(864) 977-7000
 

 

W. Joshua Guffey, PHARMD

Pharmacokinetics Faculty

 

North Greenville University

(P) 864-663-0266

E-Mail: josh.guffey@ngu.edu

 

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION

 

  • PGY-2 Ambulatory Care (Clinical Pharmacy) Residency
  • PGY-1 Community Practice (Clinical Pharmacy) Residency
  • Doctor of Pharmacy
  • Bachelor of  Arts Biology

 

EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP

 

MEDICAL EDUCATION

  • Associate Professor (Science) for Developing PA Medicine Program
  • Associate Director of Pharmacy Education, Internal Medicine and Transitions of Care, Carolinas Health Care AHEC
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Education, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina
  • Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Family Medline, South Carolina College of Pharmacy
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Pharmacotherapy, University of Georgia College of Pharmacy

 

ACADEMIC COMMITTEE PARTICIPATION 

  • NGU DPAM Program Admissions Committee

 

CLINICAL PRACTICE EXPERIENCE

 

  • Clinical Pharmacist
  • Retail Pharmacy

 

INTELLECTUAL CONTRIBUTIONS

 

CURRENT RESEARCH

  • Dandino M, Kasbekar R, Roshdy D, Martin K, McCurdy L, Davidson L,
 Guffey W.  Effect of a clinical pathway on antibiotic prescribing and outcomes for acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections. Current Status: Retrospective Data Collection/Prospective IRB Submission 

  • Evans E, Stevens D, Guffey W. Evaluation of the financial impact from implementing a LEAN principle to help reduce missing dose rates at a large, academic medical center. Current Status: Data Collection 

  • Schatz K, Rector K, Olejniczak T, Maccia M, Guffey W. The impact of pharmacists on opportunistic infection prophylaxis in patients with HIV/AIDS in an inpatient setting. Current Status: Manuscript Development 

  • Li H, Guffey W, Pasquale T, Honeycutt L, Veverka A. Incorporating a pharmacist into the discharge process - a unit-based pilot study. Current Status: Manuscript Completed/Submission 


 

PUBLICATIONS AND PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

  • Kasbekar R, Roshdy D, Martin K, McCurdy L, Davidson L, Guffey W. Assessment of antibiotic prescribing practices and outcomes for acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections at a large, academic medical center. 2015 ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting. New Orleans, Louisiana. December 2015. 

  • Evans E, Stevens D, Guffey W. Evaluation of the financial impact from implementing a LEAN principle to help reduce missing dose rates at a large, academic medical center. 2015 ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting. New Orleans, Louisiana. December 2015. 
  • Guffey WJ. Gout and Hyperuricemia. In Katz MD, Mathias KR, Chisholm-Burns MA (eds): Pharmacotherapy Principles and Practice Study Guide: A case based care plan approach. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill, New York, NY(In Press). 

  • Olejniczak T, Schatz K, Rector K, Maccia M, Guffey W. Evaluation of compliance with HIV/AIDS opportunistic infection prophylaxis guidelines at a large academic medical center. 2014 ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting. Anaheim, CA. December 2014.
  • Loy B, Nomina J, Jarrett S, Guffey W. Prevalence of hypoglycemia associated with inappropriate insulin use practices within a large academic medical center. 2013 ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting. Orlando, FL. December 2013. 

  • Nomina J, Loy B, Jarrett S, Guffey W. Prevalence of hypoglycemia in hospitalized patients associated with insulin usage during nothing by mouth status at a large academic medical center. 2013 ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting. Orlando, FL. December 2013. 

  • Guffey WJ. Gout and Hyperuricemia. In Katz MD, Mathias KR, Chisholm-Burns MA (eds): Pharmacotherapy Principles and Practice Study Guide: A case based care plan approach. 3rd ed. McGraw-Hill, New York, NY 2013. 

  • Phillips BB, Bourg CA, Guffey WJ, Phillips BG. Evaluation and implementation of an elective course on postgraduate residency training. Am J Pharm Edu 2012;76(9):Article 174. 

  • Bourg CA, Phillips BB, Guffey WJ, Huston SA. Impact of an elective course on pharmacy students' attitudes, self-efficacy, and intentions to pursue postgraduate training. 2012 AACP Annual Meeting. Am J Pharm Edu 2012;75:Article 99. 

