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Heather J. Ipema


Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy - Pharmacy Practice

Contact

Address:

833 S. Wood Street, Chicago, IL

Office Phone:

(312) 355-0651

About Heading link

Overview:
Drug information specialist and Clinical Assistant Professor in the UIC Drug Information Group, a fee-for-service business unit of the Department of Pharmacy Practice.

Research Interests:
Drug information teaching strategies

Teaching and Supervision Heading link

Intro to Drug Information (PHAR 438), 1/10/2022 – 2/11/2022
Intro to Drug Information (PHAR 438), 1/10/2022 – 2/11/2022
Intro to Drug Information (PHAR 438), 1/10/2022 – 2/11/2022
Intro to Drug Information (PHAR 438), 1/10/2022 – 2/11/2022
Intro to Drug Information (PHAR 438), 1/10/2022 – 2/11/2022
PHR 5614, Drug Information and Statistics, 5/19/2021 – Present
Evidence-Based Medicine (PHAR 440), 2/15/2021 – 5/7/2021
Intro to Drug Information (PHAR 438), 1/11/2021 – 2/12/2021
Intro to Drug Information (PHAR 438), 1/11/2021 – 2/12/2021

Selected Publications

Ipema, Heather J, Elste, Jessica M, Koppen, Laura M, Soni, Rita, Kerns, Stefanie, Macrito, Rosa, Poznanski, Thomas, Szydlowski, Nicole. (2022). Inclusion of Optimal Guidelines for Pharmacists in UpToDate. Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 56, (9), 1084-1085. doi:10.1177/10600280211063950.

Gerberich, Amanda J, Ipema, Heather J. (2021). A primer on ocular viscosurgical devices.. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, 78, (22), 2020-2032. doi:10.1093/ajhp/zxab228.

West-Thielke, Patricia M, Ipema, Heather J, Campbell-Lee, Sally, Benedetti, Enrico, Kaplan, Bruce, Thielke, James J. (2021). Removal of Anti-Thymocyte Globulin by Plasma Exchange in ABO-Incompatible and Positive Crossmatch Kidney Transplant Recipients. Transplantation Proceedings, 53, (5), 1548-1553. doi:10.1016/j.transproceed.2021.01.010.

Miles, Kaitlin, Ipema, Heather. (2020). Blast from the past: convalescent plasma for COVID-19. KeePosted, 46, (3).

Grossman, Sara, Nathan, Joseph P, Ipema, Heather J, Ness, Genevieve Lynn, Tierno, Holli E, Gabay, Michael P, Calip, Gregory S. (2019). Survey of drug information centers in the United States-2018.. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, 77, (1), 33-38. doi:10.1093/ajhp/zxz267.

Ipema, Heather J, Zacher, Jessica M, Galka, Eva, Nazari, Jonathan, Varabyeva, Alina, Yu, Michelle, Hartke, Patricia. (2019). Drugs to Be Used With a Filter for Preparation and/or Administration—2019. Hospital Pharmacy, 56, (2), 81-87. doi:10.1177/0018578719867660.

Gerberich, Amanda, Spencer, Samantha, Ipema, Heather. (2018). National Guideline Clearinghouse Is No More: Keep Calm and Search On. Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 53, (4), 434-436. doi:10.1177/1060028018815852.

Rasmussen, Jack T, Ipema, Heather J. (2018). Formulary Considerations for Insulins Approved Through the 505(b)(2) “Follow-on” Pathway. Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 53, (2), 204-210. doi:10.1177/1060028018795834.

Spencer, Samantha, Ipema, Heather, Hartke, Patricia, Krueger, Courtney, Rodriguez, Ryan, Gross, Alan E, Gabay, Michael. (2018). Intravenous Push Administration of Antibiotics: Literature and Considerations. Hospital Pharmacy, 53, (3), 157-169. doi:10.1177/0018578718760257.

Education

Degrees:
Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States, 2008
Bachelor of Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States, 2004

Postgraduate Training:
PGY2 Drug Information Residency, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy, United States, 2010
PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy, Chicago, IL, 2009

Licensures and Certifications

Registered Pharmacist, State of Illinois, Date Not Set - Present
Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties, Date Not Set - Present