Publications and Presentations
“Not Your Typical HUS” Poster presentation at Southern Society of General Internal Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 2013
“Syncope Caused by Cardiac Sarcoidosis Leading to Ventricular Arrhythmia” Oral presentation at South Carolina Chapter American College of Physicians Meeting, Hilton Head, South Carolina 2012
“Therapeutic Approaches to Coagulopathy in Cancer Patients” US Pharmacist. 2007; 32(7): 5-10. 2007
”Antithrombotic Therapy in Oncology Patients” ACPE accredited presentation at Pharmacy Grand Rounds, University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 2007
”Oncologic Emergencies” ACPE accredited presentation, West Virginia Residency Conference, Charleston, West Virginia
West Virginia University Hospitals Pharmacy Clinical Conference, Morgantown, West Virginia 2006
About Tara Rickard
Personal interests: Cycling, crafting, church, spending time with my family
Tara Rickard, MD, PharmD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine at the West Virginia University School of Medicine.
Dr. Rickard earned her Doctorate of Pharmacy (PharmD) from West Virginia University School of Pharmacy. She then completed a clinical pharmacy residency at West Virginia University, followed by an oncology pharmacy residency at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX. She received her Doctorate of Medicine (MD) degree from West Virginia University School of Medicine. Dr. Rickard trained in Internal Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC.
Dr. Rickard is board certified in Internal Medicine. Her professional interests include outpatient primary care, preventative care and women’s health.
Grants and Research
Evaluation of rasburicase in the adult leukemia population
Retrospective review of patients admitted to the adult leukemia service at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 2006-2007
Implementation of an antibiotic lock protocol for catheter-related bacteremia West Virginia University Hospitals, Morgantown, West Virginia 2005-2006
Medication Use Review: Anemia of critical illness: use of erythropoietin in a medical intensive care unit West Virginia University Hospitals, Morgantown, West Virginia