  • Guffey WJ. Gout and Hyperuricemia. In Katz MD, Mathias KR, Chisholm-Burns MA (eds): Pharmacotherapy Principles and Practice Study Guide: A case based care plan approach. 1st ed. McGraw-Hill, New York, NY 2011. 

  • Guffey WJ, Phillips BB. Anticoagulation/Venous Thromboembolism. In Sutton SS (ed): NAPLEX Review Guide. McGraw-Hill, New York, NY 2011. 

  • Horace AE, Phillips BB, Guffey WJ, Huston SA. Diabetes self-care in veterans using a theory of planned behavior framework. 2011 APhA Annual Meeting. J Am Pharm Assoc 2011;51(2):224 

  • Guffey WJ, Bourg CA, Phillips BB. Implementation of a JNC7 guideline-based protocol at a VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic. 2010 Southeastern Translational Education and Research Conference. Augusta, GA. September 2010. 

  • Markham RA, Guffey WJ, Bourg CA, Phillips BG, Phillips BB. Evaluation of need for residency-trained pharmacists based on patient demand. 2010 ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting. Anaheim, CA. December 2010.
  • Phillips BB, Guffey WJ. Impact of clinical pharmacy services on hypertension at a Veterans Affairs Community Based Outpatient Clinic. 2009 ACCP Annual Meeting. Pharmacotherapy 2009;29:e185 

  • Phillips BB, Guffey WJ. Impact of clinical pharmacy services on diabetes mellitus at a Veterans Affairs Community Based Outpatient Clinic. 2009 ACCP Annual Meeting. Pharmacotherapy 2009;29:e185 

  • Johnson JT, Watts A, Guffey WJ. On the road to improved trucker's health - Road to opportunity for pharmacists. 2008 ACCP Annual Meeting. Pharmacotherapy 2008;28:e186. 
  • Johnson JT, Huston S, Watts A, Guffey WJ. Medication adherence in low socioeconomic status (SES) seniors. 2008 ACCP Annual Meeting. Pharmacotherapy2008;28:e139. 

  • Guffey WJ, Sarao SK, Forrister DK, Buck BD. Development and implementation of a smoking cessation clinic in a community pharmacy practice setting. 2008 APhA Annual Meeting. J Am Pharm Assoc 2008;48(2):e256.

 

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS 

  • Southeastern Translational Education and Research Conference
 "Implementation of a JNC7 guideline-based protocol at a VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic" Platform Presentation in Augusta, GA. September 2010.
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacists Annual Meeting
 "Impact of Clinical Pharmacy Services on Hypertension at a Veterans Affairs Community Based Outpatient Clinic" Poster presentation in Anaheim, CA, October 2009 

  • Southeastern Residency Conference Presentation
 "Comparison of Patient Outcomes Between Two Veterans Affairs (VA) Pharmacotherapy Clinics and Usual Primary Care Clinics" Presented residency project results in Athens, GA, May 2009 

  • Southeastern Residency Conference Presentation
 "Development and Implementation of a Smoking Cessation Clinic in a Community Pharmacy" Presented residency project results in Athens, GA, May 2008 

  • American Pharmacists Association Poster Presentation
 "Development and Implementation of a Smoking Cessation Clinic in a Community 
Pharmacy" Presented poster at APhA 2008 Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA, March 2008
  • And many more continuing medical education presentations

 

PROFESSIONAL LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, AND TRAINING

 

  • North Carolina Registered Pharmacist
  • South Carolina Registered Pharmacist
  • Georgia Registered Pharmacist Georgia Board of Pharmacy
  • Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist
  • Certified Diabetes Educator

  • Board Certified Advanced Diabetes Manager
  • Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist
  • LEAN Bronze Certification (Candidate Status) SME


HONORS AND AWARDS

 

  • Rho Chi Honor Society, 2011 (University of Georgia College of Pharmacy)
  • STAR Conference Young Investigator Finalist, 2010 (Southeastern Translational Education and Research Conference)

 

INTERESTS AND HOBBIES

 

  • Family

 

Faculty Bio Links

 

Dr. Gregory Davenport

Professor Alexandra Brandenburg

Dorinda Brown

Dr. Noel Brownlee

Dr. Cathleen Ciesielski

Professor Len Eidson

Dr. W. Joshua Guffey

Professor Jordan Hairr

Professor Kelcye Richards

Professor Kaye Rickman

Professor Jenna Rolfs

Katie Shamblin

Brittani Wardell

 

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