Honors and Awards
- Presidential Merit Scholarship, Ohio Northern University - 2000
- Pharmacy Scholarship, Southeastern Ohio/Parkersburg Academies of Pharmacy - 2004
- Employee of the Month, Nationwide Children's Hospital - 2010
- Pharmacy Residency Preceptor of the Year, Nationwide Children's Hospital - 2013
- Preceptor of Distinction, Cedarville University College of Pharmacy - 2016
|2006||Pharm.D., Ohio Northern University|
School of Pharmacy
Peer-Reviewed Publications (5)
Impact on ED Utilization and Associated Costs of Abortive Seizure Medications Using an Accountable Care Organization Database Journal of Pediatric Epilepsy (2016)
Intranasal (IN) midazolam and per rectum (PR) diazepam abort seizures in the outpatient setting. IN midazolam is easier to use, has fewer side effects, and is more cost-effective than PR diazepam. The aim of this ...
Infantile Spasms Respond Poorly to Topiramate Pediatric Neurology (2015)
Introduction: Infantile spasms are seizures typical of an age-related epileptic encephalopathy. Although evidence supporting topiramate for infantile spasms is lacking, many clinicians use it for this indication. The aim of this study was to determine ...
Optimizing Anticonvulsant Administration for Children Before Anesthesia: A Quality Improvement Project Pediatric Neurology (2014)
Objective: Children with epilepsy are at increased risk of missing scheduled anticonvulsants during the home-to-hospital transition, including when being admitted for procedures requiring anesthesia. This may contribute to breakthrough seizures because of lowered anticonvulsant levels. ...
The Impact on Emergency Department Utilization and Associated Costs for Patients Prescribed Intranasal Midazolam Versus Rectal Diazepam Journal of Child Neurology (2015)
Intranasal midazolam and rectal diazepam are both prescribed by neurologists to abort prolonged and clusters of seizures in the outpatient setting. Compared with rectal diazepam, intranasal midazolam is easier for families to use, has fewer ...
Improving on Time Anticonvulsant Administration During the Home-to-Hospital Transition Annals of Neurology (2013)
Objective: Children with epilepsy are at increased risk of missing scheduled anticonvulsants during the home to hospital transition.1,2 Missing anticonvulsants during this transition has been associated with an increased risk for breakthrough seizures and the ...
Poster Presentations (7)
Infantile Spasms Respond Poorly to Topiramate Monotherapy Child Neurology Society Annual Meeting (2014)
Objective: To determine the rate of infantile spasms (IS) remission with topiramate monotherapy. Methods: We retrospectively analyzed the rate of clinical remission for all IS patients treated with topiramate monotherapy from January 2009 to March ...