Faculty Articles

Faculty Articles

 
A selection of journal publications from faculty in the College of Pharmacy at Nova Southeastern University.

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Submissions from 2020

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Angiotensin III Induces P38 Mitogen-activated Protein Kinase Leading to Proliferation of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells, Ahmed Z. Alanazi and Michelle A. Clark

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Effects of Angiotensin III on c-Jun N Terminal Kinase in Wistar and Hypertensive Rat Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells, Ahmed Z. Alanazi and Michelle A. Clark

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Modelling the Cost‐Effectiveness of Statin Therapy in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Markov‐Cycle Evaluation from National Data Bank for Rheumatic Diseases, Diena M. Almasri, Leanne Lai, Ahmad O. Noor, Kaleb Michaud, Leroy Koh, and William F. McGhan

Turning Teaching on Its Head: Perspectives on the Flipped Classroom Approach, Paul Boylan, Jaime Weiner Riskin, and Sara M Eltaki

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A Review of 2014 Cancer Drug Approvals, With a Look at 2015 and Beyond, Taylor Butler, Stacey Maravent, J Boiselle, Jose Valdes, and Chris Fellner

From Volume to Value – Integrating Clinical Faculty into Accountable Care Organizations, Genevieve M. Hale, Tina Joseph, Cynthia Moreau, Andrea Levin, Matthew J. Seamon, and Karen R. Sando

ARV Therapy in Adults & Adolescents, J Janelle, J Orrick, and Elizabeth M. Sherman

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Pharmacists in ACOs Part 3: Chronic Care Management, Chronic Disease State Management, and Transition of Care, Tina Joseph, Genevieve M. Hale, Stephanie Gernant, Cynthia Moreau, Yesenia Prados, R Jones, and Matthews J. Seamon

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Chronic Interstitial Cystitis: Comorbidities and Tobacco Use, Jo Ann Kleier and Leanne Lai

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Off-Label Prescribing for Children with Migraines in U.S. Ambulatory Care Settings, Leanne Lai, Leroy Koh, Jane Ai-Chen Ho, Alexander Ting, and Augustine Obi

The Pharmacists' Contribution Against Opioid Addiction, Leanne Lai and Albert I. Wertheimer

Surface Cross-Linked Saps with Improved Swollen Gel Strength Using Diol Compounds, Solmaz Mojarad-Jabali, Kourosh Kabiri, Zeynab Karami, David J. Mastropietro, and Hamid Omidian

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Assessment of Experiences and Impact of Hurricane Maria in Perceived Academic Performance of Student Pharmacists, Georgina Silva-Suárez, Yarelis Alvarado Reyes, Linnette Rodriguez-Figueroa, Norymar Rivera-Ortiz, Juan Vargas- Loyselle, Silvia E. Rabionet, Patricia Medina-Rivera, Raquel Lozada, and Blanca I. Ortiz

Submissions from 2019

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Angiotensin-III Induces Interleukin-6 Secretion in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells Isolated From SHR and Wistar Rats, Ahmed Z. Alanazi and Michelle A. Clark

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Angiotensin III Induces JAK2/STAT3 Leading to IL-6 Production in Rat Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells, Ahmed Z. Alanazi and Michelle A. Clark

Host Cell Reactivation: Assay for Actively Transcribed DNA Nucleotide Excision Repair using Luciferase Family Expression Vectors, Jowaher S. Alanazi and Jean Johanna Latimer

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Trends of Cancer-Associated Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) In the United States (2005-2014), Omar A. Almohammed, Leanne Lai, Nile M. Khanfar, Barry A. Bleidt, and Hisham Aljadhey

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Cultural Sensitivity and Global Pharmacy Engagement in the United States, Naser Z. Alsharif, Nile M. Khanfar, Lisa F. Brennan, Elias B. Chahine, Miranda Law, Jigna Parekh, Marina Kawaguchi-Suzuki, and Michael D. Hogue

