Current and Past Resident Publications

2015-2016 Residents

Jessica (Beyer) Kozakiewicz, PharmD, 2015-16 PGY1 Pharmacy Resident, Lifetime Health Medical Group

Erin M. Slazak, PharmD, BCPS1, Jessica T. Kozakiewicz, PharmD1,2,3,Natalie S. Winters, PharmD1, Jason R. Smith, PharmD2,3,and Scott V. Monte, PharmD1 “Statin Adherence Rates in Patients Utilizing a Patient-Centered Medical Home-Based Pharmacy”

Kimberly Mulcahy, 2015-16 PGY2 Psychiatric Pharmacy Resident, Buffalo Psychiatric Center

Mulcahy, K., Trigoboff, E., Opler, L., Demler, TL., “Physician Prescribing Practices of Vitamin D in a Psychiatric Hospital”, Innov Clin Neurosci 2016;13(5-6):21-27

2013-2014 Residents

Sarah Passafiume, PharmD, PGY1 Community Pharmacy/Mobile Pharmacy Solutions Resident 7/13-6/14

Monte SV, Passafiume SN, Kufel WD, Comerford P, Trzewieczynski DP, Andrus K, and Brody PM. Pharmacist home visits: A 1‐year experience from a community pharmacy. J Am Pharm Assoc. 2016; 56(1): 67–72

2011-2012 Residents

Michael Shuman, PharmD 2011-12 PGY1 Pharmacy/Buffalo Psychiatric Center Resident

Shuman, M. D., Trigoboff, E., Demler, T. L., & Opler, L. A. (2014). Exploring the potential effect of polypharmacy on the hematologic profiles of clozapine patients. Journal of Psychiatric Practice®, 20(1), 50-58.

Shuman, M., Demler, T. L., Trigoboff, E., & Opler, L. A. (2012). Hematologic impact of antibiotic administration on patients taking clozapine. Innovations in clinical neuroscience, 9(11-12), 18.

2010-2011 Residents

Natalie Latuga, PharmD- Hospice Resident 6/10-7/11

Latuga NM, Wahler RG, Monte SV A National Survey of Hospice Administrator and Pharmacist Perspectives on Pharmacist Services and the Impact on Medication Requirements and Cost. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2012 Jan 4.

Natalie M. Latuga, Robert G. Wahler and Scott V. Monte "A National Survey of Hospice Administrator and Pharmacist Prospectives on Pharmacist Services and the Impact on Medication Requirements and Cost". Am J Hosp Palliat Care, DOI 10.1177/1049909111432291, January 4, 2012

2009-2010 Residents

Shelley Wilson, PharmD- Hospice Resident 7/09-6/10

Wilson S, Wahler R, Brown J, Doloresco F, Monte SV. Impact of pharmacist intervention on clinical outcomes in the palliative care setting. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2011 Aug;28(5):316-20. Epub 2010 Nov 28.

Shelley Wilson, Robert Wahler, Jack Brown, Fred Doloresco and Scott Monte "Impact of Pharmacist Intervention on Clinical Outcomes in the Palliative Care Setting". AM J Hosp Palliat Care, DOI 10.1177/1049909110391080, November 28, 2010

Natalie Dearing, PharmD- Ambulatory Care Resident 7/09-6/10

Monte SV, Dearing N, Slazak EM, Brown J, Adelman MH, Schentag JJ. Relationship of self-monitoring of blood glucose to cardiovascular outcomes in patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. 9th Annual Meeting of the Diabetes Technology Society (DTS) 2009. Diabetes Technology Society.

Monte SV, Comerford P Jr, Dearing N. An analysis of the mixing efficiency of neutral protamine Hagedorn cartridges.J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2010 May 1;4(3):658-60.

Patrick Comerford, PharmD- Primary Care Resident 7/09-6/10

Monte SV, Passafiume SN, Kufel WD, Comerford P, Trzewieczynski DP, Andrus K, and Brody PM. Pharmacist home visits: A 1‐year experience from a community pharmacy. J Am Pharm Assoc. 2016; 56(1): 67–72

Monte SV, Comerford P Jr, Dearing N. An analysis of the mixing efficiency of neutral protamine Hagedorn cartridges.J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2010 May 1;4(3):658-60.

Monte SV, Comerford P, Trzewieczynski D, Paolini-Albanese N. Evaluation of retail pharmacy viability and clinical, economic, and humanistic outcomes in a novel model of pharmacy practice. Annual Conference of the American Academy of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) 2009. American Academy of Clinical Pharmacists.

Miranda Cole, PharmD- PGY2 Psychiatry Resident 7/09-6/10

Cole ML, Trigoboff E, Demler T, Opler LA. Impact of Smoking Cessation on Psychiatric Inpatients Treated with Clozapine or Olanzapine. Journal of Psychiatric Practice 2010;16:75-81.

2008-2009 Residents

Joseph Herges, PharmD- Ambulatory Care Resident 7/08-6/09

Monte SV, Slazak EM, Herges J, Adelman MH, Paladino JA. Clinical and economic outcomes for pharmacist-physician versus physician-only management in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in the primary care setting. Annual Conference of the American Academy of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) 2008. American Academy of Clinical Pharmacists.

