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Branden D. Nemecek, Pharm.D., BCPS

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Pharmacy
Clinical, Social and Administrative Sciences

312 Bayer
Phone: 412.396.6370

Education:

Pharm.D. – University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2011
B.S. Biochemistry – University of Nebraska – Lincoln, 2007
Bio

Branden D. Nemecek, Pharm.D., BCPS, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice in Internal Medicine - Acute Care joined the Mylan School of Pharmacy in July 2013. He graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency followed by at Post Graduate Year 2 Residency in Internal Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. Dr. Nemecek's current practice site is at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center at Mercy Hospital where he works with Internal Medicine inpatient services.

On the national level, Dr. Nemecek currently serves on the ASHP New Practitioners Forum Residency Advancement advisory group and has previously served on the New Practitioners Forum Professional Practice advisory group. Dr. Nemecek is a member of the American Colleges of Clinical Pharmacy, the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and the Nebraska Pharmacists Association. His research interests are in endocrinology, transitions of care and assessment of preceptor-student feedback.


Scholarship

Poster Presentations:

  • Effectiveness of an insulin infusion protocol for management of diabetic ketoacidosis and hyperglycemic hyperosmolar syndrome. Presented at the Optimizing Pharmacy Education and Training conference. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. February 2013.
  • Medication Use Evaluation: Evaluation of utilization of bisphosphonates at an academic medical center: a safety and efficacy analysis. Presented at the UHC resident poster session at the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists Midyear meeting, Las Vegas, NV. December 2012
  • Medication Use Evaluation: Efficacy of insulin infusion protocols for reaching target blood glucose. Presented at the UHC resident poster session at the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists Midyear meeting, New Orleans, LA. December 2011.
  • Effect of student-pharmacist driven patient education on medication adherence in an indigent population at a student-run clinic. Presented at the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists Midyear meeting, primary author, Anaheim, CA. December 2010.
  • Barriers to medication adherence in an indigent population. Presented at the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists Midyear meeting, secondary author,
    Anaheim, CA. December 2010.

 

Publications:

  • Nemecek B, Bohm N, Gomez J. Adequacy of empiric coverage of Gram-negative bacteremias in an adult population [abstract]. Pharmacotherapy 2012; 32(10): e309-310. October 2012.
  • Nemecek B. Disaster Preparedness - Where does a Pharmacist fit in the puzzle? Nebraska Mortar & Pestle. Sept/Oct 2011: 75(5):22-29.
Honors/Awards

Honors/Awards

  • 2012 - American Colleges of Clinical Pharmacy - Travel Grant
  • 2011 - University of Nebraska Medical Center
    Joseph B. Burt Memorial Leadership Award
    Dean's Leadership Scholarship
    Joseph D. Williams Pharmacy Scholarship/Leadership Award