Kristin Wiisanen

Kristin Wiisanen, Pharm.D., FAPhA, FCCP

Clinical Professor; Associate Director Of The UF Health Precision Medicine Program; Director Of The Graduate Program In Precision Medicine; Director Of The Office Of Continuing Pharmacy Education

Department: Pharmacotherapy & Translational Research
Business Phone: (352) 273-5114
Business Email: kwiisanen@cop.ufl.edu

About Kristin Wiisanen

Kristin Wiisanen Weitzel received her PharmD from the University of Florida in 1998 and completed residency training at the Medical College of Virginia. Dr. Wiisanen Weitzel is currently Associate Director of the University of Florida Health (UF Health) Personalized Medicine Program, Director of Continuing Pharmacy Education, and Clinical Professor in the Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research in the College of Pharmacy. Dr. Wiisanen Weitzel leads educational efforts in the UF Health Personalized Medicine Program, serves as chair of the Provider Adoption Barriers and Education working group for the NIH-funded IGNITE Genomic Medicine Network, previous past chair of the Pharmacogenomics Special Interest Group for the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, and Residency Program Director for an accredited postgraduate Pharmacogenetics Residency program. She is Editor-in-Chief of Pharmacy Today for the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), a fellow of APhA, and a University of Florida Entrepreneurial Faculty Fellow.

Publications

2021
Acceptability, Feasibility, and Utility of Integrating Pharmacogenetic Testing into a Child Psychiatry Clinic.
Clinical and translational science. 14(2):589-598 [DOI] 10.1111/cts.12914. [PMID] 33166056.
2021
Establishing the value of genomics in medicine: the IGNITE Pragmatic Trials Network.
Genetics in medicine : official journal of the American College of Medical Genetics. [DOI] 10.1038/s41436-021-01118-9. [PMID] 33782552.
2020
Design and Early Implementation Successes and Challenges of a Pharmacogenetics Consult Clinic.
Journal of clinical medicine. 9(7) [DOI] 10.3390/jcm9072274. [PMID] 32708920.
2020
Development of Customizable Implementation Guides to Support Clinical Adoption of Pharmacogenomics: Experiences of the Implementing GeNomics In pracTicE (IGNITE) Network.
Pharmacogenomics and personalized medicine. 13:217-226 [DOI] 10.2147/PGPM.S241599. [PMID] 32765043.
2017
Institutional profile: University of Florida Health Personalized Medicine Program.
Pharmacogenomics. 18(5):421-426 [DOI] 10.2217/pgs-2017-0028. [PMID] 28346068.
2016
Educational strategies to enable expansion of pharmacogenomics-based care.
American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. 73(23):1986-1998 [PMID] 27864206.
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2016
The IGNITE network: a model for genomic medicine implementation and research.
BMC medical genomics. 9 [DOI] 10.1186/s12920-015-0162-5. [PMID] 26729011.
2014
Clinical pharmacogenetics implementation: approaches, successes, and challenges.
American journal of medical genetics. Part C, Seminars in medical genetics. 166C(1):56-67 [DOI] 10.1002/ajmg.c.31390. [PMID] 24616371.
2014
Emerging roles for pharmacists in clinical implementation of pharmacogenomics.
Pharmacotherapy. 34(10):1102-12 [DOI] 10.1002/phar.1481. [PMID] 25220280.
2013
Development of a Novel Pgy2 Pharmacogenomics and Drug Information Residency in a Personalized Medicine Program
Pharmacotherapy. 33
2012
Teaching clinical problem solving: a preceptor’s guide.
American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. 69(18):1588-99 [DOI] 10.2146/ajhp110521. [PMID] 22935942.
2004
Pharmacist-managed headache clinic.
American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. 61(23):2548-50 [PMID] 15595231.
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2001
Gender-specific issues in the treatment of migraine.
The journal of gender-specific medicine : JGSM : the official journal of the Partnership for Women's Health at Columbia. 4(1):64-74 [PMID] 11324243.
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2000
Zaleplon: a pyrazolopyrimidine sedative-hypnotic agent for the treatment of insomnia.
Clinical therapeutics. 22(11):1254-67 [PMID] 11117652.
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Grants

Jul 2019 ACTIVE
Expansion of the Phamacogentics (PGx) Consultation Clinic to Family Medicine
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: UF HEALTH SHANDS HOSPITAL

Education

Community Pharmacy Practice Residency
1998-1999 · Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia
Pharm.D.
1998 · University of Florida
A.A.
1994 · University of North Florida

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2019-2020
PHA6746 Patient Education and Communication in the Era of Precision Medicine
2020-2021
PHA6935 Selected Topics in Pharmacy
2019-2021
PHA6950 Precision Medicine Conference
2019-2021
PHA5929 UF Precision Medicine Conference
2018-2019
PHA5012 App Personalized Med
2019,2021
PHA5789C Patient Care 7
2018
PHA5878C Pt Care 3: Cv and Pulm
2018
PHA5784C Pt Care 4: GI and Renal
2014-2016
PHA5933 Select Top Pharmacy
2016
PHA5701C Person and Prof Dev II
2012-2015
PHA5788 Pharmacotherapy 6
2011-2013
PHA5784 Pharmacotherapy 4
2012-2013
PHA5108L Pharmaceu Skls Lab 1
2011-2013
PHA5782 Pharmacotherapy 2
2011,2013
PHA6634 Mtm: Endocrine Focus
2013
PHA5781 Pharmacotherapy 1
2012-2013
PHA5787 Pharmacotherapy 5
2013
PHA5907 Research in Phar Prac

Contact Details

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(352) 273-5114
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