Kathleen M. Vest, PharmD, CDE, BCACP

Associate Professor


Midwestern University
Chicago College of Pharmacy
Pharmacy Practice
Alumni Hall 203
555 31st Street
Downers Grove, IL 60515
Office:  (630) 515-6115
email:  kvestx@midwestern.edu

 

Education

Doctor of Pharmacy Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences 1996-2002
Specialty Primary Care Resident and Clinical Instructor Midwestern University, Chicago College of Pharmacy 2002-2003

Publications

Part-time and job-share careers among pharmacy practice faculty members.
Griffin B, Vest K, Pohl S, Mazan J, Winkler S.  Am J Pharm Educ. 2014 Apr 17;78(3):49. doi: 10.5688/ajpe78349.

Scott-Horton, T, Kliethermes MA, Vest KM.  Utilizing Patient Preference to Customize the Patient Medication List.  The Consultant Pharmacist, 2014;29:520-35.

Young S, Griffin BL, Vest KM. Active-learning instruction on emergency contraception counseling.  Am J Pharm Educ 2013; 77 (5) Article 104.

Grady S, Vest K, Todd T.  Student attitudes toward the use of games to promote learning in the large classroom setting.  Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning; July 2013; Vol 5 (No. 4) Pages 263-268. 

Mackowski L, Vest K, D'Souza J.  Comparing Patients' and Fourth Year Professional Pharmacy Students'  Perceptions of Communication and Confidence in an Ambulatory Care Setting.  Presented at the Great Lakes Residency Conference.  Manuscript in preparation.

Gandera M, Vest K, Kliethermes M, Pohl S.  Perceptions and Outcomes of Patient Self Home Testing (PST) Compared to Standard Care within an Anticoagulation Clinic.  Presented at the Great Lakes Residency Conference 2012.  Manuscript in preparation.

Vest KM, Griffin BL.  Patient interview project in a women's health elective course: student perceptions.  Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning 2011; 3: 307-312.

Dennis KM, Sweeney BL, Desai, A.  Gynecologic and obstetric disorders: Contraception, hormone replacement therapy, and endometriosis.  In:  Desai A, Lee M, editors.  Gibaldi's Drug Delivery Systems in Pharmaceutical Care.  Bethesda: American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists; 2007.

Dennis KM, Sweeney BL. Trading Spaces: Our blueprint for remodeling topic discussions from preceptor to student.  In: Keep Posted- (Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists) New Practitioner Network; December 2005 edition.

Poster Presentations:

Griffin BL, Vest KM, Raney E, El-Ibiary S. Student perceptions of debates in a women's health elective. Poster presentation, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, July 2013.

Pop M, Mehta A, Vest K, Kliethermes MA, Rockey N.  "Establishment of a quality evaluation program for a pharmacist led medication therapy management clinic in a physician office."  Presented at ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting; December 2012. 

Patel R, Vest K, Kliethermes MA. Medication therapy management (MTM) pilot study: patient and physician perspectives.  Presented at the ASHP Midyear Meeting, New Orleans, LA, December 2011.

Young S, Griffin B, Vest K. An assessment of student confidence regarding EC in third year pharmacy students.  Presented at the ASHP Midyear Meeting, New Orleans, LA, December 2011.

Urban J, Schiffer M, Rockey N, Vest K, Kliethermes MA Tolerability and adherence to dabigatran in a suburban population: patient survey.  Presented at the ASHP Midyear Meeting, New Orleans, LA, December 2011.

Vest KM, Kliethermes MA. Incorporating Advanced Pharmacy Practice (APPE) students into clinical research as a required rotation assignment.  Presented at the AACP Meeting, San Antonio, TX, July 2011.

Kalota M, Vest, KM.  Identifying aspirin use in a diabetic population.  Presented at the ASHP Midyear Meeting, Orlando, FL, December 2008.

Vest KM, Griffin, BL.  "Patient interview project in a women's health elective course: student perceptions- Three Years of Data".  Presented at the ASHP Midyear Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, December 2007.   

Vest, KM, Wasynczuk, N.  Medication Safety in Expectant Mothers: An Assessment of Knowledge and Confidence after an Educational Program.  Accepted for presentation at the ASHP Midyear Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, December 2007.   

Dennis KM and Svehla L.  Comparison of outcomes in a pharmacist- managed anticoagulation clinic before and after the use of point of care testing.  Presented at  the ASHP Midyear Meeting, Anaheim, CA, December 2006.

Dennis KM and Sweeney, BL. Student perceptions of a patient interview project in a women's health elective course, a follow-up study.  Presented at the ASHP Midyear Meeting, Anaheim, CA, December 2006.

Grady SE, Todd TJ, Dennis KM, Ryan AStudent attitudes towards the use of games to promote learning in the large classroom setting.  Presented at the AACP meeting, San Diego, CA July 2006. 

Dennis KM, Sweeney, BL.  "Patient interview project in a women's health elective course: student perceptions".  Poster presentation at ASHP Midyear Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, December 2005.