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Gina                           Prescott

Gina M. Prescott PharmD

Department of Pharmacy Practice

Clinical Associate Professor

 
Professional Summary:

Scholarly interests are in the area of global health, underserved patient care, and education. Dr. Prescott is passionate about teaching students in the area of global health and underserved patient care. She works with interprofessional teams in low-middle income countries (Dominican Republic) and organizes various student involvement in global health activities. In regards to underserved care, Dr. Prescott assists with coordinating student involvement and optimizing pharmaceutical patient care at local free clinics.

Education and Training:
  • Residency, Pharmacy, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (2003)
  • PharmD, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy (2002)
Employment:
  • Clinical Associate Professor (2017-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor (2004-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor (2004)
  • Clinical Specialist, Internal Medicine (2003–2004)
  • Clinical Specialist, Internal Medicine (2003)
  • PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Resident (2002–2003)
  • PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Resident (2002)
Awards and Honors:
  • Outstanding Teacher (2014)
  • Service Award, Department of Pharmacy Practice (2014)
  • Faith in Healthcare, CMDA of WNY (2013)
  • Pharmacy Practice Faculty Preceptor of the Year (2013)
  • Teacher of the Year (2012)
  • 2011 Specialist Teaching Award, UB Family Medicine (2011)
  • Western New York Best Practices in Residency Training Award (2010)

Grants and Sponsored Research:
  • March 2016
    Development of a Sustainable Medication Literacy Program in the Refugee Community
    University at Buffalo President‘s Circle
    Role: Principal Investigator

Journal Articles:
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Abstracts:
  • Prescott GM, Vu B, Prescott WA. Global Health Education in US Pharmacy Schools. Am J Pharm Ed. 2015.
  • Patzke C, Prescott GM, Prescott., Jr. WA., Brody, Jr., PM. Comparison of Medication Prescribing Patterns between American and Dominican Republic Prescribers on Medical Mission Trips.. Pharmacotherapy. 2015; 35(11).
  • Prescott WA; Monte SV; Prescott GM. Design and assessment of a didactic course preparing pharamcy residents for scholarship. 2012; 76.
  • Prescott WA; JH; Prescott GM; Wrobel MJ; SK. Impact of student use of electronic devices during class on academic performance.. Impact of student use of electronic devices during class on academic performance.. 2012; 76.
  • Monte SV; Podkulski L; Prescott GM; Brown J; Paladino JA; Schentag JJ; Footer B. . Impact of area-under-the-inhibitory-curve on clinical and microbiologic outcomes in fluconazole treated candidaemia. European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Vienna, Austria, April, 2010. 2011.
  • Monte SV; Podkulski L; Prescott GM; Brown J; Paladino JA; Schentag JJ; Footer B. A characterization of mean inhibitory concentrations and patient outcomes in patients failing to respond to fluconazole treatment of severe infections caused by Candida spp. European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Vienna, Austria, April, 2010. 2011.
  • Prescott GM; Fusco NM; Prescott WA. Motivations for Pharmacy Students to Join Professional Organizations (Abstract). Am J Pharm Educ. 2010; 74.
  • Prescott GM; Fusco NM; Prescott WA. Motivations for Pharmacy Students to Join Professional Organizations. Am J Pharm Educ. 2010; 74.
  • Monte SV; Podkulski L; Prescott GM; Schentag JJ. Abstract: A case series of investigator indentified fluconazole failures: outcome chracterization of patients who failed to respond to fluconazole treatment of severe infections caused by Candida. ACCP. 2008.