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Cultural Sensitivity in Global Engagement in the Arab World, Naser Z. Alsharif, Nile M. Khanfar, Elias B. Chahine, Lisa F. Brennan, Abeer M. Al-Ghananeem, Jillian Retallick, Mona Schaalan, and Neven Serhan

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Effect of Fast-Disintegrating Tablets' Characteristics on the Sublingual Permeability of Atropine Sulfate for the Potential Treatment of Organophosphates Toxicity, Alhussain Aodah, Mohamad Rawas-Qalaji, Rawan Bafail, and Mutasem Rawas-Qalaji

Clopidogrel Safety Communication Impact on Histamine‐2 Receptor Antagonist and Proton‐Pump Inhibitor Use Trends, Amie Armbrister, Annette Vidal, Shanique James, Claudia Nunez Chiang, Jennifer G. Steinberg, and Alexandra Perez Rivera

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Effect of the filler grade on the characteristics and the sublingual permeability of atropine sulfate fast disintegrating sublingual tablets, Rawan Bafail, Mutasem Rawas-Qalaji, and Alhussain Aodah

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Intranasal Esketamine (Spravato™) for Use in Treatment-Resistant Depression In Conjunction With an Oral Antidepressant, Rebecca Bahr, Alicia Lopez, and Jose A. Rey

Hydrophilic Matrices for Prolonged Release of the Antibiotic Nitrofurantoin, C. D. Bertol, E. M. Schonhorst, N. De Britto Tristacci, S. Alaei, and Hamid Omidian

Evaluation of Pharmacist Impact Within an Interdisciplinary Inpatient Heart Failure Consult Service, Shannon Blizzard, Natalie Verbosky, Bradley Stein, Genevieve Hale, Nitin Patel, Yen Chau, and Brandon Cave

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Integrase Inhibitors: After 10 Years of Experience, Is the Best Yet to Come?, Kristina M. Brooks, Elizabeth M. Sherman, Eric F. Egelund, Amy Brotherton, Spencer Durham, Melissa E. Badowski, and David B. Cluck

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Pockets of Inequality in the Distribution of U.S. Pharmacists’ Wages and Salaries: A Gender Comparison, Manuel J. Carvajal, Ioana Popovici, and Patrick C. Hardigan

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Pharmacist Impact on Treatment Intensification and Hemoglobin A1C in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus at an Academic Health Center, Kevin Cowart and Karen R. Sando

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Evaluation of FDA Boxed Warning on Prescribing Patterns of Fluoroquinolones for Uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infections, Kevin Cowart, Marylee V. Worley, Nihal El Rouby, and Karen R. Sando

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Co-administering Melatonin With an Estradiol-Progesterone Menopausal Hormone Therapy Represses Mammary Cancer Development in a Mouse Model of HER2-Positive Breast Cancer., Balasunder R Dodda, Corry D Bondi, Mahmud Hasan, William P Clafshenkel, Katie M Gallagher, Mary P Kotlarczyk, Shalini Sethi, Ethan Buszko, Jean J. Latimer, J Mark Cline, Paula A Witt-Enderby, and Vicki L Davis

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Effect of Health Insurance on Hepatitis C Sustained Virologic Response Rates to Sofosbuvir-Based Treatment Regimens in a South Florida Community Hospital, Paula Eckardt, Jianli Niu, Angela Savage, Tara Griffin, and Elizabeth Sherman

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A retrospective cohort study of the prevalence of anxiety and agitation in schizophrenic smokers and the unmet needs of smoking cessation programs., Mehgan Hassanzadah, Adib H Bitar, Nile M. Khanfar, Fadi T Khasawneh, Kabirullah Lutfy, and Gollapudi S Shankar

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The Effect of Zero Copayments on Medication Adherence in a Community Pharmacy Setting, Melissa Jimenez, Goar Alvarez, Albert Wertheimer, Leanne Lai, Leroy Koh, Dainelys Martinez, Bushra Hijazi, and Mark Weinstein

