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. Katie Vogel Anderson elected ACCP fellow

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Katie Vogel Anderson was officially inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy on Oct. 17.

Katie Vogel Anderson

UF-led study: opportunities exist for improving…

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UF-led study of nearly 2 million Americans finds that one in three individuals lack proper blood pressure control, with health disparities…

Rhonda Cooper-DeHoff

Graduate student Francisco Marchi named Top 50…

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Francisco Marchi was selected from over 3,500 nominations and applications from 94 countries around the world.

Francisco Marchi

College of Pharmacy Recent news

UF College of Pharmacy thanks supporters who gave in memory of Dr. Hartmut Derendorf

Memorial gifts have been designated to support networking opportunities for graduate student education and research.

Dr. Oliver Grundmann and Brian Cicali accepted into ACCP Leadership Development Program

Grundmann and Cicali were among five individuals accepted to the program based on their outstanding accomplishments among the clinical pharmacology community as well as their engagements within ACCP.

Ronald Levinson and Njeri Foster elected as APhA-ASP regional officers

Levinson is a third-year pharmacy student and was elected as a Regional Delegate, while Foster is a second-year student and was chosen as a Member-at-Large.

Teaching Service Award winners announced for 2020-21

The Teaching Service Award winners were recognized for their substantial contributions to the college, university, community and scientific community.

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


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: 2020-2021

$9.9 million in research awards

212 Publications in 2019-2020

14 Faculty in Ph.D. program

22 Graduate Students

13 Postdoctoral Fellow and Associates

9 Clinical Residents

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