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.



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.

Buprenorphine: Could Partial be Enough for Pain Management?- Elodie Tendoh, PharmD

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

Cabotegravir and Rilpivirine: Confronting Adherence with FLAIR- Leann Kwak, PharmD

Cool Story (Pem)bro: Pembrolizumab for the Treatment of Microsatellite Instability-High/Mismatch Repair Deficient Metastatic Colorectal Cancer- Catherine Roberts, PharmD



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

“Put me in, Coach!”: Evaluating All the Players for Treating Infections in Persons Who Inject Drugs - Emily Von Bulow, PharmD

Wednesday, March 10, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Should It Stay or Should It Go: Anticoagulation for Atrial Fibrillation in Patients with End Stage Renal Disease on Dialysis  - Elena Buff, PharmD

Start Early, Stay Late: Early Initiation of Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics in Schizophrenic Patients Leads to Improved Outcomes - Jaden Dickenson, PharmD

Wednesday, March 17, 12:30-1:00 p.m.

To treat or not to treat? UTI management for community-dwelling older adults in the era of antimicrobial stewardship - Ghania Naeem, PharmD

Wednesday, March 24, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Ketamine: Let's Get Excited! - Irene Ruiz, PharmD

Wednesday, March 31, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

The Storm is Coming! – Immunomodulator Therapies in Cytokine Storm for COVID-19 - Caitlin Sas, PharmD

Evidence of Utilizing Steroids in Coronavirus Disease 2019 - Ruthanne Staas, PharmD



Wednesday, April 14, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

The “Room” Where it Happens: Pharmacists-Provided Diabetes Management with Telehealth  - Jonathan Tran, PharmD

Wednesday, April 21, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

IV Fluid Resuscitation with Lactated Ringers Compared with Normal Saline for Diabetic Ketoacidosis  - Mabele Madiba, PharmD

The use of 4-factor prothrombin complex concentrate in trauma induced coagulopathy for patients not on oral anticoagulants - Christa Giannaccini, PharmD



Wednesday, May 05, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Lookin' like a sNACk: the many desirable uses of N-acetylcysteine - Kayla Bourgeois, PharmD

Wednesday, May 12, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Is There Anything to Gain From Liposomal Bupivacaine in Lessening Postop Pain?  - Andrew Lee, PharmD

A Not-So-Sweet Trade: Post-Transplant Diabetes Mellitus - Annette Yoo, 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 pharmacy education. This activity meets the ACPE criteria for one contact hour (0.1 CEU) of continuing education credit. Statements of credit will be posted to CPE Monitor within 60 days of the activity date for participants who successfully complete the activity. Successful completion of this activity requires your signature on the sign-in sheet (or if participating virtually, your name and email address entered into the Blackboard Collaborative chat), the completion of an online activity evaluation form, and participation in the entire activity. The online activity evaluation must be completed within three days following the conclusion of the activity.  This activity is fully sponsored by the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy and has no other sponsor.
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.