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The Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research provides classroom and clinical instruction for pharmacy students and trains graduate students in clinical translational research.

Department news

Dr. Kalen Manasco joins AACP’s prestigious…

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Manasco joins 30 individuals who represent some of academic pharmacy’s brightest future leaders around the country.

Kalen Manasco

Welcome the resident and clinical fellow class of…

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The UF College of Pharmacy would love to welcome the residents and clinical fellows who joined our college in summer 2021.

2021 residents and fellows

AACP Emerging Teaching Scholar Award presented to…

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Childs-Kean was one of four pharmacy educators recognized nationally with an American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy 2021 Emerging Teaching…

Lindsey Childs-Kean

College of Pharmacy Recent news

Dr. Kalen Manasco joins AACP’s prestigious leadership development program

Manasco joins 30 individuals who represent some of academic pharmacy’s brightest future leaders around the country.

AACP Emerging Teaching Scholar Award presented to Dr. Lindsey Childs-Kean

Childs-Kean was one of four pharmacy educators recognized nationally with an American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy 2021 Emerging Teaching Scholar Award.

Dr. Carinda Feild elected president of the Society of Critical Care Medicine Florida chapter

Feild began a one-year term as president-elect in June and will assume her presidential role in June 2022.

Drs. Cicali and Cook honored with AACP Pharmacogenomics Teaching Award

The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Pharmacogenomics Special Interest Group presented its 2021 Innovation in Pharmacogenomics Teaching Award to two junior faculty in the UF College of Pharmacy.

Areas of Research

Pharmacogenomics & Precision Medicine

Facilitating precision medicine by improving patient outcomes through optimization of efficacy and limiting toxicity of drug therapy, with a focus on genetically-guided drug therapy decision making, drug discovery and drug development

Infectious Diseases

Therapeutic drug monitoring and clinical trials for patients with advanced mycobacterial diseases and combating bacterial ‘superbugs’ via latest experimental and computational approaches

Drug Response

Drug response, drug-drug interactions, drug transporters and drug metabolism enzymes

Oncology

Focused research on leukemia, solid tumors and hematology

Health Disparities

Predictors of health disparities and implementation of intervention programs in minority and underserved communities

Department Fast Facts – 2019-2020

$10.1 million in research awards

115 Publications in 2019-2020

16 Faculty in Ph.D. program

18 Graduate Students

10 Postdoctoral Fellow and Associates

8 Clinical Residents

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