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Perseris™: A New and Long-Acting, Atypical Antipsychotic Drug-Delivery System, Andrew Karas, Gary Burdge, and Jose A. Rey

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Cultural Sensitivity and Global Pharmacy Engagement in Asia: India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, and Vietnam., Marina Kawaguchi-Suzuki, Michael D Hogue, Nile M. Khanfar, Monina R Lahoz, Miranda G Law, Jigna Parekh, Elida Zairina, Jason Hong, Yolanda R Robles, and Vo Van Thang

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Vulvodynia Study Endorsing Gabapentin for Pelvic Muscle Pain: An In-depth Look, Michelle Krichbaum and Jeffrey Fudin

Prevalence and Trend of Potential Drug–Drug Interaction among Children with Depression in U.S. Outpatient Settings, Leanne Lai, Goar Alvarez, Linh Dang, Dung Vuong, Vy Ngo, Yailin Jo, and Leroy Koh

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Preliminary Evidence for a Hormetic Effect on DNA Nucleotide Excision Repair in Veterans with Gulf War Illness, Jean Johanna Latimer, Abdullah Alhamed, Stefanie Sveiven, Ali Almutairy, Nancy Klimas, Maria Abreu, Kimberly Sullivan, and Stephen G. Grant

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Developing a Biased Unmatched Bivalent Ligand (BUmBL) Design Strategy to Target the GPCR Homodimer Allosteric Signaling (cAMP over β-Arrestin 2 Recruitment) Within the Melanocortin Receptors., Cody J Lensing, Katie T Freeman, Sathya M Schnell, Robert Charles Speth, Adam T Zarth, and Carrie Haskell-Luevano

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Role of Paliperidone Palmitate 3-Monthly in the Management of Schizophrenia: Insights from Clinical Practice, Alicia Lopez and Jose A. Rey

Investigation of increasing human Growth Hormone stability by Tris (hydroxymethyl) aminomethane-HCl, using Molecular Docking Modeling and experimental analysis for determination of Interactions, S. Mirzaei, H. Mobedi, H. Gourabi, M. H. Sanati, S. Khezli, M. Ighaei, and Hamid Omidian

Investigation of Poly (ethylene glycol) dimethyl ether and Tris(hydroxymethyl)aminomethane effects on human Growth Hormone stability and release mechanisms in PLGA-based in situ forming implant systems: in vitro and in vivo study, S. Mirzaei, H. Mobedi, H. Gourabi, M. H. Sanati, S. Khezli, S. Sandrai, and Hamid Omidian

Development and Evaluation of Physician-Precepted Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPEs) Within an Accountable Care Organization (ACO), Cynthia Moreau, Genevieve M. Hale, Tina Joseph, A. A. Nieves Santiago, Stacey Maravent, and Jennifer G. Steinberg

Polyaniline-Modified TiO2, a Highly Effective Photo-catalyst for Solid-Phase Photocatalytic Degradation of PVC, Vahid Najafi, Ebrahim Ahmadi, Farshid Ziaee, Hamid Omidian, and Hamid Sedaghat

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Role of βarrestin1 in AT1 R-mediated Mitogen-activated Protein Kinase Activation in Wistar and SHR Brainstem Astrocytes, Shmuel Negussie, Anastasios Lymperopoulos, and Michelle A Clark

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An Opinion Paper of the Cardiology Practice and Research Network of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy: Recommendations for Training of Cardiovascular Pharmacy Specialists in Postgraduate Year 2 Residency Programs, Tien M. H. Ng, Robert Didomenico, Toni L. Ripley, Cassandra D. Benge, Leo F. Buckley, Kristen B. Campbell, Genevieve M. Hale, Tracy E. Macaulay, Jean M. Nappi, Kerry K. Pickworth, and Marintha R. Short

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Angiotensin II Induces Cyclooxygenase 2 Expression in Rat Astrocytes via the Angiotensin Type 1 Receptor, Ann Tenneil O'Connor and Michelle A. Clark

