Last Name

Kelly R. Ragucci

InstitutionMedical University of South Carolina
DepartmentSCCP Clinical Pharmacy and Outcome Sciences - MUSC Campus
AddressP.O. Box MSC140
Quad F - 280 Calhoun St.
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    2012 - 2014Professor of the Year, SCCP, MUSC campus
    2012Finalist, Governor's Teacher of the Year, Department of Education, South Carolina
    2012MUSC Teaching Excellence Award - Lecturer, MUSC
    2011Outstanding Clinician Award, MUSC
    2009Interprofessional Faculty Institute, MUSC
    2006 - 2007Fellow, Trustee Leadership Academy, MUSC
    2006Preceptor of the Year, Class of 2006, SCCP, MUSC Campus
    2005Fellow, American College of Clinical Pharmacy
    2003 - 2004Professor of the Year, MUSC College of Pharmacy
    2003Phi Lambda Sigma Induction, MUSC College of Pharmacy

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    Dr. Kelly Ragucci received her undergraduate pharmacy degree from Ohio Northern University and her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Toledo. Subsequently, she completed a clinical pharmacy residency in Family Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina. Kelly currently holds appointments as Professor in the Departments of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes Sciences and Family Medicine at MUSC. She is also the Chair of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes Sciences. Her teaching and research interests include women’s health issues, interprofessional education and the scholarship of teaching. Dr. Ragucci is a Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist and has certifications in Diabetes Education, Physical Assessment, Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support. She is an active member of a variety of professional pharmacy organizations, including the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy and American Society of Health System Pharmacists.

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    1. Fowler TO, Wise HH, Mauldin MP, Ragucci KR, Scheurer DB, Su Z, Mauldin PD, Bailey JR, Borckardt JJ. Alignment of an interprofessional student learning experience with a hospital quality improvement initiative. J Interprof Care. 2018 Apr 11; 1-10. PMID: 29641943.
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    2. Ragucci KR, Kern DH, Shrader SP. Evaluation of Interprofessional Team Disclosure of a Medical Error to a Simulated Patient. Am J Pharm Educ. 2016 Oct 25; 80(8):138. PMID: 27899834.
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    3. Maxwell WD, Mohorn PL, Haney JS, Phillips CM, Lu ZK, Clark K, Corboy A, Ragucci KR. Impact of an Advanced Cardiac Life Support Simulation Laboratory Experience on Pharmacy Student Confidence and Knowledge. Am J Pharm Educ. 2016 Oct 25; 80(8):140. PMID: 27899836.
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    4. Ragucci KR, O'Bryant CL, Campbell KB, Buck ML, Dager WE, Donovan JL, Emerson K, Gubbins PO, Haight RJ, Jackevicius C, Murphy JE, Prohaska E. The need for PGY2-trained clinical pharmacy specialists. Pharmacotherapy. 2014 Jun; 34(6):e65-73. PMID: 24752824.
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    5. Ragucci KR. Student evaluation of a clinical assessment course and related interprofessional simulation exercises. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. 2014; 6:692-98.
    6. Bodiford AB, Kessler FO, Fermo JD, Ragucci KR. Elevated international normalized ratio with the consumption of grapefruit and use of warfarin. SAGE Open Med Case Rep. 2013; 1:2050313X13511602. PMID: 27489634; PMCID: PMC4857266.
    7. Ragucci KR. Elevated liver enzymes associated with dronedarone for atrial fibrillation. SAGE Open Med Case Rep. 2013; 1:2050313X13511600. PMID: 27489632; PMCID: PMC4857265.
    8. Ragucci KR. Elevated liver enzymes associated with dronedarone for atrial fibrillation. SAGE Open Medical Case Reports. 2013; 12(November ).
    9. Bodiford AB, Kessler FO, Fermo JD, Ragucci KR. . Elevated international normalized ratio with the consumption of grapefruit and use of warfarin. SAGE Open Medical Case Reports. 2013; 19(November).
    10. Culhane NS, Ragucci KR. Hormone Therapy. Pharmacotherapy: Principles and Practice. 2013.
    11. New J, Garner S, Ragucci K, Spencer A. An advanced clinical track within a doctor of pharmacy program. Am J Pharm Educ. 2012 Apr 10; 76(3):43. PMID: 22544960; PMCID: PMC3327241.
