Department of Pharmacy Faculty
Gail Anderson Professor of Pharmacy; BS 1978, MS 1981, PhD 1987, Washington
Research focus: clinical pharmacokinetics and epilepsy
Larry Bauer Professor of Pharmacy, Adjunct Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine; BS Pharm 1977, Washington; PharmD 1980, Kentucky
Research focus: drug interactions and the individualization of drug therapy
Douglas Black Associate Professor of Pharmacy; BS 1981, PharmD 1983, Washington
Research focus: antibiotic resistance and surveillance mechanisms
Josh J. Carlson Assistant Professor; MPH 2004, University of Washington; PhD 2007, University of Washington
Areas of interest: genomics and emerging technologies in the field of personalized medicine
Colleen Catalano Clinical Assistant Professor; BS 1989, UC Davis, Biology; BS 1997, Colorado, Pharmacy; PharmD 1999, Colorado; CGP
Areas of interest: pharmacy education, drug information, geriatrics
Lingtak-Neander Chan Associate Professor of Pharmacy; BS Toxicology, BS Pharmacy, 1994, Northeastern; PharmD, 1996, Washington
Research focus: Mechanism and clinical impact of altered drug and nutrient absorption associated with critical illness and bariatric surgery; Specialized nutrition support in critically ill patients.
Jennifer Danielson Assistant Professor; Director, Experiential Education; BS Pharmacy, 1993 Drake University; MBA 1993 Drake University; PharmD 2009 University of Colorado
Areas of interest: early experiential education, introductory pharmacy school curricula, administration and organization of experiential education programs, interprofessional education (IPE).
Karan Dawson Clinical Associate Professor in Pharmacy; BS 1970, MS 1978, PhD 2003, Washington
Areas of interest: education and professional development, human behavior and communication, geriatrics, tobacco cessation
Beth Devine Associate Professor of Pharmacy; PharmD 1978, University of the Pacific; MBA 1999, University of San Francisco; PhD, Department of Health Services, University of Washington
Research interests: Methods in Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER), Clinical Research Informatics – use of prospective electronic clinical data in CER, Evidence Synthesis – Network meta-analysis to inform CER; meta-analysis, Implementation Science - Medication safety and quality
Donald F. Downing Clinical Professor of Pharmacy and Co-Director of UW Community/Ambulatory Pharmacy Practice Residency Programs;BS 1975, Washington
Research focus: implementation of innovative pharmaceutical care services in pharmacy practice settings
Allan Ellsworth Professor of Pharmacy and Family Medicine; BS 1972, Brigham Young, 1975, Utah, PharmD 1977, Philadelphia
Dr. Ellsworth's major fields of research include hypertension, pharmacotherapy precision, tobacco abuse, and wilderness medicine
Jacqueline S. Gardner Professor Emeritus of Pharmacy; BA 1962, University of California (Berkeley); MPH 1972, University of Hawaii; PhD 1980, Epidemiology, University of Washington
Dr. Gardner's research focuses on the impact of pharmacists' interventions on health outcomes
Louis P. Garrison Jr., Professor of Pharmacy; BA 1972, Indiana; PhD 1981, Stanford
Research focus: national and international health policy issues, economic evaluation of pharmaceuticals and diagnostics
Amber Glass Clinical Assistant Professor, Interim Director, Pharmacy Residency Program; BSPharm, 1985 University of Washington; MPH, University of Washington, 1993
Shelly L. Gray Professor of Pharmacy; Director, Geriatrics Program; Vice-Chair; PharmD 1989, Michigan; MS 2001, Epidemiology, University of Washington
Research focus: pharmaceutical care for the elderly living in a community setting
Dana P. Hammer Senior Lecturer in Pharmacy, Director of the Bracken Pharmaceutical Care Learning Center; BS 1990, Oregon State, MS 1995, Phd 1999, Purdue.
