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Patricia W. Finn, MD. Department Chair

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William L. Galanter, M.D., Ph.D.

Academic Title: Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Administrative Positions: Medical Director, UIC Physicians Group; Medical Director, Clinical Information Systems; Medical Director, UIC Center for Research and Education on Therapeutics

Division: General Internal Medicine

Location: 940 S. Wood St., (MC 718), Chicago, IL 60612

Phone: (312)413-3037 (Office) Fax: (312)413-8283




MD, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL (1993)

Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL (1993)

Resident, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL (1993-1997)

Fellow, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL (1998-2000)

Faculty Positions:

Clinical Specialties

Research Interests

Selected Publications and Presentations

  1. Galanter WL, Didomenico R and Polikaitis A. Effectiveness of automated clinical decision support alerts for inpatient digoxin use with computerized physician order entry. J. Am. Med. Inform. Assoc. 11(4):270-7, 2004.
  2. Galanter WL, Didomenico R and Polikaitis A. A trial of automated decision support alerts for contraindicated medications using computerized physician order entry.  J. Am. Med. Inform. Assoc. 12(3):269-74, 2005.
  3. Baumann J, Didomenico R and Galanter W. Mechanisms, manifestations, and management of digoxin toxicity in the modern era. Am. J. Cardiovasc. Drugs. 6(2):77-86, 2006.
  4. Schiff GD and Galanter WL. Promoting More Conservative Prescribing. JAMA. 301(8):865-67, 2009.  
  5. Galanter WL, Hier DB, Jao C and Sarne D. Computerized physician order entry (CPOE) of medications and clinical decision support (CDS)  can improve problem list compliance.  Int. J. Med. Inform. 79(5):332-338, 2010.
  6. Galanter WL, Liu X and Lambert BL. An Analysis of Computer Alerts Suggesting Oral Medication Use During Computerized Order Entry of Intravenous (IV) Medications. Am. J. Health-Syst. Pharm. 67(13):1101-5, 2010.
  7. Galanter WL, Thambi M, Rosencranz H, Shah B, Falck S, Lin FJ, Nutescu E and Lambert B. Clinical Decision Support to Improve Venous Thromboembolism Risk Assessment, Prophylaxis and Prevention at a University Teaching Hospital.  Am. J. Health-Syst. Pharm. 67(15):1265-73, 2010.
  8. Yudkosky R, Galanter W and Jackson R. Students overlook information in the electronic health Recor. Med. Ed. 44:132-133, 2010.
  9. Yu S, Galanter WL, Didomenico RJ, Borkowsky S, Schiff G and Lambert B.  Consensus list of priority drug-lab linkages for an inpatient asynchronous alert program: Results of a Delphi survey.  Am. J. Health-Syst. Pharm. 68:407-414, 2011.
  10. Walton SM, Galanter WL, Rosencranz H, Meltzer D, Stafford RS, Tiryaki F and Sarne D. A trial of inpatient indication based prescribing during computerized order entry with medications commonly used off-label. Appl. Clin. Inf. 2:94–103, 2011.
  11. Schiff GD, Galanter WL, Duhig J, Lodolce AE, Koronkowski MJ and Lambert BL. Principles for More Conservative Prescribing. Arch. Intern. Med.  171(16):1433-40, 2011.  
  12. Schiff, GD, Galanter WL, Duhig J, Koronkowski MJ, Lodolce AE, Pontikes P, Busker J, Touchette D, Walton S and Lambert BL. A Prescription for Improving Drug Formulary Decision-Making. PLoS Med. 9(5): e1001220, 2012.
  13. Touchette DR, Yang Y, Tiryaki F and Galanter W. Economic Analysis of Alvimopan for Prevention and Management of Post-operative Ileus. Pharmacotherapy. 32(2):120–128, 2012.
  14. Nutescu E, Bautista A, Gao W, Galanter W, Schumock G, Mody S, Bookhart B and Lambert B. Warfarin Anticoagulation after Total Hip and Knee Replacement: Clinical and Resource Utilization Outcomes in a University-Based Antithrombosis Clinic. Am. J. Health-Syst. Pharm. 70(5):423-30, 2013.