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Monazzah Akbar Sarwar

Clinical Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice

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Spec Project in Pharm Pract (PMPR 390), 8/21/2023 – 12/1/2023
PHAR 412 Community Pharmacy, 1/25/2023 – 1/25/2023
PMPR 362 Clinical Aspects of Diabetes Mellitus, 11/16/2022 – 11/16/2022
Spec Project in Pharm Pract (PMPR 390), 8/22/2022 – 12/2/2022
Undergrad Resrch Pharm Pract (PMPR 380), 8/22/2022 – 12/2/2022
PHAR 412 -Student pharmacist role in Community Pharmacy, 1/12/2022 – 1/12/2022
PHAR 411 Otic and Ophthalmic Drug Dispensing, 11/16/2021 – 11/16/2021
PMPR 362 – Neuropathy and Retinal Diabetes, 11/10/2021 – 11/10/2021
Undergrad Resrch Pharm Pract (PMPR 380), 1/11/2021 – 4/30/2021

Selected Grants

A Phase I/II Randomized Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind, Single-Center, Tolerability And Preliminary Efficacy Clinical Trial Of Recombinant Human Deoxyribonuclease (Rhdnase) Eye Drops In Patients With Ocular Graft-Vs.-Host Disease, Genentech Foundation for Biomedical Sciences., 6/3/2019 - 7/10/2020, No Obligated Amount Set; No Anticipated Amount Set

Dr. Lim's study - EEI pharmacy to compound as needed based on patient randomization, Dr. Jennifer Lim Brimonidine study., 4/1/2019 - 9/21/2022, No Obligated Amount Set; No Anticipated Amount Set

borad-spectrum immunomodulatory eye drop to treat patients with severe dry eye (Dr. Sandeep Jain's grant), National Institutes of Health., Date Not Set - Present, No Obligated Amount Set; No Anticipated Amount Set

Selected Publications

★ Katz, Eitan A, Sunshine, Sarah, Mun, Christine, Sarwar, Monazzah, Surenkhuu, Bayasgalan, Pradeep, Anubhav, Jain, Sandeep. (2022). Combinatorial therapy with immunosuppressive, immunomodulatory and tear substitute eyedrops (“Triple Play”) in Recalcitrant Immunological Ocular Surface Diseases. The Ocular Surface, 23, 1-11. doi:10.1016/j.jtos.2021.11.002.

Surenkhuu, Bayasgalan, Mun, Christine, Atassi, Nour, Dhall, Nikhil, Mun, Jessica, Berek, Caitlin, Kim, Christian, Sarwar, Monazzah Akbar, Pradeep, Anubhav, Jain, Sandeep. (2021). Recombinant Deoxyribonuclease I (DNase) Eye Drops for Ocular Graft vs Hosts Disease (oGVHD): Results of a Randomized Clinical Trial. INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, 62, (8).

★ Kwon, J, Surenkhuu, B, Raju, I, Atassi, N, Mun, J, Chen, YF, Sarwar, MA, Rosenblatt, M, Pradeep, A, An, S, Dhall, N, Mun, C, Jain, S. (2020). Pathological consequences of anti-citrullinated protein antibodies in tear fluid and therapeutic potential of pooled human immune globulin-eye drops in dry eye disease. Ocular Surface, 18, (1), 80-97. doi:10.1016/j.jtos.2019.10.004.

Professional Leadership

West Campus Flu Clinic, Taylor St/EEI Pharmacy, 9/9/2022 - 9/9/2022

Ambulatory Care Network, 4/7/2022 - 5/31/2023

COVID vaccine testing and challenge desensitizations, 2/1/2021 - 4/30/2021

Formulate leucovorin eye drops, 12/28/2020 - 12/28/2020

Transition to EPIC, 9/12/2020 - 4/30/2021

Working through work stoppage in Sept overlapping with Go-live with EPIC, 9/11/2020 - 9/25/2020

Ophthalmology resident and fellow orientation, 7/16/2020 - Present

Assisting University of Maryland set-up GvHD clinic, 7/1/2020 - 12/30/2020

Amb Care Policy and Procedure Comm, 6/1/2020 - Present

Notable Honors

2022, Best Encore poster presentation, Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists (ICHP)

Licensures and Certifications

BCSCP, BPS, Date Not Set - Present

Selected Presentations

Nagelli, Anitha, Akbar Sarwar, Monazzah, Godwin, Christina. (2022 September 15). Hello! This is pharmacy, what is your emergency.... ICHP Annual Meeting 2022. Chicago.