Robert Weber

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Robert Weber

Robert Weber, RPh, PharmD, MS, BCPS, FASHP

Title
Associate Professor - Practice
Secondary Title
Assistant Dean for Medical Center Affairs
Unit / Department / Division
Pharmacy Practice and Science
Address
Parks Hall
Email Address
Phone Number

Education

  • 2023, Pharmacotherapy Certification, Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties
  • 2020, Commissioned Notary Public, Columbus Bar Association
  • 2019, Basic Life Support/AED, American Heart Association
  • 2010, PharmD, Ohio State University
  • 2006, 3rd Cohort, AACP Academic Leadership Program Fellow, Mercer University
  • 1983, Certificate, ASHP Fellowship in Critical Care Pharmacy, The Ohio State University Hospitals and College of Pharmacy
  • 1982, Master of Science, The Ohio State University, College of Pharmacy
  • 1982, Certificate, ASHP-Accredited Residency in Hospital Pharmacy, Grant Hospital, Department of Pharmacy
  • 1980, Bachelor of Science, Pharmacy, Ohio State University
  • Certified, Diabetic Shoe Fitting – Medicare covera, Diabetic Shoe Fitting
  • e-Profile Identification number for continuing edu, National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP)
  • Pharmacy Based Immunization Delivery, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
  • Certified, Community Pharmacist Preceptor Program
  • Certified Trainer, APhA Pharmacy Based Immunizatio, American Pharmacist Association

Honors

  • ASHP Best Practices Award, 2016
  • 29th Annual College Alumni and Friends Golf Outing Honoree, 2015
  • Healthcare Heroes Award – Honorable Mention, 2013
  • Visiting Professor, 2012 - 2012
  • Distinguished Practitioner and Fellow, 2011
  • Jack L. Beal Post baccalaureate Alumni Award, 2010
  • Donation made by Daniel Cobaugh, PharmD in my honor to the American Society of Health-system Pharmacists (ASHP) Research and Education Foundation., 2009
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) CQI Fair Collaboration Award (effort recognized for work across PUH, SHY and other UPMC campuses) Quality Cup Winner. “The ‘Smart’ Pump: Technology for Safer IV Medication Administration at UPMC.”, 2009
  • Faculty Honoree, Honors Convocation, 2008
  • The Clifton J. Latiolais Award, 2007
  • Recipient of the Institute for Safe Medication Practices Cheers Award., 2006
  • Faculty Honoree, Honors Convocation, 2005
  • UPMC Presbyterian President’s Award for Patient Safety, “Positive Patient Identification Safety Program (PPID) for Medication Administration.”, 2005
  • Faculty Honoree, Honors Convocation, 2004
  • Recipient of the Hospital and Health System Association of Pennsylvania Achievement Award for the project titled “Impact of hospital pharmacist and technician pharmaceutical care teams.”, 2004
  • UPMC Presbyterian Quality Improvements President’s Award, “Promoting Optimal Use of Antimicrobials through Implementation of an Antibiotic Management Program.”, 2004
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) CQI Fair Award. Quality Improvement Winner – UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside, First Place, “Improving Pharmacy Services by Implementing a Decentralized Pharmaceutical Care Model,”, 2003
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) CQI Fair Award. Quality Improvement Winner – UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside, Second Place, “New Physician Order Sheet,”, 2003
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) CQI Fair Award. People’s Choice Award – UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside, “Improving Pharmacy Services by Implementing a Decentralized Pharmaceutical Care Model,”, 2003
  • Recipient of the Sixth Annual Cheers Award from the Institute for Safe Medication Practices for leading region-wide medication safety efforts., 2003
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) CQI Fair Award. Presidential Performance Improvement Award, Second Place, “Improving Medication Error Reporting: A Medication Patient Safety Initiative,”, 2002
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) CQI Fair Award.Presidential Performance Improvement Award – Third Place, “Using Adverse Event and Medication Error Data to Design Safe Medication Practices.”, 2002
  • 3rd Place. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Performance Improvement, “Promotion of Pneumococcal Vaccination Through a Hospital-Based Immunization Program,”, 2001
  • UPMC Shadyside CQI Fair Awards. 1st Place, “Improving Accuracy of Pharmacy Dispensing with Robotic Technology,”, 2001
  • National Hospital Pharmacy Quality Improvement Award, Honorable Mention, “Promotion of Pneumococcal Vaccination Through a Hospital-Based Immunization Program.”, 2001
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) CQI President’s Performance Improvement Award, “Conscious sedation quality improvement.”, 1998
  • Fellow, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (FASHP), 1993

Journal Articles

  • Magrum B, Weber RJ. Restructuring a Pharmacy Department: Leadership Strategies for Managing Organizational Change. Hosp Pharm. 2018 Jul;53(4):225-229.
  • Marwitz KK, Hertig JB, Weber RJ. One Chance for Your Best First Impression: Tips for New Pharmacists. Hosp Pharm. 2018 Jun;53(3):148-151.
  • Lim D, Melucci J, Rizer MK, Prier BE, Weber RJ. Detection of adverse drug events using an electronic trigger tool. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2016 Sep 01;73(17 Suppl 4):S112-20.
  • Jordan TA, Hennenfent JA, Lewin JJ, Nesbit TW, Weber R. Elevating pharmacists' scope of practice through a health-system clinical privileging process. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2016 Sep 15;73(18):1395-405.
  • Storey MA, Weber RJ, Besco K, Beatty S, Aizawa K, Mirtallo JM. Evaluation of Parenteral Nutrition Errors in an Era of Drug Shortages. Nutr Clin Pract. 2016 Apr;31(2):211-7.
  • Shay B, Weber RJ. Assuming a Pharmacy Organization Leadership Position: A Guide for Pharmacy Leaders. Hosp Pharm. 2015 Nov;50(11):1051-6.
  • Sahadeo P, Weber RJ. USP <800>: Key Considerations and Changes for Health Systems. Hosp Pharm. 2015 Nov;50(10):941-949.
  • Hertig JB, Weber RJ. Incorporating Pharmacy Scholarship to Management Responsibilities. Hosp Pharm. 2015 Sep;50(8):739-43.
  • Toney B, Goff DA, Weber RJ. Social Media As a Leadership Tool for Pharmacists. Hosp Pharm. 2015 Jul;50(7):644-8.
  • Zilz DA, Weber RJ. Planning an Integrated and Fulfilled Life. Hosp Pharm. 2015 Apr;50(4):333-7.