Department of Pharmacy Practice

College of Pharmacy

Vicki L. Groo

 Vicki L. Groo Vicki L. Groo, PharmD
Clinical Associate Professor
Ambulatory Pharmacy
Department of Pharmacy Practice
Phone 312-413-0928
Fax 312-996-0379
Office 354 CSB MC886
US Mail 833 South Wood Street, RM164 MC886,
Chicago, IL 60612

Research Interests
Dr. Groo's research interests include: heart failure drug therapy, racial differences in response to heart
failure drug therapy, hyperlipidemia, atrial fibrillation.
1989 Cardiology/Critical Care Pharmacy Residency, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
1988 Doctor of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
1985 Bachelor of Science, Pharmacy, The University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio

Current UIC Appointments
2005 to present Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiology
2004 to present Clinical Pharmacist, Ambulatory Care
1989 to present Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice

Representative Publications
  1. Piano MR, Prasun MA, Stamos T, Groo VL. Flexible Diuretic Titration in Chronic Heart Failure: Where is the Evidence? J Card Fail 2011; 17(11):944-954.
  2. Cavallari LH, Groo VL, Viana MAG, Dai Y, Patel SR, Stamos TD. Association of aldosterone concentration and mineralocorticoid receptor genotype with potassium response to spironolactone in patients with heart failure. Pharmacotherapy 2010; 30(1):1-9.
  3. Shroff A, Ali A, Lee T, Groo, VL. Clopidogril Adherence Following Percutaneous Coronary Intervention with a Drug-Eluting Stent in a VA Medical Center. J Pharm Technol 2009; 25:164-8.
  4. Cavallari LH, Fashingbauer LA, Beitelshees AL, Groo VL, Southworth, MR, Viana MAG, Williams RE, Dunlap SH. Racial Differences in Patients' Potassium Concentrations During Spironolactone Therapy for Heart Failure. Pharmacotherapy 2004;24(6):750-756.

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