CPNP Research Awards

Abstracts and Awards Council Vice Kristin Waters, PharmD, BCPP, BCPS, is pleased to recognize the 2022 CPNP Research and Practice Award winners and finalists. Announced April 24, during CPNP’s 25th Annual Meeting, these awards recognize excellence in investigators presenting abstracts at the CPNP Annual Meeting. Award Finalists presented platform presentations and displayed their posters during the meeting.

Award Winners

Therapeutic Case Report Award Winner

Ian R. McGrane, PharmD, BCPP, BCPS, Assistant Professor, The University of Montana Skaggs School of Pharmacy; Providence St. Patrick Hospital, Missoula, MT
Successful Electroconvulsive Therapy After Failed Pharmacotherapies in an Older Female on Hemodialysis with Bipolar Mania

Innovative Practices Award Winner

Haley Pals, PharmD, Substance Use Disorder/Psychiatric Clinical Pharmacist, Tomah VA Medical Center, Tomah, WI
Optimizing the Role of the Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner in Collaborative Buprenorphine Management to Improve Rural Access

Original Research Award Winner

Christie Costello, PharmD, BCPS, PGY2 Psychiatry Pharmacy Resident, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
Utilization Of Droperidol Versus Haloperidol For Acute Agitation In Psychiatric Patients Within The Emergency Department

Research Trainee Award Winner

Brittany Weger, Student, High Point University, North Carolina, NC
Practical Approaches to Antidepressant-Associated QTc Prolongation: A Review of Cases

CPNP Foundation Strategic Goals Award Winner

Logan Smith, Student, University of Georgia College of Pharmacy, Athens, GA
Prevalence of Impostor Phenomenon Among Graduate Students in Pharmacy and Counseling Psychology

Additional Award Finalists

Innovative Practice Award Finalist

Carolanne C. Wartman, PharmD, BCPS, Resident, Eskenazi Health, Indianapolis, IN
Describe and Evaluate the Role of a Clinical Psychiatric Pharmacist in a Gender Health Program

Original Research Award Finalist

Carolyn O'Donnell, PharmD, PGY2 Psychiatric Pharmacy Resident, University at Buffalo / New York State Office of Mental Health at the Buffalo Psychiatric Center, Williamsville, NY
Determining the Impact of High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Levels and their Influence on Movement Disorders in Patients Taking Antipsychotics

Research Trainee Award Finalist

‚ÄčCasey Tiefenthaler, PharmD, PGY2 Psychiatry Resident, UC San Diego Health, San Diego, CA
Antidepressant Prescribing Patterns in Transgender Individuals Diagnosed with Gender Dysphoria and Mood or Anxiety Disorders

CPNP Foundation Strategic Goals Award Finalist

Kathryn H. Comanici, PharmD, Regulatory Pharmaceutical Fellow in Drug Information, Purdue University, FDA, and Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN
Understanding Pharmacy-Related Barriers to Care in Medication-Assisted Treatment Therapy: Perspectives from Peer Recovery Coaches

25 Years!