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CURRICULUM VITAE

Zachary Hovis PharmD
Assistant Professor
Department of School of Pharmacy Administration
Division of Administration

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Health Research Center
8701 Watertown Plank Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53226

EDUCATION:
08/2007 - 05/2011 Bachelor of Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
08/2009 - 05/2013 Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
07/2013 - 06/2014 PGY-1 Community-Based Pharmacy Resident, University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy/Dean Clinic East, Madison, WI

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
07/2021 - Present Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy, Department of Clinical Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
08/2021 - Present Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacist, Primary Care, Ambulatory Care, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist
12/31/2015
12/31/2022
   
Certificates
Issued By Issue DateExpiration
Teaching Certificate
University of Wisconsin
06/2014
None
Immunization
APhA
10/2018
None
CPR/AED - BLS
AHA
03/2021
03/2023
Diabetes Care
APhA
08/2021
None
The Pharmacist & Patient-Centered Diabetes Care
APhA
08/2021
None
The Pharmacist & Patient-Centered Diabetes Care Faculty Training Program
APhA
11/2021
None
Diabetes Care Faculty Training Program
APhA
11/2021
None
    

Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Wisconsin Pharmacist License
17147-40
07/22/2013
05/31/2022
Pennsylvania Pharmacist License
RP451458
06/27/2017
09/30/2022
    

AWARDS AND HONORS:
05/2013 - Present James T. Malaney Jr. Community Service Award
05/2013 - Present Mylan Pharmaceuticals "Excellence in Pharmacy" Award

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
2008 - Present American Pharmacists Association, APhA (member)
2013 - Present Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin, PSW (member)
2013 - 2014 American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, ASHP (member)
2015 - Present American College of Clinical Pharmacy, ACCP (member)

LOCAL/REGIONAL APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
08/2021 - Present Faculty Co-Adviser, American College of Clinical Pharmacy Student Chapter, Medical College of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy
07/2022 - 07/2025 Clinical Sciences Representative, Faculty Council, Medical College of Wisconsin

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Active
Peer Review
Title:
Determining optimal duration of an interprofessional home blood pressure telemonitoring protocol on adult patients with hypertension in a primary care setting
Source:
ACCP Ambulatory PRN
Role:
Principal Investigator
PI:
Zach Hovis
Dates:
01/2022 - Present
Direct Funds:
$4,750 (Over 2 years)
  
Title:
Utilizing Tweet-Style Reflections to Foster Character Development Among Health Professions Students
Source:
Kern Institute TI2 Grant
Role:
Collaborator
PI:
Brian Hilgeman
Dates:
03/2022 - Present
  

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Hovis Z, Miller T, Direct Oral Anticoagulant (DOAC) Conversion Review by Pharmacists in Internal Medicine Practices, 2020 UPMC Quality Improvement Fair, Pittsburgh, PA, 02/2020 - Present
Harrison R, Hovis Z, Foster B, Collaborative Practice Agreements. 2022 MCW Student, 2022 MCW Student Health Sciences Conference, Milwaukee, WI, 01/2022 - Present
Foster B, Hovis Z, Emergence of the Primary Care Pharmacist Practitioner, MCW Symposium on Pandemic Impact: Emerging Roles of Pharmacists, Milwaukee, WI, 07/2022 - Present
 
Regional
Hovis Z, Breslow RM, Lisowe KL., Determining Rates of Inappropriate Medication Dosing for Patients with Renal Dysfunction in an Outpatient Setting, Great Lakes Pharmacy Resident Conference, West Lafayette, IN, 04/2014 - Present
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College of Wisconsin
07/2021 - Present Member, Interprofessional Education Committee, MCW Pharmacy School
07/2021 - Present Member, Admissions Committee, MCW Pharmacy School
02/2022 - Present Member, Student Scholarships Committee, MCW Pharmacy School
07/2022 - Present Member, Co-curriculum committee, MCW Pharmacy School
 
Hospital
01/2019 - 05/2021 Shared Savings and High-Risk Committee, General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Presbyterian-Shadyside
01/2019 - 05/2021 Member, Non-valvular Atrial Fibrillation Executive Steering Committee, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center - Presbyterian-Shadyside
 

MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Resident and Fellow Education
11/2021 - Present Teaching Certificate Program Online Modules. Building a Sustainable Pharmacy Practice
07/2022 - Present Teaching Certificate Program Orientation: The Teaching Process
 
Pharmacy Student Education
07/2021 - Present PHAR 660: Integrated Sequence - Advanced Cardiovascular (Chronic Heart Failure)
08/2021 - Present PHAR 660: Integrated Sequence - Advanced Cardiovascular (Cardiovascular Patient Cases: ACS, CHF, Arrhythmias)
08/2021 - Present PHAR 660: Integrated Sequence - Advanced Cardiovascular (Acute Decompensated Heart Failure)
09/2021 - Present PHAR 511: Genetics and Clinical Immunology (Hypersensitivity)
10/2021 - Present PHAR 630: Patient Care Lab VI - Lab Lead (Cardiology Mega Case)
10/2021 - Present PHAR 673: Introduction to Family Medicine (Medication Therapy Management)
10/2021 - Present PHAR 560: Self-Care and Wellness (GERD and Dermatologic Disorders)
11/2021 - Present PHAR 560: Self-Care and Wellness (Constipation, Diarrhea, and Intestinal Gas)
11/2021 - Present PHAR 673: Introduction to Family Medicine (Anticoagulation)
12/2021 - Present PHAR 663: Integrated Sequence - Neurology and Behavioral Health (Parkinson's Disease)
01/2022 - Present PHAR 630: Patient Care Lab VII - Lab Lead (Physical Assessments and Journal Club)
01/2022 - Present PHAR 692: Population Health Management and Data Analytics
04/2022 - Present PHAR 666: Integrated Sequence - Special Populations (Men's Health Screening and Therapeutics)
04/2022 - Present PHAR 552: Population Health (Population Management in the Clinical Setting)
06/2022 - Present PHAR 630: Patient Care Lab VIII - Lab Lead (Critical Care Mega Case)
 

EXTRAMURAL TEACHING:
Resident and Fellow Education
2018 - 2021 UPMC Presbyterian PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency, 'Building a Sustainable Ambulatory Pharmacy Practice' (Annual Orientation Module)
2018 - 2021 UPMC Presbyterian PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, 'Building a Sustainable Ambulatory Pharmacy Practice' (Rotation Topic Discussion)
09/2019 - 05/2021 UPMC Presbyterian, PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Ambulatory Care Rotation Primary Preceptor
09/2019 - 05/2021 UPMC Presbyterian, PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency Longitudinal Preceptor
 
Pharmacy Student Education
2018 - 2021 University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, Guest instructor: P1 Pharmacist Discussion Panel - Ambulatory Care
2018 - 2021 University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, Guest instructor: Pharm 5210 - Nonprescription Therapies & Self-Care Practice 3 & 4
2018 - 2021 University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, Guest instructor: Pharm 5324 & 5323 - Case Conference Series 5 & 6 - P3 Capstones
2018 - 2021 University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, Guest instructor: P3/P4 Presentation Portfolio Reviewer - Ambulatory Care
 

PROGRAMMATIC DEVELOPMENTS:
 
 
Clinical Programs
05/2022 - Present MCW SOP Advanced Physical Assessment Workshop: Cardiovascular Physical Assessment
 
 

COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES:
2013 - 2017 St. Vincent de Paul Charitable Pharmacy - Volunteer Pharmacist, Madison, WI
2017 - 2021 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh - Mentor 2.0, Pittsburgh PA
 


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Hovis Z, Breslow RM, Lisowe KL, et al. Frequency of Medication Dosing Errors for Patients with Renal Insufficiency in an Outpatient Health System and a Review of Strategies to Prevent These Errors. The Journal (ISSN 1098-1853). 2014;17(6):52-56.
2. Miller, TA, Halza, K, Hovis, Z. Implementation of pharmacist-led HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis management to increase access to care at an academic internal medicine practice. J Am Coll Clin Pharm. 2022; 1- 7. doi:10.1002/jac5.1667
 
Abstracts
1. Hellweg HM, Ryou H, Hovis ZM. Blood Pressure and Medication Outcomes for Uninsured Adults Given Automatic Blood Pressure Cuffs. Poster presented at the PSW Annual Meeting in Wisconsin Dells, WI. Aug 2022. (poster)