Pharmacotherapy Rounds

Pharmacotherapy rounds are designed for pharmacy residents and fellows, residency and fellowship preceptors, faculty, and practicing pharmacists. Activities are offered free of charge to all participants.

All pharmacotherapy rounds are held in Pharmacy Hall (Room N211) at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, located at 20 N. Pine Street in Baltimore.

Also available is a printer-friendly 2016-2017 PT Rounds Schedule‌, including topic and application deadlines.


Breaking the Mold: Updates on the Management of Aspergillosis
Friday, December 2, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

     Ciera Patzke, PharmD

The Clot Thickens: Management of Anticoagulation in Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease
Friday, December
16, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
     Ana Vega, PharmD


Promising Developments in Osteoporosis Treatment
Thursday, January 19, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

     Aparna Nanduri, PharmD

Blood Pressure Goals in Intracranial Hemorrhage- What's the Magic Number? 
 January 25, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
     Linda Barstow, PharmD


A Pharmacists Guide to Modern ART: Recent Advances in HIV Pharmacotherapy
Thursday, February 2, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

      Miguel Franquiz, PharmD

The Methadone Circus: Moving from Main Act to Side-Show
 February 8, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
      Kelly Mendoza, PharmD

Is Prenatal Folic Acid Supplementation a Piece of the Autism Puzzle? 
 February 23, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
      Sarah Neeler, PharmD


Code Sepsis: The Pharmacist Role in Optimizing Antimicrobials in Sepsis
Thursday, March 2, 4:00-5:0 p.m.

     Anne Masich, PharmD

The Puzzle of Opioid Use Disorder in Special Populations: Where Does Buprenorphine Fit?
Thursday, March 8, 12:00-1:00 p.m.

     Sarah Luttrell, PharmD

Wednesday, March 22, 2:00-5:00 p.m.

  • The Heart of the Matter: Diabetes Medications and Their Cardiovascular Risk (Elizabeth Flippin, PharmD)
  • What to Eat and What Not to Eat? A Look at Plant Based Diets for Chronic Disease State Management (Anita Wong, PharmD)
  • Wiring New Connections in Medicine: The Emergence of Telehealth (Lauren Grecheck, PharmD)
  • Managing Lipids in the Oldest Old: A Balancing Act (Jazmin Turner, PharmD)

Opioids: There's a guideline for that! 
Thursday, March 30, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

      Brittany Vogel, PharmD


Updates on the pharmacological therapy of chronic heart failure with reduced ejection fraction
Thursday, April 6, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

      Negin Deyhim, PharmD

ICU management of the VAD patient and implications for pharmacists
 April 11, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
      Sheryl Payne, PharmD

Parkinson's Disease Psychosis
Thursday, April 27, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

      Deanna Bauerlein, PharmD


Outcomes of Clopidogrel Genotyping: Absence of Evidence or Evidence of Absence?
Wednesday, May 10, 12:00-1:00 p.m.

      Kathy Tang, PharmD

What's the Deal with Daptomycin Dosing?
 May 18, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
      Sheena Mathew, PharmD

To Beat On Time Or Not To Beat On Time...That is the Question? Do Fluoroquinolones Really Cause Arrhythmias?
 May 25, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
     Jasmine Ebron, PharmD

Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmaceutical education.  These programs (UAN listed above) meet the ACPE criteria for 1.0 Contact Hour (0.1 CEU).  Statements of credit will be mailed within three weeks of each program to participants who successfully complete the program.  Successful completion of the program requires your signature on the completed evaluation form and on the session sign in sheet and participation at the entire program for which you are seeking credit.  Evaluation forms must be completed and returned at the conclusion of the program.  This program is supported solely by the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.
Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education The Johns Hopkins Hospital Department of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.