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Heather L. Girand, PharmD, BCPPS

Heather L. Girand, PharmD, BCPPS

Heather L. Girand, PharmD, BCPPS
Heather L. Girand, PharmD, BCPPS

Professor
Department Chair, Pharmacy Practice
Pharmacy Practice
Phone: (616) 643-1136
Email: [email protected]

Education

  • PharmD, University of Michigan

Graduate/Post-Graduate Training

  • Residency, Specialty Pharmacy Residency in Pediatrics, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, United States
  • Residency, ASHP-accredited Pharmacy Practice Residency, Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI, United States

Biography

Dr. Girand is the Department Chair for the Pharmacy Practice Department. She teaches in the areas of pediatrics and cystic fibrosis. Her research interest areas are pediatric infectious diseases, antimicrobial usage in children, prescribing trends in chronic pediatric medical conditions, and the scholarship of teaching and learning.

Publications and Intellectual Contributions

Presentations

  • Oral Presentation
    Girand, H. L. (Author & Presenter), Annual Preceptor Development Conference, "Crucial Conversations: Stepping Stones to Success," Ferris State University College of Pharmacy, Grand Rapids, MI, (June 2021).
  • Poster
    Hebovija, E. (Author & Presenter), Mersfelder, T. L. (Author), Girand, H. L. (Author), Sohn, M. (Author), 2021 Grand Rapids Citywide Research Day, "Distinguishing curriculum vitae components for community pharmacy applicants," Virtual, (April 20, 2021).
  • Poster
    Hebovija, E. (Author & Presenter), Mersfelder, T. L. (Author), Girand, H. L. (Author), Sohn, M. (Author), American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting, "Distinguishing curriculum vitae components for community pharmacy applicants," Virtual, (December 2020).
  • Poster
    Mersfelder, T. L. (Author & Presenter), Sohn, M. (Author), Girand, H. L. (Author), American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, "Factors influencing the involvement of Doctor of Pharmacy students in research/scholarship projects," American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Chicago, Illinois, (July 21, 2019).
  • Oral Presentation
    Girand, H. L. (Author & Presenter), 66th Annual Spring Seminar, "Acute Sinusitis: To Treat or Not to Treat, That This is the Question," Ferris State University College of Pharmacy, Big Rapids, MI, (May 20, 2019).
  • Poster
    Litkowiec, S. (Author & Presenter), Girand, H. L. (Author), Sohn, M. (Author), WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine 2019 Research Day, "Attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and psychotropic polypharmacy trends in children and young adults," Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, Kalamazoo, MI, (April 16, 2019).
  • Poster
    Litkowiec, S. (Author & Presenter), Girand, H. L. (Author), Sohn, M. (Author), American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Clinical Meeting, "Attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and psychotropic polypharmacy trends in children and young adults," American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), Anaheim, CA, (December 2, 2018).
  • Expert Panel
    Girand, H. L. (Author & Presenter), 27th Annual Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group Meeting, "Panel discussion: roles of a faculty member," PPAG, Salt Lake City, UT, (April 28, 2018).
  • Poster
    Hanson, T. (Author & Presenter), Girand, H. L. (Author & Presenter), Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners Research Day, "Medication administration in schools and childcare settings: a survey on practices, training, and medication errors," GR-MEP, Grand Rapids, MI, (April 19, 2017).
  • Poster
    Hanson, T. (Author), Girand, H. L. (Author & Presenter), 26th Annual Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group Meeting, "Medication administration in schools and childcare settings: a survey on practices, training, and medication errors," PPAG, Charlotte, NC, (May 5, 2017).