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Connie M. Larson

Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy



1740 W. Taylor St., Chicago, IL

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Research Interests:
Patient safety
Medication safety
Human Factors

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PHAR 413 IPPE Medication order errors (PHAR 413), 3/2/2022 – 3/2/2022
Patient Safety Regulations (PHAR 464), 12/2/2021 – 12/2/2021
Patient Safety in the Hospital Panel (PHAR 464), 11/30/2021 – 11/30/2021
Medication Errors (PHAR 464), 11/16/2021 – 11/16/2021
Patient Safety – RCA and FMEA (PHAR 464), 11/9/2021 – 11/9/2021
Patient Safety (PHAR 464), 11/1/2021 – 12/3/2021
Patient Safety (PHAR 464), 11/1/2021 – 12/3/2021
PHAR 413 IPPE Medication order errors (PHAR 413), 10/13/2021 – 10/13/2021
PHAR 413 IPPE Medication order errors (PHAR 413), 3/3/2021 – 3/3/2021

Selected Grants

Preventing Wrong-Drug and Wrong-Patient Errors with Indication Alerts in CPOE, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality., 10/2016 - 9/2021, Obligated Amount: $102992; Anticipated Amount: $102992

Selected Publications

Grauer, Anne, Kneifati-Hayek, Jerard, Reuland, Brian, Applebaum, Jo R, Adelman, Jason S, Green, Robert A, Lisak-Phillips, Jeanette, Liebovitz, David, Byrd, Thomas F, Kansal, Preeti, Wilkes, Cheryl, Falck, Suzanne, Larson, Connie, Shilka, John, VanDril, Elizabeth, Schiff, Gordon D, Galanter, William L, Lambert, Bruce L. (2021). Indication alerts to improve problem list documentation.. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 29, (5), 909-917. doi:10.1093/jamia/ocab285.

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.

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.

Larson, Connie M, Saine, Deb. (2013). Medication Safety Officer’s Handbook. Amer Soc of Health System.

Professional Leadership

Medication Safety: Measurement for Management, Illinois council for Health-system Pharmacists, 10/26/2021 - 10/26/2021

ICHP annual meeting networking facilitator, 10/1/2020 - 10/2/2020

ICHP Annual Meeting Networking Session Facilitator, 9/12/2019 - 9/12/2019

ICHP CV Review Mentor Program, 8/5/2019 - 8/1/2020

Notable Honors

2003, UIC Award of Merit,


Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States, 1991
Bachelor of Science, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States, 1986

Licensures and Certifications

Certified Professional in Patient Safety, Institute for Healthcare Improvement, 5/27/2020 - Present