Nicholas C. Schwier, Pharm.D., BCPS - AQ Cardiology


Pharmacy Clinical & Admin Sci

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, Cornelio C K, Boylan P. A systematic review of the drug-drug interaction between statins and colchicine: patient characteristics, etiologies, and clinical management strategies. Pharmacotherapy. 2022; 42 : 320-333

    2. Schwier N C, Tsui J, Perrine J, Guidry C, Mathew J. Current pharmacotherapy management of children and adults with pericarditis: Prospectus for improved outcomes. Pharmacotherapy. 2021; 41 : 1041-1055

    3. Guidry C, Medina M S, Bennett K K, Schwier N C. The other side of “challenging learners”: Strategies for teaching and precepting the overachiever and high performer. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy. 2021; 79 : 17-22

    4. Schwier N C, O'Neal K. Pharmacotherapeutic Management Strategies for Thyroid Disease-Induced Pericarditis. The Annals of pharmacotherapy. 2020; 54 : 486-495

    5. Schwier N C, Cannedy J J, Skrepnek G H. Management of Acute Idiopathic (Viral) Pericarditis in the Emergency Department: A Review for the Nursing Professional. Advanced emergency nursing journal. 2020; 42 : 17-29

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    1. Effect of end-toxemia on colchicine plasma levels. ACCP. Start Date: 2022. End Date: 2022.

Awards and Honors

                                                                                            1. Rho Chi. Induction. Date: 2021.  


                                                                                            1.  Degree: Specialty Residency. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center/School of Pharmacy. Date: 2014.  

                                                                                            2.  Degree: . University of Pittsburgh Medical Center/School of Pharmacy. Date: 2013.  

                                                                                            3.  Degree: PharmD. St. John Fisher College-Wegmans School of Pharmacy. Date: 2012.