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Samuel C . Augustine, BS Pharm, PharmD

Coordinator, Dean's Office - Pharmacist Intern Credentialing Pharmacist Licensing Examination

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Samuel Augustine

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School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
Pharmacy
Pharmacy Faculty
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Dean's Office - Pharmacy, OT, PT
Faculty - Pharmacy, OT, PT
HLSB - Hixson Lied Science Building

Samuel C . Augustine, BS Pharm, PharmD

Coordinator, Dean's Office - Pharmacist Intern Credentialing Pharmacist Licensing Examination

Professor

Teaching Interests

  • Nuclear Pharmacy

Research Focus

  • Radioimmunotherapy
  • Radiopharmaceutical Quality Assessment
  • Parenteral Preparations
  • Nutritional Supplementation
  • Quality Assessment – Professional Education Program
  • Pharmacy Law Licensure

Department

Pharmacy Practice

Position

Professor

Books

  • Nutrition and Enhanced Sports Performance
    Augustine, Sam C. Chapter 40 - Oral Bioavailability of Creatine Supplements: Insights into Mechanism and Implications for Improved Absorption, p. 395-403 2013
  • Elsevier Science Ltd.
    Miller D, Augustine S, Robinson D, Vennerstrom J, Wagner J, Oral Bioavailability of Creatine Supplements in Nutrition and Enhanced SportsPerformance: Recommendations for Muscle Building, Nutrition and Enhanced Sports Performance, 1st Edition Muscle Building, Endurance, and Strength 1st Edition, Elsevier, 2013. 2013
  • Elsevier/Mosby
    Augustine S, Rutar F, Holdeman K, Jacobson D, Dalrymple G, Radionuclide Generators: Design, Operation, and Clinical Utility, in Nuclear Medicine, Mosby Elsevier, 2006. 2006

Articles

  • American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education
    Castillo, Shana, Begley, Kimberley, Hoie, Eric, Elsasser, Gary, Augustine, Sam Brown Bag' Simulations to Teach Drug Utilization Review
    78, p. Article 40 (5 pages) 2014
  • Nebraska Mortar and Pestle
    Augustine S United State Pharmacopeia and the National Formulary USP37-NF32 Chapter Pharmaceutical Compounding Nonsterile Preparations
    77 (4), p. 15-23 2014
  • International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding
    Weatherman K, Augustine S, Christoff J, Galbraith, W, Assessing the Stability of Common Radiopharmaceuticals Compounded and Utilized Outside of Package Insert Guidelines.
    17(3), p. 238-246 2013
  • International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding
    Weatherman K, Augustine S, Christoff J, Galbraith, W, Establishing Benchmark Rates of Microbial and Bacterial Endotoxin Contamination for Radiopharmaceuticals Compounded in Commercial Nuclear Pharmacy Settings. Int J Pharm Cmpdg 17(2), 168-174, 2013.
    17(2), p. 168-174 2013
  • American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education
    Shrewsbury, Robert, Augustine, Sam, Birnie, Christine, Nagel, Karen, Ray, Dipan, Ruble, James, Scolaro, Kelly, Adams, Jennifer A. Assessment and Recommendations of Compounding Education in AACP Member Institutions
    76, p. S9 2012
  • American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education
    Begley, Kimberley J., Coover, Kelli L., Tilleman, Jennifer A., Haddad, Ann M. R., Augustine, Samuel C. Medication therapy management training using case studies and the MirixaPro platform
    75, p. 49-49 2011
  • Nebraska Mortar and Pestle
    Augustine S USP Delegate Convention Report.
    73(3), p. 24-25 2010
  • American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy
    Scott, D. M., Boyd, S. T., Stephan, M., Augustine, S. C., Reardon, T. P. Outcomes of pharmacist-managed diabetes care services in a community health center
    63, p. 2116-2122 2006
  • Diabetes Educator
    Boyd, S. T., Scott, D. M., Augustine, S. C. Exercise for low-income patients with diabetes - A continuous quality improvement project
    32, p. 385-393 2006
  • Journal of Nuclear Medicine
    Augustine S Revision Status of USP Chapter Pharmaceutical Compounding – Sterile Preparations SNM Newsline.
    46, p. 15-16N 2005
  • Nebraska Mortar and Pestle
    Augustine S, Svoboda A. A Review of USP Chapters and - Their Impact on the Practice of Pharmacy in the State of Nebraska.
    67(12), p. 24-27 2004

