Department of Pharmacy Practice

College of Pharmacy

Edith A. Nutescu

 EDITH A. NUTESCU Edith A. Nutescu, PharmD, FCCP
Clinical Professor
Ambulatory Pharmacy
Department of Pharmacy Practice
Phone 312-996-0880
Fax 312-413-4805
Office 315 CSB
US Mail 833 South Wood Street, RM164 MC886, Chicago, IL 60612

Research Interests
Dr. Nutescu's areas of interest and research include Health Services and Outcomes Research, Cardiovascular Thrombosis, Safety and Comparative Effectiveness of Antithrombotic Agents, Patient Centered Self-Care and Behavioral Interventions, Patient Reported Outcomes (Quality of Life), Effectiveness of Clinical Pharmacy Services and Interventions

1996 Certification in Anticoagulation, ASHP Research and Education Foundation, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Buffalo, New York
1996 Primary Care Specialty Residency, University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois
1995 Pharmacy Practice Residency, Lutheran General Hospital/Advocate Health Care, Park Ridge, Illinois
1994 Doctor of Pharmacy with high-honors, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
1990 Pre-Pharmacy , Wilbur Wright College, Chicago, Illinois
1988 BS Chemical Engineering, Polytechnical Institute of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania

Current UIC Appointments
2004 to present Clinical Professor
Department of Pharmacy Practice & Department of Pharmacy Adminstration
2000 to present Assistant Director
Ambulatory Care Pharmacy: Nutrition and Wellness Center
1996 to present Clinical Director
Antithrombosis Center
1996 to present Clinical Pharmacist, Antithrombosis Center

Representative Publications
  1. Nutescu EA, Schumock G, Park H, Blackburn J, Lewis J, Finley J, Walton S. Factors that influence the prescribing of low-molecular-weight heparins. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 2005;in press.
  2. Spinler SA, Nutescu EA, Smythe MA, Wittkowsky AK. Anticoagulation Monitoring Part 1: Warfarin and Parenteral Direct Thrombin Inhibitors. Ann Pharmacother 2005;39:1049-55.
  3. Nutescu EA, Shapiro NL, Chevalier A, Amin AN. A pharmacologic overview of current and emerging anticoagulants. Cleve Clin J Med 2005;72(Suppl1):S2-6.
  4. Wittkowsky AK, Sekreta CM, Nutescu EA, Ansell J. Barriers to patient self-testing of prothrombin time: national survey of anticoagulation practitioners. Pharmacotherapy 2005;25(2):265-9.
  5. Haines ST, Nutescu EA. Current and emerging treatment options for venous thrombosis: a case discussion. Am J Health Syst Pharm 2005;62(6):593-605.

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