Welcome to the Department of Clinical Pharmacy. Our faculty are pioneering new approaches to improving lives through better use of medicines with collaborative health services, precision pharmacotherapy, and translational research. We provide direct patient care through innovative, nationally recognized service models, and are advancing the profession with the next generation of educators and innovators through our PharmD Curriculum, Pharmacy Residency Programs, Clinical Pharmacy Translational Science PhD, and Clinical Pharmacy Translational Science Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program.

Using Machine Intelligence to Prevent Medication Dispensing Errors with Prof. Corey Lester

“We are better together”, inspiring words by Prof. Paul Walker, President of ASHP

PharmD/PhD Careers in Industry: An Overview of Clinical Pharmacology at Genentech

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Dr. Ryan Owen will be presenting on 4/3/2023 from 12-1pm in room 2548 NUB. A zoom link can be found on the following flier, we hope to see you there!

Ryan Owen earned his B.S. in Biochemistry from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor and his Ph.D in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics from the University of California San Francisco under the mentorship of Dr. Kathleen Giacomini. Following completion of his Ph.D., he completed a post-doc at Stanford University. Dr. Owen then joined the Food and Drug Administration where he served as a Clinical Pharmacology Reviewer for 7 years primarily supporting the Division of Anti-Infective products, with some experience in ophthalmology, special pathogens, and counter terrorism products. While at FDA, he reviewed over 100 unique investigational new drug applications (INDs) and more than 10 New Drug Application/Biologic License Application (NDA/BLA) submissions covering both small and large molecules. Dr. Owen joined Genentech Inc as a Senior Scientist in 2015 supporting respiratory and immunology indications. Dr. Owen is currently a Senior Director and Distinguished Scientist at Genentech, and a Clinical Pharmacology Group Leader for the non-oncology therapeutic areas. He oversees a group of 12 people supporting ~20 molecules from early development through post marketing. Dr. Owen has published 20+ peer reviewed manuscripts including 9 first author publications.

Faculty Spotlight

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Dr. Kristen T. Pogue is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy and Clinical Pharmacist Specialist in Cardiology at the University of Michigan Health System (UMHS). She graduated from Wayne State University with her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2006 before completing her postgraduate training, both PGY1 and PGY2 in cardiology, at UMHS. She is board certified in Cardiology Pharmacy and is a Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy.

Kristen currently provides care for inpatient cardiology services including advanced heart failure and transplant, mechanical circulatory support, and general cardiology. She is co-chair of the Anticoagulation Management Subcommittee of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics committee and currently serves as the residency program director for the UMHS PGY2 Cardiology pharmacy residency. Additionally, she precepts direct patient care IPPE, APPE, PGY1, and PGY2 learning experiences. She is actively involved in the American College of Clinical Pharmacy and American College of Cardiology, and serves on the Board of Pharmacy Specialties Cardiology Specialty Council which she led in 2021 and 2022 as vice-chair and chair, respectively. Her clinical and research interests include pulmonary hypertension, anticoagulation, and heart failure/transplant.