Professional Bio

Education

  • Pharmacy Practice Residency, Valley Health Systems – Wincester, VA 2009-2010
  • Cardiology Specialty Residency, UMass Memorial Medical Center – Worcester, MA 2010-2011
  • Pharm.D., University of Connecticut, 2009
  • B.S., Pharmaceutical Studies, University of Connecticut, 2007

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy
  • American Pharmacists Association
  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

Expertise & Certifications

  • PharmD License, June 2009
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification, May 2010
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification, October, 2009

Research & Scholarship

Research Interests

Antiplatelet Therapy
Acute Care Cardiology
Anticoagulation

Recent Publications

Lalama, J. (2012a). Using Aspirin for Primary Prevention of Vascular and Non-Vascular Outcomes: What Are the Data? Topics in Evidence-Based Pharmacy Practice.

Lalama, J. (2012b). Risk of Acute Coronary Events and Dabigatran. Topics in Evidence-Based Pharmacy Practice.

Lalama, J., Lewis, P. M., Gore, J., Tran, M.T. & Donovan, J. (2012). How one academic medical center has managed potency changes with unfractionated heparin. Journal of thrombosis and thrombolysis, 1–5.

Khan S., Lalama J. (2012). "Can A Fish A Day Keep the ED Away?"  In W.D. Linn, N. Al-Qadheeb, D. Havrda, N. Al-Qadheeb, D. Havrda (Eds), Topics in Evidence-Based Pharmacy Practice. Retrieved May 23, 2013 from http://www.accesspharmacy.com/content.aspx?aID=4000230.

Lalama J. (2012). "Dronedarone: Where To Go from Here?"  In W.D. Linn, N. Al-Qadheeb, D. Havrda, N. Al-Qadheeb, D. Havrda (Eds), Topics in Evidence-Based Pharmacy Practice. http://www.accesspharmacy.com/content.aspx?aID=4000121. AccessPharmacy.

Lalama J. (2012). "Rivaroxaban: Warfarin's Newest Competitor for Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation" (update). In W.D. Linn, N. Al-Qadheeb, D. Havrda, N. Al-Qadheeb, D. Havrda (Eds), Topics in Evidence-Based Pharmacy Practice. http://www.accesspharmacy.com/content.aspx?aID=4000122. AccessPharmacy.

Lalama J, Brackbill M (2011) Characterization and Evaluation of Clopidogrel Response Testing in a Community Hospital Setting. J Clinic Experiment Cardiol 2:155. doi:10.4172/2155-9880.1000155.

Recent Presentations

Ricchetti, C., Fete, M., Knutsen, S., Lalama, J., Nelson, M., & Wachernah, R. (2013). Bringing Classes Together: Developing Integrated, Team-Taught TBL Modules. 2013 Team-Based Learning Collaborative - Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA.

Burt, L., Berlau D.J., Buffet L., Hanselin, M., Lalama, J., Sheridan, L., Sucher, B. (March 2, 2012) Overcoming Challenges in TBL: The Regis Approach, Team-Based Learning Collaborative, 11th Annual Team-Based Learning Collaborative, St. Petersburg, FL.

McCollum, M., Sucher, A.J., Haight, R., Shea, L., Lalama, J., Martell, C., & Luckey, S. W. (2012). PCAT Scores are Predictive of Student Performance in an Integrated Team-Based LearningTM Curriculum. 2012 AACP Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL.

Lalama J, Brackbill M. Utilization of P2Y12 testing and its impact on therapeutic decision making. Presented at the Eastern States Residency Conference. Hershey, PA. April 2010.

Awards & Recognition

Teacher of the Year, Regis University School of Pharmacy, P3 Class, 2012