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
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