Assistant Professor of Practice
118B Sudro Hall
Pharmacy Practice (PGY1) Residency, 2017
Sanford Medical Center
Doctor of Pharmacy, 2016
Creighton University, Omaha, NE
Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, 2011
Concordia College, Moorhead, MN
Essentia Health Fargo, ND
Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Pharmacy Practice
Inpatient Clinical Pharmacist, Essentia Health Fargo
Preceptor, Acute Care APPE Rotation, Essentia Health Fargo
Areas of Expertise
Acute Care/Adult Medicine
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
North Dakota Society of Health Systems Pharmacists
Teaching Certificate, North Dakota State University
Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Certified, APhA
PHRM 341: Pathophysiology II
PHRM 536: Neurology & Psychiatry Pharmacotherapy
PHRM 580: Pharmacotherapy Capstone
Degrote J, Olafson E, Drofa A, Kouznetsov E, Manchak M, Leedahl N, Leedahl D. Ticagrelor and acetylsalicylic acid after placement of pipeline embolization device for cerebral aneurysm: a case series. Can J Hosp Pharm. 2018; 71(6):349-355.
Olafson E, DeGrote J, Drofa A, Kouznetsov E, Manchak M, Leedahl N, Leedahl D. A case series of 18 patients receiving ticagrelor after carotid stenting. J of Pharm Pract. 2018;(5):519-521. Posters at Professional Meetings
Richman W, Olafson E. “Safety and efficacy of abciximab versus eptifibatide in neurointerventional procedures” Sanford Medical Center, Fargo, North Dakota. 2018 ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, December 5, 2018. Anaheim, California.
Olafson E, Degrote, J, Leedahl N, Leedahl D. “Ticagrelor versus clopidogrel for neurointerventional procedures: a retrospective cohort study” Sanford Medical Center, Fargo, North Dakota. 2016 ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, December 7, 2016. Las Vegas, Nevada.
Olafson E, Lott H, Pick A. “Student knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs (KAB) towards pain management” Department of Pharmacy Practice, Creighton School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, Omaha, Nebraska. 2015 ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, December 7, 2015. New Orleans, Louisiana.
NDSHP Award of Excellence in Medication Use Safety, 2018