Nicholas C. Schwier, Pharm.D., BCPS

Assistant Professor and Program Director, PGY-2 Cardiology Pharmacy Residency

Department of Pharmacy: Clinical and Administrative Sciences

Phone (405) 271-6878 x47283

Fax (405) 271-6430

Office CPB 217



Clinical Practice: Coronary Care Unit (CCU)

Education & Experience

B.S. in Bioscience

State University of New York, Farmingdale State College, Farmingdale, NY


Pharm.D. in Pharmacy

St. John Fisher College/Wegmans School of Pharmacy, Rochester, NY


PGY-1 in Pharmacy Practice

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

PGY-2 in Cardiology Pharmacy Residency

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center 2014

Publications & Presentations

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  1. Schwier N C. Βeta-blocker Therapy in Cocaine-Associated Heart Failure: Attempting to Mitigate the Risk. International Journal of Cardiology. In Press
  2. Fox A, Skrepnek G H, Miller J L, Schwier N C, Ripley T L. Optimal Medical Therapy Prescribing Patterns and Disparities Identified in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes at an Academic Medical Center in an Area with High Coronary Heart Disease-Related Mortality. American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs . 2018
  3. Medina M, Schwier N C, Miller J L, Miller M M, Skrepnek G H. Career Skills Assessment in a Doctor of Pharmacy Curriculum. American journal of pharmaceutical education. 2018; 82 : 6300
  4. Schwier N C, Hale G M, Davies M L. Treatment of Adults with Idiopathic Recurrent Pericarditis: Novel Use of Immunotherapy. Pharmacotherapy. 2017
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  • Impact of the Successful Transitions for Engagement Program (STEP), a Pharmacist-Led Transitions of Care Intervention, on Medicaid Hospital Readmissions. 2015.