Thursday Oct 13, 2022

PGx Experts in a Multidisciplinary Precision Medicine Team

Dr. Lucas Berenbrok is a pharmacist educator and researcher at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He co-led the implementation of outpatient pharmacogenomic services at University of Pittsburg Medical Center. This unique service, called Primary Care Precision Medicine, provides pharmacogenetic and genetic testing to patients in local and surrounding areas. With his colleagues at the University of Pittsburgh, Berenbrok co-created Test2LearnTM, a pharmacogenomics certificate program for pharmacists. Dr. Neda Leonard, CEO of Rx Gene IQ and she is a Dual Board-Certified Pharmacist in Pharmacotherapy and Geriatrics. She has experience in various setting such as Program for All-inclusive Care for Elderly (PACE) where she uses her expertise in medication management and PGx. She is a seasoned speaker locally and nationally on various subject matters such as pharmacogenomics and polypharmacy. She has published in Drug Metabolism Reviews and was featured in THE CONSULTANT PHARMCIST Journal. Currently she partners with a group of Geriatricians/Internal Medicine physicians using a collaborative practice agreement for patients living independently, in assisted living facilities or in skilled nursing facilities. She has many tools in her toolbox to use such as pharmacogenomics, deprescribing, geriatric medication optimization, Part D Comprehensive Medication Management (CMR) and Targeted Medication Review (TMR),and working with various private insurances such as United Healthcare and Optum. A Multidisciplinary Precision Medicine Service in Primary Care 

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