Idaho WWAMI Medical Education Program Office
E-mail Claudia Hasselquist
phone: (208) 364-4546
322 E Front Street
Suite 440
Boise, ID 83702

Mini Medical School is sponsored by:

University of Idaho

Boise State University

Idaho State University

University of Washington School of Medicine

St. Luke's Regional Medical Center, Boise


INBRE - IdeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence

Idaho Area Health Education Center


Boise WWAMI office

Mary Barinaga, M.D.
Phone: (208) 364-4544
Fax: (208) 334-2344
Idaho WWAMI Medical Education Program
322 E. Front Street, Suite 442B
Boise, Idaho 83702

Idaho WWAMI office

Mail address: 875 Perimeter Drive MS 4207
Location: 832 S. Ash Street, SHB Room 304
Moscow, ID 83844-4207
Phone: (208) 885-6696
Fax: (208) 885-7910

February 1, 2012 - Roger Hefflinger, Pharm. D.

Roger Hefflinger

Pharmacologic Considerations in the Elderly

Common Concerns with the Use of Medications

Roger Hefflinger, Pharm. D.

Associate Professor, College of Pharmacy

Idaho State University

  • Upon receiving his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Nebraska in 1986 Dr. Hefflinger completed a Clinical Pharmacy Residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • In 1987, he accepted a clinical assistant professor position with Idaho State University. Initially, his service commitment was to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center with an emphasis area in nutritional support and intensive care medicine
  • In 1991, Dr. Hefflinger switched his service commitment to Family Practice Medical Center of Idaho, Inc. and has spent the last 23 years assisting with physician training and education in in-patient and ambulatory care environments
  • His areas of interest include asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease management, pain management, infectious disease, and the appropriate usage of medications for chronic diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, depression, and arthritis

Download Dr. Hefflinger's presentation

'Pharmacologic Considerations in the Elderly' from Idaho WWAMI on Vimeo.