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Vicki L. Groo


Clinical Associate Professor, College of Pharmacy - Pharmacy Practice
Clinical Associate Professor, College of Medicine - Medicine

Contact

Address:

833 S. Wood St, Room 164 (M/C 886), Chicago, IL

Office Phone:

(312) 996-7886 (work)

Email:

vjust@uic.edu

Related Sites:

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Overview:
Clinical Interests: > 10 years ICU/CCU before transitioning to Ambulatory Cardiology
Current Clinical Practice:
Heart Failure Clinical Pharmacist as part of a multi-disciplinary team
Pharmacist Managed Medication Titration Clinic in the Heart Center for heart failure, hypertension, lipids and polypharmacy
PCSK9 inhibitor consult service
LVAD anticoagulation management

Research Interests:
Heart failure, clinical services, anticoagulation, lipids

Teaching Statement:
Preceptor for P3, P4 students, PGY1 and PGY2 residents in Ambulatory Cardiology. Classroom lectures on heart failure and coronary artery disease.

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Pathophysiology, Drug Action, Therapeutics 5: Cardiovascular (PHAR 505), 4/2/2024 – 4/16/2024
Block 4: Circulation & Respiration (MDR 604), 3/13/2024 – 3/13/2024
Advanced Disease Management (PHAR510), 2/26/2024 – 3/1/2024
Ambulatory Direct Patient Care (IPPE516), 1/8/2024 – 4/11/2024
Pharmacy Practice Week (IPPE411), 10/23/2023 – 10/27/2023
Pharmacotherapeutics 2 (PHR5617), 10/17/2023 – 10/17/2023
Undergrad Resrch Pharm Pract (PMPR 380), 8/21/2023 – 12/1/2023
Advanced Ambulatory Care Elective (PMPR617), 7/3/2023 – 11/3/2023
Advanced Ambulatory Care Elective (PMPR617), 5/22/2023 – 6/30/2023

Selected Grants

Gloria-AF Global Registry on Long-Term Oral Anti-thrombotic Treatment in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation, Boehringer Ingelheim., 1/15/2014 - 1/15/2029, Obligated Amount: $47622; Anticipated Amount: $47622

The effect of race and genetic variants on diuretic requirements in patients with systolic heart failure, ASHP Research and Education Foundation., 7/2010 - 6/2011, Obligated Amount: $5000; No Anticipated Amount Set

Genetic Determinants Of Aldosterone Escape In Heart Failure, National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Aging)., 9/30/2008 - 8/31/2011, Obligated Amount: $105370; Anticipated Amount: $105370

Treatment Of Preserved Cardiac Function Heart Failure With An Aldosterone Antagonist (TOPCAT), New England Research Institutes., 8/1/2006 - 6/30/2013, Obligated Amount: $104750; Anticipated Amount: $104750

Selected Publications

Tiu, Daniel, Bhayani, Siddharth, Tiu, David R, Khan, Azmer, Singam, Manisha, Navarro, Laura, Kalagara, Swetha, Hammad, Bayan, Balami, Jesse, Liu, Simon, Ismail, Mariam, Sreepathy, Pranati, Ambalavanan, Manoj, Patel, Keshav, Doctor, Anshul, Yu, Julia, Dau, Jennifer, Hattab, Aleyah, Qiao, Victor, Wahba, Romani, Amena, Syeda, Habeel, Samer, Nasrollahi, Farrah, Khalil, Ryan, Dickens, Helena, Dohse, Carlos, Groo, Vicki, Shroff, Adhir R. (2024). E-47 | More than Meets the Eye: Association of Mild Tricuspid Regurgitation with Adverse Outcomes following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. Journal of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions, 3, (5), 101808. doi:10.1016/j.jscai.2024.101808.

Twing, Aamir H, Gokhale, Sanket, Slostad, Brody, Meyer, Jonathan, Simon, Erik, Dickens, Helena, Kaluzna, Stephanie D, Groo, Vicki, Kansal, Mayank, Shroff, Adhir, Groves, Elliott M. (2022). Impact of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation Among Patients With Co-existing Mild to Moderate Mitral Regurgitation. The American Journal of Cardiology, 177, 84-89. doi:10.1016/j.amjcard.2022.04.049.

