Jeff Hurren, PharmD

Medication Safety Officer
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor
Rotation offered: Medication Safety


This rotation is a four-week rotation. The rotation will focus on the management of medication safety within an academic medical center. The purpose of the rotation is to provide the resident with knowledge on the safety systems within the medication use cycle and identify areas where improvements can be made. The resident learning experience includes event reporting, analyzing events, and identifying areas for possible improvement. Upon completion of the rotation, the resident will be able to describe and apply principles of medication safety to the medication-use process within the health care system.

Pharmacy School Attended: Wayne State University (2007)

Additional Training: 

  • PGY1 Pharmacy - Henry Ford Hospital
  • IT Certificate
  • Medication Safety Certificate

Fun fact: I love beets

Areas of Interest

Pain, anticoagulation, pediatrics

Honors & Awards

President's Award (SMSHP)
Board of Directors Service Award (MSHP)
Care Promises Award (SJP)
Resident of the Year (SMSHP)
Roche Communications Award

Published Articles or Reviews

Noah Leja, PharmD, BCPS, Deborah Wagner, PharmD, FASHP, Kirsten Smith, PharmD student, Jeff Hurren, PharmD, Transportation of a commercial premixed intravenous insulin product through a pneumatic tube system, American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, 2021.

Brown S, Hurren J, Sartori H. Poractant Alfa Versus Beractant for Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome: A Retrospective Cost Analysis. The Journal of Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics: September-October 2018, Vol. 23, No. 5, pp. 367-371.

Amer KA, Hurren JR, Edwin SB, Cohen G. Regadenoson versus Dipyridamole: A Comparison of the Frequency of Adverse Events in Patients Undergoing Myocardial Perfusion Imaging. Pharmacotherapy. 2017 June.

Chopra A, Hurren J, Szpunar S, Edwin SB. Assessment of Postoperative Pain Control with an Elastomeric Pain Pump Following Cardiothoracic Surgery. Pain Medicine 2017; 0: 1–5.

McGonigal KH, Giuliano CA, Hurren J. Safety and Efficacy of a Pharmacist-Managed Patient-Controlled Analgesia Service in Postsurgical Patients. Pain Practice, 2016.

Zechmeister C, Hurren J, McNorton K. Continuation of Statin Therapy and Vasopressor Use in Septic Shock. Ann Pharmacother. 2015 Apr 20.

Baek VS, Hurren J, Edwin SB. Evaluation of procedure-related bleeding risk in patients receiving bivalirudin during percutaneous coronary intervention. Ann Pharmacother. 2015 Apr;49(4):427-30. 2015 Jan 27.