Benjamin Newell

Benjamin Newell

Clinical Specialist Critical Care
Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital
Email: [email protected]
Clinical Pharmacist at Hillcrest since 2021

Education and Certifications:

  • Critical Care Specialty Residency 2021, Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, December 2020
  • Pharmacy Practice Residency 2020, Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Doctor of Pharmacy 2019, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  • Bachelors in Pharmaceutical Sciences 2015, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Areas of Interest:

  • Critical care
  • Emergency Medicine/Trauma
  • Medication Safety 

Current Projects and Committees:

  • PGY1/PGY2 Residency Committee
  • Sepsis Committee
  • IV stability Committee
  • Hillcrest Hospital Continuous Improvement

Teaching:

  • Preceptor for PGY-1 and PGY-2 critical care residents at Hillcrest Hospital
  • Preceptor for Doctor of Pharmacy students

Publications:

  • Newell B, Rigelsky F, Wirick N, Migal K. Implementation of a Pharmacist Monitoring Process for Patients on QTc Prolonging Antibiotics: A Pilot Study. Hospital Pharmacy. Sage Journals. Date Pending
  • Newell B, Axtell S. Beta-Blocker use in Patients with Severe CAD but No History of a Cardiac Event. OCCP. Spring 2020, Issue 12.
  • Newell B, Wirick N, Axtell S. What is the mechanism of E. coli resistance to piperacillin-tazobactam but susceptibility to cephalosporin. OSHP Newsletter. November 2019.
  • Newell BW, Spauling AM, Lee NY, Hoyt DG: Roscovitine Inhibits Endotoxin-Induced Lung Inflammation in Mice Lacking Peptidylprolyl Cis/Trans Isomerase, NIMA-Interacting 1 (PIN1). Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine 1(3): 63-66, 2016.

Presentations:

  • Effectiveness of Phenobarbital versus Lorazepam in the Management of Alcohol Withdrawal, Cleveland Clinic, 2021
  • Empiric Antibiotic Use in Sepsis and Septic Shock patients focused in the ICU, Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest, 2021
  • Thyroid Disorders, Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest, 2020
  • A Retrospective Review on Adherence of Vasopressin Use in a Vasoactive Medication Algorithm at a Community Hospital, ASHP Midyear, 2020
  • Implementation of a Pharmacist Monitoring Process for Patients on QTc Prolonging Antibiotics: A Pilot Study, ASHP Midyear, 2019