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Cassie Muran


Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy - Pharmacy Practice
Clinical Pharmacist, Solid Organ Transplant, College of Pharmacy - Pharmacy Practice
Residency Program Assistant Director - Solid Organ Transplant, Pharmacy Practice

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Overview:
Dr. Cassie Muran, PharmD, BCPS is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Pharmacy and a Solid Organ Transplant Clinical Pharmacist at University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign in 2010 and her Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from UIC College of Pharmacy in 2014. She completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency in 2015 and a Solid Organ Transplant PGY2 Residency in 2016 at UIC. She has worked as an abdominal transplant clinical pharmacist at Loyola University Medical Center from 2016-2020 and returned to UIC College of Pharmacy in 2020.

Teaching and Supervision Heading link

Immunosuppression Controversies (PMPR 347 Advanced Transplant Therapeutics), 3/30/2022 – 3/30/2022
Kidney Transplant (PMPR 381 Chronic Kidney Disease – Interventions and Treatment), 3/28/2022 – 3/28/2022
Hypercalcemia and Hypophosphatemia Recitation (University of Malta), 3/3/2022 – 3/3/2022
Adv Transplant Therapeutics (PMPR 347), 1/10/2022 – 4/29/2022
Adv Transplant Therapeutics (PMPR 347), 1/10/2022 – 4/29/2022
Spec Project in Pharm Pract (PMPR 390), 1/10/2022 – 4/29/2022
Hypercalcemia and Hypophosphatemia (PHAR 503: Pathophysiology, Drug Action, & Therapeutics 3), 10/26/2021 – 10/26/2021
Biology of the T Cell (PHAR 504: Pathophysiology, Drug Action & Therapeutics 4), 9/9/2021 – 9/9/2021
Major Histocompatibility Complex (PHAR 504: Pathophysiology, Drug Action & Therapeutics 4), 9/7/2021 – 9/7/2021

Selected Publications

Choi, David K, Patel, Shree, Muran, Cassie, Khamo, Nehrin, Patel, Ruchik, Fayyaz, Nida, West-Thielke, Patricia. (2021). Prior Authorization Burden on the Use of LCP-Tacrolimus in Abdominal Solid Organ Transplant Recipients. Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 56, (7), 856-857. doi:10.1177/10600280211050641.

Professional Leadership

Past President, 10/1/2021 - 9/30/2022

President, 10/1/2020 - 9/30/2021

Vice-President, Illinois Transplant Pharmacists Association, 10/1/2019 - 9/30/2020

Education

Degrees:
Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD), University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Pharmacy, USA, 2014
Bachelor of Science in Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, 2014

Postgraduate Training:
PGY2 Pharmacy Residency, Solid Organ Transplant, University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System, USA
PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System, USA

Licensures and Certifications

Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS), Board of Pharmacy Specialties, 12/1/2015 - Present
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Provider, American Heart Association, 8/1/2014 - Present
Teaching Certificate, University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Pharmacy, 7/1/2014 - 6/30/2015
Registered Pharmacist, IL Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, 7/1/2014 - Present
Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery, American Pharmacists Association Foundation, 4/1/2013 - Present
Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider, American Heart Association, 1/7/2013 - Present

Selected Presentations

Iaria, A, Martin, M, Hietpas, A, Tang, I, Koppe, S, Tzvetanov, I, Benedetti, E, Muran, Cassie. (2022 June 07). Evaluation Of Hepatitis C Positive Donor To Hepatitis C Negative Recipient Kidney Transplant In A Highly Sensitized Patient Population. American Transplant Congress. Boston, MA.