Professional Bio

Education

  • Pharmacy Practice Residency, Valley Health Systems – Wincester, VA 2009-2010
  • Cardiology Specialty Residency, UMass Memorial Medical Center – Worcester, MA 2010-2011
  • Pharm.D., University of Connecticut, 2009
  • B.S., Pharmaceutical Studies, University of Connecticut, 2007

 

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Expertise and Certifications

  • Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS), December 2012
  • PharmD License, June 2009
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification, May 2010
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification, October, 2009

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)
  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)
  • Team Based Learning Collaborative

 

Research and Scholarship

Research Interests
  • Anticoagulation
  • Antiplatelet Therapy
  • Cardiology

Recent Publications

Vandiver, JW, Ritz, LI, Lalama, JT (2016). Chemical prophylaxis to prevent venous thromboembolism in morbid obesity:  literature review and dosing recommendations.  Journal Thrombolysis.  41(3):475-481.

Lalama JT, Feeney ME, Vandiver JW, Beavers KD, Walter LN, McClintic JR.  Assessing an enoxaparin dosing protocol in morbidly obese patients.  J Thromb Thrombolysis.  2014 [DOI# 10.1007/s11239-014-1117-y].

Lalama J.  Arrhythmias.  In:  Attridge RL, Miller ML, Moote R, Ryan L, eds.  Internal Medicine:  A Guide to Clinical Therapeutics.  1st ed.  New York, NY:  McGraw-Hill; 2013:25.

Nelson, A., Lalama, J. Intermediate-Risk Pulmonary Embolism and Fibrinolysis: For Better or For Worse?. In: Linn WD. eds. Topics in Evidence-Based Pharmacy Practice. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill; 2013. http://accesspharmacy.mhmedical.com.dml.regis.edu/updatesContent.aspx?bookid=533&Sectionid=56747651. Accessed October 06, 2014.

Lalama, J.T., Feeney, M.E., Vandiver JW, Beavers KD, Walter LN, McClintic JR.  Assessing an enoxaparin dosing protocol in morbidly obese patients.  J Thromb Thrombolysis.  2014 [DOI# 10.1007/s11239-014-1117-y].

Khan, S., Lalama, J. "What Is The CHANCE That Dual Antiplatelet Therapy Is Effective for Secondary Stroke Prevention?" (update). In: Linn WD, Al-Qadheeb N, Al-Qadheeb N, Havrda D, eds. Topics in Evidence-Based Pharmacy Practice. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2013. http://www.accesspharmacy.com/content.aspx?aID=4000318. Accessed December 2, 2013.

Feeney, M., Lalama, J. "Can Newer Anticoagulants AMPLIFY the Initial Treatment of VTE?" (update). In: Linn WD, Al-Qadheeb N, Havrda D, Al-Qadheeb N, Havrda D, eds. Topics in Evidence-Based Pharmacy Practice. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2013. http://www.accesspharmacy.com/content.aspx?aID=4000312. Accessed October 27, 2013

Lalama, J. (2013). Can Newer Anticoagulants AMPLIFY the Initial Treatment of VTE? Topics in Evidence-Based Pharmacy PracticeRetrieved from http://accesspharmacy.mhmedical.com/updatesContent.aspx?bookid=533&Sectionid=45242482

Lalama, J. (2012a). Using Aspirin for Primary Prevention of Vascular and Non-Vascular Outcomes: What Are the Data? Topics in Evidence-Based Pharmacy Practice.

Lalama, J. (2012b). Risk of Acute Coronary Events and Dabigatran. Topics in Evidence-Based Pharmacy Practice.

Lalama, J., Lewis, P. M., Gore, J., Tran, M.T. & Donovan, J. (2012). How one academic medical center has managed potency changes with unfractionated heparin. Journal of thrombosis and thrombolysis, 1–5.

