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Douglas N. Fish, PharmD, BCPS

Professor and Chair, Department of Clinical Pharmacy


Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine

Mailing address:

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Mail Stop C238
12850 E. Montview Blvd. V20-1127B
Aurora, CO 80045

Office Location:

Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Building (V20)
First Floor
Room 1127B

Contact:

Voice: (303) 724-2615
Fax: (303) 724-0979
E-Mail: Doug.Fish@ucdenver.edu

Clinical/Research Interest:

Clinical Specialist in Critical Care, Medical/Surgical Intensive Care Units, University of Colorado Hospital, Denver, CO
Antimicrobial pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, use of antimicrobials in critically ill and immunocompromised patients, nosocomial infections, antimicrobial resistance

Training and Education:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of California, San Francisco (1989)
  • Clinical Pharmacy Residency, Duke University Medical Center (1989-1990)
  • Specialty Residency in Infectious Diseases, University of Illinois at Chicago (1990-1991)
  • Fellowship in Infectious Diseases/Critical Care, University of Illinois at Chicago (1990-1992)

Certifications:

  • Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (1997, 2004, 2011)
  • Added Qualifications in Infectious Diseases Pharmacotherapy (2000, 2007)

Teaching:

  • Introduction to Postgraduate Training (Professional Career Development)
  • Infectious Diseases Pharmacotherapy (Integrated Organ Systems [IOS] 10 & 11)
  • Clinical Pharmacokinetics (IOS 8 & 10)
  • Comprehensive Patient Care
  • Acute Care Pharmacotherapy elective
  • Course coordinator, IOS 10
  • Course coordinator, Comprehensive Patient Care
  • Course coordinator, Independent Study elective
  • Preceptor, Experiential Clerkship in Critical Care
  • Preceptor, Pharmacy Practice Residency (PGY1)
  • Program Director, PGY2 Pharmacy residency in Critical Care
  • Program Director, PGY2 Pharmacy residency in Infectious Diseases

Professional Memberships and Service:

  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy (Fellow)
  • American College of Critical Care Medicine (Fellow)
  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
  • American Society for Microbiology
  • Colorado Pharmacists Society (Past President)
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • International Society for Infectious Diseases
  • Phi Delta Chi Professional Pharmacy Fraternity
  • Phi Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Leadership Society
  • Rho Chi National Pharmaceutical Honor Society
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America
  • Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (Past President)

Awards and Honors:

  • 2011    President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • 2011    Third-Year Pharm.D. Students' Award for Excellence in Teaching: Teacher of the Year
  • 2010    President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • 2010    Third-Year Pharm.D. Students' Award for Excellence in Teaching: Teacher of the Year
  • 2009    Invited participant, Colorado Clinical & Translational Sciences Institute (CCTSI) Leadership in    Innovative Team Science program
  • 2009    President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • 2008    President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • 2008    Fourth-Year Pharm.D. Students' Award for Excellence in Teaching: Teacher of the Year
  • 2008 - Society of Critical Care Medicine Presidential Citation
  • 2007 - Fellow, University of Colorado's Emerging Leader's Program
  • 2007 - Society of Critical Care Medicine Presidential Citation
  • 2007 - Third-Year Pharm.D. Students' Award for Excellence in Teaching: Teacher of the Year
  • 2006 - Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (FCCP)
  • 2005 - Society of Critical Care Medicine Presidential Citation
  • 2003 - Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmacy Leadership Award
  • 2003 - Pharm.D. Students' Award for Excellence in Teaching: Teacher of the Year
  • 2003 - University of Colorado School of Pharmacy Leadership Award
  • 2002 - National Community Pharmacists Association Pharmacy Leadership Award
  • 2002 - McKesson Pharmacy Leadership Award
  • 2001 - UCD President's Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • 2000 - Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine (FCCM)
  • 2000 - Undergraduate Students' Award for Excellence in Teaching: Teacher of the Year
  • 1999 - UCD Chancellor's Teaching Recognition Award
  • 1999 - Pharm.D. Students' Award for Outstanding Clinician
  • 1998 - Pharm.D. Students' Award for Outstanding Clinical Preceptor
  • 1997 - Undergraduate Students' Award for Excellence in Teaching: Teacher of the Year
  • 1996 - Second Place Winner, Abbott Pharmaceuticals National Hospital Pharmacy Quality Improvement Award
  • 1996 - American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy New Investigators Award
  • 1996 - American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Research and Education Foundation Drug Therapy Research Award
  • 1996 - Pharm.D. Students' Award for Outstanding Clinical Instructor
  • 1996 - Undergraduate Students' Award for Excellence in Teaching: Teacher of the Year
  • 1995 - Pharm.D. Students' Award for Outstanding Clinical Mentor
  • 1995 - Undergraduate Students' Award for Excellence in Teaching: Teacher of the Year
  • 1994 - Undergraduate Students' Award for Excellence in Teaching: Teacher of the Year
  • 1993 - Undergraduate Students' Award for Excellence in Teaching: Teacher of the Year