Joshua J. Spooner 38 Keeher Ave. Newport, RI 02840 firstname.lastname@example.org Education 9/93 – 5/99 Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy Professional Experience 10/98 – present Brown University, Providence, RI Pharmaceutical Research Assistant at the Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research. Perform literature retrieval of background material for drug study sections of HCFA contracts “Variations in Prescribed Medication Costs, Method of Collection and Impact on Case Mix SNF Facilities” and “Development of New Quality Indicators for Nursing Homes”. 3/95 – 6/98 Wellington Square Pharmacy, Newport, RI Pharmacy Intern. Compounded and dispensed prescriptions, patient counseling, inventory maintenance, customer billing, and assisted in drug utilization reviews. 9/88 – 6/98 Newport Recreation Department, Newport, RI Soccer official. Officiated games from clinic level through high school, revised league policies annually with management, trained official, and provided first aid. Academic Rotations 11/98 – 12/98 Community Practice: Brooks Drugstores, Norman Bolski, R.Ph., preceptor Daily activities: Compounded and dispensed prescriptions, patient counseling, telephone prescription transcribing and refill authorization, drug utilization reviews, and over the counter medication consultations. 9/98 – 10/98 Managed Care: Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Pam Benson Sardo, P.Ph., preceptor Projects: Completed therapeutic class review on antihyperlipidemics for formulary decision on addition / deletion of current products; compiled pipeline research an antiarthritic agents not currently FDA approved; developed guidelines for potential drug interactions involving homeopathics and prescription drugs; and performed an outcomes analysis assessing the appropriateness of current patient CHF treatments. 8/98 – 9/98 Ambulatory Care: Providence VAMC, Paul Barbour, R.Ph., MS, preceptor Daily activities: Interviewed patients and performed brief physical assessments, evaluated medication regimens, and developed alternative pharmaceutical care plans. Projects: Performed utilization review of troglitazone; completed a hospital newsletter of shingles; and examined factors leading to noncompliance with drug therapy in the elderly. 6/98 – 7/98 Institutional Practice: Charlton Memorial Hospital, G. Paul Sesin, Pharm.D., preceptor Daily activities: IV and TPN product preparation, pharmacy rounds, and cassette and bench prescription filling. Projects: Performed utilization review of trovafloxacin, including the development of a guide for trovafloxacin use by physicians; compiled adverse drug reaction report (inpatients and outpatients) during fiscal years 1996 and 1997; and developed a stability chart of frequently used IV drugs for IV drug staff. Upcoming Rotations: 1/99 – 2/99 Pharmacoepidemiology: Brown University, Kate Lapane, Ph.D., preceptor 2/99 – 3/99 Internal Medicine: Charlton Memorial Hospital, G. Paul Sesin, Pharm.D., preceptor 3/99 – 5/99 Managed Care: ProMark, Jacqueline Constantino, R.Ph., MBA, preceptor Presentations 11/98 Spooner JJ, Bolski NL. Improving Medication Compliance in the Elderly presented to senior citizens and staff at the St. John’s Senior Center in Fall River, Massachusetts. 10/98 Spooner JJ. HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitor Class Review presented to the corporate Pharmacy and Therapeutics committee at the Harvard Pilgrim Health care of New England bimonthly committee meeting. 10/98 Spooner JJ, Silvia RJ. Clopidogrel Versus Aspirin for Prevention of Stroke debate presented to Pharm.D. students and clinical faculty in PHP 581 Clinical Pharmacy Seminar at the University of Rhode Island. 9/98 Spooner JJ. An Evaluation of the Prescribing Practices of Troglitazone, A New Antidiabetic Agent presented to the Chief of Pharmacy, pharmacists, diabetic educators, and medical residents at the Providence Veterans Affairs Medical Center. 2/98 Spooner JJ. The Use of Zolpidem in the Treatment of Chronic Insomnia presented to Pharm.D. students and clinical faculty in PHP 582 Clinical Pharmacy Seminar at the University of Rhode Island. 12/97 Spooner JJ. Examining the Bioequivalence of Brand and Generic Levothyroxine Products presented to Pharm.D. students and clinical faculty in PHP 535 Advanced Pharmacokinetics at the University of Rhode Island. 11/97 Chin CM, Spooner JJ. The Use of 5HT-3 Antagonists in the Prophylaxis of Chemotherapy Induced Delayed Nausea debate presented to Pharm.D. students and clinical faculty in PHP 581 Clinical Pharmacy Seminar at the University of Rhode Island. 4/97 Spooner JJ, Sherry MD. Fexofenadine: A New Non-Sedating Antihistamine presented to pharmacy students and faculty in BMS 451 Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University of Rhode Island. Research 6/98 – 2/99 Spooner JJ, Lapane KL, Hume AL, Mor V, Gambassi G. Management of Diabetes in Long-Term Care. The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence and treatment of diabetes in the elderly using the SAGE database, which contains over 475,000 residents from all Medicare and /or Medicaid certified nursing homes in five states. (Submitted to the Journal of the American Medical Association, 2/99) Honors 6/98 Rhode Island Pharmacy Association- Arnold B. Sidell Award 5/98 University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy Scholarship 4/97 Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity- Norman A. Campbell Award 10/96 Watney Award in Pharmacoepidemiology 5/96 Rite-Aid Pharmacy Scholarship 12/93 Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society 11/92 Boy Scouts of America- Eagle Scout with Gold Palms Publications 10/98 Sardo PB, Spooner JJ. The Use of humatrope for the treatment of growth hormone deficiency. Practice Forum: the Clinical Newsletter of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care. (Accepted for publication- May 1999 issue) 2/97 Spooner JJ. What it means to be a pharmacy student at URI. The Rhode Island Pharmacist. Winter 1997. Editorial Experience 9/97 – present Spooner JJ. Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical fraternity- Beta Epsilon chapter graduate newsletter. (published bimonthly) Membership in Professional Organizations 9/98 – present Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy 9/98 – present American Society of Health-System Pharmacists 4/98 – present Pharmacy Leadership Society 9/96 – present American Pharmaceutical Association- Association of Students of Pharmacy - Chapter Publicity 97 4/95 – present Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity - Province I Historian 98 – 99 - Graduate Liaison 98 – 99 - Fundraising 97 – 98 - Regent 96 – 97 - Risk Management 95 – 96 Volunteer Work 9/96 – present University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy Participant in “Meet the University"; spoke to high school seniors and parents interested in the college of pharmacy, gave guided tours of the college, and discussed pharmacy experiences and career aspirations. 11/92 – 3/98 Boy Scouts of America Troop 15, Newport, RI Assistant Scoutmaster; assisted in planning and performing troop functions, camping trips, scout advancement, and community activities. Personal Interests Backpacking, mountain climbing, soccer, baseball, badminton, American history, photography. References Available upon request.