Brian Erstad, PharmD
Dr. Erstad is a center investigator for the Center for Health Outcomes and PharmacoEconomics Research and a co-director for the Arizona Clinical Research Training Program. His clinical responsibilities are performed at University of Arizona Medical Center - University Campus. He became head of the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science in 2013.
Dr. Erstad’s research interests pertain to critical care medicine with an emphasis on patient safety and related outcomes’ research. He has authored more than 100 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. Dr. Erstad was on the board of directors of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and has served on numerous committees and task forces for various organizations including AHRQ, USP, ISPOR, the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the American College of Chest Physicians. Dr. Erstad was the first pharmacist to receive the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s Shubin-Weil Master Clinician/Teacher Excellence in Bedside Teaching Award.
BS, South Dakota State University, 1976;
PharmD, University of Arizona, 1987