Academic Affairs

Dean X. Parmelee, M.D., Associate Dean

Catherine Sheffield

Catherine A. Sheffield, Pharm.D., BCPS

Director, Therapeutics Curriculum
Assistant Professor, Department of Geriatrics, and Pharmacology & Toxicology


Office of Academic Affairs  •  290 White Hall
Tel:  937.775.3820  •  FAX:  937.775.2842

 

 

 

 

 

Education and Certifications

Pharm.D., Albany College of Pharmacy, 2006
B.A., Biology, University of Virgina, 2001

Adult Medicine/Endocrinology Residency, The Endocrine Group/Albany College of Pharmacy, Albany, New York, 2007

Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, 2009
Pharmacy License, Ohio State Board of Pharmacy, 2008
Certified Pharmacist Immunizer, APhA’s Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery program, 2007
Pharmacy License, New York State Department of Education, 2006

Professional Memberships and Activities

Journal reviewer: The Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 2008 - Present; and The Journal of Pharmacy Technology,
2008 - Present

Ohio Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists, 2008 - Present

American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists, 2006 - Present

American College of Clinical Pharmacy, 2006 - 2009, 2011- Present

  • Ambulatory Care Practice Research Network Member
  • Endocrine/Metabolism Practice Research Network Member
  • Endocrine/Metabolism PRN Education Committee Member, 2007 - 2008

American Pharmacists Association, 2006 - 2008

Pharmacists Society of the State of New York, 2006 - 2008

Publications and Research

Sheffield CA, Kane MP, Bakst G, Busch RS, Abelseth JM, Hamilton RA. Accuracy and precision of four value-added blood glucose meters: the Abbott Optium, the DDI Prodigy, the HDI True Track, and the HypoGuard Assure Pro. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2009 Sep;11(9):587-92.

Sheffield CA, Kane MP, Busch RS, Bakst G, Abelseth JM, Hamilton RA. The safety and efficacy of exenatide in combination with insulin in patients with type 2 diabetes. Endocrine Practice. 2008;14(3):285-92.

Sheffield CA, Kane MP, Busch RS. Off label use of exenatide for the management of insulin-resistant type 1 diabetes mellitus in an obese patient with Human Immunodeficiency Virus infection. Pharmacotherapy. 2007;27(10):449-55.

“A glucose meter accuracy and precision comparison: the Freestyle Lite versus the Accu-Chek Aviva, Accu-Chek Compact Plus, Accu-Chek Advantage, Ascensia Contour, BD Logic, and the LifeScan Ultra2” The Endocrine Group, Albany, NY (Data collected for Abbott Diabetes Care) 2007.

Presentations

"Medication Safety Update: Focus on Recent FDA Alerts," October 2011. Presented to Dayton VAMC. Advanced Practice Nursing Group, Dayton VAMC, Dayton, OH.

“Lipid Management,” February 2011. Presented to Dayton VAMC Medical Staff and Residents at Noon Conference. Dayton VAMC., Dayton, Ohio.

“Diabetes Update: Neuroendocrine Drugs,” September 2009. Presented to Dayton VAMC Advanced Practice Nursing Group. Dayton VAMC, Dayton, Ohio.

“Inpatient Hyperglycemia Management,” May 2009. Presented with Brian Burke, MD, FACP, and Uthona Green, CNS, at Grand Rounds. Green Memorial Hospital, Xenia, Ohio.

"Glucose meter accuracy study: correlation of the Yellow Springs Instrument with December 2008 venous laboratory glucose measurements and popular plasma-calibrated glucose meters." Presented with Andrea Traina, Pharm.D. at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, Orlando, Florida.

"An Overview of Diabetes Mellitus for Mental Health Professionals," November 2008. Presented with Brian Burke, MD, FACP, Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Dayton V.A.M.C., Dayton, Ohio

“Weighing in on type 2 diabetes management: weight control vs. blood glucose control," April 2008. Presented to pharmacists at “Clinical Controversies” CE program. Albany College of Pharmacy, Albany, New York

“Accuracy and precision of four value-added blood glucose meters: the Abbott October 2007 Optium, the DDI Prodigy, the HDI True Track, and the Hypoguard Assure-Pro.” Poster selected as Runner-Up in the Resident/Fellow Research Poster Competition at the ACCP Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado.

“Long-term safety and efficacy of off-label exenatide in patients with type 2 diabetes,” December 2006. Poster presented to attendees of the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, Anaheim, California.

“Medication Reconciliation,” October 2005. Presented at Grand Rounds to the staff of Ellis Hospital, Schenectady, New York.