Lori Podkulski, PharmD- Primary Care Resident 7/08-6/09

Monte SV, Podkulski L, Prescott-Zurick G, Rotstein C, Brown J, Adelman MH, Paladino JA, Schentag JJ. A case series of investigator-identified fluconazole failures: outcome characterization of patients who failed to respond to fluconazole treatment of severe infections caused by Candida. Annual Conference of the American Academy of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) 2008. American Academy of Clinical Pharmacists.

2006-2007 Residents

Scott Monte Pharm.D. - Pharmacy Practice Resident - 7/06 - 6/07

Monte SV, Paolini NM, Slazak EM, Schentag JJ, Paladino JA.Costs of treating lower respiratory tract infections.Am J Manag Care. 2008 Apr;14(4):190-6.

Monte SV, Prescott WA, Johnson KK, Kuhman L, Paladino JA. Safety of ceftriaxone sodium at extremes of age.Expert Opin Drug Saf. 2008 Sep;7(5):515-23. Review.

File TM Jr, Monte SV, Schentag JJ, Paladino JA, Klugman KP, Lavin B, Yu VL, Singer ME, Adelman MH.A disease model descriptive of progression between chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations and community-acquired pneumonia: roles for underlying lung disease and the pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics of the antibiotic.Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2009 Jan;33(1):58-64. Epub 2008 Oct 1.

Monte SV, Slazak EM, Albanese NP, Adelman M, Rao G, Paladino JA.Clinical and economic impact of a diabetes clinical pharmacy service program in a university and primary care-based collaboration model.J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2009 Mar-Apr;49(2):200-8.

Monte SV, Schentag JJ, Adelman MH, Paladino JA. Glucose supply and insulin demand dynamics of antidiabetic agents.J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2010 Mar 1;4(2):365-81.

Monte SV, Schentag JJ, Adelman MH, Paladino JA.Characterization of cardiovascular outcomes in a type 2 diabetes glucose supply and insulin demand model.J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2010 Mar 1;4(2):382-90.

Monte SV, Caruana JA, Ghanim H, Sia CL, Korzeniewski K, Schentag JJ, Dandona P. Reduction in endotoxemia, oxidative and inflammatory stress, and insulin resistance after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery in patients with morbid obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Surgery. 2012 Apr;151(4):587-93. Epub 2011 Nov 16.

Ghanim H, Monte SV, Sia CL, Abuaysheh S, Green K, Caruana JA, Dandona PReduction in inflammation and the expression of amyloid precursor protein and other proteins related to Alzheimer's disease following gastric bypass surgery. .J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Jul;97(7):E1197-201. Epub 2012 Apr 16.PMID: 22508715

Monte SV, Paolini NM, Slazak EM, Schentag JJ, Paladino JA. Costs of Treating Lower Respiratory Tract Infections in Outpatients. Am J Manag Care, 2008;14(4):190-196.

Monte SV, Passafiume SN, Kufel WD, Comerford P, Trzewieczynski DP, Andrus K, and Brody PM. Pharmacist home visits: A 1‐year experience from a community pharmacy. J Am Pharm Assoc. 2016; 56(1): 67–72

Craig Whitman Pharm.D. - Critical Care Resident - 7/06-6/07

Whitman CB, Schroeder WS, Ploch PJ, Raghavendron K. Efficacy of aminophylline for treatment of recurrent symptomatic bradycardia after spinal cord injury. Pharmacotherapy 2008 28(1):131-5.

Rebecca Bitter, PharmD- PGY1 Psychiatry Resident 7/06-6/07

Bitter R, Demler TL, Opler L. Safety Evaluation of the Concomitant Use of Clozapine and Benzodiazepines: A Retrospective, Cross-Sectional Char Review. J Psychiatr Pract 2008;14(5):265-270.

2005-2006 Residents

Stephanie Keller-Wilcott, 2005-06 PGY1 Pharmacy Resident, Buffalo Psychiatric Center

Tammie Lee Demler, BS, PharmD, BCPP, MBA; Stephanie Keller-Wilcott, PharmD, BCPP; and Terrance J. Bellnier, RPh, MPA, FASCP. Concomitant Medication Use in Acute Agitation. The American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits, Vol. 4, No. 1.

Katherine Juba, PharmD- Hospice Resident 7/05-6/06

Katherine M Juba, Robert G Wahler, & Susan M Daron "Morphine and Hydromorphone-Induced Hyperalgesia in a Hospice Patient". Journal of Palliative Medicine, vol. 15, pp. 4, August 27, 2012

Melissa Baxter Pharm.D. - Critical Care Resident - 7/05-6/06

Baxter MS, Schroeder WS, Cheng Y, Bernstein ZP. Diminished response to recombinant factor VIIa in a patient with idiopathic thrombocytopenia purpura. Ann Pharmacother 2006 40(11):2053-8.