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Chris Herndon, PharmD

Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Community and Family Medicine
St. Louis University School of Medicine
Phone: 618.650.5116
E-mail: cherndo@siue.edu


Education/Training/Background:

2001 through 2006 - Science and Research Liaison, Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceuticals
1999 through 2001 - Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy, Texas Tech University
1998 through 1999 - Geriatrics Specialty Residency, College of Pharmacy, University of New Mexico
1998 - Doctor of Pharmacy, St. Louis College of Pharmacy
1997 - Bachelor of Science, Pharmacy, St. Louis College of Pharmacy

Professional and Clinical Experience

07/12 to present Associate Professor (Tenured), School of Pharmacy, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville; Edwardsville, Ill.

07/11 to present Pharmacist Clinician, Pain; Scott Air Force Base Family Medicine, Belleville, Ill.*

07/10 to present Residency Program Coordinator, PGY-1, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Belleville, Ill.*

12/09 to 07/10 Residency Program Director, PGY-1, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Belleville, Ill.*

07/06 to 07/12 Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy; Southern Illinois University Edwardsville; Edwardsville, Ill.

05/01 to 06/06 Science and Research Liaison; Regional Scientific Affairs; Janssen Medical Affairs, LLC. (Johnson & Johnson) Titusville, N.J.

07/99 to 05/01 Assistant Professor; Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy; Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center; Amarillo, Texas

07/99 to 05/01 Clinical Pharmacy Specialist*; Crown of Texas Hospice, Inc.; Amarillo, Texas

12/00 to 05/01 Clinical Pharmacy Specialist*; Pain and Palliative Care Service; Don & Sybil Harrington Cancer Center; Amarillo, Texas

08/98 to 05/99 Clinical Pharmacist; University of New Mexico Hospital; Albuquerque, N.M.

07/98 to 05/99 Geriatric Pharmacotherapy Specialty Resident, College of Pharmacy; University of New Mexico; Albuquerque, N.M.

10/97 to 06/98 Relief Pharmacist; Walgreen's Pharmacy; Belleville, Ill.

10/97 to 6/98 Pharmacist; Fischer's Pharmacy; Cahokia, Ill.

10/91 to 10/97 Intern Pharmacist; Saint Luke's Hospital; Chesterfield, Mo.

* represents concurrent practice affiliations

Professional Appointments

07/07 to present Adjunct Clinical Instructor, St. Louis College of Pharmacy, St. Louis

08/06 to present Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Community and Family Medicine, School of Medicine, St. Louis University, St. Louis

05/05 to present Clinical Instructor, School of Nursing, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Ill.

05/01 to 05/07 Adjunct Assistant Professor; School of Pharmacy; Texas Tech University Amarillo, Texas

Education

1999 Geriatric Pharmacotherapy Specialty Residency; University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center; Residency Program Director: Ernest J. Dole, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP, CDE, PhC

1998 Doctor of Pharmacy; Saint Louis College of Pharmacy; Saint Louis

1997 Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy; Saint Louis College of Pharmacy; Saint Louis

Additional Training

11/00 Method Development and Application; Liquid Chromatography & Mass Spectrometry; Waters Corporation; Boston, Mass.

06/00 Liquid Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry; Waters Corporation; Houston, Texas

03/00 Pain and Palliative Care Scholars' Program; Ann Berger, MD, RN, MSN - preceptor; Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; Division of Hematology / Oncology; Camden, N.J.

04/99 Northwestern Anticoagulation Preceptorship; American Heart Association; Tempe, Ariz.

11/98 Tutor Training and Case Development Workshop; Problem Based Learning; University of New Mexico School of Medicine; Albuquerque, N.M.

Honors and Awards

2012 Academic Educator of the Year, American Society of Pain Educators

2012 Professor of the Year, Pharmacy Practice, P4 class, School of Pharmacy

2011 Fellow recognition, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

2011 Teaching Distinction Award, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

2009 Professor of the Year, Pharmacy Practice, P4 class

2008 Professor of the Year, Pharmacy Practice

2008 Professor of the Year, Pharmacy Practice, P3 class

2006 Pain Initiative Champion Award, American Alliance of Cancer Pain Initiatives

2005 Encore Award, Silver , Johnson & Johnson

2003 Platinum Star Award, Johnson & Johnson

2000 Teaching Team of the Year, Texas Tech University School of Pharmacy

1998 Professional Drug Systems Award for Excellence in Medical Writing

Book Chapters

Baumann T, Strickland J, Herndon CM . Pain Management. In: DiPiro JT, Talbert RL, Yee GC, Matzke GR, Wells BG, Posey LM, eds. Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach. 9th ed. New York, NY:McGraw-Hill; 2013.(In Press)

Baumann T, Strickland J, Herndon CM . Pain Management. In: DiPiro JT, Talbert RL, Yee GC, Matzke GR, Wells BG, Posey LM, eds. Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach. 8th ed. New York, NY:McGraw-Hill; 2011.

Conry M, Herndon CM, Jackson DJ. Social work and pharmacy collaboration in palliative care. In: Altilio T, Otis-Green S, eds. Textbook of Palliative Social Work. New York:NY, 2011.

Publications

Herndon, CM (Guest Editor, September Pain Supplement). Tighter regulations for opioids create a catch-22 for patients. Pharmacy Today 2012;18(9):57.

Lindsay TJ, Vitrikas K, Temporal, M, Herndon CM. Diabetic Neuropathic Pain: Real world treatment options. Clinical Medicine Insights:Therapeutics 2012;4:169-183.

