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photo Zachary A. Marcum, PharmD, MS

Assistant Professor of Medicine


Phone: 412-864-2894

Office: 3471 Fifth Ave
Suite 500
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-864-2894
Fax: 412-692-2370
Education and Training
PharmD, Butler University, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Indianapolis, IN, 2008
MS, Clinical Research, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 2011
Residency in Pharmacy Practice, Indianapolis VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN, 2009
Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Geriatric Pharmacotherapy Research, University of Pittsburgh, Schools of Medicine and Pharmacy, 2011
Selected Publications:
Marcum ZA, Hanlon JT, Strotmeyer ES, Newman AB, Shorr RI, Simonsick EM, Bauer DC, Boudreau R, Donohue JM. Gastroprotective agent underuse in high-risk older daily non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug users over time. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014; In Press.
Marcum ZA, Zhan HL, Perera S, Moore CG, Fitzgerald K, Weiner DK. Correlates of gait speed in advanced knee osteoarthritis. Pain Medicine. 2014; 15: 1334-42.
Handler SM, Cheung PW, Culley CM, Perera S, Kane-Gill SL, Kellum JA, Marcum ZA. Determining the incidence of drug-associated acute kidney injury in nursing home residents. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2014; In Press.
Patel RS, Marcum ZA, Peron EP, Ruby CM. Prevalence of and factors associated with therapeutic failure-related hospitalizations in the elderly. Consultant Pharmacist. 2014; 6: 376-86.
Marcum ZA, Driessen J, Thorpe CT, Gellad WF, Donohue JM. Impact of multiple pharmacy use on medication adherence and drug-drug interactions in older adults with Medicare Part D. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014; 62: 244-52.
Patel R, Marcum ZA. Health IT and shared decision making: tools to combat medication nonadherence. J Am Pharm Assoc. 2014; In Press.
Marcum ZA, Sevick MA, Handler SM. Medication non-adherence: a diagnosable and treatable medical condition. JAMA. 2013; 309: 2105-6.