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Nicole Michelle Acquisto, Pharm.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 276-3000

Biography

Professional Background

Dr. Nicole M. Acquisto received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. She completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at Kaleida Health in Buffalo, NY and an Emergency Medicine (EM) Specialty Residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) in Rochester, NY.
Currently, Dr. Acquisto works as the EM Clinical Pharmacy Specialist and as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at URMC. In addition to clinical practice responsibilities, Dr. Acquisto is the director of the PGY2 EM Pharmacy Residency program, manages an emergency department (ED) Antimicrobial Stewardship program and is actively involved in the education of pharmacy and medical students and residents as well as the pre-hospital providers and nursing staff. She participates in ED and hospital-wide simulation efforts, is a member of the institution's Trauma Council, Adult and Pediatric Resuscitation Committees, and the Rochester Emergency Medical Advisory Committee's Pharmacy and Protocol subcommittees.
She has been the recipient of four American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) grant awards, the ASHP Foundation Resident Practice-Based Research Grant in 2008 as a resident and as the Faculty Principal Investigator in 2009 and 2014, as well as the ASHP Foundation Hospital Pharmacist-Emergency Physician Collaborations Research Grant in 2009. Dr. Acquisto has research and therapeutics publications, is the recipient of an ASHP Best Practices Award in Health-System Pharmacy and the 2013 ASHP Pharmacy Residency Excellence New Preceptor Award, was the recipient of the New York State Chapter of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Research Award in 2011, is the Immediate Past-Chair of the ACCP Emergency Medicine Practice and Research Network, is a member of the ASHP Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists Section Advisory Group on Emergency Care, and is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Education

2001
| Canisius College
Biology

2005
Pharm.D. | The State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacy

Awards

2016
American College of Clinical Pharmacy, Emergency Medicine Practice and Research Network - Outstanding Paper of the Year

2014
American College of Clinical Pharmacy - New Clinical Practitioner Award

2013
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists - Pharmacy Residency Excellence Awards – New Preceptor Award

2013
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists - Pharmacy Practice Research Award

2013
University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Pharmacy - Preceptor of the Year

2011
New York State Chapter of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy - Researcher of the Year

2010
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists - Pharmacy Practice Model Initiative Summit

2008
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists - Best Practices Award in Health-System Pharmacy

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Publications

Journal Articles

6/7/2017
Acquisto NM, Bodkin RP, Johnstone C. "Medication errors with push dose pressors in the emergency department and intensive care units." The American journal of emergency medicine.. 2017 Jun 7; Epub 2017 Jun 07.

5/2017
Lee M, Badowski ME, Acquisto NM, Covey DF, Fox BD, Gaffney SM, Haines ST, Hilaire ML, Raymond A, Salvo MC, Turner K. "ACCP Template for Evaluating a Clinical Pharmacist." Pharmacotherapy.. 2017 May 0; 37(5):e21-e29. Epub 2017 Apr 17.

1/2017
Bilhimer MH, Treu CN, Acquisto NM. "Current practice of hypoglycemia management in the ED." The American journal of emergency medicine.. 2017 Jan 0; 35(1):87-91. Epub 2016 Oct 08.

Books & Chapters

2015
Chapter Title: Chapter 104: Resuscitation in Pregnancy
Book Title: Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine, 8th edition
Author List: Treu C, Acquisto NM (editors)
Published By: McGraw Hill Professional2015

2015
Chapter Title: Chapter 107: Resuscitation of Children
Book Title: Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine, 8th edition
Author List: Kokanovich K, Acquisto NM
Published By: McGraw Hill Professional2015

2013
Chapter Title: Medical Treatment During Pregnancy
Book Title: Hardwood-Nuss' Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine, 6th edition
Author List: Bodkin RB, Acquisto NM
Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins2013

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