Matoushek TJ, Kearney T, Lindsay TL, Herndon CM. Loss of antinociceptive effectiveness of morphine and oxycodone following titration of levothyroxine: A case report and brief review. Journal of Opioid Management 2012;8:193-193.

Herndon CM, Strassels SA, Strickland JM, Kral LA, Craig DS, Amato-Nesbit S, Finley RS, McPherson ML. Consensus recommendations from the Strategic Planning Summit for Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacy. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 2012;43:925-944.

Herndon CM. Delivery Technologies for Topical Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs in Osteoarthritis. Journal of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy 2012;26:18-23.

Herndon, CM (Guest Editor, September Pain Supplement). Is there a safe method for treating chronic pain anymore? Pharmacy Today 2011;17(9):66.

Findall AL, Herndon CM. Buprenorphine: A mini-review with a focus on transdermal delivery. Midwest Pain Society Update 2011; Spring Edition.

Lindsay TJ, Rodgers BC, Savath V, Hettinger K, Herndon CM. Diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain: Is
Gabapentin effective [response to letter]. American Family Physician 2011;84(5):482.

Herndon, CM (Guest Editor). Pain management: Time for pharmacists to take action. Pharmacy Today 2010;16(9):1.

Herndon, CM, Lynch JA. A Mock "on-call" experience for students of pharmacy enrolled in a pain and palliative care elective. Journal of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy 2010;24:387-392.

Herndon CM. Clinically significant drug interactions at end of life. Progress in Palliative Care 2010;18(3):147-156.

Herndon CM (Guest Editor). Pharmacists' role in pain management. Pharmacy Today 2009;15(Suppl 1):9.

Herndon CM, Zimmerman E. High dose propofol drip for palliative sedation: A case report. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care 2008;25:492-495.

Herndon CM, Johns A. Is oral tramadol a reasonable PRN analgesic? Journal of Opioid Management 2008;4:8-10.

Herndon CM, Hutchison RW, Berdine HJ, Stacy ZA, Chen JT, et al. NSAIDs and chronic non-malignant pain: A joint opinion statement of the Cardiology, Ambulatory Care, and Pain and Palliative Care Practice and Research Networks of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. Pharmacotherapy 2008;28:788-805.

Herndon CM. Iontophoretic delivery of medications: A focus on fentanyl. Pharmacotherapy 2007; 27(5):745-754.

Herndon CM. Pharmacologic management of cancer pain. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing 2003;35:321-326.

Herndon CM, Kalauokalani DL. Overview of pain management research for the practicing clinician. American Journal of Pain Management 2003;13:163-168.

Herndon CM, Jackson KC, Fike DS, Woods TA. End-of-life care education in United States pharmacy schools. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care 2003;20:350-355.

Herndon CM, Kalauokalani DL, Cunningham AC, Jackson KL, Dunteman E. Anticipating and treating opioid associated adverse effects. Expert Opinion on Drug Safety 2003;2:305-319.

Herndon CM, Jackson KC, Hallin PA. Management of opioid-induced gastrointestinal effects in patients receiving palliative care. Pharmacotherapy 2002;22:240-250.

Herndon CM, Fike DS, Anderson AC, Dole EJ. Continuous Subcutaneous Infusion practices of United States Hospices. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 2001;22:1027-1034.

Burleson BS, Herndon CM. Use of megestrol acetate for cancer related anorexia/cachexia in palliative care. TSHP Journal 2001;1:58-63.

Herndon CM. Cancer Pain Management. Panhandle Health 2001;11:29-32.

Herndon CM, Fike DS, Anderson AC, Dole EJ. Pharmacy Student Training In United States Hospices. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care 2001;18:181-186.

Herndon CM, Arayath JM, Hallin PA. The role of tamoxifen in hospice: Pros and cons. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care 2001;18:1-2.

Herndon CM, Dole EJ, Rhyne RL, Fike DS. Validity of home blood glucose reporting by a geriatric population. American Journal of Health-Systems Pharmacy 2001;58:320-322.

Herndon CM, Young KP, Herndon AD, Dole EJ. Parkinson's Disease revisited. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing 2000;32:161-166.

Herndon CM. Continuous Subcutaneous Infusion for Palliative Pain Management. American Journal of Pain Management 2000;10:53-59.

Herndon CM, Dole EJ. Long-term care consulting using a palm-sized computer. Consultant Pharmacist 1999;14:982-983.

Herndon CM, Finley MR., Dole EJ, Quaranta LT, Forman WB. Successful use of gabapentin in the treatment of phantom limb pain. American Journal of Pain Management 1999;9:124-127.

Abstracts Presented

Struemph KE, Herndon CM, Schimmelpfennig J. Evaluation of patients seeking frequent pain management services within a community hospital emergency department . Poster presentation at PAINWeek, the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pain Educators, 2012, Las Vegas, NV.

Rosselli JL, Herndon CM, Lynch JC. Pharmacist managed diabetes in a medically underserved population. Poster presentation at the 46th American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting, Dec 2011, New Orleans, LA.

Struemph KE, Herndon CM, Schimmelpfennig J. Evaluation of patients seeking frequent pain management services within a community hospital emergency department . Poster presentation at the 46th American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting, Dec 2011, New Orleans, LA.

