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Jennifer Padden Elliott, Pharm.D.

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

309 Bayer
Phone: 412.396.4990

Education:

Pharm.D., Doctor of Pharmacy, Duquesne University, 2007
Bio

Jennifer Padden Elliott is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical, Social and Administrative Sciences in the School of Pharmacy at Duquesne University. She is also a clinical pharmacy specialist with the Children's Institute of Pittsburgh and Director of the Pediatrics Concentration at Duquesne University. Dr. Elliott received her PharmD from Duquesne University and completed an ASHP-accredited General Pharmacy Practice Residency at Trinity Health System, Duquesne University, and Palliative Therapeutics, LLC.

As a clinical pharmacy specialist in the area of pediatrics with The Children's Institute, Dr. Elliott is responsible for patient consultation, monitoring high risk medication use and appropriate antibiotic use, and providing drug information services to both inpatient and outpatient programs. She also oversees the medication reconciliation program. She is a preceptor for students in the Pediatric Concentration as well as others who elect to take a pediatric rotation as part of their Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE). As director of the Pediatric Concentration, she oversees successful completion of three elective pediatric courses and one pediatric APPE. She is the course master of Pediatric Pharmacotherapy: A Focus on Ambulatory Care and co-course master for Therapeutics in Special Populations.

Dr. Elliott is on the executive board of For Your Good Health, whose mission is to improve the lives of children and their families by linking structured physical activities with health education. Through her involvement with this organization, she plans and oversees student pharmacist involvement in pediatric health and wellness screenings and asthma camps in the community. Dr. Elliott is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, The Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group, the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, and the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association.

Research

Dr. Elliott's research interests include identifying undiagnosed and undertreated asthma in the pediatric community, and implementing effective strategies to improve identification and disease management. Within the classroom setting, she is interested in assessing various active learning strategies and how the use of technology can enhance learning.

Scholarship

Grants/Contracts

Cherpes GL, Elliott JP, Kamal KM,Harrison C, Herk B, McCrossin M, Riedy M
Metabolic risks associated with antipsychotic medication use in patients with Prader-Willi syndrome.
Prader-Willi Syndrome Association USA
April 2012- April 2013
Awarded: $6,660

Padden JL and Marcotullio NA
Implementation of an Asthma Program to Improve Asthma Identification andEducation in Children.
The State of Pennsylvania's Commonwealth Universal Research Enhancement (C.U.R.E.) Program
NIH activity code: R03
Janurary 2010-January 2013
Awarded: $60,831

Marcotullio N, McConaha J, Elliott JP, Buckner I.
Evaluation of Optimal Liquid Medication Dosing Devices
Mylan School of Pharmacy and Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences Interdisciplinary Research Grant
2011 - 2012
Awarded: $7,578

Koerner P, Elliott J, McFalls, M. 'Integration of Technology within theDivision of Clinical, Social and Administrative Sciences in the School ofPharmacy-Academic Learning Outcomes Assessment: Mini Grant
2011-2012
Awarded $2,258.00

Publications

Elliott JP, Koerner P, Heasley J, Kamal K. Enhancing Student Learning ofPediatrics through the Use of Active Learning Strategies. American Journal ofPharmaceutical Education 2012; 76(2).

Padden J, Skoner D, Hochhaus G. Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Inhaled Glucocorticoids. Journal of Asthma 2008; 45(S1):13-24.

Published Abstracts

Padden J, Marcotullio N, Gentile D, Skoner D. High Prevalence of Asthma, Obesity and Hypertension in Children from Pittsburgh's Inner- City. The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 2011; 127 (2): 438 [abstract]

Marcotullio N, Padden J, Gentile D, Skoner D. Association between elevated BMI and Poor Asthma Control Among Inner-City Children from the Pittsburgh Area. The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 2011; 127 (2): 1035 [abstract]

Elliott JP, Koerner P. Development and Implementation of a Pediatric Concentration. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 2011; 75 (5) Article 105: 48. [abstract]

Elliott JP, McConaha J, Marcotullio N, Buckner I, Haver A. Evaluation of optimal liquid medication dosing devices for pediatric patients. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 2011; 75 (5) Article 105: 69. [abstract]

