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 2020-2021 PT Rounds Schedule, including topic and application deadlines.



Tuesday, October 06, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Is IPV the new VIP? Using Tacrolimus Intra-patient Variability To Predict Clinical Outcomes in Kidney Transplant Recipients  - Dawn Pluckrose, PharmD

The Use of CMV T-Cell Immunity Panel in Solid Organ Transplantation - Sara Farghaly, PharmD

Tuesday, October 13, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

The Return of Droperidol - Emily Spencer, PharmD

Cat Got Your Tongue? Recognizing and Managing Catatonia - Leo Batongbakal, PharmD

Tuesday, October 20, 12:30-1:00 p.m.

New cardiac medications – Will they fill a gap in care?  - Laila Najia, PharmD

Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter 2 Inhibitors in Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction - Andrew Willeford, PharmD

Tuesday, October 27, 12:30-1:00 p.m.

The Tale of MDR Acinetobacter – Enzymes and Efflux and Porins, Oh My!  - Lauren Groft, PharmD



Tuesday, November 03, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Flowing Through Heart Failure Management: The Role of SGLT2 Inhibitors - Ebony Evans, PharmD

Managing the Pediatric COVID-19 Patient: You Won’t Want to MIS-C This - Shelby Warring, PharmD

Tuesday, November 10, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

STOPP, Drop, and Deprescribe! A review of new deprescribing outcomes in older adults. - Sierra Simpkins, PharmD

Is bedtime the best time? Evaluating the Timing of Antihypertensive Administration - Dodi Zenilman, PharmD

Tuesday, November 17, 12:30-1:00 p.m.

Bupropion Overdose: To Seize, or Not to Seize? - Nicholas Husak, PharmD



Tuesday, December 01, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Staying on Beat: Updates to the Rate vs. Rhythm Debate in Atrial Fibrillation  - Bobbie Nguyen, PharmD

Tuesday, December 15, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Flu versus Corona: Risks, Presentations, and Vaccination - Cherokie Dyer, PharmD

Tuesday, December 22, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Special Considerations in Anticoagulation  - Seferina Kim, PharmD, BCPS



Wednesday, January 06, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Topping the Charts: New Releases for Sickle Cell Maintenance Therapy  - Ryan Ingle, PharmD

Wednesday, January 13, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

The Break-Up: Choice of Fibrinolytic Therapy in Ischemic Stroke - Cecilia Li, PharmD

Wednesday, January 20, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

TBA  - Merton Lee, PharmD

Wednesday, January 27, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

TBA  - Marisa Rinehart, PharmD



Wednesday, February 03, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Bursting the Bubble: Anticoagulation in COVID - Precious Ohagwu, PharmD

Tipping the scales toward success: Is there a role for liraglutide in pediatric obesity? - June Trinos, PharmD

Wednesday, February 10, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

TBA - Elodie Nwognwe, PharmD

Wednesday, February 17, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

TBA - Leann Kwak, PharmD

TBA - Catherine Roberts, 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.