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Samantha C. Heacock

Samantha C. Heacock

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About Me

Professional Background

Samantha Heacock, PharmD, BCACP, BC-ADM earned a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Wegmans School of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher University. Upon graduation, she completed post-graduate training with UR Medicine, graduating from the PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency program at URMC and the PGY2 Amb...
Samantha Heacock, PharmD, BCACP, BC-ADM earned a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Wegmans School of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher University. Upon graduation, she completed post-graduate training with UR Medicine, graduating from the PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency program at URMC and the PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy program at Highland Hospital. Following her residencies, Samantha began practicing as an Primary Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist for the UR Medicine Primary Care Network.

Samantha is the Residency Program Director for the PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency at UR Medicine, which began in 2023. She currently serves as a preceptor for the PGY1 Community Pharmacy residents at URMC and the PGY1 Pharmacy Practice residents from both URMC and Highland Hospital. Additionally, Samantha is an adjunct faculty member for the St. John Fisher University Wegmans School of Pharmacy and Binghamton University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, where she serves as a preceptor for both IPPE and APPE students. She is also an active member of ACCP (Ambulatory Care PRN Research Process Committee), Vizient (Ambulatory Pharmacy Development Committee), and the UR Medicine Pharmacy Research Committee.

Dr. Heacock's professional interests include chronic disease management, development and expansion of ambulatory pharmacy services and workflows, clinical research, and serving as a professional mentor for residents.

Certified Specialties

Advanced Diabetes Management - Board Certified-Advanced Diabetes Management

Ambulatory Care Pharmacy - Board of Pharmacy Specialties

Credentials

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency: Highland Family Medicine and St. John Fisher College (American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists Accredited) 2018 - 2019

PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency: University of Rochester Medical Center (American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists Accredited) 2017 - 2018

Education

PharmD | St. John Fisher College - Wegmans School of Pharmacy. 2017

Publications

Journal Articles

Real-world Impact of 3 and 4.5 mg Doses of Dulaglutide on Weight and Hemoglobin A1c in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.

Duong A, Heacock S, Amering S, Brennan L, Venci J, Acquisto NM

The Annals of pharmacotherapy.. 2023 September 24 :10600280231199852. Epub 09/24/2023.

The Rochester Relapse Risk Scale: Developing a Standardized Approach to Predicting Substance Relapse in Liver Transplant Candidates.

Leistman SC, Melaragno JI, Dokus MK, Martens JA, Salter MA, Hutchinson DJ, Hernandez-Alejandro R, Al-Judaib B, Nickels MW

Experimental and clinical transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation.. 2021 September 19 (9):919-927. Epub 1900 01 01.

The Rochester Relapse Risk Scale: Developing a Standardized Approach to Predicting Substance Relapse in Liver Transplant Candidates

Leistman S; Iuppa-Melaragno J; Dokus K; Martens J; Salter M; Hutchinson D; Al-Judaibi B; Hernandez-Alejandro R; Nickels M.

Experimental and Clinical Transplantation. 2021; 19(9): 919-927.

A new spin on transitions of care: Pharmacists bridging the gap between inpatient and outpatient settings

Leistman, S; Nagel, A; Ahmed-Sarwar, N.

Journal of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. 2020; 3(8): 1405-1412.

SGLT-2 Inhibitors: Is There a Role in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Management?

Ahmed-Sarwar N, Nagel AK, Leistman S, Heacock K

The Annals of pharmacotherapy.. 2017 September 51 (9):791-796. Epub 05/23/2017.