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Adam Bursua

Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy


Office Phone:

(312) 996-8435 (work)

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Teaching and Supervision

Patient Safety (PHAR 464), 11/1/2021 – 12/3/2021
Patient Safety (PHAR 464), 11/1/2021 – 12/3/2021
Management Course: Medication Safety – Using Data and Clinical Decision Support, 4/16/2021 – Present
Spec Topics in Pharm Pract (PMPR 385), 1/11/2021 – 4/30/2021
Patient Safety – Safety in the Hospital Setting (PHAR 464), 12/12/2020 – Present
Patient Safety – Safety in Community Pharmacy Practice (PHAR 464), 11/24/2020 – Present
Patient Safety – Health Information Tech and Patient Safety (PHAR 464), 11/20/2020 – Present
Patient Safety – Process Improvements (PHAR 464), 11/12/2020 – Present
Patient Safety – Just Culture (PHAR 464), 11/5/2020 – Present

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

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. (2015). 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.

Bursua, Adam, Endriukaitis, LA, Briars, LA. Encouraging pharmacist intervention and standardization of labeling and dispensing of oral liquid medications. , 3, (57), 412-413.


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