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Laura Emily Meyer-Junco

Clinical Pharmacist, Regional Pharmacy Program: Rockford
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice



1601 Parkview Avenue, Rockford, IL, 61107

Office Phone:

(815) 395-2145



Palliative Care/Hospice, Geriatrics, Pain Management, Internal Medicine, Geriatric Neurology and Psychiatry

Selected Publications

  • Meyer-Junco L. (2017). Medication Safety in the Older Adult. Pharmacy Tech Topics. Vol. 22. Issue 1. Page(s) 1-44.
  • Meyer-Junco L. The role of atypical bacteria in hospitalized patients with nursing home-acquired pneumonia. Hospital Pharmacy. 2016;51(9):768-777.
  • Meyer-Junco LE. Aripiprazole for the treatment of depression in palliative care. Journal of Palliative Medicine. 2015;18(4):316.
  • Meyer-Junco LE. Empathy and the new practitioner. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2015;72(23):2042-2058.
  • Meyer LE, Brown JN. Tamsulosin for voiding dysfunction in women. Int Urol Nephrol. 2012;44(6):1649-1656.
  • Education

  • , PGY2 Geriatric Pharmacy Residency, Durham VA Medical Center/ Duke Center for Aging, Durham, NC
  • , PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
  • PharmD, Doctor of Pharmacy, Purdue University, Lafayette, IN
  • BA, Biology/Pre-Pharmacy/Pre-Medicine, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL
  • Licensures and Certifications

  • American Pharmacists Association, Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Certificate, 2016
  • American Pharmacists Association, Pharmacy‚ÄźBased Immunization Certificate, 2016
  • American Society of Pain Educators (ASPE), Certified Pain Educator (CPE), 2015
  • Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS), Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS), 2011
  • American Heart Association (AHA), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), 2010
  • Professional Memberships

  • Society of Palliative Care Pharmacists
  • Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists (ICHP)
  • American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM)
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)
  • American Society of Pain Educators (ASPE)