Christopher Edwards, PharmD, BCPS

Assistant Professor

Christopher Edwards, PharmD, BCPS, assistant professor, Dept. of Pharmacy Practice and Science and clinical assistant professor, emergency medicine, the University of Arizona’s College of Medicine—specializes in emergency medicine pharmacotherapy. Edwards worked as a clinical pharmacist in the emergency department of Banner University Medical Center Tucson, before becoming senior manager, clinical pharmacy services at Banner University Medical Center Tucson.

The author of numerous peer-reviewed papers and book chapters, he earned the William L. Fritz Preceptor of the Year Award from the University of Arizona. Edwards belongs to the American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists and American College of Clinical Pharmacy.

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Education & Post Graduate Training: 

2009 PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, The University of Arizona College of Pharmacy
2010 PGY2 Specialty Residency in Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Practice, the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy

Areas of Research: 

Emergency medicine pharmacotherapy
Pain relief and sedation
Rapid sequence intubation
Toxicology
Trauma resuscitation