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Liz Van Dril

Clinical Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice
Director, PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency Program, University of Illinois at Chicago



833 S. Wood Street, Room 164 (MC 886), Chicago, IL

Related Sites:

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Adv Topics in Ambulatory Care (PMPR 348), 1/9/2023 – 4/28/2023
Adv Topics in Ambulatory Care (PMPR 348), 1/9/2023 – 4/28/2023
Clinical Aspects of Diabetes (PMPR 362), 8/22/2022 – 12/2/2022
Clinical Aspects of Diabetes (PMPR 362), 8/22/2022 – 12/2/2022
Spec Project in Pharm Pract (PMPR 390), 8/22/2022 – 12/2/2022
Undergrad Resrch Pharm Pract (PMPR 380), 1/10/2022 – 4/29/2022
Exploring Advanced Topics in Ambulatory Care (PMPR 348), 1/13/2021 – Present
Clinical Aspects of Diabetes Mellitus (PMPR 362), 8/26/2019 – Present
Managed Care Pharmacy (PMPR 383), 3/2019 – Present

Selected Grants

Workload Evaluation of Clinical Pharmacists in the Ambulatory Care Setting (WORK-AC), Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy Research Stimulation Program: PostDoctoral Research Grant., 10/2017 - 10/2017, Obligated Amount: $4000; Anticipated Amount: $4000

Selected Publications

Papanikolla, J, Bursua, A, Radosta, J, Borgetti, SA, Bleasdale, S, Van Dril, E, Shilka, J, Gross, AE. (2023). Evaluation of the accuracy of a mandatory indication field for outpatient antibiotic prescriptions. Antimicrobial Stewardship and Healthcare Epidemiology, 3, (1). doi:10.1017/ash.2022.368.

★ Van Dril, Elizabeth, Allison, Margaret, Schumacher, Christie. (2022). Deprescribing in type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease: Recommendations for safe and effective initiation of glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists in patients on insulin therapy. American Heart Journal Plus Cardiology Research and Practice, 17, 100163. doi:10.1016/j.ahjo.2022.100163.

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. (2022). Indication alerts to improve problem list documentation. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 29, (5), 909-917. doi:10.1093/jamia/ocab285.

Van Dril, Liz. (2022). Developing and Managing a Clinical Practice. Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Preparatory Review and Recertification Course. (pp. 659-734). American College of Clinical Pharmacy.

★ Schumacher, Christie A, Van Dril, Elizabeth K, Shealy, Kayce M, Goldman, Jennifer D. (2021). Optimizing Management of Type 2 Diabetes and Its Complications in Patients With Heart Failure.. Clin Diabetes, 39, (1), 105-116. doi:10.2337/cd20-0008.

★ Van Dril, E, Schumacher, C, Kliethermes, MA, Borchert, JS, Buros Stein, A. (2020). Workload evaluation of clinical pharmacists in the ambulatory care setting. JACCP Journal of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, 3, (6), 1015-1027. doi:10.1002/jac5.1242.

★ Van Dril, Elizabeth. (2020). Diabetic Kidney Disease. The Art and Science of Diabetes Care and Education. (pp. 837-865). Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists.

★ Schumacher, C, Van Dril, Elizabeth. (2019). Planning and Steps to Building the Ambulatory Patient Care Practice Model. Building a Successful Ambulatory Care Practice: Advancing Patient Care. (pp. 41-79). American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

★ Van Dril, Elizabeth, Schumacher, Christie. (2019). Impact of professional continuous glucose monitoring by clinical pharmacists in an ambulatory care setting. JACCP: JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CLINICAL PHARMACY, 2, (6), 638-644. doi:10.1002/jac5.1088.

Notable Honors

2021, 2020-2021 PhLAMES Faculty Advisor of the Year, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy


Doctor of Pharmacy, Midwestern University, United States, 2016
Bachelor of Science, University of Iowa, United States, 2010

Postgraduate Training:
PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Residency, Midwestern University/Advocate Medical Group, United States, 2018
PGY-1 Community Pharmacy Residency, Midwestern University/Jewel-Osco, United States, 2017

Licensures and Certifications

Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS), Board of Pharmacy Specialties, 12/31/2017 - Present
Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP), Board of Pharmacy Specialties, 12/31/2019 - Present
Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES), Certification Board for Diabetes Care and Education, 8/2021 - Present

Professional Memberships

Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists, 10/27/2021 - Present

Selected Presentations

Bates, Jill, Bondi, Deborah, Van Dril, Liz. (2022 May 18). All Hands On Deck! – Strategies for Incorporating Layered Learning into Your Practice Sites. UIC College of Pharmacy Preceptor Workshop. Virtual.
Van Dril, Liz. (2022 March 04). Developing and Managing a Clinical Practice. ACCP/ASHP 2022 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Preparatory Review and Recertification Course. Las Vegas, NV.
Van Dril, Liz, Schumacher, Christie. (2021 December 01). The Sugar Showdown: Debating Approaches to Selecting Antihyperglycemic Treatment Options for Type 2 Diabetes. American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting. Virtual.
Schumacher, Christie, Van Dril, Liz, Allison, Margaret. (2021 September 25). Keeping Up with the Trends: A How-to for CGM Implementation and Interpretation. Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists Annual Meeting. Virtual.