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Olga N. Vasilyeva

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Professional Background

Received a Pharmacist Diploma with Honors from Pyatigorsk State Academy of Pharmacy in Russia in 1997. Upon graduation, pursued a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences which focused on the structure and function of polysugars from Panax Ginseng C.A. Mey from the same institution.

Following the move to the United States in 2002, completed her Post-doctoral training in the Department of Otolaryngology at Strong Memorial Hospital and investigated how diabetes affects age-related hearing loss. In 2008, transitioned into the role of a Clinical Staff pharmacist and thereafter into the current role as an Operating Room Clinical Pharmacist in 2015. Elective rotations in the OR are offered for IPPE students and UR PGY1 residents interested in gaining more exposure to this area.


Post-doctoral Training & Residency

09/04/2004 - 07/15/2008
POST-DOCTORAL TRAINING at Department of Otolaryngology. University of Rochester, Rochester, NY


A preceptor of the Year
Location: Department of PharmacyUniversity of Rochester Medical Center, Ro

A postdoctoral Travel Award ARO MidWinter Meeting.
Location: Phoenix, AZ

A postdoctoral Travel Award ARO MidWinter Meeting.
Location: Baltimore, MD

A postdoctoral Travel Award ARO Midwinter Meeting
Location: New Orleans, LA

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Journal Articles

Walton JP, Dziorny AC, Vasilyeva ON, Luebke AE. "Loss of the Cochlear Amplifier Prestin Reduces Temporal Processing Efficacy in the Central Auditory System." Frontiers in cellular neuroscience.. 2018 12:291. Epub 2018 Sep 21.

Selioutski O, Grzesik K, Vasilyeva ON, Hilmarsson Á, Fessler AJ, Liu L, Gross RA. "Evaluation of phenytoin serum levels following a loading dose in the acute hospital setting." Seizure.. 2017 Nov 0; 52:199-204. Epub 2017 Oct 16.

Lopez M, Feng C, Vasilyeva O, Eaton MP. "Supplemental Antithrombin Is Effective in Achieving Adequate Anticoagulation in Infants and Children With an Inadequate Response to Heparin." Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia.. 2017 Jun 0; 31(3):896-900. Epub 2016 Dec 02.