Department of Pharmacotherapy 

Title: Associate Professor (Clinical)

Office:

L. S. Skaggs Pharmacy Institute Room 4928
Phone: (801) 581-7545
Fax: (801) 587-7923

Education:

  • Graduate Certificate in Geriatric Education, University of Pennsylvania Center for the Study of Aging, 1989

  • ASHP Postdoctoral Research and Education Foundation Fellowship in Infectious Disease Pharmacotherapy, University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) Medical Center, 1986-1987

  • ASHP Postdoctoral Geriatric Pharmacy Practice Residency, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salt Lake City, UT 1985-1986

  • Graduate Certificate in Gerontology University of Utah Gerontology Program/Intermountain Geriatric Education Center, 1985-1986

  • Clinical Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Utah Hospital and associated hospitals, 1983-1985

  • PharmD, University of Utah, College of Pharmacy, 1983-1985

  • BS University of Montana, School of Pharmacy, Missoula, MT, 1979 - 1982

  • Pre-pharmacy coursework, Carroll College, Helena, MT, 1977-1979

Positions Held:

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy (Clinical), Department of Pharmacotherapy, University of Utah College of Pharmacy, Salt Lake City, UT, 8/89 to date

  • Geriatric Infectious Disease Pharmacy Consultant for SLC VAMC Infectious Disease Service, 8/89 to date

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing, University of Utah College of Nursing, 10/93 to date

  • Gerontology Center Faculty Associate, University of Utah College of Nursing, 1989 to date

  • Clinical Geriatric Pharmacy Consultant, SLC VAMC Adult Medicine Wards, 1992-1997

  • SLC VAMC Geriatric Evaluation Treatment Unit, 1989-1992

  • SLC VAMC Geriatric Outpatient Clinic, 1989-1992

  • University of Utah Hospital Geriatric Outpatient Clinic, 1989-1991

  • Affiliated Clinical Faculty of Nursing, Westminster College of Salt Lake City, 1989-1998

  • Intermountain West Geriatric Education Center Faculty Associate, University of Utah College of Nursing, 1989-1991

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacotherapy, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science, Philadelphia, PA, 1987-1989

  • Clinical Geriatric Pharmacy Consultant for Philadelphia VAMC Geriatric Evaluation Unit, PVAMC Outpatient Geriatric Clinic and University of

  • Pennsylvania Geriatric Medicine Division, 1987-1989

  • Staff Pharmacist, St. Peter's Community Hospital, Helena, MT, 1983

  • Staff Pharmacist, Bergum Drug and Gibson Pharmacy, Helena, MT, 1983

Professional Affliations:

  • University of Utah College of Pharmacy Alumni Association

  • Utah Society of Health-System Pharmacists

  • The Society of Infectious Disease Pharmacists

  • Association for Gerontology in Higher Education

  • American Society for Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics

  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy

  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy Infectious Disease Practice Research Network, Member

  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

  • American Society for Microbiology

  • Honors, Awards & Community Service

  • Outstanding Teacher of the Year, by the University of Utah Family and Preventive Medicine Utah Physician Assistant Program, 1999; 2001; 2002

  • Outstanding Teacher (Group) of the Year, Presented to Pharmacy Practice faculty, by the University of Utah Family and Preventive Medicine Utah Physician Assistant Program; 1995 through 2002

  • Utah Society of Health-System Pharmacists Service Award, 1994, 1996

  • American Society of Hospital Pharmacists Research and Education Foundation Fellowship in Infectious Disease Pharmacotherapy, 1986

  • Graduate with Honors in Pharmacy, University of Montana, 1982

  • Dean's Award, Sponsored by McNeil Consumer Products Co., 1982

  • University of Montana School of Pharmacy Service Award, 1982

  • Rho Chi Society, 1982

  • Arnold Wedum Honor Scholarships, 1977-79

  • Carroll College Honor Scholarships, 1977-79

  • Disaster Preparedness Refresher Courses, 2000

  • Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) certification, Salt Lake City Fire Department 2000

  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), 2000

  • Greater Avenues CERT Committee, 2000

  • Greater Avenues Community Council Street Lighting Committee, 2nd Avenue/K-L Streets, Chair

  • Junior League of Salt Lake City, Volunteer for various projects, 1997 to 2001

  • Greater Avenues Arts Festival, Volunteer, 1994 to present

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