Kalkidan H. Mamo
Doctorate of Pharmacy, PharmD Candidate Graduation date: May 2020
Appalachian College of Pharmacy
Pre-pharmacy Course Work
Montgomery Community College, Rockville, MD 2014-2016
Addis Ababa University, School of Economics Graduation date: July 2011
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Commonwealth of Virginia Board of Pharmacy
Pharmacy Intern License No # 020*******
Commonwealth of Kentucky Board of Pharmacy
Pharmacy Intern License No # I13687
Washington DC Board of Pharmacy
Pharmacy Intern License No # PHI1524
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (American Heart Association)
Certified Immunizer Pharmacy Based Immunization Delivery (American Pharmacist Association)
Workplace Blood borne Pathogens (OSHA) (National safety compliance)
Grad Intern CVS :
January 2020 - Present
Certified Pharmacy Technician January 2014 – July 2017
CVS DuPont Circle, Washington DC
Data entry of electronic and paper based prescriptions
Preparation of medication under the supervision of a pharmacist
Verify and solve insurance and prescription related issues
Electronic record keeping of patients and prescribers related information
Keep precise inventory of medications in the pharmacy
Offered excellent customers service to patients and CVS customers
Howard University Women Health Institute August 2012 - December 2013
Enter patient information the inpatient, outpatient and the emergency department accurately and in a timely manner
Protect confidential patients’ information
Generate statistical reports
Keep record of HIV Testing and Counseling Documents
Participate in scholarly productivity such as grant writing
Core Pharmacy Practice Experience
Safeway at Alexandria - 05/08/18-05/26/18
Advanced Community Practice Alexandria VA
Preceptor: Randa Rashid, Pharm. D
Counseled patients on their medications
Educated patients on Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose
Provided immunization service
Assisted in processing insurance claims and determining patients’ eligibility
Assisted with patient medication therapy management
Prepared and dispensed medications
Georgetown University Hospital-05/27/18- 06/16/18
Institutional Practice Washington, DC
Preceptor: Khang Ho, Pharm. D
Reviewed patient medication lists
Assisted pharmacy personnel with kinetics and pharmacotherapy recommendations to health care providers
Assisted in medication reconciliation for new patients
Observed preparation of chemotherapeutic drugs
Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience
Mountain Care Center Oakwood, VA
Ambulatory-APPE July 2019
Preceptor: Randall Cole, Pharm. D
Patient Assessment- developed electronic database of patient information under the supervision of a nursing practitioner which includes :
oDevelop accurate and effective medication history/patient review.
oPerform effective socio-behavioral assessment.
oPerform appropriate physical assessment procedures including blood pressure measurements, blood glucose and cholesterol measurement, blood oxygen level and pulse measurements and diabetic foot exams.
oAccurate and functional patient record keeping based on physical assessments
Drug Therapy Assessment- determine appropriateness of patients’ medications based on chemical, pharmaceutical, pharmacokinetic, and pharmacological profile of medications.
Identify Drug Related Problems- based on indication, adverse reaction of medication, drug therapy optimization, routes of medication administration, drug-drug and drug disease interaction and medication adherence assessment.
Develop, Implement, and Monitor Drug Therapy Plans- based on patient’s most recent blood works and all relevant medical history.
Pharmacist-Physician Communication- make therapeutic recommendations to physicians based on current guidelines and patient’s most current medial profile.
KVAT Corporate Food City Abingdon, VA
Health System Administration-APPE August 2019
Preceptor: Abdelfattah Elshamly, PharmD
Perform over 120 patient tailored MTM (medication therapy management) call sessions based on MirixaPro and OUTCOMES MTM platforms; aimed at improving medication adherence and star ratings.
Performed weekly CMR (complete medication review) call sessions with patients based on OUPTUM platform; aimed at medication therapy outcomes and medication adherence.
Prepared an informative research on CBD oil aimed at assisting the decision making process on whether or not to provide CBD oil based medications at the Food City Pharmacy.
Work with Diabetic patients at the Health Wagon located at Wise VA: perform medication/ disease state management and patient counseling.
Provide patient education including particularly in diabetes-disease state understanding, medication counseling, smoking cessation and weight loss tips and managements aimed at improving quality of life and patient advocacy.
CVS Pharmacy Roanoke, VA
Advanced Community –APPE Sep-Oct, 2019
Preceptor: Sheila Gordon, Pharm D
Dispensed Products under supervision of Pharmacist
Counseled patients on their medication and based on their disease state
Assisted patients in understanding importance of medication adherence
Assisted in Patient care queue calls to increase medication adherence
Participated in flu shot Clinique held at a work place; also performed flu shot for patients that come to the store
Provided patient education in different immunization schedules.
Prepared different vaccine scheduling information flyers that can be used to advocate patient’s immunization
Trained on CVS learnet about on different company policies and workflow management.
Closely Shadowed Pharmacist during que verifications (QV)
Lewis Gale Hospital Montgomery Blacksburg, VA
Institutional- APPE Oct-Nov, 2019
Preceptor: Rob Abdelnour, Pharm D
Experience in clinical pharmacy practice by assisting pharmacists with medication recommendations, drug-drug or drug-disease interaction alerts using Vigilance Health and Meditech systems
Dosing Vancomycin, Aminoglycosides and TPN per patient’s condition
Record keeping of daily patient information for Vancomycin/Aminoglycoside/TPN dosing
Part of daily patients rounding team with physicians and residents to provide assistance with drug information (dosing/administration/ interaction or recommendation).
Upcoming APPE Rotations:
Kaiser Permanente Fredrick, VA
Advanced Community-APPE Jan-Feb, 2020
Preceptor- Kimberly Huffman
Sovah Health Martinsville, VA
Medicine- APPE Mar-Apr, 2020
Preceptor: Christopher Clark
February 2018-present Phi Delta Chi (PDC)
August 2017- Present American Pharmacist Association - Academy of Student Pharmacist
August 2017- Present. National Community Pharmacist Association
Cyprian Sabah, PharmD Former Supervisor at CVS pharmacy DuPont Circle Pharmacy PIC
Randall Cole, PharmD Former Prof and Preceptor
Mountain Care Center PIC
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Appalachian College of Pharmacy