Pharmacy Practice

PharmD Program Director, Associate Professor
Focus: Nephrology

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(518) 694-7875

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Katie E. Cardone, PHARM.D., BCACP, FCCP


  • Fellowship in Nephrology Pharmacy – Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences/Albany Medical Center 
  • Pharm.D., Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences


  • Nephrology therapeutics (PTPM)
  • Nephrology Patient Care (elective)
  • Advanced Nephrology (elective)


  • Optimizing medication use in patients on dialysis. 


  • Hortense and Louis Rubin Dialysis Centers – Saratoga Springs, Clifton Park and Troy, NY (Ambulatory Care Nephrology) 
  • My Medz Medication Management Service at ACPHS (Medication Therapy Management)


Appointed Co-Chair, Nephrology Practice Standards Committee, Advancing Kidney Health Through Optimal Medication Management. 2020 – present.


NY State Department of Health for Pharmacists’ use of mobile health technology in improving hypertension and cholesterol. ($49,999) September 2020 – September 2021.



Denvir PM, Cardone KE, Parker WM, Cerulli J. How do I say that?: Using communication principles to enhance medication therapy management instruction. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning 2018;10:185-94.

Kessler C, Cardone KE. Managing Comorbid Conditions in ESRD: Diabetes, Hypertension and Cardiovascular Conditions (Module 2). In: Pharmacotherapy for Patients on Dialysis, Davita and National Kidney Foundation, 2018.

Cardone KE. Nephrology. In: Review and Recertification Book for Board Certification in Ambulatory Care Pharmacy, American College of Clinical Pharmacy, 2018.

Cardone KE. Chronic Kidney Disease Medication Therapy Management Data Set (Chapter 16). In: Medication Therapy Management: A Comprehensive Approach, 2nd ed, Angaran DM, Whalen K, eds., McGraw-Hill, 2018. 

Cardone KE, Bacchus S, Assimon MM, Pai AB, Manley HJ. Medication-related problems in CKD. Adv Chronic Kidney Dis. 2010 Sep;17(5):404-12. Review. PubMed PMID: 20727510.

Pallotta KE, Elwell RJ, Nornoo AO, Manley HJ. Stability of tobramycin and ceftazidime in icodextrin peritoneal dialysis solution. Perit Dial Int. 2009 Jan-Feb;29(1):52-7. PubMed PMID: 19164253. 

Pallotta KE, Manley HJ. Vancomycin use in patients requiring hemodialysis: a literature review. Semin Dial. 2008 Jan-Feb;21(1):63-70. Review. PubMed PMID: 18251960. 

Patel N, Cardone K, Grabe DW, Meola S, Hoy C, Manley H, Drusano GL, Lodise TP. Use of pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic principles to determine optimal administration of daptomycin in patients receiving standardized thrice-weekly hemodialysis. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2011 Apr;55(4):1677-83. Epub 2011 Jan 31. PubMed PMID: 21282429; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3067175. 

Cardone KE, Manley HJ, Grabe DW, Meola S, Hoy CD, Bailie GR. Quantifying home medication regimen changes and quality of life in patients receiving nocturnal home hemodialysis. Hemodial Int. 2011 Apr;15(2):234-42. doi: 10.1111/j.1542-4758.2011.00539.x. Epub 2011 Mar 13. PubMed PMID: 21395973. 

Cardone KE, Lodise TP, Patel N, Hoy CD, Meola S, Manley HJ, Drusano GL, Grabe DW. Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of intravenous daptomycin during continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2011 May;6(5):1081-8. Epub 2011 Mar 10. PubMed PMID: 21393490; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3087774.


Cardone KE. Opioid use in patients with end-stage renal disease. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Learning and Action Network call, May 2018. 

Cardone KE. Foundations of Nutrition Practice for kidney disease: Nephrology Pharmacology. National Kidney Foundation 2018 Spring Clinical Meeting, Austin TX, April 2018. 

Cardone KE. Diabetes and Beyond: SGLT2 Inhibitors, the other medication. National Kidney Foundation 2018 Spring Clinical Meeting, Austin TX, April 2018.  

Cardone KE. Tailoring Antibiotic Regimens for distinct RRT modalities: it’s not just about the dose: Automated Peritoneal Dialysis. National Kidney Foundation 2018 Spring Clinical Meeting, Austin TX, April 2018.  

Cardone KE. Nephrology Review for the Ambulatory Care Pharmacist; Review and recertification course for board certified ambulatory care pharmacists (BCACP). American College of Clinical Pharmacy 2018 Spring Conference, Jacksonville FL, February 2018.

Gawdat M, Parker W, Johnsen A, Baumeister T, Cardone KE. Medicare part D coverage of phosphate binders. American Society of Health-System Pharmacy 2018 Midyear Clinical Meeting, Anaheim CA, December 2018.

Cardone KE, Grabe DG, Michaud-Sachs M. Would you or wouldn't you? Using script concordance-style questions to enhance clinical reasoning and online discussion. Online Learning Consortium Accelerate Conference, Orlando FL, November 2018.

Sangiovanni RJ, Stornelli N, Yager JL, Lodise TP, Cardone KE, Patel N. Incidence and predictors of subsequent vancomycin-associated acute kidney injury (VA-AKI) in Veterans’ Affairs patients who have previously experienced VA-AKI. National Kidney Foundation 2018 Spring Clinical Meeting, Austin TX, April 2018.

Cardone KE. Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services, 4th ed. Certificate training program and continuing education for pharmacists, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Albany NY, December 2018.

Cardone KE. Novel approaches to hyperkalemia management. Mohawk Valley Pharmacists Association, Utica NY, September 2018.

Cardone KE. What’s new with Diabetes? Mohawk Valley Pharmacists Association, Utica NY, September 2018.