Griffin J, Devraj R, Herndon CM. Knowledge of chronic pain: An analysis of health literacy. Poster presentation at the 35th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Midwest Pain Society, 2011, Chicago, IL.

Swick ES, Herndon CM. Providing optimal care to the chronic pain patient in the community pharmacy: A patient survey. Poster presentation at the 35th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Midwest Pain Society, 2011, Chicago, IL.

Griffin J, Devraj R, Herndon CM. Knowledge of chronic pain: An analysis of health literacy. Poster presentation at PAINWeek, the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pain Educators, 2011, Las Vegas, NV.

Swick ES, Herndon CM. Providing optimal care to the chronic pain patient in the community pharmacy: A patient survey. Poster presentation at PAINWeek, the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pain Educators, 2011, Las Vegas, NV.

Yurcisin E, Schimmelpfennig J, Herndon CM. Initiation, acceptance, and implementation of an updated patient controlled analgesia (PCA) order form and worksheet. Poster presentation at the 45th American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting, Dec 2010, Anaheim, CA.

Swick ES, Herndon CM. Providing optimal care to the chronic pain patient in the community pharmacy: A patient survey. Poster presentation at the 45th American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting, Dec 2010, Anaheim, CA.

Dankenbring D, Herndon CM. Patient perception and knowledge of acetaminophen in a large family medicine service. Poster presentation at the 45th American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting, Dec 2010, Anaheim, CA.

Hammer M, Schimmelpfennig J, Herndon CM. Awareness and implementation of recommendations made by the Strategic Planning Summit for Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacy in post-graduate year one pharmacy residency programs. Poster presentation at the 45th American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting, Dec 2010, Anaheim, CA.

McPherson ML, Herndon CM. Didactic and experiential curriculum: Recommendations from the Strategic Planning Summit of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacy. Poster presentation at PAINWeek, The Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pain Educators. 2010; September 2010; Las Vegas, NV.

Herndon C, Craig D, Kral L, McPherson ML, Nesbit S, Finley R. A stepwise approach to changing the landscape of pharmacist education on pain and palliative care: a report from the Strategic Planning Summit for the Advancement of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacy. 11th Clinical Team Conference of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization; September 2010; Nashville, TN.

McPherson ML, Herndon CM, Craig D, Kral L, Nesbit S, Finley R, Strassels S. A stepwise approach to changing the landscape of pharmacist education on pain and palliative care: A report from the Strategic Planning Summit for the Advancement of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacy. Poster presentation at the 20th Annual National Conference of the American Society for Pain Management Nursing; September 2010; Minneapolis, MN.

McPherson ML, Herndon CM. Didactic and experiential curriculum: Recommendations from the Strategic Planning Summit of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacy. Poster presentation at the offsite satellite symposium Moving the Pain Education Agenda Forward: Innovative Models, of the 13th World Congress on Pain; International Association for the Study of Pain; August 2010; Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Herndon CM, McPherson ML, Strassels S, Finley R, Nesbit S, Kral L, Strickland J, Dole E, Temporal M, Craig D, Grauer P, Nazzario M, Nee D. Recommendations from the Strategic Planning Summit for Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacists. Poster presentation at the 13th World Congress on Pain; International Association for the Study of Pain; August 2010; Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Herndon CM, Finley RS, McPherson ML, Nesbit S, Kral L, Craig D. Consensus recommendations from the Strategic Planning Summit for the Advancement of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacy. Poster presentation at the 2010 Annual Meeting and Seminars of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy; May 2010; Seattle, WA.

Herndon CM, Craig D, Kral L, McPherson ML, Nesbit S, Finley R, Strassels S. A stepwise approach to changing the landscape of pharmacist education on pain and palliative care: A report from the Strategic Planning Summit for the Advancement of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacy. Poster presentation at the 29th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Pain Society; May 2010; Baltimore, MD.

McPherson ML, Herndon CM. Didactic and experiential curriculum: Recommendations from the Strategic Planning Summit of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacy. Poster session presented at: American College of Clinical Pharmacy Spring Practice and Research Forum; April 2010; Charlotte, NC.

Strassels S, Herndon CM. Practice site specific competencies of a certificate program: Recommendations from the Strategic Planning Summit of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacy. Poster session presented at: American College of Clinical Pharmacy Spring Practice and Research Forum; April 2010; Charlotte, NC.

Gable K, Herndon CM. A stepwise approach to changing the landscape of pharmacist education on pain and palliative care: A report from the Strategic Planning Summit for the Advancement of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacy. Poster presentation at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists; April 2010; San Antonio, TX.

Guthrie M, Kearney T, McCarthy JC, Nash A, Herndon CM. Factors influencing compliance in cervical dysplasia patients. Poster session presented at: Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference; 2010 April 24-28; Vancouver, British Columbia.

Lewis M, Herndon CM, Chibnall J. Aberrant drug taking behavior associated with opioids by patients in a large family medicine residency clinic: A retrospective chart review. Poster presentation at the 44th American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting, Dec 2009, Las Vegas, NV.

Niemerg JR, Nanney LM, Chun DS, Herndon CM. Appropriate use of stress ulcer prophylaxis in general medicine patients. Poster session presented at: ACCP/ESCP International Congress on Clinical Pharmacy; 2009 April 24-28; Orlando, FL.

Layman M, Brand A, Herndon CM. Utilization of the Illinois prescription monitoring program by community pharmacists. Poster session presented at: ACCP/ESCP International Congress on Clinical Pharmacy; 2009 April 24-28; Orlando, FL.

