Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA
Dr. Jennifer Le is Professor of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of California, San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. She received her BS from UCLA in 1995, PharmD from UCSF in 2000, and Masters in Clinical Research from UC San Diego in 2012. As a board certified pharmacotherapy specialist with added qualification in infectious diseases since 2007, Dr. Le maintains a clinical practice at Miller Children’s and Long Beach Memorial Hospitals where she provided clinical services in the area of infectious diseases to both adult and pediatric patients, and also conducts most of her patient-oriented research. She was bestowed the honor of fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, American College of Clinical Pharmacy and California Society of Health Systems Pharmacists. Dr. Le’s primary research encompasses the appropriate and safe use of antibiotics and antifungal agents, their pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic properties, and outcomes associated with resistant infections in the neonatal and pediatric populations. She was a past recipient of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy’s Investigator Development Award and the K23 Career Development Award from the National Institutes of Health for her research in pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic modeling of antibiotics in children. She also serves as an investigator for pharmacokinetic studies through the RO1, U54 & T32/34 award mechanisms for developmental and translational pharmacology of pediatric antimicrobial therapy funded by the National Institutes of Health.
Disclosure: Nothing to disclose
Thursday, October 3
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM