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Nancy L Shapiro, PharmD, FCCP, BCACP, CACP

Clinical Professor, Pharmacy Practice
Coordinator, Antithrombosis Clinic, Ambulatory Pharmacy Services
Resident Director, Primary Care, Ambulatory Pharmacy Services
Clinical Pharmacist, Ambulatory Pharmacy Services


Building & Room:

CSB Rm 320


840 S. Wood Street, Chicago, IL, 60612

Office Phone:

(312) 413-8785


Research Interests: Dr. Shapiro’s areas of interest include anticoagulation in a variety of settings, including venous thromboembolism, stroke prevention for atrial fibrillation, and pregnancy. Dr. Shapiro and the team of pharmacists from the Antithrombosis Clinic are taking part in the ACTIV-4 COVID-19 Trials as part of the Research Communication Center led by UIC for the Outpatient and the Post-discharge Trials.
Teaching Interests: Dr. Shapiro has been a clinical pharmacist, scholar, and educator in anticoagulation pharmacotherapy since 1997, training numerous UIC students and residents. In addition, she has trained many pharmacists and international trainees looking to create anticoagulation services at their own institutions, or gain additional clinical skills in this practice area. She serves as the coordinator, and instructor, International Pharmacy Student Experience, for international students, first offered in 2013 and was held annually in the summer through 2019.
Clinical Interests: Since 1997 her practice site is the Antithrombosis Clinic at the University of Illinois Outpatient Care Center, where she currently serves as Coordinator and Clinical Pharmacist.

Selected Publications

  • Stone RH, Bress AP, Nutescu EA, Shapiro NL. Upper extremity deep vein thrombosis: a retrospective cohort evaluation of thrombotic risk factors at a university teaching hospital antithrombosis clinic.. Ann Pharmacother. 2016;. doi:PMID 27189014.
  • Nutescu EA, Engle JP, Bathija S, Chan JJ, Mucksavage JH, Ohler KP, Tesoro EJ, Thielke JL, Shapiro NJ, Donnelly A, Garofalo JJ, DiDomenico R. Balance of academic responsibilities of clinical track pharmacy faculty in the United States: a survey of select American College of Clinical Pharmacy Practice and Research Network Members.. Pharmacotherapy. 2014;34(12):1239-49. doi:10.1002/phar.1521.
  • Jeong H, Takahashi HR, Drozda KL, Patel SH, Shapiro N, Cavallari L. Decreased warfarin clearance associated with the CYP2C9 R150H (*8) polymorphism.. Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics. 2012;91(4):660-5. doi:10.1038/clpt.2011.269.
  • Eckhoff CD, DiDomenico RJ, Shapiro NL. Initiating warfarin therapy: 5 mg versus 10 mg.. The Annals of pharmacotherapy. 2004;38(12):2115-21. doi:10.1345/aph.1E083.
  • Education

  • Other, Specialty Residency in Ambulatory Care, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • PharmD, University of Iowa
  • BS, BS Pharmacy, University of Iowa
  • Licensures and Certifications

  • Certified Anticoagulation Provider, 2017
  • Illinois Dept Professional Regulation, Illinois Pharmacist License, 1995
  • Iowa Board of Pharmacy, Iowa Pharmacist License, 1993
  • Board of Pharmacy Specialties, Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist, 2016
  • Board of Pharmacy Specialties, Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, 1997