Publications

  • Nebraska Mortar and Pestle
    Augustine S United State Pharmacopeia and the National Formulary USP37-NF32.
    77(2), p. 17-23 2014
  • Society of Nuclear Medicine
    Augustine S A Review of United States Pharmacopeia General Chapter “Pharmaceutical Compounding Sterile Preparations” Society of Nuclear Medicine Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment Program (LLSAP), Submitted: September, 2009. 2009
  • Society of Nuclear Medicine
    Augustine S Aseptic Processing of Radiopharmaceuticals as CSPs in Nuclear Medicine and Nuclear Pharmacy Practice - Requirements of USP Chapter Pharmaceutical Compounding – Sterile Preparations, Technologist Section, CE Online, March 5, 2008 2008
  • Society of Nuclear Medicine
    Augustine S USP Chapter Pharmaceutical Compounding – Sterile Preparations: Its Impact on Nuclear Medicine and Nuclear Pharmacy Practice, Technologist Section, CE Online, January 31, 2008. 2008
  • Clinical Research Registration Affiliation
    McGuire T, Scott D, Augustine S, Nyugen Y, Ward K, Leybold M, Heffelfinger M. Impact of prescription drug expense on low-income women with hypertension, dyslipidemia and diabetes in the state of Nebraska.
    24, p. 49-56 2007

