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Kirsten H. Ohler


Clinical Associate Professor in Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy
Director of Pharmacy Residency Education – PGY1 Programs, College of Pharmacy
Program Director, PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, College of Pharmacy

Contact

Address:

833 S. Wood Street (M/C 886), Chicago, IL

Related Sites:

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PDAT 10: Advanced Disease Mgmt (PHAR 510), 1/10/2022 – 4/29/2022
PDAT 10: Advanced Disease Mgmt (PHAR 510), 1/10/2022 – 4/29/2022
Topics Post-Grad Training (PMPR 359), 1/10/2022 – 4/29/2022
Topics Post-Grad Training (PMPR 359), 1/10/2022 – 4/29/2022
PDAT 10: Advanced Disease Mgmt (PHAR 510), 1/10/2022 – 4/29/2022
PDAT 10: Advanced Disease Mgmt (PHAR 510), 1/10/2022 – 4/29/2022
PMPR 430: Critical Care (“Congenital Heart Defects” (1 hour)), 1/2022 – 5/2022
PMPR 430: Critical Care (“Pulmonary Hypertension in Pediatric Patients” (1 hour)), 1/2022 – 5/2022
PHAR 505: Pathophysiology, Drug Action, and Therapeutics (“Pediatric Cardiology II” (1 hour)), 1/2022 – 5/2022

Selected Grants

Neonatal indomethacin for prevention of intraventricular hemorrhage: a study of plasma concentrations, pharmacogenomic factors, and outcomes, Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group, Neonatal Pharmacy Resident Research Grant., 12/2012 - 12/2014, Obligated Amount: $2000; No Anticipated Amount Set

Neonatal Indomethacin For Prevention Of Intraventricular Hemorrhage: A Study Of Plasma Concentrations, Pharmacogenomic Factors and Outcomes, Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group (PPAG)., 10/1/2012 - 12/31/2014, Obligated Amount: $2000; Anticipated Amount: $2000

Selected Publications

Beechinor, Ryan J, Eche, Ifeoma Mary, Edmonds, Nicholas, Mordino, Jason, Serafin, Hope, Roller, Lauren, Spracklin, Tasleem, Hayes, Genevieve, Hamby, Aaron, Mediwala, Krutika N, Armstrong, Drew L, Rogers, Maegan L, Baje, Mark A, Lee, Helen S, Lee, Kelly C, Lepkowsky, Marcie, Li, Fanny, Morris, Mandy, Quan, Rita Jue, Yamamoto, Christopher, Ohler, Kirsten H, Kraft, Mike D, Starosta, Kate, Parker, Tricia, Poole, Patricia. (2022). Perceptions of a virtual interview process for pharmacy residents during the COVID-19 pandemic: A multisite survey of residency candidates, preceptors, and residency program directors. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, zxac130. doi:10.1093/ajhp/zxac130.

Eagon, Michael L, Posen, Andrew K, Ohler, Kirsten H, Paloucek, Frank P. (2022). Further Thoughts on the Decline in Positivity Among Graduating Pharmacy Students. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, 62, (3), 683. doi:10.1016/j.japh.2022.02.007.

Hanson, Hali A, Ohler, Kirsten H, Jarrett, Jennie B. (2021). Addressing pharmacy training expectations and the preceptor perspective: Essential components to COVID-19 training adjustments. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, 79, (5), zxab386-. doi:10.1093/ajhp/zxab386.

Ohler, Kirsten. (2021). Neonatology. Updates in Therapeutics: The Pediatric Pharmacotherapy Preparatory Course. American College of Clinical Pharmacy.

Pham, Jennifer T, Jacobson, Jessica L, Ohler, Kirsten H, Kraus, Donna M, Calip, Gregory S. (2020). Evaluation of the Risk Factors for Acute Kidney Injury in Neonates Exposed to Antenatal Indomethacin. The Journal of Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 25, (7), 606-616. doi:10.5863/1551-6776-25.7.606.

Ohler, Kirsten H, Bondi, Deborah S. (2020). Which PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Is Right for Me? Advantages and Disadvantages of Pediatric-Focused and Traditional PGY1 Pharmacy Programs. The Journal of Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 25, (6), 559-561. doi:10.5863/1551-6776-25.6.559.

Ohler, Kirsten, Pham, Jennifer. (2020). Pediatrics: Neonatal critical care. Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach. McGraw-Hill.

Ohler, Kirsten. (2020). Neonatology. Updates in Therapeutics: The pediatric pharmacotherapy preparatory review course. American College of Clinical Pharmacy.

Brown, Sara W, Oliveri, Lauren M, Ohler, Kirsten H, Briars, Leslie. (2019). Identification of Errors in Pediatric Prescriptions and Interventions to Prevent Errors: A Survey of Community Pharmacists. The Journal of Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 24, (4), 304-311. doi:10.5863/1551-6776-24.4.304.

Professional Leadership

Executive Committee, 1/2022 - Present

ACCP Pediatric Practice and Research Network (PRN) Education Committee, American College of Clinical Pharmacy, 2015 - Present

ACCP Pediatric Pharmacotherapy Preparatory Review Course Planning Committee, American College of Clinical Pharmacy, 2014 - Present

Notable Honors

2021, Pediatrics Practice and Research Network Achievement Award, American College of Clinical Pharmacy

2021, Fellow (FCCP), American College of Clinical Pharmacy

2019, Fredrick P. Siegel Innovative Teaching Award, University of Illinois at Chicago

2014, Preceptor of the Year, University of Illinois at Chicago

2012, Preceptor of the Year, University of Illinois at Chicago

Education

Degrees:
Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Toledo, United States, 1996
Bachelor of Science, Ohio Northern University, United States, 1994

Postgraduate Training:
ASHP-accredited Pediatric Pharmacy Residency, Nationwide Children's Hospital, United States, 1998
ASHP-accredited Residency in Pharmacy Practice, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States, 1997

Licensures and Certifications

Certificate in Clinical Research Methods, University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, 2011 - 2013

Selected Presentations

Ohler, Kirsten. (2021 October 01). Innovative Methods for Sustenance and Growth of Pharmacy Residency Programs in the COVID19 Era. American College of Clinical Pharmacy Annual Meeting. Virtual.
Ohler, Kirsten, Pham, Jennifer. (2021 September 01). Neonatal Pain and Agitation: Should Precedex (Dexmedetomidine) Take Precedence?. Academy of Neonatal Nursing Fall National Neonatal, Advanced Practice, & Mother Baby Nurses Conference. Chicago, IL.
Ohler, Kirsten, Pham, Jennifer. (2021 September 01). Management of Neonatal Seizures: Who's on First?. Academy of Neonatal Nursing Fall National Neonatal, Advanced Practice, & Mother Baby Nurses Conference. Chicago, IL.