmacist provided diabetes MTM program on outcomes."  International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 12th Annual European Congress, October 2009, Paris, France.

Pinto S, Smith A.  "A systematic review to identify specific pharmacists' interventions and outcomes associated with drug therapy."  American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting, March 2010, Washington, D.C.

Pinto S., Samaroo L.  "Estimated cost-savings analysis of pharmacists' interventions for diabetic patients enrolled in a medication therapy management program."  American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting, March 2010, Washington, D.C.

Partha G, Pinto S, Vaidya V, Henry T.  "Lowering the numbers: pharmacist interventions in managing blood pressure in outpatients."  Midwest Social and Administrative Pharmacy Conference, July 2010, Iowa City, IA.

Pinto S, Smith A, Hinch B, Howe J.  "Supporting the need for an electronic medical records (EMR) system implementation for diabetes management within a general internal practice setting."  Midwest Social and Administrative Pharmacy Conference, July 2010, Iowa City, IA. (Award Finalist)

Partha G, Pinto S, Ferrell M.  "Impact of a community pharmacy based diabetes medication therapy management (MTM) program using the ECHO model."  Midwest Social and Administrative Pharmacy Conference, July 2010, Iowa City, IA. (Award Finalist)

Blazejewski L, Pinto S.  "Evaluating the pharmacist-physician MTM collaborative relationship using patient outcomes."  Midwest Social and Administrative Pharmacy Conference, July 2010, Iowa City, IA.

Pinto S, Smith A.  "A Systematic Review to Identify Specific Pharmacists' Interventions and Outcomes Associated with Drug Therapy."  The Ohio Pharmacists Association Annual Conference, April 11-13, 2010.

Smith, Amie; Shimman, Jessica; Kamcza, Kristin; Niese, Renee.  " 'One-Stop Shopping' for Experiential Pre-requisites."  AACP, Seattle, Washington, 7/10/10.

Vaidya, V.  "Assessing Demographic Disparities In Utilization Of Inhaled Corticosteroids Among Patients With Persistent Asthma." 15th Annual International Meeting, May 15-19, 2010, Atlanta, GA.

Vaidya, V.  "Relationship Of Cost-Sharing Levels To Adherence With Dual-Controller Therapy Among Asthma Patients." 15th Annual International Meeting, May 15-19, 2010, Atlanta, GA.

Vaidya, V.  "Lowering the Numbers: Pharmacist Interventions in Managing Blood Pressure in Outpatients." Midwest Social and Administrative Pharmacy Conference, July 28-30 2010, Iowa City, IA.

Vaidya, V.  "Current Utilization and Cost-effectiveness of Biologics in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Systematic Review of Existing Literature."  Midwest Social and Administrative Pharmacy Conference, July 28-30, 2010, Iowa City, IA.

Vaidya, V.  "Predicting trends in preventive care service utilization impacting cardiovascular outcomes in a United States population."  Midwest Social and Administrative Pharmacy Conference, July 28-30 2010 held in Iowa City, IA.

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