Erin McCreary, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP is a Clinical Assistant Professor within the University of Pittsburgh Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases (ID), an ID pharmacist at UPMC, and the Director of Stewardship Innovation for ID Connect. Prior to joining the UPMC team, she worked as an adult and pediatric infectious diseases pharmacist and served as the Education and Development Coordinator for the University of Wisconsin (UW) Health, where she oversaw the training and professional growth of students, residents, and pharmacists. She received her PharmD from the Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy (War Eagle!) and completed her PGY1 Pharmacy and PGY2 Infectious Diseases residencies at UW Health.
Dr. McCreary chairs the UPMC System COVID-19 Therapeutics Committee and serves as a co-investigator for the REMAP-CAP trial, a global, adaptive, clinical trial evaluating multiple therapies for COVID-19. She has published numerous peer-reviewed manuscripts in the areas of antimicrobial stewardship and infectious diseases. She also serves on the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP) Executive Board and as a member of the ASM Microbe Planning Committee. She is a host of Breakpoints, the SIDP Podcast.
Her practice interests include infectious diseases and antimicrobial stewardship in immunocompromised hosts, antimicrobial resistance and combination therapies, antimicrobial pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic optimization, and convincing people to get vaccinated. She is also passionate about professional leadership, mentorship, and preceptorship.
You can find her on Twitter @erinmccreary
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