    12. Shrader SP, Hall LN, Ragucci KR, Rafie S. Updates in hormonal emergency contraception. Pharmacotherapy. 2011 Sep; 31(9):887-95. PMID: 21923590.
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    13. Ragucci KR, Shrader SP. Osteoporosis treatment: an evidence-based approach. J Gerontol Nurs. 2011 Jul; 37(7):17-22. PMID: 21667891.
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    14. Shrader, Ragucci KR. Contraception. Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach. 2011.
    15. Dunn BL, Ragucci KR, Garner S, Spencer A. Survey of colleges of pharmacy to assess preparation for and promotion of residency training. Am J Pharm Educ. 2010 Apr 12; 74(3):43. PMID: 20498736; PMCID: PMC2865409.
    16. Pilcher ES, Ragucci KR, Arial J, et al. Evaluation of a trustees leadership academy at the medical university of south carolina. Academic Leadership Online Journal. 2010; 2(8).
    17. Hall LN, Shrader SP, Ragucci KR. Evaluation of compliance with osteoporosis treatment guidelines after initiation of a pharmacist-run osteoporosis service at a family medicine clinic. Ann Pharmacother. 2009 Nov; 43(11):1781-6. PMID: 19826096.
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    18. Ragucci KR, Shrader SP. A method for educating patients and documenting smoking status in an electronic medical record. Ann Pharmacother. 2009 Oct; 43(10):1616-20. PMID: 19737992.
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    19. Wellein MG, Ragucci KR, Lapointe M. A peer review process for classroom teaching. Am J Pharm Educ. 2009 Aug 28; 73(5):79. PMID: 19777094; PMCID: PMC2739062.
    20. Thompson AN, Ragucci KR, Fermo JD, Whitley HP. Evaluation of patient perceptions and outcomes related to anticoagulation point-of-care testing in ambulatory care clinics. Pharm Pract (Granada). 2009 Oct; 7(4):213-7. PMID: 25136396; PMCID: PMC4134839.
    21. Ragucci KR, Steyer T, Wager KA, West VT, Zoller JS. The Presidential Scholars Program at the Medical University of South Carolina: an extracurricular approach to interprofessional education. J Interprof Care. 2009 Mar; 23(2):134-47. PMID: 19225956.
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    22. Mountjoy CR, Shrader SP, Ragucci KR. Compliance with osteoporosis treatment guidelines in postmenopausal women. Ann Pharmacother. 2009 Feb; 43(2):242-50. PMID: 19196838.
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    23. Chumney EC, Ragucci KR, Jones KJ. Impact of a dual PharmD/MBA degree on graduates' academic performance, career opportunities, and earning potential. Am J Pharm Educ. 2008 Apr 15; 72(2):26. PMID: 18483594; PMCID: PMC2384201.
    24. Harris IM, Baker E, Berry TM, Halloran MA, Lindauer K, Ragucci KR, McGivney MS, Taylor AT, Haines ST. Developing a business-practice model for pharmacy services in ambulatory settings. Pharmacotherapy. 2008 Feb; 28(2):285. PMID: 18225974.
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    25. Ragucci KR. Premenstrual dysphoric dosrder. Pharmacotherapy Casebook: A Patient-Focused Approach. 2008.
    26. Harris IM, Baker EK, Berry TM, Halloran MA, Lindauer K, Ragucci KR, Somma MA, Taylor AT, Haines ST. . Developing a business-practice model for pharmacy services in ambulatory settings. Pharmacotherapy. 2008; 2(28):7e-34e.
    27. Jennings DL, Ragucci KR, Chumney EC, Wessell AM. Impact of clinical pharmacist intervention on diabetes related quality-of-life in an ambulatory care clinic. Pharm Pract (Granada). 2007 Oct; 5(4):169-73. PMID: 25170354; PMCID: PMC4147796.
    28. Thompson AN, Osgood TS, Ragucci KR. Patient care interventions by pharmacy students in the intensive care unit. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2007 Sep 01; 64(17):1788-9. PMID: 17724354.
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    29. Ragucci KR, Trangmar PR, Bigby JG, Detar TD. Camphor ingestion in a 10-year-old male. South Med J. 2007 Feb; 100(2):204-7. PMID: 17330694.
