Nancy Marie Allen LaPointe, PharmD

Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine
Member in the Duke Clinical Research Institute
Campus mail Remote, Raleigh, NC 27607
Email address nancy.allenlapointe@duke.edu

Dr. Allen LaPointe is an Adjunct Associate Professor in Medicine and Faculty Fellow at the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy at Duke University.  She is a researcher and cardiovascular clinical pharmacist with extensive experience in health outcomes and health services research, evidence synthesis, and the protection of human research subjects.  Her clinical and research work have been focused on patient safety, predominately in patients with cardiovascular disease.  This includes work in reducing medication errors, improving medication adherence, safely and effectively translating evidence into clinical practice, comparing safety and effectiveness of therapeutics, evaluating risk communication and mitigation strategies, and exploring the interface between health policy and patient safety.  
 

Education and Training

  • M.H.S., Duke University, 2013
  • Pharm.D., Purdue University, 1988

Publications

Lowenstern, Angela, Sana M. Al-Khatib, Lauren Sharan, Ranee Chatterjee, Nancy M. Allen LaPointe, Bimal Shah, Ethan D. Borre, et al. “Interventions for Preventing Thromboembolic Events in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: A Systematic Review.” Ann Intern Med 169, no. 11 (December 4, 2018): 774–87. https://doi.org/10.7326/M18-1523.

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30383133
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Borre, Ethan D., Adam Goode, Giselle Raitz, Bimal Shah, Angela Lowenstern, Ranee Chatterjee, Lauren Sharan, et al. “Predicting Thromboembolic and Bleeding Event Risk in Patients with Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation: A Systematic Review.” Thromb Haemost 118, no. 12 (December 2018): 2171–87. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0038-1675400.

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30376678
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Hess, Connie N., R Kevin Rogers, Tracy Y. Wang, Rao Fu, Jacob Gundrum, Nancy M. Allen LaPointe, and William R. Hiatt. “Major Adverse Limb Events and 1-Year Outcomes After Peripheral Artery Revascularization.” J Am Coll Cardiol 72, no. 9 (August 28, 2018): 999–1011. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2018.06.041.

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30139446
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Goode, Adam P., Remy R. Coeytaux, Gary R. Maslow, Naomi Davis, Sherika Hill, Behrouz Namdari, Nancy M Allen LaPointe, et al. “Nonpharmacologic Treatments for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Systematic Review.” Pediatrics 141, no. 6 (June 2018). https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2018-0094.

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29848556
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Pokorney, Sean D., Debbie C. Yen, Kristen B. Campbell, Nancy M. Allen LaPointe, Shubin Sheng, Laine Thomas, Tristram D. Bahnson, et al. “Dofetilide dose reductions and discontinuations in women compared with men.” Heart Rhythm 15, no. 4 (April 2018): 478–84. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2018.01.027.

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29605013
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Kemper, A. R., G. R. Maslow, S. Hill, B. Namdari, Nancy Allen LaPointe, A. P. Goode, R. R. Coeytaux, et al. “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder:Diagnosis and Treatment in Children and Adolescents. Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 203,” January 25, 2018. https://doi.org/10.23970/AHRQEPCCER203.

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Kemper, A. R., G. R. Maslow, S. Hill, B. Namdari, N. M. Allen LaPointe, Adam Goode, R. R. Coeytaux, et al. “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Diagnosis and Treatment in Children and Adolescents. Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 203.,” January 2018. https://doi.org/10.23970/AHRQEPCCER203.

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Pokorney, Sean D., Xiaojuan Mi, Bradley G. Hammill, Nancy M. Allen LaPointe, Lesley H. Curtis, and Sana M. Al-Khatib. “Use of Antiarrhythmic Medications in Medicare Part D Patients With an Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator and Ventricular Tachycardia.” Am J Cardiol 119, no. 9 (May 1, 2017): 1401–6. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2017.01.030.

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28341360
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Anderson, Monique L., Rachel Peragallo Urrutia, Emily C. O’Brien, Nancy M. Allen LaPointe, Alexander J. Christian, Lisa A. Kaltenbach, Laura E. Webb, et al. “Outcomes of a multi-community hypertension implementation study: the American Heart Association's Check. Change. Control. program.” J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 19, no. 5 (May 2017): 479–87. https://doi.org/10.1111/jch.12950.

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28058813
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Haga, Susanne B., Rachel Mills, Jivan Moaddeb, Nancy Allen LaPointe, Alex Cho, and Geoffrey S. Ginsburg. “Primary care providers' use of pharmacist support for delivery of pharmacogenetic testing.” Pharmacogenomics 18, no. 4 (March 2017): 359–67. https://doi.org/10.2217/pgs-2016-0177.

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28244812
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