Peters G, Roseboom A, Oliver C, Herndon CM. Analgesic patterns and perceptions of opioid narcotics among pharmacy / nonpharmacy university students. Poster Presentation at the 43rd American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting, Dec 2008, Orlando, FL

Geller TJ, Herndon CM, Chibnall JC, Tait, RC. Missouri Pain Initiative's SURE project: A survey of pain education availability and needs statewide. Journal of Pain 2007;8(4):S1-S146.#935. Poster Presentation at the 2007 American Pain Society Annual Conference.

Herndon CM, Sathyan G, Gupta S. Pharmacokinetics of fentanyl delivered by a patient-controlled transdermal analgesic system (PCTS): Effects of patient demographics and multiple-day dosing schedules. Pharmacotherapy 2005;25:474. Poster presentation at the 2005 American College of Clinical Pharmacy Annual Meeting.

Herndon CM, Ray J, Grauer P, Dasta J, Smith C, Moore K, Zaugg T, Pai V, Finnell, D. Pharmacist education in pain and palliative care: A report from the 2003 National Pain and Palliative Care Summit. Journal of Pain 2004;5(3):[suppl 1]137. Poster presentation at the 2004 American Pain Society Annual Conference.

Herndon CM, Jackson KC, Fike D, Woods T. End-of-Life care education in United States pharmacy schools. Pharmacotherapy 2003;23:396. (abstract). Poster presentation at the 2003 American College of Clinical Pharmacy Annual Meeting.

Herndon CM, Dole EJ, Rhyne RL. Validity of home blood glucose reporting by a geriatric population. ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting IPA. 1999;36:2256. Poster presentation at the 34th Annual Midyear Clinical Conference of the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists. 1999 Dec, Orlando, FL.

Enduring Media

11/12 Cancer Pain, Osteoarthritis, Low-back pain. Pain Certificate Program. American Society
of Consultant Pharmacists

10/11 Cancer Pain, Palliative Care, and Pain of Life Limiting Disease. Pain and Palliative Care Traineeship. American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Foundation.

07/11 Herndon CM. The emerging role of the pharmacist in chronic pain. Webinar posted on www.emergingsolutionsinpain.com.

07/11 Herndon CM, Hahn KL. Effective implementation of opioid risk evaluation and mitigation
Strategies (REMS) in the pharmacy setting. Live webinar hosted on Power-Pak C.E.®

06/11 Wolk, Donald J., Herndon CM. "Opium." World Book Student (Online). World Book, 2011.

06/11 Herndon CM. "Oxycodone." World Book Student (Online). World Book, 2011.

05/09 Herndon CM. Cardiovascular effects of opioids: A focus on EKG monitoring for methadone. Podcast for the American Society of Health System Pharmacists.

Editorial Boards

Journal of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy, 2009-present

Journal of Opioid Management, 2004 - present

Ad Hoc Journal, Book, and Technical Review

Guideline for the management of post-operative pain. American Pain Society, American Society of Anesthesiologists, U.S. Veteran's Health Administration Health System, and the Department of Defense Health System, December 2010.

American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, 2009-present

Pharmacotherapy considerations in palliative care; Pharmacotherapy Self-Assessment Program, Sixth Edition; American College of Clinical Pharmacy

Neurology; Journal of the American Academy of Neurology, 2007 - present

American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care, 2002 - present

Southern Medical Journal, 2002 - 2003

Pharmacotherapy, 2001 - present

Home Health Nurse, 2000

Annals of Long Term Care, 1998 - 1999

American Journal of Pain Management, 2000 - 2006

Pain Medicine, 2004 - present

National Presentations

12/12 Opioids and mortality in the cancer patient; 2012 Midyear Clinical Meeting of the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists; New Orleans, LA

12/12 Risk avoidance in the sleep apnea patient receiving opioids; 2012 Midyear Clinical Meeting of the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists; New Orleans, LA

11/12 Train the Trainer Pain Certificate Program (Full day workshop). Annual Meeting of the
American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, Washington, D.C.

10/12 The ins and outs of REMS; 2012 Annual Meeting of the Midwest Pain Society, Chicago, IL

09/12 Monitoring and management of adverse effects: Adjuvants and co-analgesics; 2012 PAINWeek: The Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pain Educators; Las Vegas, NV.

09/12 Chronic Disease Management for Pain: It CAN be done in primary care; 2012 PAINWeek: The Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pain Educators; Las Vegas, NV.

09/12 Pain therapeutics: 2012 PAINWeek: The Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pain
Educators; Las Vegas, NV.

08/12 A painful complication: A pathophysiologic approach to managing diabetic peripheral neuropathy; 2012 Annual Meeting and Exposition of the American Association of Diabetes
Educators

06/12 I'll take pain for $1000 Alex: An interactive case based approach to pain management; 2012
Summer Meeting of the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists; Baltimore, MA

03/12 Breaking Down the Barriers: Improving Pain Management in the Community Pharmacy Setting;
2012 Annual Meeting and Exposition of the American Pharmacists Association; New Orleans, LA

03/12 Transforming the future of pain management: 2012 Annual Meeting and Exposition of the American Pharmacists Association; New Orleans, LA

12/11 Squabbling about pain. A point / counter-point discussion of controversial topics; 2011 Midyear Clinical Meeting of the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists; New Orleans, LA

12/11 Pathophysiology, pharmacology, and therapeutics: Connecting the dots in advancing pain management; 2011 Midyear Clinical Meeting of the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists; New Orleans, LA

09/11 A "topical" review of pain; 2011 PAINWeek: The Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pain Educators; Las Vegas, NV

09/11 Pain therapeutics; 2011 PAINWeek: The Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pain
Educators; Las Vegas, NV.

