Dr. Maria Miller Thurston, Pharm.D., BCPS, FGSHP, FCCP

Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Maria M. ThurstonEducation

Courses

  • PHA 336 Self-Care
  • PHA 584 The Evidence and Experience of Wellbeing
  • PHA 680 Ambulatory Care APPE

Selected Publications

Thurston MM*, Lin J (PGY2 Resident). Gout and hyperuricemia. In: Chisholm-Burns MA, Schwinghammer TL, Malone PM, Kolesar JM, Bookstaver B, Lee K, eds. Pharmacotherapy Principles & Practice. 6th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2022. (In Press)

Thurston MM, Hammer D. Wellbeing: A missing component of professionalism? AJPE. (In Press)

Augustine JM, Thurston MM, Gates A (PharmD Candidate), Manigault KR. Comparing Perceptions of Student Abilities in Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support among Students, Faculty and Patients. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. April 2021;13(4):409-416. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cptl.2020.11.001

Heo S, Moser DK, Lennie TA, Fischer M, Kim J, Walsh MN, Thurston MM, Webster JH. Varied Factors Associated with Different Types of Self-Care in Heart Failure. West J Nurs Res. 2021 Apr;43(4):298-306. DOI: 10.1177/0193945920950334

Augustine J, Bonner CL, Thurston MM*. Description of a Novel Co-Curricular Professional Engagement Program for Student Pharmacists. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. September 2020;12(9):1062-1071. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cptl.2020.04.033

Patel SM, Thurston MM, Elliott, JB, Manigault KR, Newsom LE. Facilitation of multisite student topic discussion series using web-based conferencing technology. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. July 2020;12(7):843-849. DOI: 10.1016/j.cptl.2020.02.012

Manigault KR^, McKinley D^ (PharmD/PhD Candidate), Patel SM, Truong C (PharmD Candidate), Nguyen S (PharmD Candidate), Akil A, Newsom L, Murnane K, Thurston MM*^. The impact of a pharmacist‐designed mobile application on blood pressure control and medication adherence in patients with hypertension. JACCP. 05 July 2020;3:1286–1295. https://doi.org/10.1002/jac5.1296

Manigault KR, Augustine JM, Thurston MM*. Description and impact of student pharmacist teaching within a diabetes self-management education and support class. AJPE. March 2020,84(3) 7621. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5688/ajpe7621 

Mezgebe M (student), Chesson MM, Thurston MM*. Pharmacy Student Perceptions Regarding Understanding of and Confidence in Literature Evaluation Following a Student-Led Journal Club. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. June 2019;11(6):557-564.

Moye-Dickerson P, Thurston MM, Liao T. RE: Reducing Readmissions: At What Cost? (letter to the editor). J Am Coll Clin Pharm. April 2019;2(2):188. DOI: 10.1002/jac5.1075

Thurston MM*, Utz AE. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasic. In: Tom Munyer ed. PharmacotherapyFirst: A Multimedia Learning Resource. 1st ed. APhA, 2019. DOI: 10.21019/pharmacotherapyfirst.bph_overview

Thurston MM, Liao T, Lim T, Pounds T, Moye-Dickerson P. Utilization of a multidisciplinary team to reduce the rate of hospital readmissions in high-risk heart failure patients at a community teaching hospital: the pharmacist’s role in transitions of care. J Am Coll Clin Pharm. 2019;2:281–287. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/jac5.1072

Thurston MM*. Gout and hyperuricemia. In: Chisholm-Burns MA, Schwinghammer TL, Malone PM, Kolesar JM, Bookstaver B, Lee K, eds. Pharmacotherapy Principles & Practice. 5th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2019.

Thurston MM, Augustine J, Bonner CL. A comparison of baseline professional attitudes and behaviors among student pharmacists. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. July 2018;10(7):875-885.

Moye P, Chu PS (resident), Pounds, T, Thurston MM*. Impact of a pharmacy team-led intervention program on the readmission rate of elderly patients with heart failure. Am J Health Syst Pharm. Feb 2018;75(4):183-190. DOI: 10.2146/ajhp170256

Thurston MM, Chesson MM, Harris EC, Ryan GJ. Professional stereotypes of interprofessional education naïve pharmacy and nursing students. AJPE. 2017;81(5) Article 84.

Manigault KR, Thurston MM*. Liraglutide: A Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 Agonist for Chronic Weight Management. Consultant Pharmacist. 2016;31(12):687-699.

Thurston MM, Nykamp D. Insect Repellents for Zika Virus Prevention. US Pharm. 2016;41(7):47-50.

Thurston MM*. Gout and hyperuricemia. In: Chisholm-Burns MA, Schwinghammer TL, Wells BG, Malone PM, Kolesar JM, DiPiro JT, eds. Pharmacotherapy Principles & Practice. 4th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2016.

Thurston MM, Nykamp D. Clinical Management of Neuropathic Low Back and Neck Pain. US Pharm. 2016;41(3):42-45.

Chesson MM, Thurston MM, Harris EC, Gaddis CLR, Clement DM, Ryan GJ. Description and evaluation of interprofessional education activities at one college of pharmacy. Let’s Think About It. 2015 Oct/Nov;2016(1):1-7.

Thurston MM, Galdo JG, Bourg CA. Clinical considerations for ambulatory care insulin pharmacotherapy part two: evidence-based approach. Clinical Diabetes. 2015 Jan;33(1):20-27.

Thurston MM*, Bourg CA, Phillips BB, Huston SA.  Impact of health literacy level on aspects of medication nonadherence reported by underserved patients with type 2 diabetes.  Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics. 2015 Mar;17(3) :187-93; DOI: 10.1089/dia.2014.0220. Epub 2014 Dec 22.

Galdo JG, Thurston MM, Bourg CA. Clinical considerations for insulin pharmacotherapy in ambulatory care, part one: introduction and review of current products and guidelines. Clinical Diabetes. 2014 Apr;32(2):66-75.

Thurston MM*, Phillips BB, Bourg CA. Safety and efficacy of allopurinol in chronic kidney disease. Ann Pharmacother. 2013 Nov;47(11):1507-16. DOI: 10.1177/1060028013504740.

Phillips BB, Thurston MM. Osteoporosis. In: Chisholm-Burns MA, Wells BG, Schwinghammer TL, Malone PM, Kolesar JM, DiPiro JT, eds. Pharmacotherapy Principles & Practice. 3rd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2013.

 

Contact Dr. Maria Miller Thurston


Moye Pharmacy and Health Sciences Center, #209
(678) 547-6253
thurston_mm@mercer.edu