Ambalavanan, Manoj, Dwyer Kaluzna, Stephanie, Nasrollahi, Farrah, Patel, Keshav, Twing, Aamir, Dohse, Carlos, Ramsis, Ramsis, Benitez-Burke, Jessica, Hammad, Laila, Do, Daniel, Long, Matthew, Zayyad, Zaid, Tiu, David, Ibrahim, Khalil, Kansal, Mayank M, Shroff, Adhir R, Groo, Vicki L. (2022). Abstract 85: Evaluation Of Guideline-Directed Medical Therapy Prescribing In Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Edge-to-Edge Repair. Circulation Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, 15, (Suppl_1). doi:10.1161/circoutcomes.15.suppl_1.85.

Whittemore, Hannah, Posen, Andrew K, Hellenbart, Erika L, Groo, Vicki, Wenzler, Eric, Tilton, Jessica J. (2021). The Impact of Body Weight and Renal Function on the Risk of Bleeding With Direct Oral Anticoagulants in Atrial Fibrillation. Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 55, (11), 1309-1317. doi:10.1177/1060028021995201.

Tilton, Jessica J, Sadr, Rozhan, Groo, Vicki L. (2019). Concomitant use of levofloxacin and fluconazole leading to possible torsades de pointes. Journal of Oncology Pharmacy Practice, 25, (8), 2004-2006. doi:10.1177/1078155218815743.

Fernandez-Llimos, Fernando, Abu Farha, Rana K, Amin, Mohamed E, El-Sharif, Suleiman I, Jamshed, Shazia Q, Peron, Emily, Prudencio, Jarred, Shraim, Naser Y, Tegegn, Henok G, Tonin, Fernanda S, Zolezzi, Monica, Ababneh, Mera, Abdelaziz, Hani, Abdu-Aguye, Samirah N, Abebe, Molla, Akande-Sholabi, Wuraola, Alameddine, Sarah, Alzghari, Saeed K, Armoiry, Xavier, Arnet, Isabelle, Attarabeen, Omar F, Avent, Minyon, Awaisu, Ahmed, Axon, D Rhys, Aziz, Hafiz A, Bennie, Marion, Bheemavarapu, Harika, Blalock, Susan J, Borba, Helena H, Bradley, Alisha J, Brata, Cecilia, Breukels, Oscar, Cameron, Emily J, Carter, Jean T, Cavanaugh, Jamie J, Chalmers, Leanne, Chekani, Farid, Cobb, Brooklyn T, Cope, Anwen L, Cosentino, Marco, Crilly, Philip J, Dabaghzadeh, Fatemeh, Das, Saibal, Davies, Michael J, De Loof, Hans, Dickinson, Rebecca, Dos Santos, Marlise A, Ebbens, Marieke, Eckel, Stephen F, Ernst, Erika J, Fakeye, Titilayo O, Fang, Wentong, Fazel, Maryam T, Ferreri, Stefanie P, Fetterman, James W, Fong, Karen, Trigo, Lucia Franco, Gaskins, Jessica L, Gilmore, James, Gossell-Williams, Maxine, Groo, Vicki, Guayta-Escolies, Rafel, Guraya, Salman Y, Gyapong, Reginald, Hallit, Souheil, Harvey, Carrie, Hassali, Mohamed A, Hincapie, Ana L, Hites, Maya, Hoti, Kreshnik, Houle, Sherilyn, Jarernsiripornkul, Narumol, Kaae, Susanne, Sporrong, Sofia Kälvemark, Katoue, Maram G, Kauppinen, Hanna, Khalil, Viviane, Khdour, Maher, Kiiski, Annika, Knapp, Peter, Koppen, Laura M, Kovačević, Sandra V, Krska, Janet, Kruijtbosch, Martine, Lambert, Mark F, Lall, Dorothy, Law, Miranda G, Leonart, Leticia, Locatelli, Igor, Lonabaugh, Kevin P, Low, Jac K, Lucchetti, Giancarlo, Malfará, Márcia, Malhi, Saima M, May, Meghan E, Mayyas, Fadia, Mazhar, Faizan, Mensah, Kofi B, Mhanna, Razan G, Minto, Jenner, Modun, Darko, Moullin, Joanna C, Mukattash, Tareq L, Nduaguba, Sabina O, Ng, Siew-Yen, Nitadpakorn, Sujin, Odalović, Marina, Okumura, Lucas M, Oli, Angus N, Olsen, Amanda, Ong, Suan E, Pantuzza, Lais L, Patanwala, Sid E, Patterson, Julie A, Perdew, Cassie, Rivera, Alexandra Perez, Perman, Sarah, Peasah, Samuel K, Piper, Brian J, Prayitno, Adji, Rahman, Mohammad S, Richard, Craig A, Rodriguez, Brittany A, Rothholz, Mitchel C, Rotta, Inajara, Rzewuska, Magdalena, Sabah, Arif, Saini, Bandana, Saleem, Fahad, Salgado, Teresa M, Sarayani, Amir, Ali, Mostafa Sayed, Scalese, Michael J, Schutte, Tim, Seabury, Robert, Sendall, Marguerite, Seubert, Liza, Shaeer, Kristy M, Shander, Aryeh, Shao, Shih-Chieh, Shearer, Brenna, Shehnaz, Syed I, Shiyanbola, Olayinka O, Shroukh, Wejdan A, Siang, Tan Ching, Sim, Tin Fei, Singer, Donald R, Skelley, Jessica W, Skinner, Brian, Smith, Carmen B, Sri-on, Jiraporn, Stanton-Robinson, Chayla, Stupans, Ieva, Świeczkowski, Damian, Tan, Maw P, Tarfa, Adati, Taylor, Jeff, Teoh, Leanne, Theberge, Cory R, Tommelein, Eline, Veach, Stevie, Veal, Felicity, Díaz-Pallarés, Manuel Vélez, Volmer, Daisy, Ward, Eileen D, Westerlund, Tommy, Whittaker, Paula J, Wibowo, Yosi, Widayanti, Anna, Wilby, Kyle J, Wirth, Francesca, Wright, David, Yakum, Martin N, Yam, Felix K, Young, Natalie W, Zakaria, Nasriah, Zhao, Yanling. (2019). Peer review and publication delay. Pharmacy Practice, 17, (1), 1502-1502. doi:10.18549/pharmpract.2019.1.1502.