09/11 Insights to being a Certified Pain Educator as a pharmacist: A panel discussion; 2011 PAINWeek: The Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pain Educators; Las Vegas, NV

12/10 Establishing a pharmacist-run outpatient chronic pain service; 2010 Midyear Clinical Meeting of the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists; Anaheim, CA

10/09 Pain management education and training for healthcare providers; 2009 Annual Meeting of the
Alliance of State Pain Initiatives; San Francisco, CA

12/09 Facilitator, Pain and Palliative Care Pre-meeting Workshop; 2009; Midyear Clinical Meeting of the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists; Las Vegas, NV

12/08 Moderator, Pain and Palliative Care Pre-meeting Workshop; 2008; Midyear Clinical Meeting of the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists; Orlando, FL

12/08 Network Facilitator, Pain and Palliative Care Networking Session; 2008 Midyear Clinical Meeting of the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists; Orlando, FL

12/08 Pain Pathophysiology: A focus on novel pharmacology; 2008 Midyear Clinical Meeting of the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists, Orlando, FL

12/07 Moderator, Pain and Palliative Care Pre-meeting Workshop; 2007; Midyear Clinical Meeting of the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists; Las Vegas, NV

06/07 Pain management pharmacotherapy: Making new friends and revisiting old ones. Alliance of State Pain Initiatives Annual Meeting. Boston, MA

06/04 Pharmacist education in pain and palliative care: A report from the 2003 National Pain and Palliative Care Summit; 2004 Annual Meeting of the American Alliance of Cancer Pain Initiatives; New Brunswick, NJ

11/03 Mechanisms and Management of Painful Diabetic Neuropathy; 2003 Kilo Diabetes and Vascular Research Foundation Annual Meeting, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine; St. Louis, MO

09/03 Pain and Palliative Care in Pharmacy Education; 2003 National Pain & Palliative Care Summit; Ohio State University; Columbus, OH

12/01 Pathophysiology of Cancer Pain; Update in Cancer Pain Management; Annual Midyear Clinical Meeting; American Society of Health-System Pharmacy; New Orleans, LA

06/01 Management of Painful Peripheral Neuropathy: Annual Essentials on Aging Conference; New Mexico Geriatric Education Center; University of New Mexico HSC; Albuquerque, NM

06/00 Geriatric Syndromes from a Pharmacologic Perspective; Annual Essentials on Aging Conference; New Mexico Geriatric Education Center; University of New Mexico HSC; Albuquerque, NM

10/99 Pharmacotherapy for an Aging Population; Annual Conference on Geriatrics; American Academy of Family Physicians; Albuquerque, NM

05/99 * Validity of Home Blood Glucose Reporting by Patients: Conventional Logbook Reporting versus Computerized Glucose Tracking; Western States Conference; Monterey, CA

09/98 Cross-Cultural Communication and Medication Issues; Essentials on Aging Conference; New Mexico Geriatric Education Center; University of New Mexico HSC; Albuquerque, NM

Regional Presentations

05/13 Practical Pain Management. Illinois Dental Society, Mt. Vernon, IL.

04/13 Pharmacology Review Course. Illinois Society of Advanced Practice Nurses. Springfield, IL.

08/12 Methadone, buprenorphine, and liposomal bupivacaine (webinar). Illinois Council of Health
System Pharmacists, Chicago, IL.

06/12 Pharmacology Review Course. Illinois Society of Advanced Practice Nurses. Champaign, IL.

10/11 A holistic approach to chronic pain management (moderator); Midwest Pain Society Annual Meeting; Chicago, IL.

09/11 Multidisciplinary care of the chronic pain patient. Illinois Pharmacists Association Annual
Meeting; Springfield, IL.

09/11 Case studies in post-operative pain management. Illinois Council of Health-Systems
Pharmacy Annual Meeting; Springfield, IL.

07/11 A pharmacist's roadmap to pain management; 2011 Georgia Society of Health System Pharmacists, Amelia Island, FL.

06/11 A pharmacist's roadmap to pain management; 2011 Washington Society of Health System Pharmacists; Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

05/11 A pharmacist's roadmap to pain management; 2011 Louisiana Society of Health System Pharmacists; New Orleans, LA.

04/11 Establishment of a rural pharmacy practice residency program; 2011 Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacy / Missouri Society of Health-System Pharmacy Spring Meeting: St. Charles, MO.

