Kimberly Varney Gill, PharmD
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Kimberly Varney Gill, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCCP

Curriculum Vitae

 

 

 

Business Address:                                                                                                 

Virginia Commonwealth University,                                                        

Medical College of Virginia Hospitals                                                                                    

401 North 12th Street                                                                                                               

Richmond, VA 23298-0042                                                                     

Pager (804) 828-4999, #2728

Kimberly.varney@vcuhealth.org

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

2000-current              Critical Care Clinical Pharmacist, Medical Respiratory Intensive Care Unit

VCU Health Systems-MCV Hospital (VCU-MCVH), Richmond, VA

 

2000-current               Clinical Associate Professor of Critical Care, VCU School of Pharmacy, Richmond, VA

 

2001-current               Clinical Assistant Professor of Critical Care, VCU-MCVH

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care,

Richmond, VA 

 

1999-2000                          Critical Care Staff Pharmacist

University of Kentucky Medical Center (UKMC), Lexington, KY

 

PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE                            

 

1996-present              Virginia Pharmacy License,    # 0202012204

 

 

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

2010 – present              Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist

2017 – present               Board Certified Critical Care Pharmacist

 

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

 

2000                            University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center

Critical Care Specialty Residency, Lexington, KY

 

1998                                      University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center

Pharmacy Practice Residency, Lexington, KY

 

1998              Virginia Commonwealth University-Medical College of Virginia School of Pharmacy, Doctor of Pharmacy Degree, Richmond, VA

 

1996                                      Virginia Commonwealth University-Medical College of Virginia School of

Pharmacy, Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy Degree, Richmond, VA

 

1993                            Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Biochemistry Major, Blacksburg, VA

 

 
 
LECTURER
 
State and National Meetings

 

“Pain, Agitation, Delirium, and the use of Neuromuscular Blockade in Adult ICUs”, Board Certified Pharmaceutical Specialties for Critical Care, board review lecturer, Orlando, Florida, March 2016.

 

“Pain, Agitation, Delirium, and the use of Neuromuscular Blockade in Adult ICUs”, Board Certified Pharmaceutical Specialties for Critical Care, board review lecturer, Chicago, Illinois, April 2015.

 

“Pain, Agitation, and Delirium Guideline Update”, Regional Society of Critical Care Medicine Fall Meeting, Richmond, Va, October 2012.

 

“Update on Stress Ulcer Prophylaxis”, Virginia Society of Health Systems Pharmacists, Norfolk, VA, November 2012.

 
“Sedation and Delirium in the ICU”, Regional Society of Critical Care Medicine Fall Meeting, Richmond, Va, November 2011.
 
“Hyperglycemia in the Hospital Setting: A Review of New Guidelines”, Virginia Society of Healthsystems Pharmacists Spring Meeting, Norfolk, Va, March 2010.

 

“Treating Candidemia in Hospitalized Patients”, Virginia Society of Health Systems Pharmacists, Continuing Education Presentation, Richmond, VA, February 2006.

 

“Arginine Vasopressin for Temporary Blood Pressure Support in Septic Shock”, Virginia Thoracic Society Annual Meeting, September 2005.
 
“Update on Daptomycin”, Virginia Society of Healthsystems Pharmacists Spring Meeting, March 2005.

 

“Antifungal Therapy: We Finally Have a Choice”, Virginia Society of Healthsystems Pharmacists Spring Meeting, March 2003.

 

 

VCU ACADEMIC TEACHING

 

VCU Health System (VCUHS), Pharmacy Department

 

“Delirium in the ICU”, VCUHS-MCVH Pharmacy Residency orientation, July 2013, 2014.

 

“Fluids and Nutrition”, VCUHS-MCVH Pharmacy Residency orientation, July 2013, 2014.

 

“Status Epilepticus in the ICU”, Pharmacotherapy Grand Rounds,VCUHS-MCVH, November 2013.

 

“Sedation in the ICU”, VCUHS-MCVH Critical Care Pharmacy Residency conference, September 2009.

 

“Review on Community-acquired, Hospital-acquired, and Ventilator-associated pneumonias”, VCUHS-MCVH Pharmacy Residency conference, November 2008.

 

“A Review of Psychological Outcomes after the ICU Stay”, Pharmacotherapy Grand Rounds,VCUHS-MCVH, May 2007.

 

“Overview of Critical Care Pharmacy; Sepsis, Vasopressors, Antibiotic Dosing”, VCUHS-MCVH Pharmacy Resident Orientation, July 2006.

