PharmD, BCCP, AACC
General Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery
Undergraduate: University of Florida
PharmD: Midwestern University Chicago
PGY1: University of Chicago Medicine
PGY2 Cardiology: University of Chicago Medicine
Mechanical circulatory support, advanced heart failure
American College of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Team Section and Pharmacist Section
Cirbus K, Simone P, Austin Szwak J. Rivaroxaban and apixaban for the treatment of suspected or confirmed heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. J Clin Pharm Ther. 2022 Jan; 47(1): 112-114.
Simone P, Bullard H, Siddiqi U, Cohen W, Combs P, Jeevanandam V. Impact of aspirin dosing on thrombotic outcomes in patients with the HVAD. ASAIO J. 2021; doi: 10.1097/MAT.0000000000001421.
Gannon M, Simone P. Impact of nurse-driven heparin protocol for ventricular assist devices. AACN Adv Crit Care. 2021; 32(2): 146-151.
Shega A, Patel S, Simone P, Nathan S. First report of subcutaneous hyaluronidase for rapid resolution of forearm and hand hematoma caused by cangrelor IV infiltration and access site bleeding, following transradial approach (TRA) percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). J Am Coll Cardiol. 2021 May; 77(18): S1, 1867.
Imamura T, Narang N, Combs P, Siddiqi U, Mirzai S, Stonebreaker C, Bullard H, Simone P, Jeevanandam V. Impact of plasma volume status on mortality following left ventricular assist device implantation. Artificial Organs. 2020; 00: 1-6.
Pickworth KK, Blais D, Cardiology Pharmacy Collaborative. COVID-19 Pandemic: Challenges and Solutions from the Cardiology Pharmacist's Perspective. J Am Coll Clin Pharm. 2020 Jul 17;10.1002/jac5.1307.
Imamura T, Combs P, Siddiqi U, Mirzai S, Stonebraker C, Bullard H, Simone P, Jeevanandam V. Perioperative improvement in serum albumin level in patients with left ventricular assist device. J Card Surg. 2020 Sep 16. doi: 10.1111/jocs.14995.
Combs PS, Imamura T, Siddiqi U, Mirzai S, Spiller R, Stonebreaker C, LaBuhn C, Bullard H, Simone P, Jeevanandam V. Opioid use and morbidities during left ventricular assist device support. Int Heart J. 2020 May 30;61(3):547-552.
Minner SA, Simone P, Chung BB, Shah AS. Successful reversal of bradycardia and dyspnea with aminophylline after ticagrelor load. J Pharm Pract. 2016 Dec. COI 10.1177/089710016680978.
Ader PB, Benken S, Patel S, Tung A. Anticoagulation indices in adult extracorporal membrane oxygenation patients. Crit Care Med. 2014;42(12):A160. Abstract.
Arif SA, Drury R, Ader P. Impact of Food and Drug Aministration hepatotoxicity warning on prescribing and monitoring of dronedarone in a tertiary teaching hospital. Int J Pharm Pract. 2015. Doi: 10.1111/ijpp. 12217.
Academic and/or National Presentations
June 2021 Evaluation of four-factor prothrombin complex concentrate use for intracranial hemorrhage in patients with durable left ventricular assist devices. Presented at ASAIO Annual Meeting, Virtual Poster Session
June 2021 Sternasafe® or pillow: A randomized trial for pain management following median sternotomy. Presented at ASAIO Annual Meeting, Virtual Poster Session
May 2021 First report of subcutaneous hyaluronidase for rapid resolution of forearm and hand hematoma caused by cangrelor IV infiltration and access site bleeding, following transradial approach percutaneous coronary intervention. Presented at American College of Cardiology Annual Meeting, Virtual Poster Session
March 2021 SGLT Too? A New Therapeutic Essential for Heart Failure. ACPE-Accredited Lecture. ICHP, virtual
Apr 2020 Impact of aspirin dosing on thrombotic outcomes in patients with the HVAD. Presented at International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation, Virtual Oral Presentation
Mar 2020 Systemic alteplase therapy for acute ischemic stroke in a left ventricular assist device patient. Presented at American College of Cardiology Annual Meeting, Virtual Poster Session
January 2015 Anticoagulation Indices in ECMO Patients. Presented at: Society of Critical Care Medicine Meeting, Poster Session
Impact of a Heart Failure Guideline-Directed Medical Therapy Stewardship
Pharmacist Clinical Impact of a Pharmacist-Led Medication Titration Clinic on Patients with Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction