Kari L. Vavra Janes, PharmD, BCPS

Kari L. Vavra Janes, PharmD, BCPS
Kari L. Vavra Janes, PharmD, BCPS

Associate Professor
Pharmacy Practice
Phone: (616) 391-1571
Email: [email protected]

Education

  • PharmD, Ferris State University

Graduate/Post-Graduate Training

  • Residency, Pharmacy Practice Residency (ASHP Accredited), Sparrow Health System, Lansing, MI, United States

Biography

Dr. Vavra Janes is an associate professor of pharmacy practice and practices in adult inpatient general medicine at Spectrum Health-Grand Rapids.

Publications and Intellectual Contributions

  • Journal Article
    Salvati, L. A., Meny, L. M., deVoest, M., Bright, D. R., Vavra Janes, K. L., Young, M., Kelsh, S., Sahr, M., Wellman, G. S. (2020). "Assessing the Validity and Reliability of the Pharmacist Interprofessional Competencies Tool (PICT)," American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. Alexandria, Virginia: American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.
  • Newsletter
    Vavra Janes, K. L. (2019). "Pharmacists Improve Patient Outcomes," MSHP Monitor. 38 (10). Lansing, MI: Michigan Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
  • Book Chapter
    Hill, S., Klonowski, P., Schrader, S., Vavra Janes, K. L. (2018). "Central Nervous System," Pharmacy Certified Technician Training Manual. (14th edition). pp. 423-460. Lansing, MI: Michigan Pharmacists Association. http://www.michiganpharmacists.org/techtraining/bookstore
  • Book Chapter
    Vavra Janes, K. L., Kale-Pradhan, P., Verfaillie, K. (2018). "Digestive System," Pharmacy Certified Technician Training Manual. (14th edition). pp. 509-519. Lansing, MI: Michigan Pharmacists Association. http://www.michiganpharmacists.org/techtraining/bookstore
  • Newsletter
    Vavra Janes, K. L. (2018). "Demonstrating our Value: "Thank you for all that you do," MSHP Monitor. 37 (10). Lansing, MI: Michigan Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
  • Journal Article
    Salvati, L. A., Bright, D. R., deVoest, M., Meny, L. M., VanLangen, K. M., Vavra Janes, K. L., Young, M. (2017). "An Approach for the Development and Implementation of an Assessment Tool for Interprofessional Education Learning Activities," INNOVATIONS in pharmacy. 8 (4). Minneapolis, Minnesota: University of Minnesota. http://pubs.lib.umn.edu/innovations/
  • Journal Article
    Vavra Janes, K. L., Paluzzi, M., deVoest, M., Raguckas, S. E., Slot, M. (2017). "Preliminary Findings from a Student Pharmacist Operated Transitions of Care Pilot Service," Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cptl.2017.09.018
  • Journal Article
    deVoest, M., Meny, L. M., VanLangen, K. M., Devuyst-Miller, S. A., Salvati, L. A., Bright, D. R., Elder, J. L., Vavra Janes, K. L. (2016). "Four Themes to Enhanced IPE integration: Lessons Learned from Early Implementation and Curricular Redesign," INNOVATIONS in pharmacy. 7 (2). Minneapolis, Minnesota: University of Minnesota. http://pubs.lib.umn.edu/innovations/
  • Journal Article
    Vavra Janes, K. L., Saadeh, C. E., Rosen, A., Uptigrove, C., Srkalovic, G. (2013). "Improving the relative dose intensity of systemic chemotherapy in a community-based outpatient cancer center." Journal of Oncology Practice. 9 (5). pp. e203-e2011. American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) http://jop.ascopubs.org/content/9/5/e203.abstract?sid=6b8a4fdb-fcd1-49c1-b33e-a6f1bb49082a
  • Book Chapter
    Saadeh, C. E., Vavra Janes, K. L. (2012). "Cancer," Pharmacy Certified Technician Manual. (2012). pp. 689-708. Lansing, Michigan: Michigan Pharmacists Association.

Presentations

  • Poster
    Bixman, L. (Author & Presenter), Chung, D. (Author & Presenter), Roberts, T. (Author), Daman, M. (Author), Jenkins, B. (Author), Shiltz, D., Vavra Janes, K. L. (Author), deVoest, M. (Author), 2018 ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, "Quality Assessment of Inpatient Pharmacist Workflow Influencing Patient Outcomes," American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Anaheim, CA, (December 3, 2018).
  • Poster
    Ice, C. (Author & Presenter), Carnagie, O. (Author), Parker, J. (Author), Vavra Janes, K. L. (Author), Watson, N. (Author), 2018 ACCP Global Conference on Clinical Pharmacy, "Post-anesthesia unit length of stay following rocuronium-induced neuromuscular blockade reversal with sugammadex compared to neostigmine," American College of Clinical Pharmacy, Seattle, WA, (October 2018).
  • Poster
    Kolc, S., Vavra Janes, K. L., Bowman, M., Ferris State University College of Pharmacy Spring Seminar, "A Quality Improvement Project Investigating the Naloxone Trigger for Inpatients at Spectrum Health," Ferris State University College of Pharmacy, Big Rapids, MI, (April 2018).
  • Poster
    Peterson, J. (Author & Presenter), Bowman, M. (Author), Vavra Janes, K. L. (Author), 2017 ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, "Retrospective chart investigation of hypoglycemia trigger events for inpatients," American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Orlando, FL, (December 4, 2017).
  • Oral Presentation
    Vavra Janes, K. L. (Presenter), Marawar, R. (Presenter), Wellness & Epilepsy Conference, "Medications for Epilepsy: Choices, Chances, and Changes," Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan, (November 2017).
  • Oral Presentation
    Lacks, R. (Author & Presenter), Fay, L. (Author & Presenter), Kyle, C. (Author), McNabnay, K. (Author), Vavra Janes, K. L., Werkema, M. (Author), Rivard, B. (Author), GRMEP Research Day, "Impact of scheduled versus as-needed acetaminophen and ibuprofen in combination with as-needed opioids on overall narcotic use in women post-cesarean section," GRMEP, Grand Rapids, MI, (April 2017).
  • Poster
    Vavra Janes, K. L. (Author), Donley, K. (Author & Presenter), Staat, D. (Author), GRMEP Research Day, "Evaluation of basal bolus insulin powerplan at Spectrum Health," Grand Rapids, (April 2016).
  • Round Table Leader
    Vavra Janes, K. L. (Leader), Devuyst-Miller, S. A. (Leader), AACP Annual Meeting, "Developing a Student Leadership Program," AACP, National Harbor, (July 2015).
  • Poster
    Vavra Janes, K. L., Slagh, E. E., Bernknopf, A. C., Wellman, G. S., International Congress on Clinical Pharmacy, "What product attributes influence dieters on the selection of weight-loss food items," AACP/ESCP, Orlando, FL, (April 2009).