Ambulatory Care


Julie Cable, PharmD, BCPS

Position: Primary Care Clinical Pharmacist

Education/Post Graduation Training: PharmD, University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy; PGY1, Froedtert Hospital

Organizational Involvement: Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin (member)

Current Projects/Initiatives: Implementing pharmacist services in primary care 

Research Interests: Transitions of care, utilizing multidisciplinary collaboration to improve patient care, advancement of pharmacy practice in the ambulatory setting, medication safety


Catherine Decker, PharmD, BCACP, AE-C

Position: Clinical Pharmacist- Pulmonary Medicine

Education/Post-Graduate Training: BS Pharmacy from University of Iowa, PharmD from UW-Madison; Pharmacist Fellowship from UW Pediatric Pulmonary Center

Organizational Involvement: ASHP, ACCP, APhA, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF), Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA), Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF), Wisconsin Medicaid Advisory Committee, Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin (PSW)

Current Projects/Initiatives:CFF Grant & QI project describing/defining the role of a Cystic Fibrosis Ambulatory Clinic Pharmacist; Home IV aminoglycoside PK monitoring; Pulmonary Hypertension Association Patient Registry Enrollment Initiative

Research Interests: Cystic Fibrosis Gap Assessment; Pharmacist involvement in medication-related interventions in Cystic Fibrosis; Chronic Opioid use in Cystic Fibrosis


Vanessa Grapsas, PharmD, CACP

Position: Clinical Pharmacist at Anticoagulation and Pharmacy Transitions Clinics

Education: PharmD from University of Wisconsin

Organizational Involvement: Anticoagulation Forum

Current Projects/Initiatives: Anticoagulation Resident training/talks, RN Anticoagulation training, home INR monitoring program


Nora Groeschel, PharmD, BCACP

Position: Outpatient Pharmacy Coordinator, UW Health 1102 South Park Pharmacy Education/Post Graduation Training: PharmD from UW Madison 2008; PGY-1 at William S. Middleton VA Hospital (2008-2009)

Practice Interests: Family medicine for uninsured/underinsured patients, addiction therapy, hypertension management, reduction in opioid prescribing and use, increase in access to naloxone


Lisa Hawk, PharmD, BCPP

Position: Neurology Clinic (Multiple Sclerosis and Epilepsy)

Education/Post Graduation Training: PharmD, University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy

Organizational Involvement: Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity

Current Projects/Initiatives: Establishing the pharmacist role within MS and epilepsy clinics. Improving patient care through pharmacist led medication management. Improving medication access through process improvement Projects. Ensuring appropriate use of high cost medications. Establishing standardized workflows to obtain high cost medications.

Research Interests: Safe and appropriate use of ocrelizumab, improving lab compliance for disease modifying agents to treat MS


Kristina Heimerl, PharmD, BCACP

Position: Clinical Pharmacist, Primary Care

Education/Post-Graduate Training: PharmD from UW-Madison; PGY1 Community Pharmacy and PGY2 Ambulatory Care at UW Health

Organizational Involvement: ASHP, ACCP, Vizient University Health-System Consortium Pharmacy Network, Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin

Current Projects/Initiatives: Clinical Service Development in Primary Care (Hypertension, Lipids, Diabetes, Adherence)

Research Interests: Transitions of Care, Team-based Care

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Rebecca Lauscher, PharmD

Position: Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacist

Education/Post-Graduate Training: PharmD, University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy; PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, UW Health; PGY2-Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency, UW Health 

Organizational Involvement: UW Health Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Subcommittee, ASHP New Practitioners Forum Clinical Practice Group, PSW

Current Projects/Initiatives: Primary care pharmacist privileging and peer review

Research Interests: Transitions of care, Hypertension


Annie Marshall, PharmD, RPh, CSP

Position: Outpatient Pharmacy Coordinator, Specialty Mail Service

Education/Post-Graduate Training: Doctor of Pharmacy from UW-Madison

Current Projects/Initiatives: Hemophilia care, Specialty Mail Service Logistics, Shipping optimization

Research Interests: Cold-chain shipping and hemophilia care expansion


Kayla McGowan, PharmD, BCACP

Position: Primary Care Clinical Pharmacist

Education/Post-Graduate Training: PharmD, University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy; PGY1, Monroe Clinic

Organizational Involvement: Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin

Current Projects/Initiatives: Enhancement of ambulatory antimicrobial stewardship program; implementing and expanding pharmacist services in primary care clinics

Research Interests: Advancement of pharmacist services in the ambulatory care setting


Jessica Norman, PharmD

Position: Primary Care Clinical Pharmacist

Education/Post-Graduate Training: PharmD, University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy; PGY1, University of Colorado Hospital; PGY2, Ambulatory Care - University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 

Current Projects/Initiatives: Development of primary care pharmacy services (hypertension, lipids, transitions of care)


Erin Robinson, PharmD, CACP

Position: Outpatient pharmacy coordinator-UW Anticoagulation Clinic

Education/Post Graduation Training: PharmD, University of Iowa College of Pharmacy; PGY1, UW Health

Organizational Involvement: Ambulatory Anticoagulation Committee member; lead preceptor for PGY1 resident rotations in Anticoagulation Clinic; coordinating journal clubs, reviewing adverse events; teaching nurse courses about warfarin management and DOAC education; maintaining Anticoag Forum Centers of Excellence status

Current Projects/Initiatives: Determining appropriate level of Anticoagulation Clinic involvement/oversight for DOAC therapy selection and management; anticipating a home INR monitoring pilot in 2018; developing e-consult functionality for Anticoagulation Clinic Research Interests: Utilization and monitoring DOAC therapy


Connie Vo, PharmD, CSP

Position: Outpatient Pharmacy Coordinator -- UW Specialty Mail Service Pharmacy Education/Post Graduation Training: PharmD, University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy; Certified Specialty Pharmacist

Organizational Involvement: PSW, NASP, Specialty Pharmacy Subcommittee

Current Projects/Initiatives: Expansion of pharmacist clinical monitoring services of specialty disease states and medications, maintaining URAC and CPPA accreditations, implementation of technology to improve specialty pharmacy workflow

Research Interests: Specialty pharmacy


April Weaver, PharmD, BCACP

Position: Primary Care Clinic Pharmacist

Education/Post Graduation Training: PharmD from UW-Madison; PGY1 Community and PGY2 Ambulatory Care UW Health

Organizational Involvement: ASHP, Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin

Current Projects/Initiatives: Development of remote-based pharmacy services, volunteer at MEDiC clinics

Research Interests: Advancing pharmacy services within primary care clinic


Keywords:Ambulatory Care   Doc ID:90991
Owner:Mike F.Group:UW Health Pharmacy
Created:2019-04-11 15:43 CDTUpdated:2021-09-23 12:21 CDT
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