Members of the ATRIUM Cardiology Collaborative at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy strive to lead therapeutics, research, and instruction to enhance pharmaceutical care for patients with cardiovascular diseases.

Dr. Zachary Noel from the ATRIUM Cardiology Collaborative Examines a Patient

Featured Works:

Reed BN, Gottlieb SS. Diuretic strategies and renal dysfunction in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. JACC Heart Fail. 2018 Dec;6(12):1049-1050. doi: 10.1016/j.jchf.2018.08.006.

Ather A, Laliberte B, Reed BN, Schenk A, Watson K, Devabhakthuni S, See VY. Antithromboembolic Strategies for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Am J Cardiovasc Drugs. 2018 Jun 19. doi: 10.1007/s40256-018-0287-y. (e-published ahead of print)

Allender JE, Reed BN, Foster JL, Moretz JD, Oliphant CS, Jennings DL, DiDomenico RJ, Coons JC. Pharmacologic considerations in the management of patients receiving left ventricular percutaneous mechanical circulatory support. Pharmacotherapy. 2017 Oct;37(10):1272-1283. doi: 10.1002/phar. 1995.

Leon N, Gale SE, Watson K. Chronic Heart Failure Management: Debunking Myths and Misconceptions. 53rd ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition, Anaheim CA. December 2018.

Laliberte BL, Reed, BN. Use of an argatroban-based purge solution in a percutaneous ventricular assist device. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2017 May 1;74(9):e163-e169. doi: 10.2146/ajhp160212.

Reed BN, Rodgers JE. Acute Decompensated Heart Failure. Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach, Eleventh Edition. Dipiro JT, Yee GC, Ellingrod VL, et al, editors. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2019.

Reed BN. Direct Oral Anticoagulants: Determining Proper Use and Dose. Invited Presentation (with Trujillo T). Annual Meeting & Exposition, American Pharmacists Association. March 2018.

Gale SE. Episode 26: Antihyperglycemic Medications and Impact on Cardiovascular Outcomes. American College of Clinical Pharmacy Pharmacotherapy Podcast. July 2018.

Noel ZR, Beavers CJ, Dunn SP, Schullo-Feulner AM, Caldas L, and Dixon DL (2018). Identifying Core Content for Electrocardiogram Instruction in Doctor of Pharmacy Curricula. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education: Volume 82, Issue 10, Article 7009.

Gale SE, Poon JL, Watson K. Antihyperglycemic Medications and Impact on Cardiovascular Outcomes: A Review of Current Evidence. Pharmacotherapy. 2018; published ahead of print: phar.2128;

Kane-Gill SL, Dasta JF, Buckley MS, Devabhakthuni S, et al. Clinical Practice Guideline: Safe Medication Use in the ICU. Crit Care Med 2017; 45(9):e877-915.

Laliberte B, Reed BN, Devabhakthuni S, Watson K, Ivaturi V, Liu T, Gottlieb SS. Observation of Patients Transitioned to an Oral Loop Diuretic Before Discharge and Risk of Readmission for Acute Decompensated Heart Failure. J Card Fail. 2017 Oct; 23(10):746-752.

Hines MC, Reed BN, Ivaturi V, Bontempo L, Bond M, Hayes BD. Diltiazem versus metoprolol for rate control in atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular response in the emergency department. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2016 Dec 15;73(24):2068-2076.

Laliberte BL, Reed BN, Ather A, Devabhakthuni S, Watson K, Lardieri AB, Baker-Smith CM. Safe and Effective Use of Pharmacologic and Device Therapy for Peripartum Cardiomyopathy. Pharmacotherapy. 2016 Sep;36(9):955-70. doi: 10.1002/phar.1795.

Devabhakthuni S, Reed BN, Watson K. Development and Implementation of an Interactive Web-Based Regional PGY2 Cardiology Pharmacy Residency Journal Club. Am J Health Syst Pharm 2016;73:1300.

Kane-Gill SL, LeBlanc JL, Dasta JF, Devabhakthuni S; for the Critical Care Pharmacotherapy Trials Network (CCPTN). A multicenter study of the point prevalence of drug-induced hypotension in the ICU. Crit Care Med. 2014; 42:2197-2203.

Reed BN, Fox ER, Konig M, Jackevicius CA, Masoudi FA, Rabinstein AA, Page RL 2nd. The impact of drug shortages on patients with cardiovascular disease: causes, consequences, and a call to action. Am Heart J. 2016 May;175:130-41.

Shulenberger CE, Jiang A, Devabhakthuni S, Ivaturi V, Liu T, Reed BN. Intravenous chlorothiazide versus oral metolazone in patients with acute decompensated heart failure and loop diuretic resistance. Pharmacotherapy. 2016 Aug;36(8):852-60. doi: 10.1002/phar.1798.

Watson K, Devabhakthunki S, Reed BN. Don’t Flip Out: Flip Your Rotation. National Pharmacy Preceptors Conference, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. August 2016.

Wiggins BS, Saseen JJ, Page RL 2nd, Reed BN, Sneed K, Kostis JB, Lanfear D, Virani S, Morris PB; American Heart Association Clinical Pharmacology Committee of the Council on Clinical Cardiology; Council on Hypertension; Council on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research; and Council on Functional Genomics and Translational Biology. Recommendations for Management of Clinically Significant Drug-Drug Interactions With Statins and Select Agents Used in Patients With Cardiovascular Disease: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2016;134:e468-e495.

Watson K, Leon N. Have a Great First Day! Starting Your Rotation Off on the Right Foot. National Pharmacy Preceptors Conference, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. August 2016.

Additional Works:

Explore some additional works from members of the ATRIUM Cardiology Collaborative that highlight the group's advanced-level clinical practice and training, innovative instructional methodology, and significant contributions to science, as well as reinforce their expertise in the field of cardiovascular pharmacotherapy.