Diana Langworthy, PharmD, BCPS

Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems

Diana Langworthy

Contact Info

dlangwor@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-301-1490

Fax 612-625-9931

Office Address:
7-174 Weaver-Densford Hall

Mailing Address:
University of Minnesota
College of Pharmacy
7-174 Weaver-Densford Hall
308 Harvard St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems


Clinical Pharmacist - Adult Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical Center


Pharmacy Practice Residency (PGY-1), Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Richmond, VA

Internal Medicine Pharmacy Residency (PGY-2), Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Richmond, VA

PharmD, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers University

Summary

Dr. Langworthy joined the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy in 2016 in a joint position with the University of Minnesota Medical Center/Fairview. Her primary practice site is in Acute Care - Internal Medicine at the East Bank UMMC location. In this clinical role, she provides inpatient clinical pharmacy services to a diverse population of medically ill patients and serves as a preceptor to pharmacy students and residents. In addition, she serves as the coordinator for the Teaching Certificate Program for the UMMC Pharmacy Residents.

Her past experiences include an Assistant Professor position at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy in Richmond, VA and an Internal Medicine clinical pharmacist position at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Her clinical interests include gastroenterology, infectious diseases, and the effects of bariatric surgery on medication absorption.

Expertise

Adult Internal Medicine
Bariatric surgery and medication absorption

Awards & Recognition

Annual Teaching Excellence Award 2013 - Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy

Professional Associations

AACP
ACCP

Research

Research Summary/Interests

My primary research interest includes the effects of bariatric surgery on medication absorption. I am also interested in anticoagulation in special populations (i.e. obesity, renal impairment).

Publications

PubMed

Mack DR, Cahoon WD, Lowe DK. Colchicine for the primary prevention of the postpericardiotomy syndrome. Ann Pharmacother 2011;45:803-6.

Mack DR, Gravatt LH, Harpe SE. Evaluation of infusion-related reactions with iron sucrose at a large tertiary medical center. Pharmacotherapy 2011;31(10):311e-453e.

Mack DR, Kim JJ. Pharmacokinetic and clinical implications of dabigatran use in severe renal impairment for stroke prevention in nonvalvular atrial fibrillation. Ann Pharmacother 2012;46(7-8):1105-10.

Kim JJ, Langworthy DR, Hennessey E. Clinical implications of statin therapy in patients undergoing hemodialysis. Am J Health-Syst Pharm 2014:71(9);703-10.

Kaufman KR, Thurber KM, O'Meara JG, Langworthy DR, Kashiwagi DT. Evaluation of cephalexin failure rates in morbidly obese patients with cellulitis. Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics 2016:41:409-13.

Roy D, Langworthy DR, Thurber KM, Lorentz P, Mundi M. Comparison of oral antibiotic failure rates in post Roux-en-Y gastric bypass patients versus controls. Poster Presentation. MSHP Annual Meeting 2016, St. Cloud, MN.

Clinical

Clinics

University of Minnesota Medical Center

Board Certifications

Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BSPS)

Clinical Interests

Use of medications in special populations (i.e. obesity, renal & hepatic disease, elderly), oral drug absorption after bariatric surgery, anticoagulation, gastroenterology Care Philosophy: Every patient deserves the highest level of interprofessional care when they are requiring medical attention. My priority when caring for a patient is to create an individualized pharmacotherapy plan to ensure that the patient receives the safest and most effective medication regimen.

Clinical Experience Statement

PRACTICE TIMELINE: Clinical pharmacists have been a part of inpatient care for many years at UMMC. In 2016, I began practice with the Adult Internal Medicine/Surgery team as a partnership with the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy PHARMACY ROLE: Inpatient pharmacists at UMMC are involved in interdisciplinary patient care and conduct a variety of services including anticoagulation management, pharmacokinetic consultations, and renal dosage adjustments among many others.