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Courtney Montepara

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
School of Pharmacy
Pharmacy Practice

213 Bayer Hall
Phone: 412.396.4335
monteparac@duq.edu

Education:

Pharm.D., Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, 2015
PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, Atlantic Health System, 2016
PGY2 Cardiology Pharmacy Residency, Cleveland Clinic, 2017
Bio

Dr. Courtney Montepara received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2015 from Philadelphia College of Pharmacy. She then completed a post-graduate pharmacy practice residency at Atlantic Health System in Morristown, New Jersey followed by a cardiology pharmacy specialty residency at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. She also earned a teaching certificate through the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University in Piscataway, New Jersey.

Dr. Montepara is an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Duquesne University School of Pharmacy and a cardiology pharmacy specialist at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Scholarship

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

Montepara CA, Faulkenberg KD, Greenlee KM, Bott-Silverman CE, Williams JB. Impact of an individualized education approach on readmission rates in heart failure patients. Ohio College of Clinical Pharmacy Fall Meeting, Cleveland, OH; November 2016.

Montepara CA, Bloomstein D, Serra M. Safety evaluation of the use of unfractionated heparin versus bivalirudin during percutaneous coronary intervention. 35th Eastern States Conference for Pharmacy Residents and Preceptors, Hershey, PA; May 2016.

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Montepara CA, Faulkenberg KD, Williams JB. Use of digoxin loading in acute decompensated heart failure. American College of Cardiology's 66th Annual Scientific Session & Expo, Washington, DC; March 2017.

Montepara CA, Faulkenberg KD, Greenlee KM, Bott-Silverman CE, Williams JB. Impact of an individualized education approach on readmission rates in heart failure patients.
• Ohio College of Clinical Pharmacy Spring Meeting, Cleveland, OH; May 2017.
• Vizient University HealthSystem Consortium Pharmacy Network Meeting, Las Vegas, NV; December 2016.

Montepara CA, Shah KJ, Hardeo SM. Evaluation of the appropriate use of stress ulcer prophylaxis during admission and upon discharge at a community teaching hospital.
• New Jersey Society of Health-System Pharmacists Annual Meeting and Exhibition, Long Branch, NJ; March 2016.
• 50th American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting; New Orleans, LA; December 2015.
• University HealthSystem Consortium Pharmacy Network Meeting; New Orleans, LA; December 2015.

WEBINAR

Evolocumab and Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Cardiovascular Disease (FOURIER). American College of Clinical Pharmacy, Cardiology Practice and Research Network Journal Club; March 2017.

Courses

PHBM 432: Cardiovascular Module

Problem-Based Learning Experiences

Honors

First Place, Ohio College of Clinical Pharmacy Fall Meeting Research Presentation, Cleveland, OH; November 2016.