Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor
Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Prior to joining the faculty at SSPPS in September 2018, Dr. Hart completed a PGY2 Residency and Fellowship in Geriatric Pharmacotherapy and served as an instructor in the PharmD program at the University of Washington School of Pharmacy. Her research aims to optimize medication use in older adults, particularly using pharmacoepidemiologic methods to examine risks and patterns of medication use in older adults. Her research to date has specifically focused in the areas of central nervous system-active medications, falls, and dementia. She is also interested in the implementation and evaluation of innovative pharmacy practice models in the care of older adults. In addition, she has an interest in the scholarship of teaching and learning. Dr. Hart is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) and Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist (BCGP).
Bachelor of Science, Individualized Studies (Public Health), University of Washington (2010); Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Washington (2014); Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research and Policy, University of Washington (2017); PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Puget Sound Health Care System (2015); PGY2 Residency in Geriatric Pharmacotherapy, University of Washington School of Pharmacy (2016); Fellowship in Geriatric Pharmacotherapy, University of Washington School of Pharmacy (2018); Board Certification in Pharmacotherapy (2016); Board Certification in Geriatric Pharmacy (2017)
Awards and Honors:
Alumni Award/Alumni Honor Roll, Rho Chi Academic Honor Society (2018); Junior Investigator Award, American College of Clinical Pharmacy Research Institute Futures Grants (2016); University of Washington Retirement Association Fellowship in Aging (2016); Phi Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Leadership Society (2012); Rho Chi Academic Honor Society (2012)
SSPPS Admissions Committee; Co-Grand Council Deputy (Advisor) for Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, University of Washington School of Pharmacy
- Evaluation of risks associated with medication use in older adults
- Evaluation of prescribing/medication use patterns in older adults
- Hart et al. (2019) The association between central nervous system-active medication use and fall-related injury in community-dwelling older adults with dementia. Pharmacotherapy. 39(5):530-543.
- Marcum et al. (2019) Self-reported barriers to medication use in older women: Findings from the Women's Health Initiative. J Am Pharm Assoc. [Epub ahead of print]
- Hart LA et al. (2018) Methods of estimating kidney function for drug dosing in special populations. Clin Pharmacokinet. 57(8):943-976
- Gray SL et al. (2017) Meta-analysis of interventions to reduce adverse drug reactions in older adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 66(2):282-288