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Fatima Ali, Pharm.D.
College of Pharmacy
Director of Resident Teaching Certificate Program
Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences

Contact Information
Roosevelt University College of Pharmacy
1400 N. Roosevelt Blvd, Schaumburg, IL 60173
Office:  (847) 330-4510
Email:  fali03@roosevelt.edu

Clinical Affiliation
Clinical Pharmacist – Stroke Team
Alexian Brothers Medical Center
800 Biesterfield Rd, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Pager: (847) 479-3460 # 21992

Education

Pharmacy Practice Residency (June 2011)
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL

Doctor of Pharmacy (March 2010)
Midwestern University:  Chicago College of Pharmacy, Downers Grove, IL

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry (May 2006)                     
Roosevelt University:  Schaumburg, IL

Professional Organization

Faculty Advisor — American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), 2011 – Present
Faculty Advisor — Illinois Council Health-System Pharmacists (ICHP), 2011 – Present
Member — American Associate of Colleges of Pharmacy, 2011 – Present
Member — American College of Clinical Pharmacy, 2011 – Present

Continuing Professional Development

Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (Board of Pharmacy Specialties)
Immunization Train the Trainer (American Pharmacists Association)

Professional Certifications

National Institutes of Health, Protecting Human Research Participants
Illinois Poison Center, Poison Prevention Educator
American Heart Association Basic and Advanced Life Support for Healthcare Providers
Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Certification, American Pharmacist Association

Published Works

Ali, F, Wieczorkiewicz, S, Cwik, J. Procalcitonin-Guided Duration of Antimicrobial Therapy for the Treatment of Lower Respiratory Tract Infections. KeePosted. 2011, Nov.

Nagel Karen, Ali Fatima, Al-Khudari Sarah,et al.  Extemporaneous Compounding of Medicated Ointment.  International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding.  2010; 14(6):472-8.

Selected Editorial and Review Activities

Ad hoc Peer Reviewer, Remington: The Science and Practice of Pharmacy, 2011 –Present

Presentations/In-service

Clinical Pharmacy
East Aurora Magnet Academy, Aurora, IL
Presented to Middle School Students
November 2011

Professionalism Lecture
Roosevelt University College of Pharmacy, Schaumburg, IL
Presented to Doctor of Pharmacy Students
November 2011

Clinical Nutrition: Gastrointestinal & Musculoskeletal Cancer
Roosevelt University College of Pharmacy, Schaumburg, IL
Presented to Doctor of Pharmacy Students
October 2011

Development and Implementation of Debate Project
Roosevelt University College of Pharmacy, Schaumburg, IL
Presented to Doctor of Pharmacy Students in collaboration with Clinical Faculty
September 2011

Atypical Antipsychotics Class Review
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL
Presented to The Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee
June 2011

Procalcitonin Guided Duration of Antimicrobial Therapy for Patients with Healthcare Associated Pneumonia
Great Lakes Pharmacy Resident Conference, Perdue University, Purdue, IN
Presented to Pharmacists and Pharmacy Residents
April 2011

Appropriate Relationships with Pharmaceutical Industry
Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL
Presented to Doctor of Pharmacy Pharmacy Students
April 2011

Antimicrobial Agents
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL
Presented to Pediatric Nurses
March 2011

Low-dose Ketamine Infusions in Patient with Opiate Resistant Pain
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL
Presented to Nurses in the Surgical Unit & Pharmacists
January 2011

ACPE Accredited ICHP Continuation Education Presentation on Aerosolized Antimicrobial Therapy for Multi-drug Resistant Gram Negative Infections.
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL
Presented to Pharmacists and Pharmacy Students
January 2011

Dronedarone Medication Utilization Review
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL
Presented to Family Medicine Residents and Interns
October 2010

Medication Dose Adjustment in Renal Dysfunction
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL
Presented to Family Medicine Residents and Interns
October 2010

Falls Prevention in the Elderly
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL
Presented to Family Medicine Residents and Interns
September 2010

Empiric Antimicrobial Therapy and Review of Antimicrobials
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL
Presented to Medical Residents and Interns
September 2010

Anti-hypertensive Medications
Advocate Condell Medical Center, Libertyville, IL
Presented to the Nursing Staff
January 2010

Types of Insulin Products (Long-acting, Intermediate-acting, Short-acting, and Ultra-short acting)
Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights, IL
Presented to the Nursing Staff
November 2009

Abstract Presentations
Avalos, P, Ali, F. Review of aerosolized antimicrobials for the treatment of hospital-acquired and ventilator-associated pneumonia. American College of Clinical Pharmacy: Albuqueque, NM, October 2013.

Aruru M, Ali F, Hogan M, Brock C. Depression and dyslipidemia in pediatrics – The knowledge gap. Lipid Symposium at Concordia University, Mequon, WI, September 2013.

Ali, F, Brock, C. Over the Counter Aisle as Method for Student Assessment in Pharmaceutical Care Lab. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy: Chicago, IL, July 2013.

Ali F, Aruru, M, Brock, C, et al. Resident Teaching Certificate Program at Roosevelt University College of Pharmacy. American Society of Health-System Pharamacists Midyear Clinical Meeting: Las Vegas, NV, December 2012.

New Practioners Forum (Committee Member). New Practitioners Forum Poster. American Society of Health-System Pharamacists Midyear Clinical Meeting, Student Society Showcase: Las Vegas, NV, December 2012.

Ali, F, Wieczorkiewicz, S, Cwik, J. Procalcitonin-Guided Duration of Antimicrobial Therapy for the Treatment of Lower Respiratory Tract Infections. Illinois Council Health-System Pharmacist Annual Meeting, Oak Brook, IL. September 2011.

Ali, F, Wieczorkiewicz, S, Cwik, J. Procalcitonin Guided Duration of Antimicrobial Therapy for Patients with Healthcare Associated Pneumonia. Advocate Research Forum, Park Ridge, IL. May 2011.

Specific College Teaching Contributions

▪   Integrated Sequence IV: Renal and Genitourinary Systems

▪   Pharmaceutical Care II

Research Interests

▪     Procalcitonin Guided Duration of Antimicrobial Therapy for Patients with Healthcare Associated Pneumonia.

▪     Insulin therapy for inpatient type 2 diabetics on outpatient oral medication therapy

▪     Impact of discharge counseling on readmission rates