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Angiotensin II Induces Cox 2 Expression in Rat Astrocytes via the Angiotensin Type 1 Receptor, Ann Tenneil O'Connor and Michelle A. Clark

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Novel high molecular weight albumin-conjugated angiotensin II activates β-arrestin and G-protein pathways, Hong Weng Pang, Andrea Linares, Leena Couling, Jessica Santollo, Leonardo Ancheta, Derek Daniels, and Robert Charles Speth

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Impact of Pharmacist-Led Heart Failure Tool Kits on Patient-Reported Self-Care Behaviors in a Primary Care–Based Accountable Care Organization, Zachary A Pape, Genevieve M. Hale, Tina Joseph, Cynthia Moreau, and William R. Wolowich

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Estradiol modulation of the renin-angiotensin system and the regulation of fear extinction, Jenna N Parrish, Megan L Bertholomey, Hong W Pang, Robert Charles Speth, and Mary M Torregrossa

New Perspectives on Unscheduled DNA Synthesis: Functional Assay for Global Genomic DNA Nucleotide Excision Repair, Manasi R. Pimpley, Megan Foley, and Jean Johanna Latimer

Incidence of Acute Kidney Injury in Intermittent Versus Continuous Infusion of Polymyxin B in Hospitalized Patients, Yarelis Alvarado Reyes, Raquel Cruz, Julia Gonzalez, Yeiry Perez, and William R. Wolowich

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Food For Thought: Pharmacists Can Be Nutrition Guides to Promote Patient Wellness, Jaime Weiner Riskin

Structural engineering to control density, conformation, and bioactivity of the poly(ethylene glycol)-grafted poly(urethane urea) scaffolds, Shideh Shaneh, Fatemeh Shokrolahi, Parvin Shokrollahi, Hamid Yeganeh, and Hamid Omidian

A comparative study of the depth, breadth, and perception of pharmacogenomics instruction in a subgroup of US pharmacy curricula, Aymen Shatnawi, Nile M. Khanfar, David A. Latif, and Monica Shear

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Latina Injection Drug Users: A Descriptive Analysis of an Overlooked Population in South Florida, Nancy Shehadeh, Jesús Sánchez, and Muni Rubens

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Safety of High-Intensity Statins in the Veteran Population: Atorvastatin 40 to 80 mg Compared With Rosuvastatin 20 to 40 mg, Bradley Stein, Tiffany Ward, Genevieve M. Hale, and Elise Lyver

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Change in Proportion of Days Covered for Statins Following Implementation of a Pharmacy Student Adherence Outreach Program, Chloe Tamargo, Karen R. Sando, Yesenia Prados, and Kevin Cowart

Minimal Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic Model of Intravenously and Orally Administered Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol in Healthy Volunteers, William R. Wolowich, Robert Greif, Maren Kleine-Brueggeney, Werner Bernhard, and Lorenz Theiler

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Age-dependent effect between MARCO and TLR4 on PMMA particle phagocytosis by macrophages, Chiaki Yamada, Camila Beron-Pelusso, Neira Algazzaz, Alireza Heidari, Diogo Luz, Mutasem Rawas-Qalaji, Ion Toderas, Ana Karina Mascarenhas, Toshihisa Kawai, and Alexandru Movila

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Brain iron loading impairs DNA methylation and alters GABAergic function in mice., Qi Ye, Malav Suchin Trivedi, Yiting Zhang, Mark Böhlke, Helal Alsulimani, JuOae Chang, Timothy Maher, Richard Carlton Deth, and Jonghan Kim

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Angiotensin II Type 2 Receptor-Expressing Neurons in the Central Amygdala Influence Fear-Related Behavior, Zhe Yu, Adam P Swiercz, Cassandra M Moshfegh, Lauren Hopkins, Jan Wiaderkiewicz, Robert Charles Speth, Jeanie Park, and Paul J Marvar

