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Kwadwo Amankwa

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Assistant Professor - Clinical and Administrative Sciences, School of Pharmacy

Office: Bunting 103

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Department of Clinical & Administrative Sciences 

Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy Fellowship, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, 2002
Pharmacy Practice Residency - Bassett Healthcare, Cooperstown, NY, 2000
Doctor of Pharmacy - Albany College of Pharmacy, Albany, NY, 1999
B.S. Pharmacy - Albany College of Pharmacy, Albany, NY, 1998

Research Interests
Dyslipidemia, Acute Coronary Syndromes, Heart Failure

Journal Articles
Tisdale JE, Overholser BR, Sowinski KM, Wroblewski HA, Amankwa K, et. al. Pharmacokinetics of ibutilide in patients with heart failure due to left ventricular systolic dysfunction. Pharmacotherapy. 2008 Dec; 8 (12):1461-70.

Amankwa K, Krishnan CK, Tisdale JE. Torsades de pointes associated with fluoroquinolones: Importance of concomitant risk factors. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2004 Mar; 75(3):242-7.

Truong KM, Amankwa K, Kucukarslan S. Platelet Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa-receptor inhibitors in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes or Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Interventions: A Review. Clin Ther 2001 Aug; 23(8): 1145-65.

Amsden GW, Amankwa K. Pneumococcal Resistance: The Treatment Challenge. Ann Pharmacother 2001; 35:480–8.

Book Chapters
Amankwa K. Ventricular Tachycardia. Pharmacotherapy Casebook: Pharmacotherapy Casebook: A Patient-Focused Approach. 7th ed. Schwinghammer TL, Koehler JM, Eds New York: McGraw-Hill, 2008.

Professional Affiliations & Memberships
American Society of Health System Pharmacists
American College of Clinical Pharmacy
American Heart Association
National Lipid Association