Amber Lanae Martirosov Pharm.D., M.Sc., B.C.P.S.

Amber Lanae Martirosov Pharm.D., M.Sc., B.C.P.S.

Title

Assistant Professor (Clinical)

Department

Pharmacy Practice

Phone

313-577-0329

Email

amber.smith9@wayne.edu

Amber Lanae Martirosov Pharm.D., M.Sc., B.C.P.S.

Degrees and Certifications

Degrees
  • 2013 - MSc in Pharmacotherapy, The University of Texas (2013)
  • 2011 - Pharm.D., Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy (2011)

Certifications

  • 2019 - Board Certified Ambulatory Care Specialtist
  • 2012 - Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialtist

Positions and Employment

  • 2019-present - Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Henry Ford Hospital
  • 2013-present - Assistant Professor (Clinical), Department of Pharmacy Practice, Wayne State University

Awards and Honors

  • 2019 - Henry Ford Hospital Quality Expo Finalist
  • 2019 - WSU Class of 2019 Faculty of the Year Award
  • 2017 - MSHP Presidents Award
  • 2017 - MPA Distinguished New Practitioner Award
  • 2016 - SMSHP Innovative Practice Award
  • 2016 - HFH Outstanding Progress Award, Finalist
  • 2015 - SMSHP Preceptor of the Year
  • 2014 - WSU APhA-ASP Faculty of the Month
  • B. Berard Matthews Endowed Graduate Fellowship in Pharmacy
  • Merck Clinical Research Award
  • Rho Chi Recognition of Academic Achievement

Professional Memberships

  • 2013-present - American Academy of Colleges of Pharmacy
  • 2013-present - Michigan Society of Health-System Pharmacists
  • 2013-present - Michigan Pharmacist Association
  • 2013-present - Southeast Michigan Society of Health-System Pharmacists
  • 2011-present - American College of Clinical Pharmacy
  • 2008-present - American Pharmacist Association
  • 2008-present - American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
  • 2006-present - Golden Key Honor Society

Primary Research Interest

  • Cardiology
  • Primary Care
  • Clinical and economic implications of ambulatory care and transitions of care pharmacy services
  • Optimizing patient outcomes in ambulatory care clinics

Recent Publications

  • Mohammad I, Berlie HD, Lipari M, Martirosov AL, Bacon O, Duong A, Faraj M, Garwood C. (2020) Ambulatory Care Practice in the COVID-19 Era: Redesigning Clinical Services and Experiential Learning. JACCP. [Submitted, invited paper.]
  • Giuliano C, Martirosov AL, Lipari M, et al. (2020) Incorporating Verbal Defense into Problem-Based Learning. [accepted Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning]
  • Martirosov AL, Smith ZR, Hencken L, et al. Improving transitions of care for critically ill adult patients on pulmonary arterial hypertension medications. [Accepted to American Journal of Health-System Pharmacists]
  • Martirosov AL, Seitllari K*, Kaurala S*, MacDonald N. (2019) Pharmacist implementation of a transitions of care electronic referral process to provide hand-off between inpatient and outpatient settings. J Am Pharm Assoc, epub ahead of print. 
  • Blum E, Thavarajah K, Martirosov AL. (2018) Optimization of Patient-Specific Inhaler Regimens with the Use of the Aerosol Inhalation Monitor. J Am Pharm Assoc, epub ahead of print.
  • Martirosov AL, Michael A, McCarty M*, et al. (2018) Identifying opportunities to advance ambulatory care practice with the ASHP ambulatory care self-assessment tool: experience within a large academic medical center. Am J Health Syst Pharm, 75(13): 987-992.
  • Lipari M, Smith AL, Kale-Pradhan PB, Wilhelm SM. (2018) Adherence to GOLD Guidelines in the Inpatient COPD Population. J Pharm Practice, 31(1): 29-33.
  • Smith AL, Palmer VA, Farhat N, Kalus JS, Thavarajah K, DiGiovine B, and Macdonald NC. (2016). Hospital-based Clinical Pharmacy Services to Improve Ambulatory Management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. J Pharm Technol, 33(1): 8-14.
  • Smith AL, Garwood CL, Bailey T, DeCator D, Elder J, et al. (2016). State Affiliate Initiative to Advance Ambulatory Care Practice. Am J Health Syst Pharm, 73(23):1909-1914.
  • Brophy GM, Mohammed BM, Smith AL, Graham S, Martin EJ, Brophy DF. Use of Recombinant Activated Factor VII to Treat Coagulopathy after Traumatic Brain Injury. [Accepted: Neurocritical Care]
  • Oram T, Martirosov AL. Transitions of Care: Best Practices. [Accepted for publication April 2019: Michigan Pharmacist Journal. Michigan Pharmacist].
  • Hachem S, Stone A, Martirosov AL. Collaborative Practice Agreements. [Accepted for publication July 2018: Michigan Pharmacist Journal. Michigan Pharmacist].
  • Miheascu A, Smith AL. (2016) Prescription for Success: Demonstrating Value for Ambulatory Care Services at Henry Ford Hospital. Michigan Pharmacist, 54(3):26.
  • Smith AL, Kostoff D. Provider Status for Pharmacists: What it could mean for hospital-based pharmacists. Michigan Pharmacist. 2015;53(1):35.
  • Kelly B and Martirosov AL. Use of Pulmonary Function Testing to Predict Successful Inhaler Device Technique. San Deigo, CA: 2018 May (American Thoracic Society International Conference)
  • Blum E, Thavarajah K, Martirosov AL. A Longitudinal Analysis of Pharmacist-Driven Inhaler Optimization in the Ambulatory Care Setting. San Deigo, CA: 2018 May (American Thoracic Society International Conference)
  • Blum E, Thavarajah K, Smith AL. Optimization of Patient-Specific Inhaler Regimens: a Pharmacy-Pulmonology Collaborative Pilot Program in the Ambulatory Care Setting. Los Angeles, CA: 2016 (CHEST)
  • Hetrick K, Dhanapal V, Kostoff D, Smith AL. Pharmacist QuEST to reduce the rate of emergency department visits in patients treated with intravenous chemotherapy. Atlanta, GA: 2016 (Hematology Oncology Pharmacy Association Annual Conference)
  • Palmer VA, Farhat NM, MacDonald NC, Kalus JS, Thavarajah K, DiGiovine B, Smith AL. Evaluating the Impact of Hospital-Based Clinical Pharmacy Services in Ambulatory COPD Patients. Chicago, IL: 2015 June (COPD USA 9 Meeting)
  • Smith AL, MacDonald N, Thavarajah K, DiGiovine B, Kalus JS. Development and implementation of clinical pharmacy services within an outpatient pulmonary clinic. Austin, TX: 2014 October (American College of Clinical Pharmacy Annual Meeting)