Presentations

  • Augustine S Nuclear Pharmacy - Days of Future Past, Expert Perspectives on the Future of Nuclear Health Care, Cardinal Health, Nuclear Pharmacy Services National Field Meeting, Schaumburg, IL, June, 2014. 2014
  • Augustine S Application of NABP’s Pharmacy Curriculum Outcomes Assessment (PCOA) Tool in a Global Assessment Process at Creighton University, Advancing Quality in Pharmacy Education: Charting Accreditation’s Future, ACPE Conference, Atlanta, GA, September 14, 2012. 2012
  • Christensen K, Begley K, Augustine S, Pick A, Technology in Pharmacy Education SIG: Using an Electronic Health Record to Simulate Real-World Experiences in Therapeutics and Skills Lab Courses, AACP Annual Meeting, Kissimmee, FL, July 17, 2012. 2012
  • Begley K, Castillo S, Augustine S, Round table – Self-Care Therapeutics/Nonprescription Medicine SIG: The Best of Both Worlds: Integrating Self-Care and Nonprescription Therapeutics Into Pharmacy Skills Laboratories, AACP Annual Meeting, Kissimmee, FL, July 16, 2012. 2012
  • Augustine S Application of the Pharmacy Curriculum Outcomes Assessment (PCOA) at Creighton, Pharmacy Curriculum Outcomes Assessment Forum, NABP Headquarters, Mount Prospect, IL April 19, 2012. 2012
  • Augustine S USP : Overview for Nuclear Pharmacy Operations, APhA Annual Meeting and Exposition, Seattle, WA, March 28, 2011. 2011
  • Coover K, Tilleman J, Begley K, Augustine S, Ryan-Haddad A, Jones R, Cantrell, E. Evaluation of Participation in Medication Therapy Management Services by Pharmacy Students on Advanced Practice Rotations, Annual Meeting of the American Pharmacists Association, Seattle Washington, March 25-29, JAPHA Vol 51:2, 2011. 2011
  • Weatherman K, Augustine S, Galbraith W, Christoff J, Assessing Stability of Various Radiopharmceutical Kits Compounded Outside of Package Insert Recommendations, J Am Pharm Assoc. 50: 290 (abstract 244) 50:2 Mar/Apr 2010. 2010
  • Tilleman J, Coover K, Begley K, Ryan-Haddad A, Augustine S, Nguyen T, Fujita L, Thieman C, Mobile Learning via Podcasts to Enhance Medication Therapy Management Training for Student Pharmacists,110th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Boston, Massachusetts, July 18-22, 2009, AJPE Volume 73, Issue 4, 2009. 2009
  • Begley K, Oksman S, Tilleman J, Coover K, Ryan-Haddad A, Skradski J, Augustine S, Jackowski R, The Use of Case Studies and the MirixaPro Platform to Evaluate Medication Therapy Management Instruction, 110th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Boston, Massachusetts, July 18-22, 2009, AJPE Volume 73, Issue 4, 2009. 2009
  • Begley K, O'Brien K, Moore F, Oksman S, Skradski J, Augustine S, Restructuring a Dispensing and Pharmaceutical Care Laboratory 110th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Boston, Massachusetts, July 18-22, 2009, AJPE Volume 73, Issue 4, 2009. 2009
  • Coover K, Tilleman J, Begley K, Augustine S, Ryan-Haddad A, Jones R, Assessment of P4 Students’ Participation in Medication Therapy Management Services on Community Pharmacy Rotations, 111th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Seattle Washington, July 10-14, 2009, AJPE Volume 74, Issue 5, 2010. 2009
  • Tilleman J, Mueting M, Augustine S, Promoting Safe Medication Disposal in Nebraska, 111th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Seattle Washington, July 10-14, 2009, AJPE Volume 74, Issue 5, 2010. 2009
  • Turner P, Monaghan M, Augustine S, Matthews-Lopez J, Dolan S, Boyle M, Partnering with NABP to Assess a Dual Pathway Program, 111th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Seattle Washington, July 10-14, 2009, AJPE Volume 74, Issue 5, 2010. 2009
  • Price P, Chau J, Kathol E, Wosick D, Monaghan M, Augustine S, Anderson C, Tilleman J, Psychiatric Pharmacy Practice in a Homeless Shelter’s Mental Health Clinic, CPNP 2009 Poster Abstracts, J Pharm Pract. 260-1 22:2 Apr 2009. 2009
