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Eljim P. Tesoro


Clinical Associate Professor, College of Pharmacy - Pharmacy Practice
Director, ASHP-Accredited PGY2 Residency in Critical Care Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy - Pharmacy Practice

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Office Phone:

(312) 996-8566 (work)

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PDAT 7: Neurology, Psych, Pain (PHAR 507), 8/21/2023 – 12/1/2023
PDAT 7: Neurology, Psych, Pain (PHAR 507), 8/21/2023 – 12/1/2023
Spec Topics in Pharm Pract (PMPR 385), 8/21/2023 – 12/1/2023
Spec Topics in Pharm Pract (PMPR 385), 8/21/2023 – 12/1/2023
PDAT 10: Advanced Disease Mgmt (PHAR 510), 1/9/2023 – 4/28/2023
PDAT 10: Advanced Disease Mgmt (PHAR 510), 1/9/2023 – 4/28/2023
PDAT 10: Advanced Disease Mgmt (PHAR 510), 1/9/2023 – 4/28/2023
PDAT 10: Advanced Disease Mgmt (PHAR 510), 1/9/2023 – 4/28/2023
PDAT V: Cardiovascular (Acute Ischemic Stroke & Stroke Prevention) (PHAR 505), 1/9/2023 – 4/28/2023

Selected Grants

Incidence and implications of relative hypoglycemia in hyperglycemic emergency management, PGY2 Residency Project., 7/1/2021 - 6/30/2022, No Obligated Amount Set; No Anticipated Amount Set

Comparison of Nimodipine Administration Formulations and Techniques via Enteral Feeding Tubes in Patients with Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: A Multicenter Retrospective Study, NCS Pharmacy Research Group., 3/1/2021 - Present, No Obligated Amount Set; No Anticipated Amount Set

Hemodynamics of ketamine compared to propofol or dexmedetomidine as continuous ICU sedation, PGY1 Residency Project., 7/1/2020 - 6/30/2021, No Obligated Amount Set; No Anticipated Amount Set

Perioperative antimicrobial prophylaxis in patients receiving antibiotic therapy, PGY1 Residency Project., 7/1/2019 - 6/30/2020, No Obligated Amount Set; No Anticipated Amount Set

Evaluation of Prothrombin Complex Concentrate for The Reversal of Liver Coagulopathy, University of Illinois Medical Center., 7/4/2016 - 2/26/2018, No Obligated Amount Set; No Anticipated Amount Set

Comparison of prothrombin complex concentrate use for the urgent reversal of coagulopathy before and after the antithrombotic guideline, University of Illinois Hospital., 7/4/2016 - 10/12/2017, No Obligated Amount Set; No Anticipated Amount Set

Sodium Management in Patients with Acute Neurological Injury, Virginia Commonwealth University., 10/23/2012 - 10/23/2017, Obligated Amount: $4906; Anticipated Amount: $4906

Effects of intra-arterial verapamil on post-angiogram hemodynamics, University of Illinois Hospital., 8/2012 - 9/1/2017, No Obligated Amount Set; No Anticipated Amount Set

Sodium Management in Patients with Acute Neurological Injury, Virginia Commonwealth University., 4/19/2012 - 4/19/2014, No Obligated Amount Set; No Anticipated Amount Set

Selected Publications

Frontera, Jennifer A, Gilmore, Emily J, Johnson, Emily L, Olson, DaiWai, Rayi, Appaji, Tesoro, Eljim, Ullman, Jamie, Yuan, Yuhong, Zafar, Sahar F, Rowe, Shaun. (2024). Guidelines for Seizure Prophylaxis in Adults Hospitalized with Moderate–Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: A Clinical Practice Guideline for Health Care Professionals from the Neurocritical Care Society. Neurocritical Care, 1-26. doi:10.1007/s12028-023-01907-x.

Mahmoud, Sherif Hanafy, Hefny, Fatma R, Panos, Nicholas G, Delucilla, Laura, Ngan, Zinquon, Perreault, Marc M, Hamilton, Leslie A, Rowe, A Shaun, Buschur, Pamela L, Owusu‐Guha, Jocelyn, Almohaish, Sulaiman, Sandler, Melissa, Armahizer, Michael J, Barra, Megan E, Cook, Aaron M, Barthol, Colleen A, Hintze, Trager D, Cantin, Anna, Traeger, Jessica, Blunck, Joseph R, Shewmaker, Justin, Burgess, Sarah V, Kaupp, Kristin, Brown, Caitlin S, Clark, Sarah L, Wieruszewski, Erin D, Tesoro, Eljim P, Ammar, Abdalla A, Ammar, Mahmoud A, Binning, Mandy J, Naydin, Stanislav, Fox, Neal, Peters, David M, Mahmoud, Leana N, Keegan, Shaun P, Brophy, Gretchen M. (2023). Comparison of nimodipine formulations and administration techniques via enteral feeding tubes in patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: A multicenter retrospective cohort study. Pharmacotherapy The Journal of Human Pharmacology and Drug Therapy, 43, (4), 279-290. doi:10.1002/phar.2791.

