Taryn Murray, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Specialist- Neurology and Internal Medicine
Residency Associated Title and Involvement
Preceptor for Neurology and Internal Medicine
Undergraduate: North Carolina State University, 2010
School of Pharmacy: North Carolina State University, 2014
PGY1: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2015
PGY2: Internal Medicine- Emory University Hospital, 2016
Inpatient Medicine, Med W
This is an Internal Medicine service with a hepatology and GI focus. Learners participate in daily rounds with the medical team, establishing working relationships with medical staff, nursing staff, and case management. Emphasis is placed on recommending appropriate evidence-based drug therapy and monitoring plans for medically-ill patients, taking into consideration health literacy and healthcare access issues. Common disease states include cirrhosis, GI bleeds, inflammatory bowel disease, heart failure, diabetes, renal failure, infectious diseases, pharmacokinetics, etc. Opportunities exist for precepting PY4 and early immersion pharmacy students.
The Neurology Rotation is a 4 week long learning experience that exposes the resident to a variety of acute brain disorders, including, but not limited to epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, and ischemic stroke, hemorrhagic stroke, headache, and neuromuscular disease. The neurology rotation covers the patients outside of the ICU setting, mainly on the floor and intermediate step down unit.
At the end of the rotation, the resident will be able to describe a full neurological exam, be proficient in phharmacotherapeutic management of a variety of disease states (stroke, headache, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease) and recognize the large overlap between neurologic and psychiatric illnesses.