Koerner P, Elliott JP, Heasley J. Utilization of a Wiki to Enhance Student Learning within an Elective Pediatric Course. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 2011; 75 (5) Article 105: 66. [abstract]

Skoner D, Padden J, Koehrsen J, Gentile D. High Prevalence of Asthma and Obesity in Children from Pittsburgh's Inner-City. The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 2010; 125 (2): 388 [abstract]

Heasley J, Ogurchak J, Mattei T, Padden J, Koerner P, Lassila H. A Novel Approach to Teaching Life-Long Learning. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 2010; 74 (5) Article 96: 131. [abstract]

Padden J, Marcotullio N. Development of an asthma guideline based teaching approach to enhance experiential education. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 2009; 73 (4) Article 57: 17. [abstract]

Presentations Related to Teaching

Koerner P, Elliott JP, Heasley J. Utilization of a WIKI to Enhance Student Learning within an Elective Pediatric Course. Presented at the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas in July, 2011. (national forum, competitive review)

Elliott JP, Koerner P. Development and Implementation of a Pediatric Concentration. Presented at the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas in July, 2011. (national forum, competitive review)

Elliott JP, Sullivan P, Jurek A, Damich C, Adamson K. Literature Review: Medication Therapy for the Traumatic Brain Injury Pediatric Population. Presented to The Children's Institute Brain Injury Steering Committee in Pittsburgh, PA on June 8, 2011. (regional forum, invited)

Elliott JP, Ogurchak C, Ezarik B, Dykes J. Organ Transplantation: Focus on Immunosuppressive Therapy. Presented to The Children's Institute Medical Staff in Pittsburgh, PA on April 5, 2011. (regional forum, invited)

Heasley J, Ogurchak J, Mattei T, Padden J, Koerner P, Lassila H. A Novel Approach to Teaching Life-Long Learning. Presented at the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting in Seattle, Washington in July, 2010. (national forum, competitive review)

Koenig M, Padden J. Neurotransmitter medications to improve cognition in head Injury. Grand Rounds podium presentation at The Children's Institute in Pittsburgh, PA on June 9, 2010. (regional forum, invited)

Heasley J, Padden, J. The Ketogenic Diet. Presented to The Children's Institute Medical Staff in Pittsburgh, PA on December 15, 2009. (regional forum, invited)

Padden J, Marcotullio N. Development of an asthma guideline based teaching approach to enhance experiential education. Presented at the AACP Annual Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts on July 18, 2009. (national forum, competitive review)

Padden, J. Pediatric Clinical Pearls. Duquesne University Mylan School of Pharmacy Alumni Conference. Seven Springs, PA. May 2009. (regional forum, invited)

Padden, J. Keeping our Children Safe: Common childhood illnesses and safe medication use; Pediatric poisoning; Anaphylaxis; Allergies, asthma and ADHD. Jefferson County Preschool/Kindergarten Teachers Continuing Education Program,Jefferson Community College. Steubenville, OH. October 2007. (regional forum,invited)

Scholarly Presentations

Patel B, Kamal K, Gibbs K, Elliott JP. Direct Incremental Costs of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Asthma in the United States. Presented at the ISPOR 17th Annual International Meeting in Washington, DC on June 4, 2012. (international forum, competitive review)

Sullivan P, Jurek A, Elliott JP. Development of a Student Pharmacist Driven Medication Reconciliation Discharge Program. Presented at the American College of Clinical Pharmacy Annual Meeting and Exposition in Pittsburgh, PA on October 17, 2011. (national forum, competitive review)

Haver A, Marcotullio N, Elliott JP. Utilization of IPADs to facilitate data collection during pediatric screening events. Presented at the American College of Clinical Pharmacy Annual Meeting and Exposition in Pittsburgh, PA on October 17, 2011. (national forum, competitive review)

Harrison C, Modany A, Bunk L, Elliott JP, Marcotullio N. Building a curriculum to combat obesity in elementary schools. Presented at the American College of Clinical Pharmacy Annual Meeting and Exposition in Pittsburgh, PA on October 17, 2011. (national forum, competitive review)

Sevin A, Hampson K, Stewart M, Elliott JP, Koerner P. Impact of a student-implemented patient education campaign. Presented at the AmericanCollege of Clinical Pharmacy Annual Meeting and Exposition in Pittsburgh, PA on October 17, 2011. (national forum, competitive review)

