Publications and Presentations

Below are publications and presentations that have grown out of projects done at one or both of our clinic sites.


  1. Lajthia E, Bucheit JD, Nadpara PA, Dixon DL, Caldas LM, Murchie M, Sisson EM. Combination therapy with once-weekly glucagon like peptide-1 receptor agonists and dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors in type 2 diabetes: a case series. Pharm Pract (Granada). 2019 Oct-Dec;17(4):1588. doi: 10.18549/PharmPract.2019.4.1588. Epub 2019 Dec 12. PMID: 31897252; PMCID: PMC6935552.
  2. Dixon DL, Sisson EM, Parod ED, Van Tassell BW, Nadpara PA, Carl D, W Dow A. Pharmacist-physician collaborative care model and time to goal blood pressure in the uninsured population. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2018 Jan;20(1):88-95. doi: 10.1111/jch.13150. Epub 2017 Dec 13. PMID: 29237095.
  3. Mayer SD, Peterfy E, Crossman SH, Phipps LB, Vanderbilt AA. Patient-centeredness and empathy in a bilingual interprofessional primary care teaching clinic: a pilot study. J Multidiscip Healthc. 2016;9:395-400. Published 2016 Aug 23. doi:10.2147/JMDH.S107851.
  4. Sisson EM, Dixon DL, Kildow DC, Van Tassell BW, Carl DE, Varghese D, Electricwala B, Carroll NV. Effectiveness of a Pharmacist-Physician Team-Based Collaboration to Improve Long-Term Blood Pressure Control at an Inner-City Safety-Net Clinic. Pharmacotherapy. 2016 Mar;36(3):342-7. doi: 10.1002/phar.1710. Epub 2016 Feb 24. PMID: 26917116.
  5. Concha JB, Mayer SD, Mezuk BR, Avula D. Diabetes Causation Beliefs Among Spanish-Speaking Patients. Diabetes Educ. 2016 Feb;42(1):116-25. doi: 10.1177/0145721715617535. Epub 2015 Nov 13. PMID: 26568376; PMCID: PMC4904724.


  1. Lajthia E, Bucheit J, Nadpara P, Yau J, and Sisson E. Evaluation of Risks and Benefits of Combination Incretin Therapy (GLP-1 Agonists with DPP4-Inhibitors) in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes. 2016 ACCP Annual Conference Abstracts. Pharmacotherapy.
  2. Parod E, Dixon DL, Sisson EM, Nadpara P, Van Tassell BW, Savage, H, Moczygemba L, Carl D, Dow A. Pharmacist-physician collaborative care model vs. standard care: Assessing time to blood pressure goal. American College of Clinical Pharmacy Virtual Poster Symposium; May 2016.
  3. McInnis, T. Capps, K. Get the medications right: a nationwide snapshot of expert practices—Comprehensive medication management in ambulatory/community pharmacy. Health2 Resources, May 2016.