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Alicia Lichvar

Clinical Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice


Building & Room:

CSB Rm 355


840 South Wood Street, Chicago, IL, 60612

Office Phone:

(312) 996-5800

CV Link:

Alicia Lichvar


Research Interests: Novel immunosuppression therapies, pharmacokinetics within transplant recipients, antibody mediated rejection, and chronic health management of transplant recipients

Clinical Interests: Inpatient and outpatient abdominal transplantation

Selected Publications

  • Lichvar AA, Ensor CR, Zeevi A, Morrell MR, Pilewski JM, Hayanga JWA , D’Cunha J, McDyer JF, Petrov AA. Detrimental Association of Hypogammaglobulinemia With Chronic Lung Allograft Dysfunction and Death Is Not Mitigated by On-Demand Immunoglobulin G Replacement After Lung Transplantation.. Progress in transplantation (Aliso Viejo, Calif.). 2018;:1526924818817028. doi:10.1177/1526924818817028.
  • Diwan TS, Lichvar AA, Leino AD, Vinks AA, Christians U, Shields AR, Cardi MA, Fukuda T, Mizuno T, Kaiser T, Woodle ES, Alloway RR. Pharmacokinetic and pharmacogenetic analysis of immunosuppressive agents after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy.. Clinical transplantation. 2017;31(6). doi:10.1111/ctr.12975.
  • Ensor CR, Rihtarchik LC, Morrell MR, Hayanga JW, Lichvar AA, Pilewski JM, Wisniewski S, Johnson BA, D’Cunha J, Zeevi A, McDyer JF. Rescue alemtuzumab for refractory acute cellular rejection and bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome after lung transplantation.. Clinical transplantation. 2017;31(4). doi:10.1111/ctr.12899.
  • Lichvar AA, Hedges A, Benedict NJ, Donihi AC. Combination of a Flipped Classroom Format and a Virtual Patient Case to Enhance Active Learning in a Required Therapeutics Course.. American journal of pharmaceutical education. 2016;80(10):175. doi:10.5688/ajpe8010175.
  • Lichvar AA, Moore CA, Ensor CR, McDyer JF, Teuteberg JJ, Shullo MA. Evaluation of Direct Oral Anticoagulation Therapy in Heart and Lung Transplant Recipients.. Progress in transplantation (Aliso Viejo, Calif.). 2016;26(3):263-9. doi:10.1177/1526924816661951.
  • Henao JP, Peperzak KA, Lichvar AA, Orebaugh SL, Skledar SJ, Pippi MA, Williams BA. Extrapyramidal symptoms following administration of oral perphenazine 4 or 8 mg: an 11-year retrospective analysis.. European journal of anaesthesiology. 2014;31(4):231-5. doi:10.1097/EJA.0000000000000048.
  • Education

  • MS, Clinical and Translational Research, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
  • PharmD, Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
  • BS, Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Licensures and Certifications

  • Illinois, Pharmacist License, 2017
  • Board of Pharmacy Specialties, Board Certified Pharmaceutical Specialist, 2014
  • Pennsylvania, Authorization to Administer Injectables, 2013
  • Pennsylvania, Pharmacist License, 2013
  • American Heart Association, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, 2013
  • Professional Memberships

  • Illinois Transplant Pharmacist Association
  • American Society of Transplantation Transplant Pharmacy Community of Practice
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy