Tessa Rife, PharmD

Title(s)Assistant Clinical Professor, Clinical Pharmacy
SchoolSchool of Pharmacy
AddressSan Francisco VA Medical Ctr
4150 Clement Street
San Francisco CA 94121
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    West Virginia University , Morgantown, West VirginiaPharmD05/2010Pharmacy
    University of California, San Francisco, CA12/2020Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
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    Bay Area Federal Executive Board 2021Federal Employee of the Year Award Winner in the category of Professional (Individual)
    University of California, San Francisco, School of Pharmacy2020Dean's Apple Award
    Veterans Health Administration, National Academic Detailing Service 2019Best Program for Overdose Prevention Month, Honorable Mention
    University of California, San Francisco, School of Pharmacy2019Dean's Apple Award
    Bay Area Federal Executive Board2018Federal Employee of the Year Award Nominee in the category of Professional (Individual)
    Bay Area Federal Executive Board 2018Federal Employee of the Year Award Nominee in the category of Professional (Team)
    San Francisco Veterans Affairs Health Care System20174th Annual Patient-Centered Improvement Fair, 2nd Place
    Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) 2017 Nexus Meeting2017Poster Gold Ribbon
    San Francisco Veterans Affairs Health Care System 20163rd Annual Patient-Centered Improvement Fair, 1st Place
    San Francisco Veterans Affairs Health Care System20165 Year Service Award
    San Francisco Veterans Affairs Health Care System2016Shining Academic Detailing Star
    San Francisco Veterans Affairs Health Care System2016Shark Tank Competition, Gold Status Award
    Veterans Affairs Texas Valley Coastal Bend Health Care System2013Special Contribution Award
    West Virginia University School of Pharmacy 2010Dean's Outstanding Achievement Award
    American Society of Health-System Pharmacy, Student Society of Health-System Pharmacy (ASHP-SSHP)2009Clinical Skills Competition, 2nd Place
    National Association of Chain Drug Stores 2009Student Pharmacist Advocacy Competition, 1st Place
    American Pharmacists Association, Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP)2009Operation Immunization Region 2 Award
    President of the United States2009Bronze Volunteer Service Award
    American Pharmacists Association, Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP)2008Operation Immunization Region 2 Award
    West Virginia University Phi Lambda Sigma Leadership Society 2008Pharmacy student leader of the month
    United States Public Health Service 2008Excellence in Public Health Pharmacy Practice Award
    West Virginia University 2004  - 2006Academic Dean's List

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    1. Implementing syringe services programs within the Veterans Health Administration: facility experiences and next steps. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2023 Jan-Feb; 63(1):234-240. Rife-Pennington T, Dinges E, Ho MQ. PMID: 36470732.
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    2. Evaluating implementation of a consult to reduce new combination opioid and benzodiazepine prescriptions at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Health Care System. Journal of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. 2021. Rife T, Zhao M, Im J, Pennington D. View Publication.
    3. An initiative to increase opioid overdose education and naloxone distribution for homeless veterans residing in contracted housing facilities. J Am Assoc Nurse Pract. 2021 Mar 12; 34(1):188-195. Rife T, Tat C, Jones J, Pennington DL. PMID: 33731554.
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    4. Evaluation of an opioid risk mitigation initiative for veterans undergoing hip or knee arthroplasty at San Francisco Veterans Affairs Health Care System. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2021 02 08; 78(4):336-344. Rife T, Tat C, Malakootian M. PMID: 33354703.
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    5. "Quick, Grab the Naloxone": Overdose Preparedness for Ambulatory Clinics. Fam Pract Manag. 2021 Jan-Feb; 28(1):17-22. Leyde S, Rife T, Kryzhanovskaya I. PMID: 33433179.
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    6. Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Geriatrics. Chapter 63: Persistent Pain. 2020. Rife Tessa, Calton Brook. View Publication.
    7. Opioid Reduction and Risk Mitigation in VA Primary Care: Outcomes from the Integrated Pain Team Initiative. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 04; 35(4):1238-1244. Seal KH, Rife T, Li Y, Gibson C, Tighe J. PMID: 31848861; PMCID: PMC7174436.
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    8. Menopausal Symptoms and Higher Risk Opioid Prescribing in a National Sample of Women Veterans with Chronic Pain. J Gen Intern Med. 2019 10; 34(10):2159-2166. Gibson CJ, Li Y, Huang AJ, Rife T, Seal KH. PMID: 31414358; PMCID: PMC6816610.
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    9. Interprofessional primary care electronic intervention to reduce hypoglycaemic agent use in high-risk veterans with diabetes. BMJ Open Qual. 2018; 7(3):e000221. Upadhyay V, Walker E, Govea A, Rife T, Jimenez I, Dulay M, Beaman J. PMID: 30272031; PMCID: PMC6157516.
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    10. An electronic intervention to improve safety for pain patients co-prescribed chronic opioids and benzodiazepines. Subst Abus. 2018; 39(4):441-448. Zaman T, Rife TL, Batki SL, Pennington DL. PMID: 29595408.
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    11. Traumatic Brain Injury and Receipt of Prescription Opioid Therapy for Chronic Pain in Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans: Do Clinical Practice Guidelines Matter? J Pain. 2018 08; 19(8):931-941. Seal KH, Bertenthal D, Barnes DE, Byers AL, Gibson CJ, Rife TL, Yaffe K, Chronic Effects of Neurotrauma Consortium Study Group. PMID: 29597083.
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    12. Prescriptions Filled Following an Opioid-Related Hospitalization. Psychiatr Serv. 2017 04 01; 68(4):422-423. Herbst E, Zaman T, Rife T. PMID: 28366126.
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    13. Managing Chronic Pain in Primary Care: It Really Does Take a Village. J Gen Intern Med. 2017 Aug; 32(8):931-934. Seal K, Becker W, Tighe J, Li Y, Rife T. PMID: 28337689; PMCID: PMC5515788.
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