Michael T. Swanoski, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP

Senior Associate Dean and Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Michael T. Swanoski

Contact Info

mswanosk@d.umn.edu

Office Phone 218-726-6019

Fax 218-726-6500

Office Address:
232 B Life Science Bldg
1110 Kirby Drive Duluth
MN 55812-3003

Mailing Address:
University of Minnesota
College of Pharmacy, Duluth
Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences
232 Life Science
1110 Kirby Drive
Duluth, MN 55812-3003

Administrative Assistant Name
Laurie Fosnacht

Administrative Phone
218-726-6001

Administrative Email
lfosnach@d.umn.edu

Senior Associate Dean and Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Co-Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, College of Pharmacy


Clinical Title: Doctor of Pharmacy


PharmD, University of Minnesota - College of Pharmacy

BS Pharmacy, North Dakota State University

Summary

Michael Swanoski, PharmD, CGP, FASCP is an Associate Professor, Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, and Senior Associate Dean at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy. His scholarly focus is population health using epidemiological research and analytical methods. He is a fellow of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists and is a Certified Geriatric Pharmacist.

Expertise

  • Geriatrics
  • Large Data Set Analysis

Awards & Recognition

  • Teacher of the Class, College of Pharmacy, Duluth, Class of 2017
  • Teacher of the Class, College of Pharmacy, Duluth, Class of 2016
  • Teacher of the Semester, College of Pharmacy, Duluth, Class of 2017
  • Teacher of the Year, College of Pharmacy, Duluth, Class of 2016
  • Teacher of the Class, College of Pharmacy, Duluth, Class of 2015
  • Teacher of the Year, College of Pharmacy, Duluth, Class of 2015
  • Teacher of the Semester, College of Pharmacy, Duluth, Class of 2015
  • Teacher of the Class, College of Pharmacy, Duluth, Class of 2011
  • Teacher of the Year, College of Pharmacy, Duluth, Class of 2011
  • Preceptor of the Year, Minnesota Pharmacy Student Alliance, 2010
  • Phi Lamba Sigma (Pharmacy Leadership Society), Inducted 2010
  • Lecturer of the Semester, Duluth, Class of 2010

Professional Associations

  • American Society of Consultant Pharmacists
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

Research

Research Summary/Interests

Population Based Cohort Studies comparing rural vs non rural patients

Research Methods/Techniques

Cross-sectional studies analyzing large data using bivariate and multivariate techniques.

Publications

Swanoski MT, Little MM, St H, Catherine A, Ware KB, Chapman S, Lutfiyya MN. Potentially Inappropriate Medication Prescribing in US Older Adults with Selected Chronic Conditions. The Consultant Pharmacist®. 2017 Sep 1;32(9):525-34.

Edmonds C, Swanoski MT. A review of suvorexant, doxepin, ramelteon, and tasimelteon for the treatment of insomnia in geriatric patients. The Consultant Pharmacist 2017 Mar 1;32(3):156-60

St Hill CA, Swanoski, MT, Lipsky MA, Lutfiyya MN. A Population-Based, Cross-sectional Study Examining Health Services Deficits of US Veterans using 2014 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data: Is Rural Residency an Independent Risk Factor After Controlling for Multiple Covariates? Rural and Remote Health Journal. Healthcare 2017, 5(3), 39;doi:10.3390

Chapman SA, St Hill CA, Little MM, Swanoski MT, Scheiner SR, Ware K, Lutfiyya MN. Adherence to Treatment Guidelines: The Association between Stroke Risk Stratified comparing CHADS2 and CHA2DS2-VASc Score Levels and Warfarin Prescription for Adult Patients with Atrial Fibrillation. BMC Health Services Research 2017 Feb 11;17(1):127

Derner MM, Linhart CA, Pederson LM, Saju SM, Heiden AM, Wohlford LA, Swanoski MT, Lutfiyya MN. Injuries in Adults 65 Years of Age and Older Prescribed Muscle Relaxants. The Consultant Pharmacist 2016 Sep 1;31(9):511-7.