 

VCU School of Pharmacy

 

Pain, Agitation, and Delirium in the ICU”, Critical Care Pharmacy Elective Course PHA 679, VCU School of Pharmacy, February 2015, 2016, 2017.

 

“DVT, Stress Ulcer Prophylaxis and Glycemic Control in the ICU”, Critical Care Pharmacy Elective Course PHA 679, VCU School of Pharmacy, February 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014.

 

“Treatment of Sedation and Delirium in the ICU”, Critical Care Pharmacy Elective Course PHA 679, VCU School of Pharmacy, February 2008.

 

“Sedation in the ICU”, Critical Care Pharmacy Elective Course PHA 679, VCU School of Pharmacy, April 2007.

 

“Infections and Antibiotics in the ICU”, Critical Care Pharmacy Elective Course PHA 679, VCU School of Pharmacy, April 2006.

 

“Drug Induced Liver Failure”, Critical Care Pharmacy Elective Course PHA 679, VCU School of Pharmacy, April 2005.

 

“Antibiotic Use in the Intensive Care Unit”, Critical Care Pharmacy Elective Course PHA 679, VCU School of Pharmacy, April 2003.

 

VCUHS Medicine / Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

 

“Review of the ABCDEF ICU Bundle”, Pulmonary Medicine Conference, VCUHS, May 2017.

 

“Management of Multi-drug Resistant Organisms in the ICU”, Pulmonary Medicine Conference, VCUHS, November 2016.

 

“Sleep Protocol in the ICU”, Pulmonary Medicine Conference, VCU-MCVH, November 2013.

 

“Treating Pneumonia in the Medical Respiratory ICU”, Pulmonary Medicine Conference, VCU-MCVH, October 2009.

 

“Antifungal / Antibiotic Review for the Medical ICU”, Pulmonary Medicine Conference, VCU-MCVH, August 2007.

 

“Review of Vasopressors and Inotropes”, Pulmonary Medicine Conference, VCU-MCVH, August 2007.

 

“ICU Careset Introduction”, Pulmonary Medicine Conference, VCU-MCVH, July 2007.

 

VCUHS Nursing

 

“Spontaneous Awakening Trial in the ICU”, MICU Nursing Educational Blitz, weekly lectures for 8 weeks April-May 2017.

 

“Sedation review for the ICU patient”, MICU Nursing Workshop,VCU-MCVH, April 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014.

 

“Vasopressor and Sedation Review for Nursing” MICU Nursing Workshop,VCU-MCVH, October 2008.

 

“General ICU Concepts Overview; Update for ICU Nursing”, MICU Nursing Workshop,VCU-MCVH, October 2007.

 

“Avoiding Hypoglycemia in the ICU Patient”, MICU Nursing Workshop,VCU-MCVH, October 2006.

 

“Surviving Sepsis Campaign 2005”, MICU Nursing Workshop,VCU-MCVH, October 2005.

 

 

 

RESEARCH

 

VCUHS Pharmacy Resident Research/Medication Use Evaluation (MUE) Advisor

2018              Pharmacy practice resident advisor, “Evaluation of Albumin Use at VCU Health System”

2015              Critical Care resident advisor, “Evaluation of Propofol Monitoring Practices in Adult ICUs

2013              Critical Care resident research advisor, “Continuation of Antipsychotics used for Delirium in the ICU”

2010              Critical Care resident research advisor, “MRICU Insulin Drip Pilot Project”, ongoing research

2009                            Critical Care resident research advisor, “Argatroban Usage at VCUHS”

2008                            Critical Care resident research advisor, “Implementation of a Delirium Assessment Scale                            

                  in the Intensive Care Unit”

2006                            Pharmacy Practice resident research advisor, “Linezolid Induced Thrombocytopenia”

2004                            Pharmacy Practice resident research advisor; “Vancomycin associated renal toxicity”

2002                            Critical Care resident research advisor, “Utilization of an Alcohol Withdrawal Scale in                                          

                                    the Intensive Care Unit”

 

 

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

 

Board Certified Pharmaceutical Specialties Book Chapters

 

Varney Gill K “Pain, Agitation, Delirium, and the use of Neuromuscular Blockade in Adult ICUs”, Board Certified Pharmaceutical Specialties for Critical Care, board review book chapter, March 2016.

 

Varney Gill K “Pain, Agitation, Delirium, and the use of Neuromuscular Blockade in Adult ICUs”, Board Certified Pharmaceutical Specialties for Critical Care, board review book chapter, February 2015.

 

Varney KL. “Review of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension”.  Board Certified Pharmaceutical Specialties review series chapter, April 2008.

