Nicholas R. Giruzzi
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pharmacotherapy 509-249-7931 Cadwell 109 Yakima

Education

Doctor of Pharmacy, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Licensures

  • Registered Pharmacist License in Washington, Pennsylvania and New York
  • Pennsylvania Authorization to Administer Injectables

Certifications

  • Board of Pharmacy Specialties: Pharmacotherapy Specialist

Fellowships & Additional Training

PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) St. Margaret in Pittsburgh, Pa. During this residency Giruzzi gained experience in both inpatient and outpatient care.

PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency: UPMC St. Margaret in Pittsburgh, Pa. During this residency Giruzzi gained experience in family medicine.

Faculty Development Fellowship: UPMC St. Margaret in Pittsburgh, Pa. This was a two year longitudinal experience throughout both of Giruzzi’s residencies. This included interprofessional fellowship designed to train pharmacists and physicians to become master teachers, effective leaders, exemplary clinicians, and collaborative researchers in primary care.

Teaching

Giruzzi is the co-instructor of record for the following courses in Yakima:

  • PharmDSci 504 – Pharmacy Calculations
  • Pharmacy 516 – Health Care Systems
  • Pharmacy 567 – Public Health and Emergency Preparedness and Response

Additional Information

Giruzzi is a member of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) and the North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG). He has a passion for clinical ambulatory care practice and interprofessional education and development.

Selected Presentations

Springer S, PharmD; Giruzzi NR, PharmD; Lamberton N, PharmD; Fargo E, PharmD. “An App Can Do That!” [Seminar] Society of Teachers of Family Medicine 50th Annual Conference. San Diego, CA. May 2017

Giruzzi NR, PharmD. “Systemic Steroid Prescribing for COPD Exacerbations: Perception versus Reality.” [Poster]. North American Primary Care Research Group. Colorado Springs, CO. November 2016.

Springer S, PharmD; Giruzzi NR, PharmD; Lamberton N, PharmD. “An App Can Do That!” [Seminar] 35th Family Medicine Education Consortium (FMEC) Conference. Pittsburgh, PA. October 2016.

Giruzzi NR, PharmD. “Systemic Steroid Prescribing for COPD Exacerbations: Perception versus Reality.” [Podium]. 22nd Annual Teaching and Learning in Family Medicine Conference. May 2016.

Chaudhri P, DO; Giruzzi NR, PharmD; Trietley G, PharmD, BCPS; Campbell A, PharmD, BCPS. “CPR: Resuscitate Your Presentation.” [Seminar] Society of Teachers of Family Medicine 49th Annual Conference. Minneapolis, MN. May 2016.

Selected Publications

Giruzzi NR, PharmD; Payette NJ. Praxbind: The New Novel Reversal for Pradaxa. Bulletin of the Allegheny County Medical Society. November 2016; 418-419.

Giruzzi NR, PharmD; Wilson SA, MD, MPH, FAAFP. Virginia Pharmacist Makes House Calls [Letter to the Editor]. Am J Health-Sys Pharm. 2015; 72:1078-79.

updated 08/08/2017