Submissions from 2018

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Safety and performance of current abuse-deterrent formulations., Rand Ahmad, Samaneh Alaei, and Hamid Omidian

Assessment of Critical Care Clinical Pharmacy Services in Puerto Rico, Yarelis Alvarado and Georgina Silva-Suarez

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Looking Beneath the Surface of DIR, Goar Alvarez, Ranga Santosh Narla, Leanne Lai, and Albert Wertheimer

Hybrid Hydrogel Based On Pre-Gelatinized Starch Modified With Glycidyl-Crosslinked Microgel, M. Ashkani, Kourosh Kabiri, A. Salimi, H. Bouhendi, and Hamid Omidian

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Glucagon revisited: Coordinated actions on the liver and kidney., Lise Bankir, Nadine Bouby, Robert Charles Speth, Gilberto Velho, and Gilles Crambert

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Impact of Antidepressant Use on Healthcare Utilization among Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes and Depression Symptoms in the United States: Sociodemographic, Clinical, and Behavioral Factors Matter, Ammena Y. Binsaleh, Alexandra Perez Rivera, Ioana Popovici, and Silvia Rabionet

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Heart Failure Self-Management Kits for Outpatient Transitions of Care, Paul Boylan, Tina Joseph, Genevieve M. Hale, Cynthia Moreau, Matthew J. Seamon, and Renee Jones

Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Brief Overview of the Treatment, Jacqueline Bullock, Syed A A Rizvi, Ayman M Saleh, Sultan S Ahmed, Duc P Do, Rais A. Ansari, and Jasmin Ahmed

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Gender, Age, and Pharmacists' Job Satisfaction, Manuel J. Carvajal and Ioana Popovici

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Gender Differences In The Measurement Of Pharmacists' Job Satisfaction, Manuel J. Carvajal, Ioana Popovici, and Patrick C. Hardigan

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Bezlotoxumab for the Prevention of Clostridium difficile Recurrence, Elias B Chahine, Jonathan C Cho, and Marylee V. Worley

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Third-Year Pharmacy Students Propose An Interprofessional Prediabetes Educational Programme: Prediame (Prediabetes + Me), Chava Chaitin, Jaimie Velasquez, Nile M. Khanfar, Stephanie Chassange, Rennie Perez Torres, Ngoc Loan Pham, Martha M Rodriguez, and Genevieve M. Hale

What Is Old Is New Again: Delafloxacin, A Modern Fluoroquinolone, Jonathan C Cho, Matthew P Crotty, Bryan P White, and Marylee V. Worley

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SPRINTing towards Lower BP Goals: A Re-Analysis of the ACCORD-BP trial, Kevin Cowart and Karen R. Sando

IPPE or APPE? Community Pharmacy Preceptor Perceptions of Where to Incorporate Specific Rotation Activities, B Daisy, T Logan, R Logan, E Rolwing, Jennifer G. Steinberg, and Stacey Maravent

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Effective Interventions for Diabetes Patients by Community Pharmacists: A Meta-analysis of Pharmaceutical Care Components., Maira Anna Deters, Anna Laven, Ana Maria Castejon, William R Doucette, Lisiane Slveira Ev, Ines Krass, Els Mehuys, Emina Obarcanin, Holger Schwender, and Stephanie Laeer

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Allocation of Faculty and Curricular Time to the Teaching of Transitions of Care Concepts by Colleges of Pharmacy, Sara M Eltaki, Devada Singh-Franco, David J Leon, My-Oanh Nguyen, and William R. Wolowich

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Pharmacy Resident Teaching and Learning Curriculum Program Outcomes: Student Performance and Quality Assessment, Michelle Z Farland, Xiaoying Feng, Andrea S Franks, Karen R. Sando, and Linda Behar-Horenstein

Evidence of Neurobiological Changes in the Presymptomatic PINK1 Knockout Rat., Craig F Ferris, Thomas R Morrison, Sade Iriah, Samantha Malmberg, Praveen Kulkarni, Jochen C Hartner, and Malav Suchin Trivedi