 

 

 

Peer Reveiwed Journals

Varney KL, Voils S, Chenault G, Brophy G. “Perceived vs Actual Sedation Practices in Intensive Care Unit Patients on Mechanical Ventilation”, Annals of Pharmacotherapy October 2012.

 

Metzger N, Varney KL.  “A Case of Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus Induced by Amphotericin B Liposomal Formulations", Pharmacotherapy. May 2009;29(5):613-20.

 

Sessler CN, Varney KL.  “Patient-Focused Sedation and Analgesia”, CHEST. February 2008;133:552-565.

 

Sessler CN, Perry JC, Varney KL.  “Management of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock”, Current Opinion in Critical Care. October 2004 (10):354-63.

 

Varney KL, Young B, Hatton J.  “Albumin Use in Neurosurgical Critical Care”, Pharmacotherapy. January 23, 2003.

 

Romanelli F, Empey PE, Feola DJ, Jennings HR, Varney KL. "Development of an Interactive Critical Care Teaching Module Involving a Mock Code", American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 64;89S, 2001.

 

 

 

 

Abstracts / Posters

 

Kane L Varney Gill K, “Evaluation of Propofol Monitoring Practices in Adult Intensive Care Units” Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress, January 2016.

 

Kim C, Varney Gill K “Continuation of Antipsychotics used for Delirium in the ICU”. Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress, Miami Florida, January 2014.

 

Varney Gill K, Voils S, Chenault G, Brophy G “Sedation Practices in Adult Intensive Care Unit Patients on Mechanical Ventilation”. Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress, Miami Florida, January 2010.

 

Voils S, Varney Gill K, Chenault G, Brophy G “Effect of Organ Dysfunction on Sedation and Analgesic Prescribing in Adult Intensive Care Unit Patients on Mechanical Ventilation”. Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress, Miami Florida, January 2010.

 

Chenault G, Varney Gill K, Voils S, Brophy G “Sedation Monitoring Practices in Adult Intensive Care Unit Patients on Mechanical Ventilation”. Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress, Miami Florida, January 2010.

 

Muzevich K, Varney Gill KL “Review of Argatroban Usage at VCUHS”, Eastern States Regional Pharmacy Meeting Poster and Presentation, May 2009.

 

Francis K, Varney KL “Implementation of a Delirium Assessment Scale in the Intensive Care Unit”, Eastern States Regional Pharmacy Meeting Poster and Presentation, May 2008.

 

 
PROFESSIONAL AWARDS / PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

 

2014                      Nursing Professional Collaboration Award, VCUHS

2008                     Collaborative Practice Clinical Service Award, Hospital-wide, VCUHS

2008                     Collaborative Practice Clinical Service Award, Medical Respiratory Intensive Care Unit, VCUHS

2007                    Society of Critical Care Medicine Visiting Pharmacy Professorship

2007                     Medical Resident Education Faculty Award, VCU Department of Internal Medicine

2006              Medical Resident Education Faculty Award, VCU Department of Internal Medicine

2004              Patient Care Award, Medical Respiratory Intensive Care Unit, VCUHS Department of Nursing

Present               Society of Critical Care Medicine

 

 

HOSPITAL COMMITTEES / PROJECTS

 

Ongoing

2016-present      Langston Project for ICU Care Bundle, Medical ICU, Pharmacy coordinator, VCUHS

2016-present              Diabetes Management RAMS Care, Hospital wide committee, Pharmacy coordinator, VCUHS

2015-present               Substance Abuse (Alcohol Withdrawal, Opioid Withdrawal) Hospital wide committee, Pharmacy coordinator, VCUHS

2013-present              Pain, Agitation, and Delirium ICU Committee, Pharmacy coordinator, VCUHS

2009-present              Insulin Infusion Management, ICU Committee, Pharmacy Representative, VCUHS

 

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2013              Antibiotic Usage in ICU, Committee, Pharmacy Medical ICU Representative, VCUHS

2001-2010              Critical Care Committee, Pharmacy Representative, VCUHS

2003-4                       Department of Pharmacy Professional Service Committee, Chair, VCUHS

2003                      FMEA Committee for Insulin Drip Protocol, Member VCUHS

2003                       Department of Pharmacy Information Technology Committee, Member, VCUHS

2003                       Department of Pharmacy Cerner Computer Committee, member VCUHS

2000-02              Infectious Disease Subcommittee of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, member VCUHS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Updated 3.6.2018

Kimberly Varney Gill, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCCP