Department of Pharmacy Practice

College of Pharmacy

Lara Ellinger

 Lara Ellinger
Lara Ellinger, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Assistant Professor
Pharmacy Practice
Phone 312-413-3804
Fax 312-996-0379
Office College of Pharmacy Building, Suite B16
US Mail 833 South Wood Street, RM164 MC886, Chicago, IL 60612

Research Interests
Dr. Ellinger's areas of interest include literature evaluation, medical writing, pharmacy education and oncology.

2012 Postgraduate Year 2 Drug Information Pharmacy Residency, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
2011 Postgraduate Year 1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois
Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy, Chicago, Illinois
Bachelor of Science, Denison University in Granville, OH.

Current UIC Appointments
2012 to present Clinical Assistant Professor, Drug Information Clinical Pharmacist
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy

Representative Publications
  1. Ellinger, LK, Brake H, Gleason K. Obtaining, validating, and documenting medication lists during medication reconciliation: preventing garbage in = garbage out. Illinois Council of Health-System PharmacistsKeePosted. 2012;38(6):9-10.
  2. Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. Safe and effective medicines for children: pediatric studies conducted under Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act and Pediatric Research Equity Act.Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. Consensus report released February 29, 2012. Served as a consultant on pediatric studies on biologics.
  3. Ellinger LK, Ipema HJ, Stachnik JM. Efficacy of metformin and topiramate in prevention and treatment of antipsychotic-induced weight gain.Ann Pharmacother. 2010;44(4):668-79.
  4. Ellinger L. Rotation roulette. Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists.KeePosted. 2009;35(4):23.

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