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    30. Whitley HP, Fermo JD, Ragucci K, Chumney EC. Assessment of patient knowledge of diabetic goals, self-reported medication adherence, and goal attainment. Pharm Pract (Granada). 2006 Oct-Dec; 4(4):183. PMID: 28603577.
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    31. Bushardt RL, Turner JL, Ragucci KR, Askins DG. Non-estrogen treatments for osteoporosis: an evidence-based review. JAAPA. 2006 Dec; 19(12):25-30. PMID: 17243258.
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    32. Shrader SP, Ragucci KR. Life after the women's health initiative: evaluation of postmenopausal symptoms and use of alternative therapies after discontinuation of hormone therapy. Pharmacotherapy. 2006 Oct; 26(10):1403-9. PMID: 16999650.
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    33. Lawrence DB, Ragucci KR, Long LB, Parris BS, Helfer LA. Relationship of oral antihyperglycemic (sulfonylurea or metformin) medication adherence and hemoglobin A1c goal attainment for HMO patients enrolled in a diabetes disease management program. J Manag Care Pharm. 2006 Jul-Aug; 12(6):466-71. PMID: 16925454.
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    34. Chumney EC, Ragucci KR. Student satisfaction and academic performance in a dual PharmD/MBA degree program. Am J Pharm Educ. 2006 Apr 15; 70(2):29. PMID: 17149409; PMCID: PMC1636925.
    35. Whitley HP, Fermo JD, Ragucci KR, Chumney ED. Assessment of patient knowledge of diabetic goals, self-reported medication adherence and goal attainment. Pharmacy Practice. 2006; 4:183-90.
    36. Schwiesow SJ, Nappi JM, Ragucci KR. Assessment of compliance with lipid guidelines in an academic medical center. Ann Pharmacother. 2006 Jan; 40(1):27-31. PMID: 16352778.
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    37. Ragucci KR, Fermo JD, Wessell AM, Chumney EC. Effectiveness of pharmacist-administered diabetes mellitus education and management services. Pharmacotherapy. 2005 Dec; 25(12):1809-16. PMID: 16305300.
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    38. Shrader SP, Ragucci KR. Parathyroid hormone (1-84) and treatment of osteoporosis. Ann Pharmacother. 2005 Sep; 39(9):1511-6. PMID: 16076911.
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    39. Starr JA, Ragucci KR. Thrombocytopenia associated with intravenous ciprofloxacin. Pharmacotherapy. 2005 Jul; 25(7):1030-4. PMID: 16006282.
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    40. Ragucci KR, Fermo JD, Mazur JN. Objective structured clinical examinations for an ambulatory care pharmacy rotation. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2005 May 01; 62(9):927-9. PMID: 15851499.
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    41. Steyer TE, Ragucci KR, Pearson WS, Mainous AG. The role of pharmacists in the delivery of influenza vaccinations. Vaccine. 2004 Feb 25; 22(8):1001-6. PMID: 15161077.
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    42. Klockars SJ, Blair MM, Mazur JN, Ragucci KR, Fermo J. Assessment of web-based applications for ambulatory care rotations. Ann Pharmacother. 2003 Dec; 37(12):1785-8. PMID: 14632598.
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    43. Ragucci KR, Culhane NS. Treatment of female sexual dysfunction. Ann Pharmacother. 2003 Apr; 37(4):546-55; quiz 603-4. PMID: 12659614.
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    44. Klockars SJ, Blair MM, Ragucci K. Survey of clinical pharmacy services in a family medicine clinic. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2003 Mar 01; 60(5):485-6. PMID: 12635457.
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    45. Klockars S, Blair M, Ragucci KR. Survey of clinical pharmacy services in a family medicine clinic. American Journal of Health System Pharmacists. 2003; 60:485-6.
    46. Steyer TE, Ragucci KR, Blair MS. Complementary and alternative therapies for the treatment and prevention of headaches. Clinics in Family Practice. 2002; 4:833-51.
    47. Ragucci KR, Wells BJ. Olanzapine-induced diabetic ketoacidosis. Ann Pharmacother. 2001 Dec; 35(12):1556-8. PMID: 11793618.
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