  • Weatherman K, Augustine S, Christoff J, Galbraith W, Pesce M, Evaluating Microbial Contamination Rates of Radiopharmaceuticals Compounded in Commercial Nuclear Pharmacies, J Am Pharm Assoc. 49: 319 (abstract 272) 49:2 Mar/Apr 2009. 2009
  • Weatherman K, Augustine S, Christoff J, Galbraith W, Pesce M, Assessing Stability of Technetium 99m Sestamibi and Technetium 99m Mebrofenin when Compounded Outside of Package Insert Recommendations, J Am Pharm Assoc. 49: 318 (abstract 271) 49:2 Mar/Apr 2009 2009
  • Augustine S USP Chapter Pharmaceutical Compounding Sterile Preparations Missouri Valley Chapter of the Society of Nuclear Medicine Meeting Omaha, NE October 5, 2008. 2008
  • Augustine S, Newton, D, USP Chapter Radiopharmaceuticals, Specialty CSPs, and Sterilization Methods, US Pharmacopeia Webinar Series, June 5, 2008. 2008
  • Augustine S The Impact of USP Chapter Pharmaceutical Compounding-Sterile Preparations of Pharmacy Technician Practice, Alegent Pharmacy Technician Seminar, Lincoln, NE, November 7, 2007. 2007
  • Jones, R, Skrabal, M, Augustine, S, Elsasser, G, Malesker, M, Standardizing Assessment of Student Performance During Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPEs), American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Orlando, FL, July 15, 2007. 2007
  • Begley, K, Ryan-Haddad, A, Coover, K, Lust, E, Augustine, S, O’Brien, K, Welcome to the Real World: Development of a Multi-Station Hands-On Geriatric Dispensing Laboratory, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Orlando, FL, July 15, 2007. 2007
  • Augustine S The Status of USP Chapter , Alegent Annual Membership Conference & Vendor Exposition, Omaha, NE. April 18 & 19, 2007 2007
  • Augustine S. Directions in Pharmacy Education: The Role of the Pharmacist in Public Health - Colorectal Cancer Screening, Colorectal Cancer Dialogue: A Season for Change, Nebraska C.A.R.E.S. Conference, Lincoln, NE, November 3, 2006. 2006
  • Castillo S, Augustine S, Hamilton W, Padron V. Practice Based Nonprescription Product Intervention Lab Experience, Nonprescription Medicines Academy 2006 Conference, Cincinnati, OH, October 5-7, 2006. 2006
  • Shara M, Augustine S, Siracuse M. Predictors of Success in Pharmacy Calculations: Comparison of Entry-level Pharm D Students Enrolled in Campus and Web-based Pathways, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, San Diego, CA, July 10, 2006. 2006
  • Augustine S. Bioterrorism and Emergency Response – Role of the Healthcare Professional, 9th Annual Alegent NPG Health-Link Membership Conference, Lincoln, NE, May 17, 2006. 2006
  • Augustine S USP Chapter Pharmaceutical Compounding – Sterile Preparations and Its Implications for Nuclear Medicine and Nuclear Pharmacy, Cardinal Health, Columbus, OH, April 11, 2006. 2006
  • Merchan J, Orsborn A, Augustine S. The Development, Implementation, and Management of a Medication Assistance Program (MAP) Utilization System for Acquiring Medications at No Cost in a Low-income Family Medicine Clinic, American Pharmacist Association Annual Meeting and Exposition, San Francisco, CA, March 19, 2006. 2006
  • Ryan S, Augustine S, Miller D, Vennerstrom J. Limited Survey of Products Claiming to Contain Creatine Ethyl Ester, 40th Midyear Clinical Meeting of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Las Vegas, NV, December 7, 2005 2005
  • Orsborn A, Merchen J, Andrews E, Sass T, Augustine S. Student pharmacists’ development and implementation of an innovative prescription dispensing program in a low-income family medicine clinic, (SP86), 40th Midyear Clinical Meeting of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Las Vegas, NV, December, 2005 2005
  • Augustine S Update on USP Sterile Compounding Standards, Alegent NPG Health-Link Affiliates, Lincoln, NE, November 30, 2005. 2005
  • Augustine S The Impact of USP Compounding Chapters and , Nebraska Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting, North Platte, NE, July 16, 2005. 2005
