An interprofessional intervention with behavioral health and pharmacy trainees to reduce smoking rates in the Latino population

Purpose: To improve smoking abstinence rates in the Latino population at CrossOver Ministry Health clinics, using an intervention combining behavioral health and pharmacy trainees.

Funding: $17,224 (VCU Community Engagement Grant)

PI: John Bucheit, PharmD


Pilot for a Community Pharmacy Incentivized-Care Model: Impact of Pharmacist Monitored Patient Blood Pressure Readings

Purpose: To improve ambulatory blood pressure measurement at a local community pharmacy using an incentivized care intervention.

Funding: $15,000 (CPPI Feasibility Grant Program)

PI and Co-PI: Ben Van Tassell, PharmD and Lauren Caldas, PharmD


Implementation of Outpatient Antibiotic Stewardship Core Elements in a Free Health Care Clinic

Purpose: To address inappropriate prescribing of antibiotics for urinary tract infections using a pharmacist-led antimicrobial stewardship program.

Funding: $15,000 (CPPI Feasibility Grant Program)

PI and Co-PI: Amy Pakyz, PharmD, PhD and John Bucheit, PharmD


Evaluating the impact of pharmacists on patient outcomes and quality of care provided in primary care clinics within the Bon Secours Medical Group

Purpose: To assess the impact of pharmacist services on patient outcomes and the achievement of quality measures in primary care clinics within the Bon Secours Medical Group.

PI and Co-PI: Teresa M. Salgado, MPharm, PhD, and Dave L. Dixon, PharmD


Using Intervention Mapping to establish an outpatient Chronic Kidney Disease Anemia Clinic at VCU Health

Purpose: To develop and establish a pharmacist-run anemia clinic in the outpatient Chronic Kidney Disease clinic at VCUHS using the Intervention Mapping framework.

PI and Co-PI: Teresa M. Salgado, MPharm, PhD, and Rachel Flurie, PharmD