Department of Pharmacotherapy 

Title: Assistant Professor (Clinical)

Office:

L. S. Skaggs Pharmacy Institute Room 4769
Phone: (801) 587-9594
Pager: (801) 339-6936
Fax: (801) 587-7923
Email: Heather.Nyman@hsc.utah.edu

Education:

  • PGY1 Residency, University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2004 – 2005.
  • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2000 – 2004.
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Brigham Young University, 1994 – 2000.

Other Certifications

  • Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, 2007

Clinical Practice and Research Interests:

  • Nephrology, including management of anemia of chronic kidney disease and measures of kidney function for drug dosing

Positions Held:

Current Positions Held

  • Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice (Clinical), University of Utah College of Pharmacy Department of Pharmacotherapy, 2011 - present.
  • Clinical Pharmacist, Adult Acute Internal Medicine, VA Salt Lake City Health Care System, 2011 – present. 

Previous Positions Held

  • Clinical Pharmacist, Dialysis, University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2005

Publications

  • Nyman HA, Dowling TC, Hudson JQ, St. Peter WL, Joy MS, Nolin TD. “Comparative evaluation of the Cockcroft-Gault equation and the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) study equation for drug dosing: an opinion of the Nephrology Practice and Research Network of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy.”  Pharmacotherapy 2011;31:1130-1144.
  • Hudson JQ, Nyman HA. “Use of estimated glomerular filtration rate for drug dosing in the chronic kidney disease patient.” Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 2011;20:482-491.
  • Nyman HA, Jorgenson JA, Slawson MA. “Workplace contamination with antineoplastic agents in a new cancer hospital using a closed-system drug transfer device.” Hosp Pharm 2007;42:219-225.

Professional Affliations:

  • Utah Society of Health System Pharmacists
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy
  • Rho Chi Pharmacy Honor Society