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Jamie J. Benken


Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy - Pharmacy Practice
Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Medicine - Surgery
Organ Transplant Clinical Pharmacist, College of Pharmacy - Pharmacy Practice
Residency Program Director- Solid Organ Transplant Pharmacy PGY2, Pharmacy Practice

Contact

Address:

IL, 60612

Office Phone:

(312) 413-1741 (work)

Related Sites:

Teaching and Supervision Heading link

Transplant Therapeutics Live Video-Linked Recitation Malta (PHR 5617 Pharmacotherapeutics II), 4/26/2022 – 4/26/2022
Adv Transplant Therapeutics (PMPR 347), 1/10/2022 – 4/29/2022
Spec Project in Pharm Pract (PMPR 390), 1/10/2022 – 4/29/2022
Adv Transplant Therapeutics (PMPR 347), 1/10/2022 – 4/29/2022
A decade of pharmacy experiences: From pharmacy student to pharmacist in the workplace (HON 201), 1/1/2022 – 5/1/2022
Phar 504 Transplant Recitation, 11/8/2021 – 11/11/2021
Phar 504 Transplant Therapeutics, 11/1/2021 – 11/11/2021
Spec Project in Pharm Pract (PMPR 390), 8/23/2021 – 12/3/2021
Clinical pharmacy: Inpatient Clinical Pharmacist in the ICU and Work-Life Balance (HON 201), 3/1/2021 – 3/31/2021

Selected Publications

Benken, Jamie, Lichvar, Alicia, Benedetti, Enrico, Behnam, Jessica, Kaur, Arashpreet, Rahman, Syeda, Nishioka, Hokuto, Hubbard, Colin, Benken, Scott T. (2022). Perioperative Vasopressors are Associated with Delayed Graft Function in Kidney Transplant Recipients in a Primarily Black and Hispanic Cohort. Progress in Transplantation, 32, (2), 167-173. doi:10.1177/15269248221087433.

Benken, Jamie, Lichvar, Alicia, Reticker, Anesia, Benedetti, Enrico, Velis, Effrossyni Votta, Campara, Maya. (2021). Impact of a pharmacy‐led nursing education on discharge opioid prescribing after kidney transplant. JACCP JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CLINICAL PHARMACY, 5, (2), 186-192. doi:10.1002/jac5.1543.

Lichvar, Alicia, Pierce, Dana, Benken, Jamie, West-Thielke, Patricia, Tzvetanov, Ivo, Benedetti, Enrico. (2021). Obesity impacts acute rejection but not allograft function improvement in the setting of belatacept conversion. Clinical Transplantation, 35, (6), e14290. doi:10.1111/ctr.14290.

Galen, K, WestThielke, P, Huber, M, Hetterman, E, Benken, J, Campara, M, Johnsen, M, Satterlee, M, Thielke, J. (2014). A Prospective, Randomized Study of Levofloxacin Prophylaxis for BK Viremia in Kidney Transplant Recipients.. Transplantation, 98, 554-555. doi:10.1097/00007890-201407151-01860.

Tzvetanov, I, Spaggiari, M, Joseph, J, Jeon, H, Thielke, J, Oberholzer, J, Benedetti, E. (2012). The Use of Bortezomib as a Rescue Treatment for Acute Antibody-Mediated Rejection: Report of Three Cases and Review of Literature. Transplantation Proceedings, 44, (10), 2971-2975. doi:10.1016/j.transproceed.2012.02.037.

Tzvetanov, Ivo, Spaggiari, Mario, Jeon, Hoonbae, Bhati, Chandra, Hassan, Sarah, Joseph, Jamie, Heinrich, Linley, Thielke, James, Setty, Suman, Oberholzer, Jose, Benedetti, Enrico. (2012). Rescue Splenectomy in a Case of Humoral Rejection in ABO-Incompatible Simultaneous Liver-Kidney Transplantation. Transplantation, 93, (2), e1-e2. doi:10.1097/tp.0b013e31823be816.

Professional Leadership

Immunology/Transplant PRN Programming Committee, 1/1/2022 - 12/31/2022

Reference Collection Committee, 10/1/2020 - 5/31/2021

Pain Control Taskforce, University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System, 10/2018 - 8/31/2020

Solid Organ Transplant Quality Improvement Committee, University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System, 1/2014 - Present

Immunology/Transplantation PRN Nominations Committee, American College of Clinical Pharmacy, 2014 - 2014

Solid Organ Transplant Multidisciplinary Planning Committee, University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System, 3/2013 - Present

Patient Education Committee (IPEC), University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System, 2/2012 - 2018

Solid Organ Transplant Listing Committee, University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System, 7/2009 - Present

Solid Organ Transplant Guidelines Committee, University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System, 7/2009 - Present

Education

Degrees:
Doctorate in Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States, 2008
Bachelor of Science, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States, 2004

Postgraduate Training:
Teaching Certificate Program, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States, 2010
PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Resident, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States, 2009
PGY-2 Transplant Specialty Resident, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States, 2010
Pharm.D. In-house Oncall Program, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States, 2010

Licensures and Certifications

APhA Immunizer Certification, American Public Health Association, 6/2007 - Present
CPR Certification, American Heart Association, 6/2007 - Present
UIC Internal Review Board Investigator Certification, University of Illinois at Chicago, 4/2007 - Present
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification, American Heart Association, 7/1/2008 - Present
Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, Board of Pharmacy Specialties, 10/1/2011 - Present
Illinois Pharmacist License, Illinois State Board of Pharmacy, 6/1/2008 - Present

Selected Presentations

HEAGLER, Kristin, Campara, Maya, Di Cocco, Pierpaolo, Tang, Ignatius, Almario Alvarez, Jorge, Spaggiari, Mario, Benken, Jamie, Muran, Cassie, Pierce, Dana, Valdepenas, Benito, Tzvetanov, Ivo, Benedetti, Enrico, HEAGLER, KRISTIN. (2022 June 04). Early Outcomes Of Single Dose Eculizumab For Abo-Incompatible Living Donor Renal Transplantation. American Transplant Congress. Boston, MA.