Little MM, St Hill CA, Ware KB, Swanoski MT, Chapman SA, Lutfiyya MN, Cerra FB. Team science as interprofessional collaborative research practice: A systematic review of the science of team science literature. J Investig Med 2016. DOI: 10.1136/jim-2016-000216

Fierke KK., Hager KD, Anderson G, Swanoski MT, Lowry A, “The Process and Lessons Learned of Creating an Interdisciplinary Department Strategic Plan Designed by Faculty and Staff”. EC Pharmaceutical Science 2.2 (2016): 252-262.

Hager KD, St Hill CA, Prunuske J, Swanoski M, Anderson GW, Lutfiyya MN. Roadmap for Creation and Implementation of an Interprofessional and Interdisciplinary Collaborative Research Practice. J Interprofessional Care.
2015

Hager, K. D., Aronson, B. D., Smith, R. C., Parra, D., & Swanoski, M. Improving Blood Pressure Control in Over-the-Road Truck Drivers: Is Provision of Medication Therapy Management by Pharmacists Feasible?.
Innov Pharm 2015;6(1):1-11 [article 193].

Westberg SM, Swanoski MT, Renier, CM, Gessert CE. Evaluation of the impact of comprehensive medication management services delivered posthospitalization on readmissions and emergency department visits.
J Manag Care Pharm. 2014;20(9):886-93

Prunuske JP, St. Hill CA, Hager KD, Lemieux AM, Swanoski MT, Anderson GW, Lutfiyya MN. Opioid prescribing patterns for non-malignant chronic pain for rural versus non-rural US adults: a population-based study using 2010 NAMCS data.
BMC Health Serv Res. 2014 Nov 19;14:563. doi: 10.1186/s12913-014-0563-8

Okere AN, Gessert C, Renier C, Swanoski M. Effects of medication reconciliation service provided by student pharmacists in a tertiary care emergency department. Innovations. 2013; 4:3

Huot KL, Lutfiyya MN, Akers MF, Amaro ML, Swanoski MT, and Schweiss SK. A population-based cross-sectional study of health service deficits among U.S. adults with depressive symptoms. BMC Health Services Research 2013, 13:160.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC366256

Swanoski MT, Akers MF, Amaro ML, Huot KL, Lutfiyya MN. Incorporating research into a postgraduate year one pharmacy residency through collaboration. American Journal of Pharmacy Education. Nov 12;76(9):175. doi: 0.5688/ajpe769175

Swanoski MT, Lutfiyya MN, Amaro ML, Akers MF, Huot KL. Knowledge of heart attack and stroke symptomology: a cross-sectional comparison of rural and non rural US adults. BMC Public Health. 2012;12:283 http:// www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/12/283.

Amaro ML, Lutfiyya MN, Akers MF, Swanoski MT. Response to the 2008 U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice recommendations: a cross-sectional study examining the prevalence of U.S. adults 19 to 64 years who smoke receiving the pneumococcal vaccine. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2012; 69:2154-2158

Akers MF, Lutfiyya MN, Amaro ML, Swanoski MT. Prevalence of daily or near daily aspirin use by U.S. adults with diabetes: a cross-sectional study using a multi-year national database. Health, 2012; 4: 297-303 http://www.scirp.org/Journal/PaperInformation.aspx...

Teaching

Academic Interests and Focus

Geriatric Pharmacotherapy

Teaching Areas

Pharmacotherapy for conditions primarily seen in geriatric patients

Courses

  • Phar 6774 Pharmacotherapy of Neurologic and Psychiatric Disorders
  • Phar 6772 Topics in Pharmacotherapy
  • Phar 6971 Geriatric Pharmacotherapy

Clinical

Specialties

  • Geriatric Pharmacotherapy

Board Certifications

Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist

Clinical Interests

Geriatric Pharmacotherapy

Clinical Experience Statement

I have practiced pharmacy in a variety of settings including community pharmacy, hospitals, long term care facilities as a consultant, internal medicine, and most recently in population care management. In all of these settings my primary focus has been on geriatric patients and working toward assuring appropriate medication use.

Media

Video

Keeping Your Medications Straight With Mike Swanoski - Essentia Health