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Kurt Wolfgang, Pharm.D.

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy
Mylan School of Pharmacy
Clinical, Social, and Administrative Sciences

Bayer 314
Phone: 412.396.2370

Education:

Pharm.D., Pharmacy, Duquesne University, 2009
PGY-1, Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Florida & Shands Jacksonville Medical Center, 2010
Bio

I graduated from Duquesne University in 2009 with a PharmD.  While at Duquesne, I discovered my love for teaching while assisting with music programs at Fox Chapel Area and Kiski Area high schools.  After graduating, I matched at Shands Jacksonville for a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice residency and was exposed to areas of pharmacy from nutrition to management to critical care practice.  While at Shands, I was also able to continue teaching by precepting students and participating in a teaching certificate program with the University of Florida.

I currently practice pharmacy at UPMC Shadyside Hospital in the Surgical and Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit and host students in their Advanced Experiential Rotations during their 6th year.  The pharmacy presence within the Critical Care Medicine team continues to develop and I look forward to its future.

Outside from pharmacy, I enjoy hockey, fishing, and food.  I always will have a great passion for music.

Research

NA

Scholarship

Wolfgang K, Benedict L, Rockwell A, Tinsley J, Johnson D. Correlation of readmissions for venous thromboembolism with prior prophylaxis regimen and other risk factors. Presented at the South Eastern Residency Conference, Athens, GA; May 2010.

Courses

Therapeutic Case Studies: A Problem-Based Learning Approach
Clinical Pharmacokinetics
The American Health Care System
Therapeutics in the Critically Ill Patient

Honors

Pharmacy Resident Award for Excellence in Research, Shands Jacksonville Medical Center, 2010