FACULTY SCHOLARSHIP

Publications

Allen I. White Distinguished Associate Professor of Pharmacotherapy Josh Neumiller and co-authors published a research abstract, “Risk factors for incident T2DM in patients with prediabetes by CKD status,” for the 80th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) virtual meeting in June 2020. View abstract

Josh Neumiller and co-authors published a research abstract, “Risk factors for incident CKD in prediabetes,” for the 80th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) virtual meeting. View abstract

Pharmacotherapy Associate Professor Kimberly McKiernan and co-authors published, “Further insight into how pharmacists ascribe value to technician certification and how that value might be further enhanced,” in Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy in July 2020. Read article

Kim McKiernan, Pharmacotherapy Associate Professor Megan Willson and one co-author published, “Striving for interrater reliability with a patient counseling assessment rubric: lessons learned,” in Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning in June 2020. Read article

Pharmacotherapy Associate Professor Jennifer Robinson, Kim McKiernan, Pharmacotherapy Assistant Professor (Yakima) Anne Kim, , Pharmacotherapy Assistant Professor (Yakima) Damianne Brand and one co-author published, “The impact of a mental health course elective on student pharmacist attitudes,” in Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning in July 2020. Read article

Pharmaceutical Sciences Associate Research Professor Gang Chen, Pharmaceutical Sciences Associate in Research (Lazarus lab) Christy J.W. Watson and Boeing Distinguished Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences Philp Lazarus published, “Comparison of tobacco-specific nitrosamine levels in smokeless tobacco products: high levels in products from Bangladesh,” in the peer-reviewed journal PLOS ONE in May, 2020. Read article

Service

Josh Neumiller was featured as a highlighted member in the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management (APhA-APPM) Diabetes Special Interest Group. His diligence and dedication emphasized with his quote, “After experiencing a diagnosis of diabetes and the challenges that came with day-to-day management, I quickly decided I wanted to dedicate my career to diabetes education and research.” The article spotlights his professional achievements and contributions to his field.

Awards

Pharmacotherapy Research Associate Alina Yanovich was awarded the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Pharmaceutical Research and Science (APhA-APRS) Postgraduate Basic Sciences Best Paper Award for her poster, “Research opportunities in accredited PharmD programs of the United States – student involvement.” View poster

STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT   

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) students

Shamema Nasrin (pharmaceutical sciences, Lazarus Lab) with faculty co-authors Gang Chen, Christy J.W. Watson and Philp Lazarus published, “Comparison of tobacco-specific nitrosamine levels in smokeless tobacco products: high levels in products from Bangladesh,” in the peer-reviewed journal PLOS ONE in May, 2020. Read article

Ana Vergara (pharmaceutical sciences, Lazarus lab) successfully passed her final defense on May 29, 2020.