10/10 Acetaminophen and the Food and Drug Administration; 2010 Annual Meeting of the Midwest Pain Society; Chicago, IL

11/09 The pros and cons of opioid therapy for chronic nonmalignant pain; 2009 Annual
Meeting of the Michigan Society of Health-System Pharmacists; Novi, MI

09/09 Chronic Pain Management; Phillipino Medical Society of St. Louis Annual Conference;
St. Louis, MO

10/08 Pharmacology: An update for nurse practitioners; St. Louis University; St. Louis, MO

10/08 Ambulatory Pain Management; New Mexico Society of Health Systems Pharmacists Annual Balloon Fiesta Meeting; Albuquerque, NM

04/08 Chronic Pain Management: The 900lb gorilla in your clinic; Illinois Council of Health Systems Pharmacists Annual Conference; Peoria, IL

10/07 Analgesics from a pharmacology perspective: Science or voodoo? Missouri Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Annual Meeting; Kansas City, MO

09/07 Assessment of pain in the demented patient; Neurology Grand Rounds; School of Medicine; Washington University in St. Louis; St. Louis, MO

03/07 Chronic pain and palliative care from a pharmacist's perspective; Spring Joint Meeting of the Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists and the Missouri Society of Health-System Pharmacists; St. Charles, MO

02/06 Future Areas of Pain Management Research; Grand Rounds; Dept of Anesthesiology; Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine; St. Louis, MO

01/05 Considerations of Channelopathies in Pain Syndromes; Grand Rounds; Dept. of Anesthesiology; Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine; St. Louis, MO

09/02 Channelopathies and Neuropathic Pain; Neurology and Neurosurgery Grand Rounds; St. John's Mercy Health System; St. Louis, MO

06/02 Opioid Pharmacotherapy: Clinical Application; Neurology Residents' and Fellows' Conference; Saint Louis University School of Medicine; St. Louis, MO

03/02 Clinical Pain Management: Principles and Practice in Psychiatry; Jefferson Barracks Veteran's Administration Medical Center Grand Rounds; St. Louis, MO

03/02 Opioid Pharmacotherapy: Clinical Application; Neurology Residents and Fellows Conference; Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine; St. Louis, Missouri

01/01 Continuous Subcutaneous Infusion in Pain Management; Crown of Texas Hospice; Amarillo, Texas

09/00 Pain Management in the Hospice Patient; Hospice Hands of West Texas; Plainview, Texas

08/99 Basic Pharmacokinetic and Dynamic Principles in Geriatrics; Texas Tech Family Medicine Grand Rounds; Amarillo, Texas

06/99 Research Design: Choosing the Statistical Analysis; Geriatric Grand Rounds; University of New Mexico HSC; Albuquerque, New Mexico

04/99 Polypharmacy: Assessment and Management; New Mexico Geriatric Education Center; Durango, Colorado

03/99 Community Acquired Pneumonia in the Elderly; Geriatric Grand Grounds; University of New Mexico HSC; Albuquerque, New Mexico

01/99 Platelet Active Drugs; Geriatric Grand Rounds; University of New Mexico HSC; Albuquerque, New Mexico

11/98 Opportunities in Health Care; University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center; Albuquerque, New Mexico

08/98 An Update on Parkinson's Disease; Geriatric Grand Rounds; University of New Mexico HSC; Albuquerque, New Mexico

Local Presentations / Public Service Presentations

01/13 Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy; St. Louis Association of Diabetes Educators, St.
Louis, MO

08/12 Migraine and Primary Headache Disorders; St. Louis University Family Medicine Grand Rounds; Belleville, Il

02/12 Prescribing controlled substances; St. Louis University Conference for Advanced Practice Nurses, St. Louis, MO

11/11 Patient controlled analgesia and opioids; OSF St. Francis Pharmacy Grand Rounds, Peoria, IL

09/11 Acute pain management for the dental practitioner; Madison County Dental Society, Alton, IL

09/11 Medications and weight gain; TOPS weight control support group, Highland, IL

Didactic Teaching

2007 to present Pain and Pallliative Care Pharmacotherapy (PHEL 764); Course coordinator, School of
Pharmacy, SIUE

2006 to present NVDC - PHPT 727, Gastrointestinal, pulmonary, rheumatology, and transplantation Integrated Pharmacotherapeutics, School of Pharmacy, SIUE

2006 to 2009 Inflammatory Bowel Disorder - PHPT 727, Gastrointestinal, pulmonary, rheumatology, and transplantation Integrated Pharmacotherapeutics, School of Pharmacy, SIUE

2006 to 2009 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - PHPT 727, Gastrointestinal, pulmonary, rheumatology, and transplantation Integrated Pharmacotherapeutics, School of Pharmacy, SIUE

2006 to present Rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and gout - PHPT 727, Gastrointestinal, pulmonary, rheumatology, and transplantation Integrated Pharmacotherapeutics, School of Pharmacy, SIUE

2006 to present Stroke Pharmacotherapy - PHPT 724, Cardiovascular and Renal Integrated Therapeutics, School of Pharmacy, SIUE

2006 to Present Thyroid Pharmacotherapy - PHPT 726, Endocrinology Integrated Therapeutics, School of Pharmacy, SIUE

2001 to present Pain and Palliative Care; Nursing 314 & 315 - School of Nursing; SIUE

05/01 Pain and Palliative Care; TexPharm Neurosensory; University of Texas /

01/00 to 05/01 Course Coordinator - Pharm 4142; Grand Rounds (Senior Seminars); Texas Tech University School of Pharmacy

09/00 Neurosensory Pharmacotherapy / Pain; Pharm 3261 (2 hours); Texas Tech University School of Pharmacy

10/00 Hemodynamic Monitoring; TexPharm Critical Care; University of Texas

03/00 Pharmaceutical Care I / Medical Devices; Pharm 1301 (2 hours); Texas Tech University School of Pharmacy

02/00 Pharmaceutical Care I / OTC Analgesics; Pharm1301 (4 hours); Texas Tech University School of Pharmacy

11/99 Pharmaceutical Care II / SOAP Notes; Pharm2301 (1 hour); Texas Tech University School of Pharmacy