Khan, S., Lalama, J. Can A Fish A Day Keep the ED Away?. In: Linn WD. eds.Topics in Evidence-Based Pharmacy PracticeNew York, NY: McGraw-Hill; 2013. http://accesspharmacy.mhmedical.com/updatesContent.aspx?bookid=533&Sectionid=41703424. Accessed April 28, 2014.

Lalama, J. (2012). "Dronedarone: Where To Go from Here?"  In W.D. Linn, N. Al-Qadheeb, D. Havrda, N. Al-Qadheeb, D. Havrda (Eds), Topics in Evidence-Based Pharmacy Practice. http://www.accesspharmacy.com/content.aspx?aID=4000121. AccessPharmacy.

Lalama, J. (2012). "Rivaroxaban: Warfarin's Newest Competitor for Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation" (update). In W.D. Linn, N. Al-Qadheeb, D. Havrda, N. Al-Qadheeb, D. Havrda (Eds), Topics in Evidence-Based Pharmacy Practice. http://www.accesspharmacy.com/content.aspx?aID=4000122. AccessPharmacy.

Lalama, J., Brackbill, M. (2011) Characterization and Evaluation of Clopidogrel Response Testing in a Community Hospital Setting. J Clinic Experiment Cardiol 2:155. doi:10.4172/2155-9880.1000155.

Recent Presentations

Lalama, J, Martell, C, Marrs, J.  Stroke of genius or slight miss: evaluation of the updated secondary stroke prevention guidelines.  Colorado Pharmacists Society 24th Annual Winter CE Seminar; Copper Mountain, CO.  Poster presentation. January 10, 2016.

James, S, Lalama, J.  Integration of different topics using Team-Based Learning.  15th Annual TBLC Conference; Albuquerque, NM. Platform presentation. March 5, 2016.

Duncan R, Vandiver J, Lalama, J.  Bleed-b’-gon:  reversal of the oral anticoagulants, Swedish Medical Center Grand Rounds for CME.  Englewood, CO.  Round-table presentation.  February 18, 2016.

Lalama, J, Martell, C, Marrs, J.  Stroke of genius or slight miss: evaluation of the updated secondary stroke prevention guidelines.  Colorado Pharmacists Society 24th Annual Winter CE Seminar; Copper Mountain, CO.  Poster presentation. January 10, 2016.

Lalama J.  Optimal duration for dual antiplatelet therapy.  Colorado Pharmacists Society’s 2015 Annual Meeting & Exhibition.  Denver, CO. Platform Presentation. May 9, 2015.

Ritz LI, Lalama JT, Vandiver J, McClintic J, Smith K, Walter L.  Fixed enoxaparin dosing protocol in obese patients.  Poster presented at:  American Society of Health System Pharmacists 49th Midyear Clinical Meeting & Exhibition; December 8, 2014; Anaheim, CA.

Valenciano EC, Hughes AN, Walter LN, Lalama JT, McClintic JR.  New oral anticoagulant utilization and adverse events as observed in a community hospital.  Poster presented at:  American Society of Health System Pharmacists 49th Midyear Clinical Meeting & Exhibition; December 8, 2014; Anaheim, CA.

Martell, C., Lalama, J., Fete, M., Goldwire, M. Update in the Drug Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease, Regis University Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions, 2nd Annual Summit for Healthcare Professionals; Denver, CO. September 19, 2014.

Feeney M, Lalama J, Beavers K, Vandiver J, Walter L, McClintic J. Assessing an enoxaparin dosing protocol in morbidly obese patient. Poster: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists 48th Midyear Clinical Meeting & Exhibition, Orlando, FL. December 10, 2013.

Prasthofer, E., Lalama, J.  Treatment of VTE – review of guidelines and new oral anticoagulants.  Presented at:  Swedish Medical Center Medical Grand Rounds;  Englewood, CO. November 21, 2013.

