Previous Proposals


  • Role of the Intestinal Microbiome on Epileptogenesis and Antiseizure Drug Efficacy (Melissa Barker-Haliski)
  • 8-Oxo-7,8-dihydroguanine as a Marker of Age-related Oxidative Stress in a Microphysiologic Model of Kidney Stone Response in Microgravity (Kendan Jones-Isaac)
  • Imaging and Quantitative Analysis of Organic Anion Transporting Polypeptides (OATPs) at the Blood-cerebrospinal Fluid Barrier (Austin Sun)


  • John Kowalski – Characterization of Selective Mechanism-Based Inhibitors of Cytochrome P450 4Z1
  • Shelly Gray – Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use and the Risk of Adverse Drug Events in People with Dementia


  • Cara McDermott – Medication Patterns of Use, the Potential for De-prescribing, and Oncology Prescriber Attitudes Towards De-prescribing for Older Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions and Advanced Cancer
  • David Newland – Retrospective Analysis of Rabbit Antithymocyte Globulin versus Basiliximab Induction in Pediatric Liver Transplant Recipients
  • Laura Hart – Patterns and Predictors of Central Nervous System-Active Medication Use in Community-Dwelling Older Adults after Fall-Related Injury
  • Melissa Barker-Haliski – Age-dependent Impact of Alzheimer’s Disease-Associated Mutation in Presenilin 2 on Susceptibility to Chronic Seizures and Acute Pharmacotherapeutic Response
  • Sara Shum – Predicting Maternal and Fetal Disposition of Short-Acting Opioids, Hydrocodone and Oxycodone, during Pregnancy

Previous Proposals funded by the Plein Endowed Fund

  • Pharm Intervention for Patients with High Drug Usage and Multiple Providers
  • Using A New Non-Invasive Magnetometric Method to Measure Effect of Cisapride on Gastric Motility: A Pilot Study
  • Establishing a Community Pharmacy Anticoagulation Clinic
  • Improving Pharmaceutical Outcomes of Hospice Patients Using a Symptom Management Protocol
  • Study of Pharmacists’ Consultations Sought by Residents of Continuing Care Retirement Community
  • An Evaluation of a Community Pharmacy Based Pneumococcal and Influenza Vaccination Project
  • Pharmacist Dispensing and Patient Education for Over-the-Counter Medicines in a Culturally Diverse Pediatric Clinic
  • Improving Pharmaceutical Care of Oncology Patients Through a Computerized Database Management Program
  • Evaluation of Retail Pharmacies’ Contribution to Influenza/Pneumococcal Vaccine Coverage Among Elderly Community Residents
  • Pharmacist-managed Smoking Cessation
  • Improving Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates in Long Term Care Facilities
  • Increasing Osteoporosis Awareness and Offering Bone Density Measurements in Community Pharmacies
  • An Innovative Pharmacist Designed and Managed Research Service in a Community Health System Setting
  • Osteoporosis Screening in an Asian Community
  • A Survey of the Pharmacist Prescriptive Authority Protocols in Washington State
  • A Pharmacists-Coordinated Program to Improve Outcomes of Coronary Artery Disease Patients through Multiple Risk Factor Modification in a Community Health System Setting
  • Effects of St John’s Wort (SJW Hypericum perforatum) on the Oral Pharmacokinetics of Tacrolimus (FK) and Cyclosporine (CsA) in Healthy Volunteers
  • Methadone Maintenance in Primary Care and the Role of Clinical Pharmacists in Assessing and Dispensing Methadone for Treatment
  • OTC and Herbal Management in the Assisted Living Community
  • Quality Improvement through Root Cause Analysis in Independent Community Practice
  • Assessing and Dispensing Methadone by Pharmacy for Medical Maintenance Treatment
  • A Determination of Attributes of the Successful Pharmacist
  • Innovative Approach to Geriatric Diabetes Disease Management
  • The Cost-Effectiveness of Gene Expression Profiling in Women with Early Stage Breast Cancer
  • Role of Breast Cancer Resistance Protein (BCRP) in the Transport of Anti-Epileptic Drugs (AEDs)
  • An Assessment of the Use of NABPLaw Online by Pharmacy Students
  • Changes in Lymphocyte P-lycoprotein Activity and Expression During Pregnancy
  • Predictors of Psychotropic Use in Medicaid Funded Residential Care Facilities
  • The Effect of ST1571 (Gleevec) on Fludarabine Disposition and Cytotoxicity Medication Use and Pharmacy and Nursing Care Provided in Six Seattle-Area Assisted Living Homes
  • Evaluating the Role of CYP2J2 in Drug Induced Renal Toxicity
  • Longitudinal Examination of the Association of ACE-Inhibitor or Statin Use with Frailty, Walking Speed, and Mobility Disability
  • Uptake and Activation of Fludarabine in Natural Killer Cells