Research & Innovation Conference



A Spotlight on Iowa Resident Research Projects
 
Wednesday, June 2, 2021
12:00-3:40 PM
Thursday, June 3, 2021
8:00-11:20 AM
 

The 2021 Research and Innovation Conference will take place virtually June 2-3, 2021. IPA will welcome residents from residency programs across the state to present their final research projects to preceptors, colleagues, friends and family. This year's event will also include two timely keynote presentations from healthcare and pharmacy policy experts.
 

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Featured Keynote Speakers

Dr. Kelly Garcia, Director of the Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) Nicholas Pottebaum, Health Policy Advisor at the Office of Senator Charles E. Grassley
 
 
Day 1Wednesday, June 2, 2021
  TRACK 1 TRACK 2
12:00 PM WELCOME & KEYNOTE
Addressing Health Care Priorities: Perspectives of Iowa's US Senator Charles Grassley – Nicholas Pottabaum, Health Policy Advisor
12:40 PM BREAK
12:50 PM
Effect of Intravenous Azithromycin on the QT Interval of ICU Patients
Saidee Oberlander, PGY1 Resident, UnityPoint Health - Des Moines
SURVEY
1:10 PM
The Impact of Adding Pharmacy Specialists to a Neurology Clinic
Jason Chau, PGY1 Resident, University of Iowa Health Care
SURVEY
Antibiotic Prescribing in VA Mental Health Units: How Much and How Appropriate?
Jay Tieri, PGY1 Resident, VA Medical Center - Iowa City
SURVEY
1:30 PM
1:50 PM
Montelukast and Neuropsychiatric Events – A Sequence Symmetry Analysis
Christopher Fox, PGY1 Resident, VA Medical Center - Iowa City
SURVEY
2:10 PM BREAK
2:20 PM Evaluation of Bleeding Events Related to Unnecessary Aspirin Use in a Non-Profit, Community-Based Hospital
Paul Scholbrock, PGY1 Resident, Mercy Medical Center - Cedar Rapids
SURVEY
Implementation of a Prospective Screening Process to Increase the Provision of Immunization Services
Michael Boller, PGY1 Resident, UnityPoint Health - Community Residency

SURVEY
2:40 PM Clinical Utility of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Nasal PCR Assays Beyond Respiratory Infections
Haley Noeldner, PGY1 Resident, UnityPoint Health - Des Moines

​SURVEY
The Benefits of Utilization of the Iowa Immunization Registry Information System (Iris) In Terms of Patient Safety and Potential Resource-Savings
Andrea Aguilar, PGY1 Resident, VA Medical Center - Central Iowa
SURVEY
3:00 PM Evaluation of the Impact of Creating a Protocol for Pharmacist-Ordered MRSA PCR Nasal Swab Tests
Ryan Molander, PGY1 Resident, MercyOne Medical Center - Waterloo

​SURVEY
Implementation of Technician Product Verification (TPV) in a Community Pharmacy Setting
Nichole Nunemaker, PGY1 Resident, UnityPoint Health - Community Residency

SURVEY
3:20 PM N/A Multi-Stakeholder Evaluation of Direct Contracting Between a Pharmacy and a Private Employer
Eric Mueller, PGY1 Resident, University of Iowa Community Residency

SURVEY
3:40 PM CONCLUDE



Day 2 – Thursday, June 3, 2021
  TRACK 1 TRACK 2
8:00 AM WELCOME & KEYNOTE
Do the Work – Dr. Kelly Garcia, Iowa DHS Director (Read full bio)
8:40 AM BREAK
8:50 AM Morganne Sindelar, PGY1 Resident, University of Iowa Health Care
​SURVEY
Direct Oral Anticoagulant (DOAC) Management for Outpatients as an Additional Clinical Service for our Established Anticoagulation Clinics
Ashraf Amadou, PGY1 Resident, UnityPoint Health - Allen Hospital

SURVEY
9:10 AM Implementation of a Pharmacist Facilitated Urinary Culture Review Service in the Emergency Department: A Three-Month Pilot
Annita Mathew, PGY1 Resident, VA Medical Center - Central Iowa

​SURVEY
Evaluation of the Role of a Community Pharmacist in a Transitions of Care Service at a Community Hospital
Brett Becker, PGY1 Resident, University of Iowa Community Residency

SURVEY
9:30 AM Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in the Ambulatory Care Oncology Patient
Karli Welter, PGY1 Resident, UnityPoint Health - Allen Hospital

​SURVEY
Evaluating the Use of Pharmacy Software Integration on the Completion of Medication Therapy Management Services
Emma Robasse, Clinical Services Resident, OutcomesMTM

SURVEY
9:50 AM Determination of Relationship Between Mean Arterial Pressure (Map) and Success Rates of the Furosemide Stress Test (Fst)
Haley Fox, PGY1 Resident, University of Iowa Health Care

​SURVEY
Identification of Barriers and Facilitators to Offering Point-of-Care HIV Screenings in Community Pharmacies
Madison McDonald, PGY1 Resident, University of Iowa Community Residency

SURVEY
10:10 AM BREAK
10:20 AM Acetaminophen Exposure and Hepatotoxicity Risk in Recipients of Long-Term Opioid Therapy
Michelle Jakaitis, PGY1 Resident, VA Medical Center - Iowa City

​SURVEY
Evaluation of the Challenges and Barriers for Pharmacists to Utilize an Existing Nrt Statewide Protocol
C. Alex Wagner, PGY1 Resident, University of Iowa Community Residency

SURVEY
10:40 AM Cost Benefit Analysis of Dalbavancin and Vancomycin in the Outpatient Setting for Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
Hannah Hemry, PGY1 Resident, UnityPoint Health - Allen Hospital

​SURVEY
Evaluation of Healthcare Professionals’ Perspectives on Medical Cannabis in Iowa
Sarah Kadura, PGY1 Resident, Northeast Iowa Family Practice Center

SURVEY
11:00 AM The Impact of Alpha-1-Adrenergic Receptor Antagonists on the Progression of Parkinson’s Disease
Karla Knobbe, PGY1 Resident, VA Medical Center - Iowa City
SURVEY
Identification of Opportunities for Collaboration with Local Healthcare Clinics
Amy Dunleavy, PGY1 Resident, University of Iowa Community Residency

SURVEY
11:20 AM CONCLUDE