Linda S. Tyler, PharmD

Linda S. Tyler, PharmDTitle: Professor (Clinical); Associate Dean, Pharmacy Practice; Chief Pharmacy Officer


University Hospital
50 N. Medical Drive, A-050
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
Phone: (801) 581-2732
Fax: (801) 585-5213


  • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Residency in Hospital Pharmacy, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska
  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah

Clinical Practice and Research Interests

Health system pharmacy administration, drug information, medication safety, medication use and policy development, adverse drug reactions, drug shortages, literature evaluation, evidence based medicine

Positions Held

  • Chief Pharmacy Officer, University of Utah Helath Care, Salt Lake City, UT (2015 - present)
  • Associate Dean, Pharmacy Practice, University of Utah College of Pharmacy (2008 - present)
  • Administrative Director of Pharmacy Services, University of Utah Health Care, Salt Lake City, UT (2008-2015)
  • Director, Drug Information Service, University of Utah Health Care, Salt Lake City, UT  (1986-2008)
  • Pharmacist, Certified Poison Information Specialist and Coordinator Continuing Education, Central Ohio Poison Control Center, Columbus OH (1984-1986)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin, with Clinical Practice in the Trauma and Life Support Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (1981-1984)

Professional Affliations

  • American Pharmacists Associations
  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
  • Utah Society of Health-System Pharmacists

Courses Taught

Participate in several courses as a lecturer including drug information and literature evaluation courses, research ethics, and pharmacy management.

Serve as co-program director for the Masters of Science in Health System Pharmacy Administration program.  Serve as course master for the Human Relations in Health Care and Current Issues in Health Care.  Participate in many of the other courses in the program as a lecturer.

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