  • Augustine S Addressing USP Sterile Compounding Standards, How Do They Affect Your Pharmacy Practice? Alegent NPG Health-Link Affiliates, Lincoln, NE, May 25, 2005. 2005
  • Augustine S Rutar F. How to Incorporate Radioimmunotherapy – What it means to your institution and patients. Minneapolis, MN, November 3, 2004. 2004
  • Augustine S. Radiopharmacy - Nuclear Pharmacy Role in Bexxar Therapy, GSK/Corixa Preceptor Training UNMC, Omaha, NE, August 27, 2004. 2004
  • Augustine S Administration of the Bexxar Regimen, St. Luke’s Medical Center, Sioux City, IA, August 11, 2004 2004
  • Augustine S. Radiopharmacy - Nuclear Pharmacy Role in Bexxar Therapy, GSK/Corixa Preceptor Training UNMC, Omaha, NE, April 23, 2004. 2004
  • Han H, Miller D, Wagner J, Augustine, S. Decrease Lactic Acid Production Following Creatine Treatment in Cultured Muscle Cells. American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientist, Salt Lake City, UT, October, 2003. 2003
  • Han H, Miller D, Robinson D, Vennerstrom J, Augustine S, Wagner J. Synthesis and Physico-Chemical Properties of Ester-Based Creatine Compounds. American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientist, Salt Lake City, UT, October, 2003. 2003
  • Scott D, Boyd S, Stephans M, Augustine S, Himmler B. Randomized Trial Comparing a Clinical Pharmacist as a Diabetes Lifestyle Coach to Standard of Care at the Siouxland Community Health Center (SCHC). American Diabetes Association 63rd Scientific Sessions, Poster Session, New Orleans LA, June, 2003 2003
  • Boyd S, Scott D, Augustine S, Himmler B, Stephans M. The Impact of a Clinical Pharmacist Organizing and Managing a Diabetes Clinic at a Siouxland Community Health Center (SCHC). ACCP 2002 Meeting, Poster Session, Savannah, GA April 2002. 2002
  • Vose J, Bierman P, Lynch J, Gobar L, Augustine S, Dukat V, Bociek G, Tidmarsh G, Armitage J. Radioimmunotherapy with Bexxar combined with high-dose chemotherapy (HDC) followed by autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (ASCT) for refractory non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL): Synergistic results with no added toxicity. 37th Annual Meeting of ASCO, San Francisco, CA, May, 2001. 2001
  • Augustine S Radioimmunotherapy in the treatment of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma: The role of the pharmacist. Spring Symposium, California Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Pasadena, CA, March, 2001. 2001
  • Augustine S, Norenberg J, Tempero M, Gobar S, Devish K, Colcher D, Baranowska-Kortylewicz J, Rutar F. Evaluation of I-131 HuCC49?CH2 Monoclonal Antibody for translation to clinical studies. 35th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, December, 2000. 2000
  • Goel,A, Colcher D, Augustine S, Baranowska Kortylewicz J, Booth B, Pavlinkova G, Tempero M, Batra, S. (2000) Multivalent single-chain Fv of the monoclonal antibody CC49 for the diagnosis and therapy of Cancer. NCI 8th SPORE Investigators’ workshop, July 2000. 2000
  • Gobar L, Rutar F, Vose J, Augustine S. Efficacy of Patient Release Criteria & Instructions for Outpatient radioimmunotherapy of Lymphoma with Bexxar (131-Iodine Tositumomab), 47th Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine, June, 2000. 2000
  • Tempero M, Leichner P, Harrison K, Baranowska-Kortylewicz J, Dalrymple G, Augustine S, Colcher D. The Emerging Role of Radiolabeled Antibodies in Cancer. Innovative Therapies in Cancer Treatment, Ravenna, Italy, November, 1995. 1995
  • Tempero M, Dalrymple G, Joshi S, Quadri S, Linder J, Augustine S, Leichner P. Cancer Therapy Using Radioimmunoconjugates - Implications for Breast Cancers, Pisa Symposia in Oncology Breast Cancer: From Biology to Therapy, Pisa, Italy, October, 1992. 1992
  • Tempero M, Dalrymple G, Colcher D, Joshi S, Quadri S, Linder J, Augustine S, Leichner P. Strategies for Radioimmunoconjugate Therapy - Clinical Trial Design, Symposium on MAb EMD 55 900 in Cancer Therapy, Wiesbaden, Germany, June, 1992. 1992