Yakhkind, Aleksandra, Lang, Adam Edward, Brophy, Gretchen, Tesoro, Eljim, Levasseur-Franklin, Kimberly E, Maldonado, Nelson. (2023). Correction: Substandard and Falsifed Medications: A Barrier to Global Health Equity Exemplifed in Ecuador. Neurocritical Care, 38, (1), 218-218. doi:10.1007/s12028-022-01668-z.

Yakhkind, Aleksandra, Lang, Adam Edward, Brophy, Gretchen, Tesoro, Eljim, Levasseur-Franklin, Kimberly E, Maldonado, Nelson. (2023). Substandard and Falsified Medications: A Barrier to Global Health Equity Exemplified in Ecuador. Neurocritical Care, 38, (1), 1-6. doi:10.1007/s12028-022-01658-1.

Ammar, Abdalla, Ammar, Mahmoud A, Tesoro, Eljim P. (2023). Neuropharmacology in the Intensive Care Unit. Critical Care Clinics, 39, (1), 171-213. doi:10.1016/j.ccc.2022.07.007.

Tesoro, Eljim, Benken, scott, Atchley, Evan. (2022). Hemodynamic effects of ketamine compared with propofol or dexmedetomidine as continuous ICU sedation. Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 56, (7), 764-772. doi:10.1177/10600280211051028.

★ Der-Nigoghossian, Caroline, Tesoro, Eljim P, Strein, Micheal, Brophy, Gretchen M. (2020). Principles of Pharmacotherapy of Seizures and Status Epilepticus. Seminars in Neurology, 40, (06), 681-695. doi:10.1055/s-0040-1718721.

★ Moheet, Asma M, Shapshak, Angela H, Brissie, Megan A, Abulhasan, Yasser B, Brophy, Gretchen M, Frontera, Jennifer, Hall, Wiley R, John, Sayona, Kalanuria, Atul A, Kumar, Abhay, Lele, Abhijit V, Mainali, Shraddha, May, Casey C, Mayer, Stephan A, McCredie, Victoria, Silva, Gisele S, Singh, Jeffrey M, Steinberg, Alexis, Sung, Gene, Tesoro, Eljim P, Yakhkind, Aleksandra. (2020). Neurocritical Care Resource Utilization in Pandemics: A Statement by the Neurocritical Care Society. Neurocritical Care, 33, (1), 13-19. doi:10.1007/s12028-020-01001-6.

★ Venkatasubramanian, Chitra, Lopez, George A, O’Phelan, Kristine H. (2020). Emergency Neurological Life Support: Fourth Edition, Updates in the Approach to Early Management of a Neurological Emergency. Neurocritical Care, 32, (2), 636-640. doi:10.1007/s12028-019-00810-8.

Professional Leadership

Program Committee, Society of Critical Care Medicine, 1/15/2023 - 1/21/2024

Annual Meeting Committee, Neurocritical Care Society, 10/28/2022 - 8/18/2023

Program Committee, Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2/18/2022 - 1/15/2023

Executive Committee, Neurocritical Care Society, 10/26/2021 - 10/17/2022

Annual Meeting Committee, Neurocritical Care Society, 10/8/2021 - 10/28/2022

Pre-Congress Forum, Society of Critical Care Medicine, 1/26/2021 - 3/29/2022

Accreditation, Credentialing, and Training Committee, Neurocritical Care Society, 9/25/2020 - Present

Executive Committee, Neurocritical Care Society, 9/21/2020 - 10/18/2021

Board of Directors, 10/14/2019 - 10/15/2023

Notable Honors

2023, Presidential Citation, Sandra Kane-Gill, PharmD, MSc, FCCP, FCCM

2022, Top 10 Twitter Influencer for Annual Meeting, Neurocritical Care Society

2021, Presidential Citation, Wade Smith

2021, Fellow Status, Society of Critical Care Medicine

2021, Presidential Citation, Lewis Kaplan, MD, FACS, FCCM

2020, Presidential Citation, Mary Kay Bader

2019, Frederick P. Siegel, PhD Innovative Teaching Award,

2018, Fellow Status, Neurocritical Care Society, Neurocritical Care Society

2018, Founders Award, International Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Nurses, International Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Nurses

Education

Degrees:
Masters in Clinical Translational Science, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States
Doctor of Pharmacy, University of California, San Francisco, United States, 1996
Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, United States, 1991

Postgraduate Training:
Clinical Research Methods Certificate Program, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States, 2013
Critical Care Clinical Fellowship, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, United States, 1999
ASHP-Accredited Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States, 1997

Licensures and Certifications

Board Certified Critical Care Pharmacist, Board of Pharmacy Specialties, 12/31/2017 - Present
Emergency Neurological Life Support, Neurocritical Care Society, 1/1/2013 - Present
Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, Board of Pharmacy Specialties, 1/1/2010 - 12/31/2017
Advanced Cardiac Life Support, American Heart Association, 1/1/1999 - Present
Basic Life Support, American Heart Association, 1/1/1999 - Present

Selected Presentations

Tesoro, Eljim. (2023 January 16). Identifying a Career Path - What Makes You Happy? Early Career Development: Road Map to a Successful Career and Expanding Connections. SCCM 2023 Annual Congress. San Francisco, CA.
Tesoro, eljim. (2022 October 21). Weathering the Storm - Pharmacotherapy of Neurostorming. Neurocritical Care Society 20th Annual Meeting. San Antonio, TX.