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Mary                           Pasko

Mary Pasko PharmD

Department of Pharmacy Practice

Clinical Associate Professor

 
Professional Summary:

Research interests are in the area of Infectious Diseases, specifically antimicrobial pharmacotherapeutic issues.

Education and Training:
  • PharmD, State University of New York at Buffalo (1980)
  • BS, The State University of New York at Buffalo (1978)
Employment:
  • Clinical Associate Professor (1994-present)
  • Clinical Pharmacotherapy Specialist (1981-present)
  • Director, Anticoagulation Clinic, Department of Medicine (1989–2000)
  • Pharmacotherapy Review Consultant, Quality Management Dept (1989–1999)
  • Clinical Associate Professor (1994)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor (1981–1994)
  • Director, Anticoagulation Clinic, Department of Medicine (1989)
  • Pharmacotherapy Review Consultant, Quality Management Dept (1989)
  • Consultant, Department of Medicine (1984–1989)
  • Consultant, Department of Medicine (1984)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor (1981)
  • Clinical Instructor (1981)
  • Clinical Pharmacotherapy Specialist (1981)
  • Clinical Instructor (1981)
  • Satellite Pharmacist Intensive Care Units (1980–1981)
  • Satellite Pharmacist Intensive Care Units (1980)
See all (6 more)
Awards and Honors:
  • Faculty Preceptor of the Year (2009)
  • Orville Baxter Professional Practice Award (1997)
  • Clinical Teacher of the Year (1997)
  • Clinical Teacher of the Year (1995)
  • Clinical Teacher of the Year (1994)
  • Clinical Preceptor of the Year (1991)
  • Clinical Teacher of the Year (1990)


Journal Articles:
  • Chisholm-Burns MA; Spivey CA; Billheimer D; Schlesselman LS; Flowers SK; Hammer D; Engle JP; Nappi JM; Pasko MT. Multi-Institutional Study of Women and Underrepresented Minority Faculty Members in Academic Pharmacy. Am Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2012; 76.
  • Mao Cl; Rivet AJ; Sidora T; Pasko MT. Update on Pressure Ulcer Management and Deep Tissue Injury. The Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 2010; 44.
  • Mergenhagen KA; Pasko MT. Daptomycin use after vancomycin-induced neutropenia in a patient with left-sided endocarditis. Ann Pharmacother. 2007; 41.
  • Tisdale JE, Pasko MT, Mylotte JM. Antipseudomonal activity of simulated infusions of gentamicin alone or with piperacillin assessed by serum bactericidal rate and area under the killing curve.. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 1989; 33(9).
  • Pasko MT, Bartholomew WR, Beam TR Jr, Amsterdam D, Cunningham E. Long-term evaluation of the hepatitis B vaccine (Heptavax-B) in hemodialysis patients.. Am J Kidney Dis. 1988; 11(4).
  • Briceland LL, Pasko MT, Mylotte JM. Serum bactericidal rate as measure of antibiotic interactions.. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 1987; 31(5).
  • Pasko MT, Joseph Mylotte, Boh LE. Evaluation of the use of laboratory tests in monitoring tobramycin therapy.. Am J Hosp Pharm. 1981; 38(12).

Professional Memberships:
  • New York State College of Clinical Pharmacy (1992–1997)
  • New York State College of Clinical Pharmacy (1992)
  • Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (1991)
  • Society of Infectious Diseases (1991–present)
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy (1990)
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy (1990–present)
  • American Society for Microbiology (1981)
  • American Society for Microbiology (1981–present)
  • New York State Council of Hospital Pharmacists (1980)
  • Western New York Society of Hospital Pharmacists (1980)
  • American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists (1980)
  • New York State Council of Hospital Pharmacists (1980–1992)
  • Western New York Society of Hospital Pharmacists (1980–1992)
  • American Pharmaceutical Association (1980–1991)
  • American Pharmaceutical Association (1980)
  • American Society of Health System Pharmacists (1980–present)
See all (6 more)
Presentations:
  • "An Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) Rubric to Enhance Preceptor Effectiveness" AACP Annual Meeting, AACP (2010)
Service Activities:
  • Search Committee for Vice Chair; Member (2012)
  • Teacher of the Year Award Committee; Review CVs and submitted supporting documentation for all nominated candidates, attend selection committee meeting for discussion of nominee rankings. Selection of one individual as this year's Teacher of the Year.; Member (2011)
  • Curricular Task Force; Members of the committee reviewed the current curriculum and those of other school. Upon completion of the review and discussions, recommendations for revision were made.; Member (2008)
  • Promotions Committee; Review faculty dossiers for promotion; Member (2002)
  • Experiential Education Faculty Advisory Committee; As course coordinator for the experiential Inpatient Care rotations, issues related to student/preceptor performance are reported to the committee. As well, course goals/objectives and syllabus are reviewed and recommendations for modification are provi; Member (1997)
  • Research Committee Post-baccalaureate Doctor of Pharmacy Program; As chair, research protocol, defense and manuscript review was coordinated with recommendations to the department chair and the research advisors. Developed a process for the review to take place efficiently.; Other (1987)
  • Acute Care Subcommittee; As chair, responsibilities included providing recommendations on rotation modifications to the Experiential Education Faculty Advisory Committee Refined goals and objectives for the rotations; Other
  • Curriculum Committee; As member and Department of Pharmacy Practice respresentative, curricular issues were discussed and recommendations formulated.; Member
  • Pharmacy Preceptor Certificate Program; As chair, a program was developed to education potential preceptors about the existing program and benefits of contributions to it. A video was developed to use at off-site locations.; Other

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Contact Information

117 Kapoor Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214-8033
Phone: (716) 645-4794
Email: pasko@buffalo.edu


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