Professional Memberships:
  • Christian Pharmacists Fellowship International (2011)
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy, New York State (2009)
  • Pharmacists Society of the State of New York (2008)
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy; Alternate Delegate (2005)
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (2005–present)
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy; Student Liasion (2003)
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy (2003–present)
  • American Society of Health System Pharmacists (2001)
  • American Society of Health System Pharmacists (2001–present)
  • American Pharmaceutical Association (1998–2002)
  • Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association (1998–2002)
  • Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity (1998)
  • Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, Inc. (1998–present)
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Presentations:
  • "Underserved populations: comparing and contrasting global health care disparities" ACCP Annual Meeting, American College of Clinical Pharmacy, Global Health PRN (2016)
  • "Updates in Women’s Health" UB Family Medicine Grand Rounds (2016)
  • "Local pharmacies translation and interpretation services." Annual WNY Refugee Health Summit (2016)
  • "Medical Mission Trips. Pharmacist Role." WNY Tonight with Tammie Lee. (2016)
  • "Operationalizing Global/International Pharmacy Education (G/I PE) in the classroom- a focus on didactic courses." AACP Webinar, American Association of Colleges of Pharmcy, GPE Sig (2016)
  • "Access to Care- Acquiring Medications for Underserved Patients" (2012)
  • "Updates in Infectious Disease" (2012)
  • "Design and Assessment of a Didactic Course Preparing Pharmacy Residents for Scholarship" AACP Annual Meeting (2012)
  • "Impact of Electronic Device Use by Pharmacy Students on Academic Performance" AACP Annual Meeting (2012)
  • "The IRB and How to Submit a Protocol." WNY (2012)
  • "Introduction to Infectious Disease" (2011)
  • "Updates in Infectious Disease" (2011)
  • "What We Learned From Our Recent ASHP Site Visits" WNY Residency Preceptor Conference (2011)
  • "Updates in the Management of Inpatient Hyperglycemia" (2011)
  • "Clinical Pearls for Treating patients with Diabetes Mellitus" (2011)
  • "Drug Use in Pregnancy and Lactation" (2011)
  • "Antibiotic initiation timing in a tertiary care hospital with electronic medication order scanning capabilities" ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, ASHP (2010)
  • "Assessment of Adjusting Renally Eliminated Medications from Order Entry through Hospitalization" ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, ASHP (2010)
  • "Inpatient Infectious Disease: What a Family Doctor Needs to Know" (2010)
  • "What every Residency Bound Pharmacy Student needs to know" ASHP Webinar, ASHP (2010)
  • "An Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) Rubric to Enhance Preceptor Effectiveness" AACP Annual Meeting, AACP (2010)
  • "Motivations for Pharmacy Students to Join Professional Organizations," AACP Annual Meeting, AACP (2010)
  • "Best Practices in Residency Training: Implementing a Precepting Learning Experience" Maximizing Your Effectiveness as a Residency Preceptor, UB SoPPS/Kaleida Health (2010)
  • "Finally! The first CDC/ United States Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use (USMEC)" , NYS ACCP (2010)
  • "Updates In Women's Health" ACPE Continuing Education, University at Buffalo (2010)
  • "A Pharmacy Student's Guide to Navigating the 2009 ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting" ASHP Webinar, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (2009)
  • "ECMC Rotational Opportunities" Career Pathways 2009, UB (2009)
  • "Infectious Disease Concerns in the Winter Months: URIs and LRTIs" , UB Family Medicine (2009)
  • "APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery" , SUNY at Buffalo, SoPPS (2009)
  • "How to Write a Rx and NOT have the pharmacist call you- Clinical Pearls for Writing Prescriptions" SUNY Buffalo Medicine Pediatrics Grand Rounds (2008)
  • "Overview of Rotation Selection for Students Pursuing Post-Graduate Residencies" , UB School of Pharmacy (2008)
  • "Treatment Options for Diabetes Mellitus" , UB Family Medicine (2008)
  • "Selection of Antimicrobial Agents" , UB Family Medicine (2008)
  • "Medication for Type 2 DM: Cases in Primary Care" , UB Family Medicine (2007)
  • "Review of Treatment Optionls for Diabetes Mellitus" , UB Family Medicine (2007)
  • "Upper Respiratory Tract Infections" , UB Family Medicine (2007)
  • "A Practice-Based Learning Experience to Develop Residents as Clinical Faculty Members" AACP Annual Meeting, AACP (2007)
  • "Antiarrhythmic Agents: When, Which one to use?" , UB Family Medicine (2007)
  • "Epilepsy: Review of Antiepleptic Medications" , UB Family Medicine (2007)
  • "Treatment of Neuropathic Pain" , UB Family Medicine (2007)
  • "Medications for Nociceptive Pain" , UB Family Medicine (2007)
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Service Activities:
  • Scholarship Committee; Member (2013)
  • Medical Mission Trip; Medical Mission Trip, CMDA; Other (2013)
  • Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Residency Advisory Committee; Member (2013)
  • Global Health Outreach Committee; Co-Chair (2013)
  • UB HSIRB; Member (2012)
  • UB HSIRB; Member (2011)
  • Cornerstone Manor Free Clinic; Cornerstone Manor Set up pharmacy services at the free clinic. Set up sites for student activities.; Other (2011)
  • Good Neighbors Pharmacy Services; Good Neighbors Clinic Set up services for pharmacy at the free clinic at good neighbors. Coordinate student activities at these clinics.; Other (2011)
  • Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Residency Advisory Committee; Other (2011)
  • Scholars Program Committee; Member (2011)
  • ACPE Curriculum Committee; Member (2010)
  • Student Advising Committee; Member (2010)
  • UB HSIRB; Member (2010)
  • Community Engagement Grant Committee; Member (2010)
  • Pathophysiology Committee; Member (2010)
  • AACP Annual Meeting; Other (2010)
  • Student Admissions Interviewer; Member (2008)
  • ACCP Student Organization; Other (2007)
  • Admissions Committee; Member (2006)
  • Pharmaceutical Care Committee; Member (2005)
  • Clinical Skills Competition; UB Chapter of WNYSHP/ ASHP; Other (2004)
  • Residency Advisory Committee; Member (2004)

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215 Kapoor Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214-8033
Phone: (716) 645-4784
Email: gmzurick@buffalo.edu


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