Department of Pharmacy Practice

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Robert J. Didomenico

 Robert J. Didomenico Robert J. DiDomenico, PharmD
Clinical Associate Professor
Hospital Pharmacy
Department of Pharmacy Practice
Email rdidom1@uic.edu
Phone 312-413-4654
Fax 312-996-0379
Office 353 CSB, MC886
US Mail 833 South Wood Street, RM164 MC886, Chicago, IL 60612

Research Interests
Dr. DiDomenico's practice and research interests focus on guideline-driven pharmacotherapy for acute
decompensated heart failure, acute coronary syndromes, and acute arrhythmias, promoting cost-effective,
evidence-based use of drug therapy for these indications. Additionally, Dr. DiDomenico is interested in the
use of technology to improve medication use. He has lectured nationally and has several publications
related to these topics.

Education
1999 Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy Fellowship, University of Illinois at Chicago,
Chicago, Illinois
1997 Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
1996 Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Current UIC Appointments
2008 to present Chair, Educational Policy Committee, College of Pharmacy
2007 to present Curricular Team Leader, College of Pharmacy
2006 to present Clinical Associate Professor, College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice
2003 to present Affiliate Faculty, Center for Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomic Research
(CPR), College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice

Representative Publications
  1. Milfred-Laforest SK, Chow SL, DiDomenico RJ, Dracup K, Ensor C, Gattis-Stough W, Heywood JT, Lindenfeld J, Page II RL, Patterson JH, Vardeny O, Massie BM. Clinical Pharmacy Services in Heart Failure: An Opinion Paper from the Heart Failure Society of America and American College of Clinical Pharmacy Cardiology Practice and Research Network. J Cardiac Fail 2013;19. [In press].
  2. Milfred-Laforest SK, Chow SL, DiDomenico RJ, Dracup K, Ensor C, Gattis-Stough W, Heywood JT, Lindenfeld J, Page II RL, Patterson JH, Vardeny O, Massie BM. Clinical Pharmacy Services in Heart Failure: An Opinion Paper from the Heart Failure Society of America and American College of Clinical Pharmacy Cardiology Practice and Research Network. Pharmacotherapy 2013;33 [In press].
  3. Wiggins BS, Rodgers JE, DiDomenico RJ, Miller AE, Page RL. Discharge Counseling in Heart Failure and Myocardial Infarction – A Best Practices Model developed by the members of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy’s Cardiology PRN based on the Hospital to Home (H2H) Initiative. Pharmacotherapy 2013;33[In press].
  4. Cavallari LH, DiDomenico RJ. Chapter 7: Ischemic Heart Disease In: Chisholm-Burns MA, Wells BG, Schwinghammer TL, Malone PM, Kolesar JM, Rotschafer JC, Dipiro JT, eds. Pharmacotherapy Principles & Practice, 3rd ed.. Chicago: McGraw-Hill, 2013.
  5. DiDomenico RJ. Chapter 6. Fibrinolytics. In: Wiggins B, Sanoski S, eds. Emergency Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy: A Point-of-Care Guide. Bethesda: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, 2012.
  6. Chow SL, Singh H, DiDomenico RJ, Dunn SP, Johnson SG, Marrs JC, Vardeny O, Bleske BE. Key articles related to complementary and alternative medicine in cardiovascular disease: Part 2. Pharmacotherapy 2011;31:208e-277e.
  7. Perez A, Touchette DR, DiDomenico RJ, Stamos TD, Walton SM. Cost and effectiveness analysis comparing rate versus rhythm control for atrial fibrillation management with co-existing heart failure. Pharmacotherapy 2011;31:552-65. PMID: 21923439
  8. Yu S, Galanter WL, DiDomenico RJ, Borkowsky S, Schiff GD, Lambert BL. Consensus list of priority drug-lab linkages for an inpatient asynchronous alert program: results of a Delphi survey. Am J Health-Syst Pharm 2011;68:407-14. PMID: 21330682.
  9. DiDomenico RJ, Kondos GT, Dickens C. Trends in heart failure readmissions, risk-stratification, and nonadherence. Circ Heart Fail 2010;3:e13. PMID: 20484187
  10. Cavallari LH, DiDomenico RJ, Peska G. Chapter 5: Ischemic Heart Disease. In: Katz M, Matthias K, Chisholm-Burns MA, eds. Pharmacotherapy Principles & Practice Study Guide: A Case Based Care Plan Approach. Chicago: McGraw-Hill, 2010.
  11. DiDomenico RJ. Cardiovascular Drugs: Inotropic Drugs. In Smith KM, Riche DM, Henyan NN, eds. Handbook of Clinical Drug Data, 11th ed. Chicago: McGraw-Hill, 2010.
  12. DiDomenico RJ. Cardiovascular Drugs: Nitrates. In Smith KM, Riche DM, Henyan NN, eds. Handbook of Clinical Drug Data, 11th ed. Chicago: McGraw-Hill, 2010.
  13. Cavallari LH, DiDomenico RJ. Chapter 7: Ischemic Heart Disease. In: Chisholm-Burns MA, Wells BG, Schwinghammer TL, Malone PM, Kolesar JM, Rotschafer JC, Dipiro JT, eds. Pharmacotherapy Principles & Practice, 2nd ed. Chicago: McGraw-Hill, 2010.
  14. DiDomenico RJ, Cavallari LH. Chapter 6: Chronic Stable Angina. In: Crouch MA, ed. Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy: A Point of Care Guide. Bethesda: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, 2010.
  15. DiDomenico RJ, Perez A, Eyrich HM, Fontana DR, Kondos GT, Schumock GT. Treatment Guidelines for Acute Decompensated Heart Failure Associated with Improved Outcomes. Ann Pharmacother 2008;42:327-33. Epub 2008 Feb. 26. PMID: 18303142

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