Department of Pharmacy Practice

College of Pharmacy

Scott Wirth

Scott Wirth, PharmD, BCOP
Clinical Assistant Professor
Ambulatory Pharmacy
Department of  Pharmacy Practice
Phone 312-413-3216 ext.4
Fax 312-996-0379
Office Clinical Sciences Building Room 303
US Mail 833 South Wood Street, RM164 MC886, Chicago, IL 60612

Research Interests
Dr. Wirth's areas of interest and research include Phase II study of decitabine epigenetic priming with cytarabine for induction in older patients with newly diagnosed AML.

2009 PGY2 Pharmacy Residency in Hematology/Oncology, University of Kentucky Healthcare, Lexington, KY
2008 PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Kentucky Healthcare, Lexington, KY
2007 Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy, Chicago, IL
2003 Pre-Pharmacy, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

Current UIC Appointments
2013 to present Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice

Representative Publications
  1. Wirth SM, Steinke DT, Lawson AP, Sutphin SD, Blechner MD, Adams VR. Predictors for Severe Tumor Lysis Syndrome. J Hematol Oncol Pharm. 2012 Jun; 2(2): 47-53.
  2. Wirth SM, Macaulay TE, Armitstead JA, Steinke DT, Blechner MD, Lewis DA. Evaluation of a clinical scoring scale to direct early appropriate therapy in heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. J Oncol Pharm Pract. 2010 Sep;16(3):161-6.
  3. Wirth SM, Lawson AP, Sutphin SD, Adams VR. Osteonecrosis of the jaw associated with bisphosphonate therapy. Orthopedics. 2009 Dec;32(12):900.
  4. Yudkowsky R, Downing SM, Wirth S. Simpler standards for local performance examinations: the yes/no angoff and whole-test ebel. Teach Learn Med. 2008 Jul-Sep;20(3):212-7.
  5. Wirth SM, Macaulay TE, Winstead PS, Smith KM.  Stress-related mucosal disease: considerations of current medication prophylaxis.  Orthopedics. 2007 Dec;30 (12):1010-4.

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