Research focus: student professional development and assessment
Philip D. Hansten Professor Emeritus of Pharmacy; PharmD 1968, California (S.F)
Research focus: drug interactions
Thomas K. Hazlet Associate Professor of Pharmacy; BS 1964, U. Redlands; PharmD 1977, UCSF; DrPH 1991, UC Berkeley.
Research focus: drug regulation, medical products policy, and bioethics
Mary F. Hebert Professor of Pharmacy, Adjunct Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology; PharmD 1987, UCSF
Research focus: pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of immune modulators and clinical pharmacology of drugs in pregnancy and lactation.
John R. Horn Professor of Pharmacy; BPharm 1972, Washington State, PharmD 1977, Cincinnati.
Dr. Horn has focused his research primarily in the field of drug interactions.
Michaelene Kedzierski Associate Director of Counseling Services, Academic and Student Programs and Clinical Professor of Pharmacy; BS 1970, Wisconsin.
Areas of interest: Substance Abuse/Addiction, Underserved Community Healthcare, Health Literacy
Susan Lakey Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy; BA (Psychology) 1996, Purdue University; PharmD 2002, University of Washington; Master of Public Health 2008, University of Washington
Areas of interest: geriatric psychopharmacology; medication adherence and medication management in older adults; geriatric pharmacotherapy.
Jeannine McCune Professor of Pharmacy; BS 1993, Pittsburgh; PharmD 1995, North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Research focus: personalized dosing of medications in cancer patients; pharmacokinetics and population pharmacokinetics; improved medication efficacy and safety
Skye McKennon, Clinical Assistant Professor; BS 2005, Washington State University, PharmD 2007, Washington State University, Pharmacy Practice Residency 2008, Swedish Medical Center; BCPS. Areas of interest: Cardiovascular care, lipid management, anticoagulation, wellness, medication therapy management, pharmacotherapy for older adults.
Nanci Murphy Associate Dean of Academic and Student Programs and Lecturer in Pharmacy; BPharm 1977, Washington State, PharmD 1997, Washington.
Research focus: pharmacy education, geriatric practice and community pharmacy practice
Peggy Odegard Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacy; Herb and Shirley Bridge Endowed Professor; BS 1985, PharmD 1990, Washington; CDE, FASCP
Research focus: diabetes, geriatrics, medication-related problems, patient adherence, interprofessional education and practice, and continuity of care
Shanna O'Connor Assistant Professor; BA, 2004, Saint Mary's College, PharmD, 2009, University of Wyoming, Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, 2010
Research focus: innovations in community pharmacy practice, scholarship of teaching and learning
Teresa O'Sullivan Acting Assistant Professor in Pharmacy and Director of Experiential Education; BS 1984, Washington, PharmD 1990, Minnesota.
Research focus: pharmacy education and drug allergy
Joy B. Plein Professor Emeritus of Pharmacy; BS 1947, Idaho State, MS 1951, PhD 1956, Washington.
Research focus: geriatric drug therapy and pharmacy education and practice
Danny D. Shen Professor of Pharmacy and of Pharmaceutics; BS 1971, Luther College, PhD 1975, State University of New York (Buffalo).
Research focus: pharmacokinetics and drug metabolism and pharmacodynamics of neuroactive drugs
Shabir Somani Assistant Dean for Medical Center Pharmacy, Associate Chair and Clinical Professor of Pharmacy; BS 1977, Wisconsin, MS 1982, MBA 1992, Minnesota.
Research focus: Pharmacy Administration and Technology Assessment
Sean D. Sullivan Professor of Pharmacy and Health Services; BS 1983, Oregon State, MS 1986, Texas (Austin), PhD 1992, California (Berkeley).
Research focus: technology assessment, medical decision making and economic evaluation of pharmaceuticals
David Veenstra Professor of Pharmacy; PharmD 1996, PhD 1997, California (S.F.)
Research focus: Outcomes research cost effectiveness modeling, pharmacogenomic-based drug therapies.
Stanley S. Weber Associate Professor of Pharmacy, Associate Dean and Director of External Pharm.D. Program; BPharm 1973, Washington State, PharmD 1975, Cincinnati
Research focus: psychotherapeutics