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Laura Meyer-Junco


Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy

Contact

Address:

1601 Parkview Avenue, Rockford, IL

Email:

lemm6@uic.edu

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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
Introduction Pharmacy Practice (PHAR 411), 8/21/2023 – 12/1/2023
Introduction Pharmacy Practice (PHAR 411), 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 7: Neurology, Psych, Pain (PHAR 507), 8/22/2022 – 12/2/2022
PDAT 7: Neurology, Psych, Pain (PHAR 507), 8/22/2022 – 12/2/2022
PDAT 10: Advanced Disease Mgmt (PHAR 510), 1/10/2022 – 4/29/2022

Selected Grants

Healthy Living with Chronic Pain: A Self-Management Workshop, The AmerisourceBergen Foundation., 1/2/2020 - 10/20/2021, Obligated Amount: $14000; Anticipated Amount: $14000

Healthy Living with Chronic Pain: A Self-Management Workshop, AmerisourceBergen Foundation Opioid Resource Grant., 11/2019 - Present, Obligated Amount: $14000; No Anticipated Amount Set

Enhancement of Geriatric Care for all through Training and Empowerment: An Interprofessional Imperative (ENGAGE-IL), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA), Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP)., 2016 - 5/1/2018, No Obligated Amount Set; No Anticipated Amount Set

Selected Publications

Meyer-Junco, Laura, Waldfogel, Julie M, Duncan, Nakia. (2023). Peer Review Questions & Answers: How?. Journal of Pain & Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy, 37, (3), 209-212. doi:10.1080/15360288.2023.2245738.

Meyer-Junco, Laura. (2023). Cognitive-Based Pain Self-Management Strategies in Serious Illness #460. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 26, (7), 1012-1014. doi:10.1089/jpm.2023.0055.

Meyer-Junco, Laura, Su, Alexandra. (2023). Peer Review Questions & Answers: How?. Journal of Pain & Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy, 37, (2), 111-113. doi:10.1080/15360288.2023.2213049.

Meyer-Junco, Laura, Su, Alexandra. (2023). Peer Review Questions & Answers: What & Why?. Journal of Pain & Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy, 37, (1), 1-2. doi:10.1080/15360288.2023.2179762.

Hemenway, Alice N, Meyer-Junco, Laura. (2022). Can we do it all? Reflections on the development of a collaborative, three day a week internal medicine rounding experience. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning, 14, (12), 1555-1558. doi:10.1016/j.cptl.2022.10.014.

Meyer-Junco, Laura. (2022). A Year in Review: 2022. Journal of Pain & Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy, 36, (4), 207-207. doi:10.1080/15360288.2022.2152230.

Hemenway, Alice N, Meyer‐Junco, Laura, Zobeck, Bryan, Pop, Marianne. (2022). Utilizing social and behavioral change methods in clinical pharmacy initiatives. JACCP JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CLINICAL PHARMACY, 5, (4), 450-458. doi:10.1002/jac5.1593.

Meyer-Junco, Laura. (2022). Meet the Editor-in-Chief. Journal of Pain & Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy, 36, (1), 1-1. doi:10.1080/15360288.2022.2059200.

Meyer-Junco, Laura, Rea, Bradlee, Mendoza, Kelly, Fudin, Jeffrey. (2022). Application Site Reactions from the Buprenorphine Transdermal Patch: A Case Series. Journal of Pain & Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy, 36, (1), 49-54. doi:10.1080/15360288.2022.2051676.

Professional Leadership

Chair of Communications Committee, 6/1/2021 - Present

Opioid Stewardship Committee and Development of Toolkit, 11/1/2018 - Present

Membership Committee, 9/1/2018 - Present

Notable Honors

2023, Faculty Preceptor of the Year Nominee 2022, UIC Rockford Class of 2022

2022, Teaching Recognition Program (TRP) Award, UIC Office of the Provost

2022, Fellow of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (FASCP), American Society of Consultant Pharmacists

2021, Nominee for Rockford Faculty Preceptor of the Year, UIC Rockford Class of 2020

2021, Honorary Faculty Member of Alpha Iota Chapter of Phi Lambda Sigma, UIC Chapter of Alpha Iota Chapter of Phi Lambda Sigma

2021, UIC Faculty Preceptor of the Year, UIC Chicago/Rockford Pharmacy Class of 2021

2020, Golden Apple Award, UIC College of Pharmacy Class of 2020

Education

Degrees:
Doctor of Pharmacy (Summa Cum Laude), Purdue University, United States, 2010
Bachelor of Arts (Summa Cum Laude), Augustana College, United States, 2006

Postgraduate Training:
ASCP Foundation’s Parkinson’s Disease Pharmacotherapy Traineeship, Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, United States, 2017
PGY2 Geriatric Pharmacy Residency, Durham VA Medical Center, United States, 2012
PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Rochester Medical Center, United States, 2011

Licensures and Certifications

Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS), Board of Pharmacy Specialties, 11/2011 - Present
Certified Pain Educator (CPE), American Society of Pain Educators (ASPE), 3/2015 - Present
Fellow (FASCP), American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, 11/1/2022 - Present

Selected Presentations

Meyer-Junco, Laura. (2022 November 05). ‘itch Please! Going Beyond Antihistamines for Pruritus in the Older Adult.. American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) Annual Meeting 2022. San Antonio, TX.
Meyer-Junco, Laura. (2022 September 06). A Pain in the Aspirin! Revisiting the OTC Analgesic Aisle.. PAINWeek 2022. Las Vegas, NV.
Meyer-Junco, Laura. (2022 September 06). itch Please! Going Beyond Antihistamines for Pruritus in Patients with Pain and Advanced Illness.. PAINWeek 2022. Las Vegas, NV.
Meyer, Laura. (2022 March 24). Deprescribing Antihyperlipidemia Drugs. Deprescribing Seminar. Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA) Virtual Conference.