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Ajna Hamidovic


Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy - Pharmacy Practice

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Address:

833 S Wood St M/C 866, Chicago, Illinois

Teaching and Supervision Heading link

Pharmacy Grand Rounds (PMPR 370), 1/10/2022 – 4/29/2022
Pharmacy Grand Rounds (PMPR 370), 1/10/2022 – 4/29/2022
PDAT 7: Neurology, Psych, Pain (PHAR 507), 8/24/2020 – 12/4/2020
Undergrad Resrch Pharm Pract (PMPR 380), 8/24/2020 – 12/4/2020
Applied Research Methods and Skill Development, 4/1/2020 – Present
Independent Study (PMPR 380), 1/13/2020 – 5/1/2020
Undergrad Resrch Pharm Pract (PMPR 380), 1/13/2020 – 5/1/2020
Undergrad Resrch Pharm Pract (PMPR 380), 1/11/2020 – 4/30/2020
Independent Study (PMPR 380), 1/2/2020 – 12/22/2020

Selected Grants

PHASE project, Philanthropic Support., 1/1/2021 - Present, Obligated Amount: $39738.33; No Anticipated Amount Set

Late Luteal Phase Reactivity to Stress (R21 MH119642), National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Mental Health (NIH/NIMH)., 2019 - 2021, Obligated Amount: $439725; Anticipated Amount: $439725

Late Luteal Phase Reactivity to Stress (R21 MH119642), National Institute of Health/National Institute of Mental Health (NIH/NIMH)., 2019 - 2021, Obligated Amount: $439725; Anticipated Amount: $439725

Intranasal Insulin Treatment for Weight Management During Smoking Cessation (R03 DA038276), National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIH/NIDA)., 8/15/2014 - 7/31/2016, Obligated Amount: $149867; Anticipated Amount: $149867

Efficacy of Intranasal Insulin in Relieving Symptoms of Tobacco Abstinence Syndrome (R03 DA036054), National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIH/NIDA)., 4/1/2014 - 3/31/2016, Obligated Amount: $149500; Anticipated Amount: $149500

Efficacy of Intranasal Insulin in Relieving Symptoms of Tobacco Abstinence Syndrome, University of New Mexico Clinical and Translational Science Center Institutional Grant., 10/31/2013 - 9/30/2014, Obligated Amount: $30000; Anticipated Amount: $30000

Effect of Intranasal Insulin on Smoking Abstinence, University of New Mexico, American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant., 4/1/2013 - 3/31/2014, Obligated Amount: $30000; Anticipated Amount: $30000

Genome-Wide Association Study Between Copy Number Variants and Addiction Phenotypes from the Candidate-gene Association REsource (CARe) Project, Northwestern Memorial Foundation., 7/1/2010 - 6/30/2011, Obligated Amount: $50000; Anticipated Amount: $50000

Genetic Variation in Amphetamine Response (F32 DA024920), National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIH/NIDA)., 6/27/2008 - 6/26/2010, Obligated Amount: $123554; Anticipated Amount: $123554

Selected Publications

Hamidovic, A, Soumare, F, Naveed, A, Davis, J, Sun, J, Dang, N. (2022). Reduced Dehydroepiandrosterone-Sulfate Levels in the Mid-Luteal Subphase of the Menstrual Cycle: Implications to Women’s Health Research. Metabolites, 12, (10). doi:10.3390/metabo12100941.

Dang, N, Khalil, D, Sun, J, Naveed, A, Soumare, F, Nusslock, R, Hamidovic, A. (2022). Behavioral Symptomatology in the Premenstruum. Brain Sciences, 12, (7). doi:10.3390/brainsci12070814.

Hamidovic, A. (2022). Dual Orexin Receptor Antagonists (DORAs) as an Adjunct Treatment for Smoking Cessation. CNS Drugs, 36, (5), 411-417. doi:10.1007/s40263-022-00918-0.

Dang, N, Khalil, D, Sun, J, Naveed, A, Soumare, F, Hamidovic, A. (2022). Waist Circumference and Its Association With Premenstrual Food Craving: The PHASE Longitudinal Study. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 13. doi:10.3389/fpsyt.2022.784316.

Hamidovic, Ajna, Dang, Nhan, Khalil, Dina, Sun, Jiehuan. (2022). Association between Neuroticism and Premenstrual Affective/Psychological Symptomatology. Psychiatry International, 3, (1), 52-64. doi:10.3390/psychiatryint3010005.

Naveed, A, Dang, N, Gonzalez, P, Choi, SH, Mathew, A, Wardle, M, Garey, L, Hamidovic, A. (2021). E-Cigarette Dependence and Weight-Related Attitudes/Behaviors Associated With Eating Disorders in Adolescent Girls. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 12. doi:10.3389/fpsyt.2021.713094.

Choi, SH, Hamidovic, A. (2020). Association Between Smoking and Premenstrual Syndrome: A Meta-Analysis. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 11. doi:10.3389/fpsyt.2020.575526.

Hamidovic, A, Van Hedger, K, Choi, SH, Flowers, S, Wardle, M, Childs, E. (2020). Quantitative meta-analysis of heart rate variability finds reduced parasympathetic cardiac tone in women compared to men during laboratory-based social stress. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 114, 194-200. doi:10.1016/j.neubiorev.2020.04.005.

Hamidovic, A, Karapetyan, K, Serdarevic, F, Choi, SH, Eisenlohr-Moul, T, Pinna, G. (2020). Higher circulating cortisol in the follicular vs. Luteal phase of the menstrual cycle: A meta-analysis. Frontiers in Endocrinology, 11, 1-12. doi:10.3389/fendo.2020.00311.

Professional Leadership

Human Research Committee, 7/27/2020 - 7/1/2022

American College of Clinical Pharmacy Drug Information Practice and Research Network Journal Club, 5/21/2020 - 5/21/2020

Education

Degrees:
Master of Science, Northwestern University, United States, 2007
Doctor of Pharmacy,, University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States, 2002

Postgraduate Training:
Drug Addiction Genetics, Northwestern University, Department of Preventive Medicine, United States, 2011
Psychopharmacology, University of Chicago, Department of Psychiatry, United States, 2009

Licensures and Certifications

Pharmacist, New Mexico State Board of Pharmacy, 2013 - Present
Pharmacist, Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, 2004 - Present
Pharmacist, Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing, 2002 - Present

Selected Presentations

Hamidovic, Ajna. (2021 December 06). Waist Circumference and its Association With Premenstrual Food Cravings: The Premenstrual Hormonal and Affective State Evaluation (PHASE) Longitudinal Study. American College of Neuropsychopharmacology.
Naveed, Aamina, Hamidovic, Ajna. (2021 November 12). E-Cigarette Dependence and Weight-Related Attitudes/Behaviors Associated with Eating Disorders in Adolescent Girls. University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy Research Day.
Hamidovic, Ajna, van Hedger, Kathryne, Choi, So Hee, Wardle, Margaret, Childs, Emma. (2020 October 26). Quantitative meta-analysis of heart rate variability finds reduced parasympathetic cardiac tone in women compared to men during laboratory-based social stress. American College of Clinical Pharmacy. Virtual Event.
Hamidovic, Ajna, Karapetyan, Kristina, Serdarevic, Fadila, Choi, So Hee. (2020 October 25). Higher Circulating Cortisol in the Follicular vs. Luteal Phase of the Menstrual Cycle: A Meta-Analysis. American College of Clinical Pharmacy.