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Selected Grants

Resident Education, Development and Training in Public Health Dentistry, Advocacy and Leadership, US Department of Health & Human Services (Health Resources and Services Administration)., 7/1/2015 - 6/30/2020, Obligated Amount: $1195175.15; Anticipated Amount: $1304112.15

Selected Publications

Posen, Andrew, Bursua, Adam, Petzel, Renee. (2023). DOsing Strategy Effectiveness of Diltiazem in Atrial Fibrillation With Rapid Ventricular Response. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 81, (3), 288-296. doi:10.1016/j.annemergmed.2022.08.462.

Papanikolla, Johanna, Bursua, Adam, Radosta, Jonathan, Borgetti, Scott A, Bleasdale, Susan, Van Dril, Elizabeth, Shilka, John, Gross, Alan E. (2023). Evaluation of the accuracy of a mandatory indication field for outpatient antibiotic prescriptions. Antimicrobial Stewardship & Healthcare Epidemiology, 3, (1), e35. doi:10.1017/ash.2022.368.

Bursua, Adam, Mudreac, Andrew, Koppen, Laura, Larson, Connie, Park, Yoon Soo, Sreedhar, Radhika. (2021). Effect of Default Order Standardization on Opioid Prescribing Patterns. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, 47, (7), 431-437. doi:10.1016/j.jcjq.2021.03.005.

Vuckovic, Karen M, Bursua, Adam. (2018). 20 Things You Didn’t Know About &bgr;-Blockers. The Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 33, (1), 4-5. doi:10.1097/jcn.0000000000000446.

Endriukaitis, Lauren A, Briars, Leslie A, Bursua, Adam J. (2017). Encouraging pharmacist intervention and standardization of labeling and dispensing of oral liquid medications. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, 57, (3), 412-413. doi:10.1016/j.japh.2017.02.027.

Lourenco, LM, Bursua, A, Groo, VL. (2016). Automatic Errors: A Case Series on the Errors Inherent in Electronic Prescribing. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 31, (7), 808-811. doi:10.1007/s11606-016-3606-5.

Bursua, Adam, Hartke, Patricia L, Larson, Connie M. (2016). Benchmarking and medication error rates.. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, 73, (11), 744. doi:10.2146/ajhp150803.

Grimmer, Nicole M, Gimbar, Renee Petzel, Bursua, Adam, Patel, Meet. (2016). Rhabdomyolysis Secondary to Clenbuterol Use and Exercise. Journal of Emergency Medicine, 50, (2), e71-e74. doi:10.1016/j.jemermed.2015.09.006.

Rivera, Claudio A, Ferro, Carol L, Bursua, Adam J, Gerber, Ben S. (2012). Probable Interaction Between Lycium barbarum (Goji) and Warfarin. Pharmacotherapy The Journal of Human Pharmacology and Drug Therapy, 32, (3), e50-e53. doi:10.1002/j.1875-9114.2012.01018.x.

Professional Leadership

ASHP Pharmacy Forecast Survey Panel, 3/1/2023 - Present

Drug Discourse CE: Medication Safety Measurement for Management, 10/1/2021 - Present

Notable Honors

2022, Best Poster - Quality Improvement, UI Health

2022, Best Poster - Quality Improvement, UI Health

2020, Best poster - Performance Improvement, UI Health


Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States, 2005
Bachelor of Science, Arizona State University, United States, 2000

Licensures and Certifications

Pharmacotherapy Specialist, Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties, Date Not Set - Present