Federal

  • Title: Clinical Pharmacy Demonstration Grant
    Date: February 1, 2000 – January 31, 2002
    Amount: $354,000
    Sponsor: Bureau of Primary Health Care
    Principal Investigators: Samuel Augustine, Pharm.D.,
    David Scott, MPH, Ph.D.

  • Title: Bioterrorism Training and Curriculum Development Program
    Date: September 2005 – August 2008
    Amount: $598,140 ($129,600 Creighton University)
    Sponsor: HHS/HRSA
    Principal investigator: Phyllis A. Muellenberg, MA
    UNMC School of Allied Health Professions

  • Title: Wisewomen Program Grant
    Date: November 1, 2002 - October 31, 2004.
    Amount: $50,000
    Sponsor: Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
    Principal investigator: Tim McGuire, Pharm.D.

Industry/Corporation

  • Title: Test of Radio-iodination Process for Anti-B1 Antibody
    Date: April 30, 1999 - April 29, 2000
    Amount: $62,049
    Sponsor: Coulter Pharmaceuticals
    Principal Investigator: Samuel Augustine, Pharm.D.

Foundation/Association

  • Title: Hope for the Future - American Pharmacists Association Academy of Students of Pharmacy /Pharmacy Services Support Center Project Awards Program
    Date: January 2004 – January 2005
    Amount: $2,000
    Sponsor: APhA – PSSC/HRSA
    Principal investigator: Cassie Harrison

  • Title: SHARING with Our Community (APhA/Merck Student Pharmacy Project Grant Program)
    Date: March 1, 2000 – February 28, 2001
    Amount: $2,000
    Sponsor: APhA - Merck
    Principal investigator: Keri Fakata

Other

  • Title: Development, Delivery and Assessment of Course for Student Pharmacists in Terrorist Threat, Surveillance and Emergency
    Response Training
    Date: July, 2006 – June, 2008
    Amount: $11,500.00
    Sponsor: Health Futures Foundation Grant
    Creighton University School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
    Principal Investigator: Samuel Augustine, Pharm.D.

  • Title: Mobile learning via podcasts to enhance medication therapy management training for student pharmacists
    Date: November 2008 – July 2009
    Amount: $7, 325
    Sponsor: Pipeline for Innovation Grant
    Creighton University
    Principal investigator: Jennifer Tilleman, PharmD

Awards

  • Dr. Pete Ellerbeck Memorial Award - 2016
    Dr. Pete Ellerbeck Memorial Award, sponsored by the Creighton University chapter of Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, is presented to an outstanding pharmacy faculty member as voted on by all pharmacy students who have completed at least one year of the professional program. The award is based on professionalism, teaching ability, furthering the profession of pharmacy, professional publications, School spirit and dedication.
    Kappa Psi School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
  • Pete Ellerbeck Award
    Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity
  • Senior eFellow Creighton University - 2012 - 2013 and 2009-2010
    Academic Development and Technology Center (ADATC)
  • Pharmacy Leadership Award - 2009
    National Community Pharmacists Association Nebraska Pharmacists Association
  • Incoming President Recognition Award - 2009
    Nebraska Pharmacists Association
  • Educator of the Year - 2009
    Creighton University School of Pharmacy and Health Professions Distance Pharm.D. Class of 2011
  • Daniel B. Smith Practice Excellence Award - 2009
    American Pharmacists Association Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
  • Research Innovation Award - 2008
    UNeMed Corporation University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • USP Award of Recognition - 2008
    United States Pharmacopeia
  • Outstanding Educator of the Year - 2007
    Creighton University Medical Center School of Pharmacy and Health Professions Campus PharmD Class of 2010
  • William H. Briner Distinguished Achievement Award in Nuclear Pharmacy Practice
    The award recognizes an APhA-APPM member who has made significant or sustained contributions to the practice of nuclear pharmacy
    American Pharmaceutical Association Academy of Pharmacy Practice
  • Bowl of Hygeia Community Service Award
    This recognizes pharmacists who possess outstanding records of civic leadership in their communities and encourages pharmacists to take active roles in their communities.
    Nebraska Pharmacists Associate and Wyeth-Ayesrt
  • Fellow of the American Pharmaceutical Association - 1997
  • Founders Award
    Syncor International, Inc
  • Innovative Pharmacy Practice Award
    Nebraska Pharmacists Association
  • Outstanding Young Men of America - 1985