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B. Joseph Guglielmo Jr.

Pharmacist

B. Joseph Guglielmo, Jr. is a pharmacist at 360: The Positive Care Center at UCSF Medical Center, where he collaborates with members of the medical team to optimize patient drug therapies, conducts medication history interviews and meets with patients to answer questions about drug regimens.

Guglielmo earned a doctor of pharmacy degree at the University of Southern California's School of Pharmacy and completed a residency in pharmacy at UCSF's School of Pharmacy. He is a member of several professional societies, including the Infectious Diseases Society of America, American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists and American College of Clinical Pharmacists. He is vice chair of the department of clinical pharmacy at UCSF.

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Frymoyer A, Guglielmo BJ, Hersh AL. Desired vancomycin trough serum concentration for treating invasive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcal infections. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2013 Oct; 32(10):1077-9.
  2. Frymoyer A, Lee S, Bonifacio SL, Meng L, Lucas SS, Guglielmo BJ, Sun Y, Verotta D. Every 36-h gentamicin dosing in neonates with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy receiving hypothermia. J Perinatol. 2013 Oct; 33(10):778-82.
  3. Gwaza L, Aweeka F, Greenblatt R, Lizak P, Huang L, Guglielmo BJ. Co-administration of a commonly used Zimbabwean herbal treatment (African potato) does not alter the pharmacokinetics of lopinavir/ritonavir. Int J Infect Dis. 2013 Oct; 17(10):e857-61.
  4. Frymoyer A, Meng L, Bonifacio SL, Verotta D, Guglielmo BJ. Gentamicin pharmacokinetics and dosing in neonates with hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy receiving hypothermia. Pharmacotherapy. 2013 Jul; 33(7):718-26.
  5. Guglielmo BJ. The colchicine debacle. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Feb 11; 173(3):184-5.
  6. Cocohoba JM, Murphy P, Pietrandoni G, Guglielmo BJ. Improved antiretroviral refill adherence in HIV-focused community pharmacies. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2012 Sep-Oct; 52(5):e67-73.
  7. Murphy P, Cocohoba J, Tang A, Pietrandoni G, Hou J, Guglielmo BJ. Impact of HIV-specialized pharmacies on adherence and persistence with antiretroviral therapy. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2012 Sep; 26(9):526-31.
  8. Swartling M, Gupta R, Dudas V, Guglielmo BJ. Short term impact of guidelines on vancomycin dosing and therapeutic drug monitoring. Int J Clin Pharm. 2012 Apr; 34(2):282-5.
  9. Cheng CM, Fu C, Guglielmo BJ, Auerbach AD. Boxed warning inconsistencies between drug information resources and the prescribing information. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2011 Sep 1; 68(17):1626-31.
  10. Frymoyer A, Guglielmo BJ, Wilson SD, Scarpace SB, Benet LZ, Hersh AL. Impact of a hospitalwide increase in empiric pediatric vancomycin dosing on initial trough concentrations. Pharmacotherapy. 2011 Sep; 31(9):871-6.
  11. Guglielmo BJ, Edwards DJ, Franks AS, Naughton CA, Schonder KS, Stamm PL, Thornton P, Popovich NG. A critical appraisal of and recommendations for faculty development. Am J Pharm Educ. 2011 Aug 10; 75(6):122.
  12. Meyer-Massetti C, Vaerini S, Rätz Bravo AE, Meier CR, Guglielmo BJ. Comparative safety of antipsychotics in the WHO pharmacovigilance database: the haloperidol case. Int J Clin Pharm. 2011 Oct; 33(5):806-14.
  13. Cheng C, Guglielmo BJ. Invited commentary--prescription drug label adverse events: a call for prioritization: comment on "A quantitative analysis of adverse events and 'overwarning' in drug labeling". Arch Intern Med. 2011 May 23; 171(10):946-7.
  14. Meyer-Massetti C, Cheng CM, Schwappach DL, Paulsen L, Ide B, Meier CR, Guglielmo BJ. Systematic review of medication safety assessment methods. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2011 Feb 1; 68(3):227-40.
  15. Macdougall C, Udkow T, Guglielmo BJ, Vittinghoff E, Martin J. National estimates and predictors of prescription medication sample use in the United States, 1999-2005. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2010 Nov-Dec; 50(6):677-85.
  16. Sohn AH, Schwartz JM, Yang KY, Jarvis WR, Guglielmo BJ, Weintrub PS. Risk factors and risk adjustment for surgical site infections in pediatric cardiothoracic surgery patients. Am J Infect Control. 2010 Nov; 38(9):706-10.
  17. Guglielmo BJ. A prescription for improved chronic disease management: have community pharmacists function at the top of their training: comment on "Engaging physicians and pharmacists in providing smoking cessation counseling". Arch Intern Med. 2010 Oct 11; 170(18):1646-7.
  18. Cheng CM, Guglielmo BJ, Maselli J, Auerbach AD. Coverage of FDA medication boxed warnings in commonly used drug information resources. Arch Intern Med. 2010 May 10; 170(9):831-3.
  19. Nakamura K, Schwartz BS, Lindegårdh N, Keh C, Guglielmo BJ. Possible neuropsychiatric reaction to high-dose oseltamivir during acute 2009 H1N1 influenza A infection. Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Apr 1; 50(7):e47-9.
  20. Meyer-Massetti C, Cheng CM, Sharpe BA, Meier CR, Guglielmo BJ. The FDA extended warning for intravenous haloperidol and torsades de pointes: how should institutions respond? J Hosp Med. 2010 Apr; 5(4):E8-16.

Publications are derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and provided by UCSF Profiles, a service of the Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at UCSF. Researchers can make corrections and additions to their publications by logging on to UCSF Profiles.

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