DKICP well represented at ASHP Midyear Meeting


At this year’s ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, held virtually December 5-9, 2021, 16 posters from 28 DKICP students will be presented. The largest national pharmacy meeting held annually, the event typically draws over 20,000 participants.

“We congratulate all of our participating students and the faculty and preceptors who mentored and guided these student projects,” says Dean Carolyn Ma.

This year’s poster topics from DKICP authors include:

Amount of sleep medications prescribed in comparison to the total amount of daylight in each state – Kenzo Nakamura, author; Bryce Fukunaga, co-author

Analysis of patient demographics and coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) health outcomes stratified by COVID-19 vaccine rollout phase – Trisha Nobriga, author; Chaz Barit, co-author

Effect of utilizing home blood pressure monitoring in adult patients to improve in-clinic blood pressure measurements – Laura Hardaway, author; Michelle Kim and Jarred Prudencio, co-authors

Effectiveness of Amantadine and Modafinil as neurostimulants following stroke – Samantha Okubo, author; Yun Soo Park and Nicole Young, co-authors

Effectiveness of implementing a prescription monitoring program (PMP) in the community setting of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands – Tiana Enos-Dano, author; Tyler Jo Branco-Hedke, Jonathan Muna and Joshua Wise, co-authors

Evaluating the efficacy and safety of glycoprotein iib/iiia inhibitor use in neuroendovascular procedures – Yun Soo Park, author; Samantha Okubo, co-author

Evaluation of direct oral anticoagulants and Warfarin prescribing trends in Medicare patients in Hawaiʻi and the United States – Danh Ronald Nguyen, author; Jordan Anderson and Jarred Prudencio, co-authors

Evaluation of the safety of hypertonic saline via peripheral line in critical care patients – Jordan Anderson, author; Danh Nguyen and Sheri Tokumaru, co-authors

Impact of COVID-19 on pharmacy students’ acute medicine rotations and their perceptions on healthcare and the pharmacist’s role – Christopher Kaneko, author; Cleighton Lagmay, Kyle Nakagawa, Jarred Prudencio and Nicole Young, co-authors

Minimizing the inappropriate use of antiplatelets for patients on anticoagulation therapy – Lillian Tran, author; Brandi Hutchins, Laura Lum, Trisha Masuda and ShariAnn Tamaru, co-authors

Optimization of medication regimens in patients with type 2 diabetes and clinical atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease – Paige Cajudoy, author; Donald Waddell and Jarred Prudencio, co-authors

Relations between dry eye prescription claims and humidity, cigarette smokers and air pollutant emissions per state – Jane Lakritz, author; Bryce Fukunaga, co-author

Sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitor prescription rate compared to heart failure hospitalizations from 2014-2019 – Rosalie White, author; Deborah Taira and Bryce Fukunaga, co-authors

Statin prescribing in rural and urban Hawaiʻi for Medicare enrollees --  Cody Porter, author; Deborah Taira, co-author

Substance use among native Hawaiians compared to Asians and Whites – Zhian Lin, author; Patricia Stevens, Tran Ngoc Bao Dinh, Deborah Taira and Wesley Sumida, co-authors

Variation in prescribing of short-/intermediate-acting versus long-acting Benzodiazepines by state – Daijiro Oshitari, author; Deborah Taira and Bryce Fukunaga, co-authors