Elliott JP, McConaha J, Marcotullio N, Buckner I, Haver A. Evaluation of optimal liquid medication dosing devices for pediatric patients. Presented at the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting in SanAntonio, Texas in July, 2011. (national forum, competitive review)

Elliott JP, Marcotullio N, Gentile D, Skoner D. High Prevalence of Asthma,Obesity and Hypertension in Children from Pittsburgh's Inner-City. Presented at the 2011 American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Annual Conference in San Francisco, CA on March 18, 2011. (international forum, competitive review)

Marcotullio N, Elliott JP, Gentile D, Skoner D. Association Between Elevated BMI and Poor Asthma Control Among Inner-City Children from the Pittsburgh Area. Podium Presentation at the 2011 American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Annual Conference in San Francisco, CA on March 22, 2011. (international forum, competitive review)

Rendulic T, Marcotullio N, Padden J. Development of a Pharmacy Student Directed Nutrition and Exercise Education Model For an Inner City Underserved Pediatric Population. Presented at The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Meeting in Anaheim, California in December, 2010. (national forum, competitive review)

Garcia K, Padden J. Perceived Satisfaction with Pharmacy Services in Pediatric Rehabilitation Hospitals across the United States. Presented at The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Meeting in Anaheim, CA in December, 2010. (national forum, competitive review)

Conner A, Watson R, Bubnash A, Mrozek S, Koerner P, Padden J. Analysis of Student Pharmacist Interventions to Improve Medication Adherence in the Community Setting. Presented at The Duquesne University 2nd Annual Research Symposium in Pittsburgh, PA on October 20, 2010. (regional forum, peer review)

Rendulic T, Marcotullio N, Padden J. Development of a Pharmacy Student

Directed Nutrition and Exercise Education Model For an Inner City Underserved Pediatric Population. Presented at The Duquesne University 2nd Annual Research Symposium in Pittsburgh PA on October 20, 2010. (regional forum, peerreview)

Conner A, Watson R, Bubnash A, Mrozek S, Koerner P, Padden J. Analysis of Student Pharmacist Interventions to Improve Medication Adherence in the Community Setting. Presented at the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting in Cranberry, Pennsylvania on October 2, 2010. (1st place in poster competition)(regional forum, invited)

Skoner D, Padden J, Koehrson J, Gentile D. High Prevalence of Asthma and Obesity in children from Pittsburgh's Inner-city. Podium Presentation at the 2010 American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA on March 28, 2010. (international forum, competitive review)

Schwab M, Harrison J, D-Antonio N, Padden J, Koerner P. Development and Implementation of Multiple Interventions to Improve Medication Adherence in the Community Setting. Presented at the Duquesne University 1st Annual Research Symposium in Pittsburgh, PA on October 20, 2009. (1st place poster competition)(regional forum, peer review)

Schwab M, Harrison J, D-Antonio N, Padden J, Koerner P. Development and Implementation of Multiple Interventions to Improve Medication Adherence in the Community Setting. Presented at the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting in Lancaster, Pennsylvania on October 3, 2009. (2nd place in poster competition)(regional forum, invited)

Hochhaus G, Skoner D, Padden J. Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Inhaled Glucocorticoids. Podium presentation at the Third Annual Nemacolin Asthma Conference- A Comprehensive Clinical and Research Review. Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, Farmington, PA. September 2008. (international forum, invited)

Padden J. Evaluation of a proposed multifaceted antimicrobial stewardship program in a community health system. Eastern States Conference. Hershey, PA. May 2008. (regional forum, invited)

Padden J. Antimicrobial Stewardship: facing the challenge. Duquesne University Mylan School of Pharmacy faculty. Pittsburgh, PA. December 2007. (regional forum, invited)

Padden J, Berdine H, Mihalyo M. Evaluation of a proposed multifaceted antimicrobial stewardship program in a community health system. 42nd ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting. Las Vegas, NV. December 2007. (national forum, competitive review)


Courses

 

(PHPR 482) Pediatric Pharmacotherapy:

A Focus on Ambulatory Care (3 credits)
(PHPR 483) Medication Use in Pregnancy and Lactation (3 credits)
Therapeutics in Special Populations (4 credits)

Honors/Awards

2011-2012 University Creative Teaching Award