Groo, Vicki, Metayer, Jaclyne. (2019). Iron Deficiency in Heart Failure. Cardiology Self-Assessment Program, 2019 Book 1 Heart Failure. (pp. 130-140). American College of Clinical Pharmacy.

Bhat, Shubha, Kansal, Mayank, Kondos, George T, Groo, Vicki. (2018). Outcomes of a Pharmacist-Managed Heart Failure Medication Titration Assistance Clinic. Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 52, (8), 724-732. doi:10.1177/1060028018760568.

Langford, J, Groo, Vicki. (2018). Updates in Chronic Management of Heart Failure. Ambulatory Care Self-Assessment Program 2018 Book 1. Cardiologic Care. (pp. 99-121). American College of Clinical Pharmacy.

Professional Leadership

Heart Failure Society of America Education Committee, Heart Failure Society of America, 10/26/2022 - Present

ACCP Cardiology PRN, 12/1/2020 - 12/1/2021

ACC Cardiovascular Team Education Committee, American College of Cardiology, 11/1/2019 - Present

CV Team Representative, 11/1/2019 - Present

Cardiology PRN Student and Resident Committee, American College of Clinical Pharmacy, 12/1/2018 - 11/30/2019

ACCP Cardiology PRN Student and Resident Committee, American College of Clinical Pharmacy, 12/1/2017 - 11/30/2018

ACC Cardiovascular Team Medication Safety Workgroup, American College of Cardiology, 2017 - Present

Notable Honors

2022, Rho Chi Society, Rho Chi Society

2020, Frederick P Siegel Innovative Teaching Award, College of Pharmacy

2020, ACCP Cardiology PRN Clinical Practice Award, American College of Clinical Pharmacy

Education

Degrees:
B.S., University of Toledo, United States, 1985
Pharm.D., Ohio State University, United States, 1988

Postgraduate Training:
Advanced Pharmacy Resident, Cardiology and Critical Care, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States, 1989

Licensures and Certifications

Board Certified Cardiology Pharmacist, Board of Pharmacy Specialties, 12/2019 - 12/2026
Certified Hypertension Clinician, American Hypertension Specialist Certification Program, 3/1/2018 - Present
Lipid Management Certification, American Pharmacists Association, 1/1/2009 - Present