09/99 Neurosensory Pharmacotherapy / Epilepsy; Pharm 3261 (1 hour); Texas Tech University School of Pharmacy

03/99 Alzheimer's Disease (1 hour); Pharmacy 751 / 431; (Clinical Therapeutics II); University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy

03/99 Mental Status Examination & Dermatology; Physical Assessment and Communication; Pharmacy 750 (15 hours); University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy

01/99 Parkinson's Disease (2 hours); Pharmacy 752 / 432; (Clinical Therapeutics II); University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy

11/98 Geriatrics (1 hour); Pharmacy 751 / 431 (Clinical Therapeutics I); University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy

10/98 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (1 hour); Pharmacy 751 / 431; (Clinical Therapeutics I); University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy

10/98 Laxatives and Antidiarrheals (1 hour); Pharmacy 751 / 431 (Clinical Therapeutics I); University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy

06/98 Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders (1 hour); Medical-Surgical Nursing; Maryville University College of Nursing; Chesterfield, Missouri

05/98 Acute Myocardial Infarction (1 hour); Medical-Surgical Nursing; Maryville University College of Nursing; Chesterfield, Missouri

Course Coordination

Spring 07 to PHPT 727, Gastrointestinal, pulmonary, rheumatology, and transplantation
Present Integrated Pharmacotherapeutics, School of Pharmacy, SIUE

Fall 08 PHPT 740, Neurology and Psychiatry Integrated Therapeutics; School of Pharmacy, SIUE

Fall 07 to PHEL 764, Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy, Advanced Elective,
Present School of Pharmacy, SIUE

Committees and Offices

08/12 to Member, Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee, American Pain Society

03/12 to Member, Illinois Prescription Monitoring Program Advisory Committee, Department of Health
present Services, State of Illinois

10/11 to Board of Directors, Midwest Pain Society, A regional society of the American Pain Society
present

05/11 to Member, Practice analysis task force for pain and palliative care
present Board of Pharmacy Specialties

07/11 to Chair, Section Advisory Group, Pain and Palliative Care, American Society of Health-System
06/12 Pharmacists

02/11 to Member, Educational Programming Committee, 2011 Midyear Clinical Meeting,
12/11 American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

01/11 to Co-Chair, Scientific Planning Committee, Midwest Pain Society
01/13

10/10 to Member, Curriculum Task Force on Pain for Schools of Pharmacy, International Association for
present the Study of Pain

08/10 to Chair-elect, Section Advisory Group on Pain and Palliative Care, American Society of
07/11 Health-System Pharmacists

08/10 to Member, Dean Search Advisory Committee (Pharmacy), Southern Illinois University
05/11 Edwardsville

05/10 to Capstone Project Task Force, SIUE SOP
12/10

01/10 to Peer consulting and mentoring program, Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion
present Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

11/09 to Dean's quadrennial review committee, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
3/10

10/09 Chair, Life Sciences review panel, SIUE Seed Grant for Translational and Exploratory Research

07/09 to Research and Scholarship Committee
present

08/08 Pre-commencement Task Force, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

10/08 to Chair, Admissions committee, School of Pharmacy, SIUE
05/09

09/07 Summer Research Fellowship Review Committee, Graduate School, SIUE

07/07 to Programming Subcommittee, Graduate Council, Graduate School, SIUE
07/08

05/07 to Board of Advisors, Alliance of State Pain Initiatives
05/10

01/07 to Network Facilitator, Pain Management; Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists; American
12/08 Society of Health System Pharmacists

01/07 to Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee, American Academy of Neurology
10/09 Guidelines and Practice Parameters Committee

01/07 to Organizing Committee and Founding Member, Pharmacotherapy Special Interest Group,
Present American Pain Society

08/06 to Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience task force, School of Pharmacy, SIUE
10/09

08/06 to Awards and Scholarship Committee, School of Pharmacy, SIUE
05/09

07/06 to Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, St. Elizabeth's Health System
present

07/06 to Scientific Program Steering Committee, American Alliance of Cancer Pain Initiatives
06/07

07/06 Pain Practice and Research Network Sabbatical Review Committee, American College of
Clinical Pharmacy

10/05 to Educational Advisory Board, Opioid Management Society
Present

08/05 to Admissions Committee, Southern Illinois University School of Pharmacy
05/09

01/05 to Therapeutic Lead, Migraine; Janssen Medical Affairs, LLC
08/05

11/04 to Immediate Past Present, Missouri Pain Initiative
11/05

10/04 to Member, ASHP Task Force on Pain Management
present

05/03 to Curriculum Development Director and Chair; Pain and Analgesia Therapeutic Advisory Board,
02/04 Ortho-McNeil

01/04 to President, Missouri Pain Initiative
01/05

09/03 to President-Elect; Missouri Pain Initiative
01/04

07/02 to Co-Chairman, Board of Directors; Missouri Pain Initiative
07/03

07/02 to Curriculum Development Subcommittee; Therapeutic Advisory Board, (Neurology) Division of
07/03 Clinical Affairs; Ortho-McNeil

10/01 to Ethics Committee; Hospice of Southern Illinois, Inc.
01/05

10/01 to Professional Advisory Board; Hospice of Southern Illinois, Inc.
08/10

06/00 to Academic Affairs Committee; Member, Credentialing Sub Committee; School of Pharmacy;
05/01 Texas Tech University HSC