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Evidence of Neurobiological Changes in the Presymptomatic PINK1 Knockout Rat., Craig F Ferris, Thomas R Morrison, Sade Iriah, Samantha Malmberg, Praveen Kulkarni, Jochen C Hartner, and Malav Suchin Trivedi

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Do Electronic Cigarettes Have a Role in Tobacco Cessation?, Andrea S Franks, Karen R. Sando, and Sarah McBane

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Effects of Dopamine Receptor Antagonist Antipsychotic Therapy on Blood Pressure, N H Gonsai, V H Amin, C G Mendpara, Robert Charles Speth, and Genevieve M. Hale

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Effect of Interprofessional Collaboration on Quality of Life in Elderly Patients with Cardiovascular Disease, Genevieve M. Hale, Tina Joseph, Stacey Maravent, Debra Stern, Sarah Alameddine, Kimmi Stultz, Alejandro Nieves Santiago, Jane Clare Miller, Kelly Scott, Martha M. Rodriguez, and Alexandra Perez Rivera

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Establishment of Outpatient Rounds by an Interprofessional Chronic Care Management Team, Genevieve M. Hale, Tina Joseph, Cynthia Moreau, Yesenia Prados, Stephanie Gernant, Matthew Schneller, Renee Jones, Matthew J. Seamon, and Haidy Rodriguez

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An Evaluation of Practitioners' Preference of Stroke Risk Tools in Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation: CHA2DS2VASC versus CHADS2, Genevieve M. Hale, Tina Joseph, and Devada Singh-Franco

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Molecular Basis of the Brain Renin Angiotensin System in Cardiovascular and Neurologic Disorders: Uncovering a Key Role for the Astroglial Angiotensin Type 1 Receptor AT1R, Dhanush Haspula and Michelle A. Clark

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Neuroinflammation and Sympathetic Overactivity: Mechanisms and Implications in Hypertension, Dhanush Haspula and Michelle A. Clark

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Academic Response to Storm-Related Natural Disasters-Lessons Learned., Jerris R Hedges, Karam F A Soliman, Gene D'Amour, Dong Liang, Carlos E Rodríguez-Díaz, Kenira Thompson, Josefina Romaguera, Silvia Rabionet, and Richard Yanagihara

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Nucleotide excision repair is a predictor of early relapse in pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia., Omar M Ibrahim, Homood M As Sobeai, Stephen G Grant, and Jean J. Latimer

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Opportunistic Infections (OIs) in HIV/AIDS, J Janelle, J Orrick, and Elizabeth M. Sherman

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Evaluation of Early Versus Late Postdischarge Medication Reconciliation on Readmission Rates and Emergency Department Visits., Tina Joseph, Rebecca A Barros, Elise Kim, and Bupendra Shah

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Determining Abuse Deterrence Performance of Poly (ethylene oxide) Using a Factorial Design., Yogesh Joshi, Srinath Muppalaneni, Alborz Omidian, David J. Mastropietro, and Hamid Omidian

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Therapeutic Intervention of Human Pancreatic Cancer, Samra Kazim, Rais A. Ansari, Wilfredo Hernandez, Leon Ferder, and Kazim Husain

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Opioid Stewardship, Michelle Krichbaum and Sandra DiScala

The Effect of Gender Disparity on Migraine Pharmacotherapy: A Propensity Score‐Matched Cohort Study, Leanne Lai, Goar Alvarez, Leroy Koh, Alexander Ting, and N Nakagawa

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Health Insurance Expansions and Provider Behavior: Evidence from Substance Use Disorder Providers, Johanna Catherine Maclean, Ioana Popovici, and Elisheva Rachel Stern

Patient Counseling Guidelines for the Use of Cannabis for the Treatment of Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea/Vomiting and Chronic Pain, Patrick Makary, Jayesh R Parmar, Natalie Mims, Nile M. Khanfar, and Robert A Freeman