College of Pharmacy

7 Greenhouse Road Kingston, RI 02881

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Tracey Taveira, Pharm.D., CDOE

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  • Associate Professor
  • Office: 244K
  • Phone: 401.273.7100 x6265
  • Email: ttaveira@uri.edu
  • Mailing Address: 7 Greenhouse Road, Kingston, RI 02881

Biography

Dr. Taveira’s clinical practice at the Providence VA Medical Center is focused on the provision of pharmaceutical care in the adult ambulatory care setting. Her activities include the provision of direct pharmaceutical care services to high risk patients with chronic conditions, such as hypertension, diabetes, dyslipidemia, and tobacco use in the pharmacist-led Cardiovascular Risk Reduction Clinic (CRRC) and the pharmacist-led group medical visit program. Her research and publications have focused on the evaluation of pharmacist-coordinated cardiac risk reduction care models and the impact of mental health conditions on diabetes and cardiac risk factor control.

Research

Evaluation of pharmacist-coordinated cardiac risk reduction care models and the impact of mental health conditions on diabetes and cardiac risk factor control.

Education

Associate Professor

Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Rhode Island, 2000

Publications

Taveira TH, Wu WC, Martin OJ, Schleinitz MD, Friedman P, Sharma SC. Pharmacist-led cardiac risk reduction model. Preventive Cardiology 2006; 9(4):202-8.

Martin OJ, Wu WC, Taveira TH, Eaton CB, Sharma SC. Multidisciplinary group behavioral and pharmacologic intervention for cardiac risk reduction in diabetes – A Pilot Study. Diabetes Educator 2007; 33(1):1118-27.

Pirraglia PA, Taveira TH, Cohen LB, Wu W. The moderating effect of depression diagnosis on the effectiveness of a multi-factorial cardiovascular risk reduction clinic. Preventing Chronic Disease 2008; Oct:5(4):A127

Khatana SM, Taveira TH, Miner MM, Eaton CB, Wu WC. Does Cardiovascular Risk Reduction Alleviate Erectile Dysfunction in Men with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus? International Journal of Impotence Research 2008; Sep-Oct;20(5):501-6.

Taveira TH, Pirraglia PA, Cohen LB, Wu WC. Efficacy of a pharmacist-led cardiovascular risk reduction clinic for diabetic patients with and without mental health conditions. Preventive Cardiology 2008;11(4):195-200.

Pirraglia PA, Taveira TH, Cohen LB, Dooley A., Wu WC. Maintenance of cardiovascular risk goals in veterans with diabetes after discharge from a cardiovascular risk reduction clinic. Preventive Cardiology 2009;12(1):3-8.

Khatana SA, Taveira TH, Choudhary G, Eaton CB, Wu WC. Change in Hemoglobin A1C and C-Reactive Protein Levels in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus. J Cardiometab Synd 2009;4:1-5.

Taveira TH, Cohen LB, Dooley AG, Pirraglia PA, Friedmann PD, Wu WC. Efficacy of a pharmacist-led Group medical intervention program in type 2 diabetes (The Veterans Affairs Multi-disciplinary Education and Diabetes Intervention for Cardiac Risk Reduction Program-VA-MEDIC). Diabetes Educator 2010;36(1):109-17.

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