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Lucas Emerson Orth

TitleAsst Professor-Clinical
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus

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    University of Kentucky, Lexington, KentuckyDoctorate2015Pharmacy

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    Dr. Lucas Orth is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. In addition to his pediatric teaching roles within the Doctor of Pharmacy curriculum, Dr. Orth practices as an embedded pharmacist within the Special Care Clinic at Children's Hospital Colorado. Within this role, Dr. Orth works collaboratively with providers and multidisciplinary staff to provide comprehensive pharmacotherapy recommendations, patient/caregiver education, and other medication-related support to children with medical complexity and their families. His current clinical research focuses on medication therapy management, polypharmacy, and expansion of pharmacy services to children with medical complexity. Additional scholarship interests include pediatric critical care, sedation and analgesia, psychotropic medication management, and pediatric emergency preparedness.

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    UPL.520008     (ORTH, LUCAS E)Jun 17, 2019 - Jun 30, 2023
    Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing
    Expansion of Clinical Pharmacy Services in the Children’s Hospital Colorado Special Care Clinic – Comprehensive Medication Management for Children and Youth with Special Healthcare Needs in a Predominately Medicaid-Serviced Population
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Feinstein JA, Feudtner C, Kempe A, Orth LE. Anticholinergic Medications and Parent-Reported Anticholinergic Symptoms in Neurologically Impaired Children. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2023 Feb; 65(2):e109-e114. PMID: 36332769.
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    2. Feinstein JA, Orth LE. Making polypharmacy safer for children with medical complexity. J Pediatr. 2022 Oct 15. PMID: 36252865.
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    3. Lopez JC, Pare JR, Blackmer AB, Orth LE. Treatment-Refractory Dravet Syndrome: Considerations for Novel Medications. J Pediatr Health Care. 2022 Sep-Oct; 36(5):479-488. PMID: 35987555.
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    4. Orth LE, Ellingson AS, Azimi SF, Martinez JT, Alhadad AA, Tran BC, Allen CW, Nguyen CT, Duong T, Burkdoll JS, Yoo J, Blackmer AB, Jeffres MN. Allowable room temperature excursions for refrigerated medications: A 20-year review. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2022 07 22; 79(15):1296-1300. PMID: 35451022.
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    5. Marquez C, Thompson R, Feinstein JA, Orth LE. Identifying opportunities for pediatric medication therapy management in children with medical complexity. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2022 Sep-Oct; 62(5):1587-1595.e3. PMID: 35527209.
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    6. Feinstein JA, Friedman H, Orth LE, Feudtner C, Kempe A, Samay S, Blackmer AB. Complexity of Medication Regimens for Children With Neurological Impairment. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 08 02; 4(8):e2122818. PMID: 34436607.
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    7. Keyes ML, Healy H, Sparger KA, Orth LE, Geha M, Roumiantsev S, Matute JD. Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Neonates With Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia Treated With Diazoxide. Pediatrics. 2021 02; 147(2). PMID: 33483452.
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    8. Orth LE, Kelly BJ, Lagasse CA, Collins SW, Ryan MF. Safety and effectiveness of albuterol solutions with and without benzalkonium chloride when administered by continuous nebulization. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2018 Nov 15; 75(22):1791-1797. PMID: 30282664.
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    9. Orth LE, O'Mara KL. Impact of Early Versus Late Diuretic Exposure on Metabolic Bone Disease and Growth in Premature Neonates. J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. 2018 Jan-Feb; 23(1):26-33. PMID: 29491749.
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