Todd, B., Hanselin, M., Lalama, J. Clinical pearls: niacin, the old frontier, novel oral drug for cystic fibrosis, preventing clots in the 21st century. 2013 Annual Colorado Pharmacists Society Meeting, Colorado Springs, CO. Platform. May 31, 2013.

Ricchetti, C., Fete, M., Knutsen, S., Lalama, J., Nelson, M., & Wachernah, R. Bringing Classes Together: Developing Integrated, Team-Taught TBL Modules. 2013 Team-Based Learning Collaborative - Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. March 1, 2013.

Burt, L., Berlau D.J., Buffet L., Hanselin, M., Lalama, J., Sheridan, L., Sucher, B. Overcoming Challenges in TBL: The Regis Approach, Team-Based Learning Collaborative, 11th Annual Team-Based Learning Collaborative, St. Petersburg, FL. March 2, 2012.

McCollum, M., Sucher, A.J., Haight, R., Shea, L., Lalama, J., Martell, C., & Luckey, S. W. PCAT Scores are Predictive of Student Performance in an Integrated Team-Based LearningTM Curriculum. 2012 AACP Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL. 2012.

Awards & Recognition

  • Teacher of the Year, Regis University School of Pharmacy, P2 class, 2014.

 

Community Involvement and Service

Service to Community
  • March 2015, Sam’s Club Health Fair, precepted students at heart health booth
  • April 2013-2015, Regis University 9 Health Fair, precepted students at the heart health booth and ask a question get a medical referral
  • November 2011-2014, Commerce City 9 Health Fair, precepted students at registration booth
  • October 2014, Golden 9 Health Fair, precepted students at “Ask a Pharmacist” booth
  • August 2012-2014, Sleep Tight Colorado 5K Pajama Run, ran in race raising money to donate sleeping bags to the homeless
  • June 2014, Denver Parks & Recreation, participated in faculty service project cultivating one of the main flower beds at Rocky Mountain Lake Park
  • October 2013, ALS run/walk, participated in walk to raise money for ALS
  • October 2012-2013, Skinner Middle School Health Fair, precepted students at heart health booth
  • April 2013, Pepsi Center 9 Health Fair, precepted students at registration booth
  • February 2012-2013, American Diabetes Association Denver Diabetes Expo, precepted students testing blood sugars, interpreting results from blood sugars, and performing foot exams
  • February 2012-2013, Regis Goes Red, provided a smoking cessation service, and participated in the Regis Goes Red kickoff event
  • February 2012, Brady High School Vaccine Clinic, immunized underprivileged children at an alternative high school
  • October 2011, Script Your Future, precepted a booth at the Silver Stride Walk promoting heart health and medication adherence

Service to University

  • 2013-2014, Regis University Mentoring Program Mentee
  • 2012- present, Sophomore IN Program Mentor

Service to College

  • 2015, Faculty Awards Task Force, Chair
  • 2014, Physical Therapy Faculty Search Committee, Member
  • 2013-2014, RHCHP Leadership Institute, Member

Service to School of Pharmacy

  • 2014-2015, ACPE Standards 24 and 26 Task Force, Member
  • 2013- present, Rho Chi National Honor Society, Faculty Advisor
  • 2013-present, P3 Sendoff Subcommittee (Subcommittee of Student Affairs Committee), Chair
  • 2013, 2012, Department of Pharmacy Practice Faculty Search Committee, Member
  • 2012-2013, School of Pharmacy Tutoring Subcommittee (Subcommittee of Student Affairs Committee), Member
  • 2012, Faculty Development on Residency presented to the Department ofPharmaceutical Sciences, Presenter
  • 2012-2013, P3 Sendoff Subcommittee (Subcommittee of Student Affairs Committee), Co-chair

Service to Students

  • 2012, Early Intervention Task Force to prevent student non-progression, Member
  • 2012, Walgreen’s Diversity Grant Subcommittee (Subcommittee of Student Affairs Committee), Member
  • 2011-2012, Class Schedule Task Force, Member
  • 2011-present, Student Affairs Committee Member