05/00 to Faculty Delegate; American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy; School of Pharmacy; Texas
05/01 Tech University Health Sciences Center

05/00 to Veterans Affairs Research & Development Committee (IRB) ; Amarillo VAMC
05/01

05/00 to Board of Advisors; Amarillo Quality of Life Project
05/01

03/00 to Advisory Committee; Pain and Palliative Care Initiative; Don & Sybil Harrington Cancer Center
05/01

08/99 to Institutional Review Board; Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
05/01

08/99 to Chair, Faculty Search Committee; Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of
05/01 Pharmacy

09/99 State Employee Charitable Contribution Committee; Texas Tech University HSC

11/98 to Pain Management and Palliative Care Subcommittee; Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee;
06/99 University Hospital; University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center

Professional Organizations

01/10 to present International Association for the Study of Pain

02/09 to present American Society of Pain Educators

03/07 to present Illinois Council of Health Systems Pharmacists

08/05 to 05/09 American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

08/02 to 05/09 Missouri Pain Initiative

06/01 to 05/09 Gateway College of Clinical Pharmacy

08/00 to present American Pain Society

08/98 to 08/00 New Mexico Society of Health-System Pharmacists

10/97 to present Fellow, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

10/97 to present American College of Clinical Pharmacy

08/97 to present Phi Delta Chi Alumni Association

Licensure/Certification

2009 Certified Pain Educator, American Society of Pain Educators

2000 Pharmacotherapy Specialist, Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties (recertified 2007)

1999 Registered Pharmacist, Texas (expired 3/03)

  • Pharmacist Clinician, New Mexico (Prescriptive privileges expired 3/24/00)

1998 Registered Pharmacist, New Mexico (Expired 3/34/01)

  • Registered Pharmacist, Illinois (Active)

Extramural Grants - Funded

National Institutes of Health Pain Consortium Center of Excellence in Pain Education. Role: Co-Principal Investigator (Funded - $268,000; NIH contract solicitation through Altarum). 2012-2014.

National consensus project on improving the education of pharmacists on pain and palliative care. Role: Principal Investigator (Funded - $152,500; Mayday Fund). 2007-2010.

American Pharmacist's Association outreach grant ($1000); Co-Principal Investigator (Awarded Feb 2007)

Changing the face of pain in Missouri: A state-wide stakeholder collaborative initiative. (Funded - $20,000; American Pain Foundation). 2006

Power over pain: A state-wide public awareness project. Role: Co-Investigator (Funded - $10,000; American Pain Foundation) Missouri Pain Initiative. 2006

The show-me urban and rural education (SURE) project: A state-wide pain education initiative. Role: Principal Investigator (Funded - $10,000; Lance Armstrong Foundation / American Alliance of Cancer Pain Initiatives) Missouri Pain Initiative. 2005

A prospective clinical pharmacodynamic study of gatifloxacin; it's clinical efficacy, and tolerability in geriatric patients with community acquired pneumonia. Role: Co-Principal Investigator (funded - $80,028.00; Bristol Meyers-Squibb) 2000

Comparing incidence of adverse events between levalbuterol and racemic albuterol in the acute-care setting. Role: Co-Investigator (funded - $23,000; Sepracor Pharmaceuticals) 2000

The percutaneous systemic bioavailability of pluronic lecithin organogel (PLO) - administered morphine sulfate: A pilot study. Role: Principal Investigator (funded - $1,200; Crown of Texas Hospice Foundation) 2000

In Vitro compatibility and stability of medications administered via subcutaneous infusion. Role: Principal Investigator (funded - $4,645; Texas Society of Health-Systems Pharmacy Foundation) 2000

Validity of home blood glucose reporting by patients: Conventional logbook reporting versus computerized glucose tracking. Role: Principal Investigator (funded- $2,500; Lifescan, Inc.) 1998

Intramural Grants - Funded

Bridging hospice volunteerism and the millennial generation: A student directed outreach project. Meridian Society Grant. Role Principal Investigator. (funded- $3600). 2012

Putting narcotics into perspective - a visit to Covidien laboratories. Excellence in Undergraduate Education (EUE) grant. Role Principal Investigator. (funded - $800). 2007

Treatment of paclitaxel-induced peripheral neuropathy in breast cancer with mirtazapine: A pilot study. Role: Principal Investigator. (funded - $5,500; Women's Health Research Institute). 2001

End-of-Life care education in United States pharmacy schools / colleges. Role: Principal Investigator (funded - $550; University Seed Grant Program) 2001

Transdermal bioavailability of hydromorphone hydrochloride. Role: Principal Investigator. (funded - $5,675; TTUHSC pilot grant). 2000

Subcutaneous infusion practices of United States Hospices: A pilot questionnaire and in vitro compatibility analysis. Role: Principal Investigator (funded - $1,200; National Hospice Organization, $4,841 - TTUHSC pilot grant) 1999

Extramural Grants - Unfunded

Mayday Foundation (Submitted March 2011; PI; unfunded $324,520) - Establishing consensus driven patient education modules for the Certified Pain Educator to satisfy CMS requirements for CPT code G0108.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Pioneer Grant Program (Submitted Jan 2011; PI; unfunded $824,400) - A system-wide educational intervention to reduce presenteeism due to five frequent health conditions.

HRSA Federal Training Grant (submitted Jan 2007; Co-I; unfunded $57,811) - Overcoming disparate and literary barriers to effective pain and palliative care in a family medicine residency training program.