Demetra Antimisiaris (Dr. Dee) is the director of the University of Louisville’s Frazier Polypharmacy and Medication Management Program. This program is dedicated to education, research, and outreach regarding polypharmacy. In addition to teaching Pharmacology to medical and dental students, Dr. Dee provides a weekly polypharmacy clinic and clinical consult service with the U of L Family Medicine and Geriatrics department. Her research interests include multi-stakeholder decision-making regarding medication use, and health systems analysis regarding polypharmacy.
Alteration of oral and transdermal dosage forms can play a critical role in therapeutic success or failure. What constitutes drug dosage form alteration is often… read more
Alteration of dosage forms can play a critical role in therapeutic success or failure. What constitutes drug dosage form alteration is often under-recognized. This course… read more
Transitions of Care (TOC) and Medication Reconciliation (Med Rec) go hand-in-hand in potential for quality improvement as well as potential for patient harm. Med Rec… read more
Polypharmacy is a silent syndrome that often presents as functional and cognitive impairment, a new diagnosis, or treatment failure. Most health care providers recognize that… read more
Substance Abuse is becoming the predominant health epidemic challenge of the current era. In 2013, there were roughly 2,400 deaths due to substance abuse, and… read more