W. Anthony Hawkins, Pharm.D., BCCCP

Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy, Albany
Clinical Assistant Professor

Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy, Albany

Education

Mentored Researcher in Training program of ACCP, Ann Arbor, MI 2016

PGY-2 Critical Care Residency, Emory Healthcare, Atlanta, GA 2014

PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency, Emory Healthcare, Atlanta, GA 2013

Doctor Pharmacy, University of Georgia College of Pharmacy 2012 

Honors, Awards, and Achievements

Pharmacy Residency Preceptor of the Year, GSHP 2017

Young Health-System Pharmacist of the Year, GSHP 2016

Recipient of MeRIT scholarship from Critical Care Practice and Research Network of ACCP

Outstanding Young Health System Pharmacist of the Year Award, GSHP, 2016

Appointed Coordinator of the PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital

Board Certified Critical Care in Pharmacotherapy (BCCCP), 2015

Faculty Achievement in Classroom Teaching (FACT) Grant, UGA, 2015

Pharmacy Teaching Certificate, Mercer University College of Pharmacy, 2013

Robert C. Wilson Award for professional integrity, personality, positive attitude and intelligence, UGA College of Pharmacy, 2012

President, UGA College of Pharmacy Class of 2012

Lead Dawg Award for outstanding leadership, UGA College of Pharmacy, 2011

Affiliations

 

Research Interests

Strategies for assessment and optimization of intravascular volume

Precision-based fluid resuscitation and replacement

Sedation strategies during targeted temperature management after cardiac arrest

Metacognition and clinical reasoning

Selected Publications

Publications:

Hawkins A, Mazzeffi M, Abraham P, Paciullo C. Prevalence and factors associated with absence of venous thromboembolism prophylaxis. Critical Care Medicine 2014; 42(S12):A1510

Hawkins A, Sevransky J, Folse SL. Use of antipsychotics for the prevention of ICU delirium. Critical Care Medicine 2013; 41(S12):A244.

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Presentations:

Gave a one-hour invited CE presentation to Archbold Memorial Hospital on Early Goal Directed Therapy for Septic Shock

Presented “How low can you go? Approach to sedation in mechanically ventilated patients” as a platform presentation on February 20 at Phoebe Medicine Residency in Albany, GA.

Peer-Reviewed Abstracts:

Hawkins WA, Sevransky J, Folse SL. Use of antipsychotics for the prevention of ICU delirium. Critical Care Medicine 2013; 41(S12):A244.

Hawkins WA, Mazzeffi M, Abraham P, Paciullo C. Prevalence and factors associated with absence of venous thromboembolism prophylaxis. 2013 University HealthSystem Consortium Pharmacy Council Meeting. Orlando, FL.

Hawkins WA, Mazzeffi M, Abraham P, Paciullo C. Prevalence and factors associated with absence of venous thromboembolism prophylaxis. Critical Care Medicine 2014; 42(S12):A1510.

Ngando I, Hawkins WA, Wankie C, Chastain DB. Analysis of the 2014 Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute urine-specific minimum inhibitory concentrations for cefazolin at a community teaching hospital. American Society of Health System Pharmacists 2014 Midyear Clinical Meeting. Anaheim, CA. [Abstract 7-037]

Miller JA, Chastain DB, Olubajo B, Hawkins WA. Evaluation of vancomycin prescribing as empiric therapy for high risk patients with febrile neutropenia at a community teaching hospital. American Society of Health System Pharmacists 2014 Midyear Clinical Meeting. Anaheim, CA. [Abstract 7-036]

Sams J, Kumar G, Jozefczyk H, Spears E, Patel D, Hawkins WA. Effect of maintenance intravenous fluids on length of stay in critically ill adults. American Society of Health System Pharmacists 2015 Midyear Clinical Meeting. New Orleans, LA. [Abstract 5B-088]

Spears E, Kumar G, Jozefczyk H, Sams J, Patel D, Hawkins WA. Effect of maintenance intravenous fluids on new onset atrial fibrillation in critically ill adults. American Society of Health System Pharmacists 2015 Midyear Clinical Meeting. New Orleans, LA. [Abstract 9-155]

Jozefczyk H, Kumar G, Sams J, Spears E, Patel D, Hawkins WA. Effect of maintenance intravenous fluids on survival in critically ill adults. American Society of Health System Pharmacists 2015 Midyear Clinical Meeting. New Orleans, LA. [Abstract 5B-043]

Vannoy VB, Brown KA, Alligood JA, Hawkins WA. Retrospective evaluation of initial maintenance caffeine dose and successful first time extubation in a level III neonatal intensive care unit. American Society of Health System Pharmacists 2015 Midyear Clinical Meeting. New Orleans, LA. [Abstract 11-268]

Hawkins WA, Fulford M, Phan SV. Students’ perceptions of debates as a pedagogy in a critical care elective. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. Anaheim, CA. [Abstract 1-53]

Taylor AP, Patel S, Hawkins WA, Franco-Paredes C, Chastain D. Predictors of hospital mortality for multi-drug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii infections in critically ill adults. American Society of Health System Pharmacists 2016 Midyear Clinical Meeting. Las Vegas, NV. [Abstract 241778]

Patel S, Taylor AP, Hawkins WA, Franco-Paredes C, Chastain D. Survival in critically ill adults with multidrug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii infections treated with ampicillin/sulbactam-containing versus non-ampicillin/sulbactam containing regimens. American Society of Health System Pharmacists 2016 Midyear Clinical Meeting. Las Vegas, NV. [Abstract 240534]

Bannister LH, Hawkins WA. Retrospective evaluation comparing balanced crystalloid with 0.9% sodium chloride when used as maintenance therapy in critically ill adults. American Society of Health System Pharmacists 2016 Midyear Clinical Meeting. Las Vegas, NV. [Abstract 242248]

Davis J, Chong N, Hawkins WA. Retrospective evaluation of prescribing patterns of analgesia and sedative medications in critically ill adults during targeted temperature management after non-traumatic cardiac arrest. American Society of Health System Pharmacists 2016 Midyear Clinical Meeting. Las Vegas, NV. [Abstract 241649]

Chong N, Davis J, Hawkins WA. Retrospective evaluation comparing a non-benzodiazepine versus benzodiazepine based sedation strategy during targeted temperature management following non-traumatic cardiac arrest in critically ill adults. American Society of Health System Pharmacists 2016 Midyear Clinical Meeting. Las Vegas, NV. [Abstract 242450]

Hawkins WA, Sams J, Jozefczyk H, Kumar G. Fluid stewardship: Identifying opportunities for targeted fluid minimization. Critical Care Medicine 2016; 44(S12). [Abstract 367]

Branan T, Hawkins WA, Smith K, Palmer R. Utilizing virtual interactive critical care patient cases enhances student learning. Critical Care Medicine 2016; 44(S12). [Abstract 401]

Dangayach N, Kandel S, Hawkins WA, Bruno K, Grewal H, Seay B, Carroll C. Using Storify to curate peer reviewed educational content for patients and clinicians. CHEST 2017;152(4). [A546]

Bruner KT, Hawkins WA. Survey of prescribing and monitoring strategies for analgesics, sedatives, and paralytics in post-cardiac arrest adults receiving targeted temperature management. American Society of Health System Pharmacists 2017 Midyear Clinical Meeting. Orlando, FL. [Abstract 10-032]

Hawkins WA, Chong N, Davis J, Lat I, Contrael K. Variable use of continuous analgesia and sedation during targeted temperature management. Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress. Critical Care Medicine. 2018 January. 46(1):350