Dr. Krutika Mediwala is a graduate of Clemson University (B.S. in Genetics) and the South Carolina College of Pharmacy at the University of South Carolina. She completed a post-graduate year 1 (PGY-1) pharmacy practice residency and PGY-2 Infectious Diseases pharmacy residency at University of Kentucky HealthCare.
She has had various service appointments including within the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) National Resident Advisory Committee, ACCP ID PRN Executive Committee, and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) New Practitioners Forum Career Development and Practice Advancement and Advocacy Advisory Groups.
Her research interests include: Antimicrobial Stewardship with a concentration in institutional policies, Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT), Penicillin Skin Testing and beta-lactam desensitization. She also has a strong passion for academia with a focus in mentorship and leadership. Her interests outside of pharmacy include traveling, trying various cuisines, spending time with family, wildlife conservation, playing sports, college football (GO TIGERS!) and snowboarding.
She recently joined the Palmetto Health Antimicrobial Stewardship and Support Team (PHASST) as an Infectious Diseases / Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Pharmacist at Palmetto Health Baptist Parkridge Hospital in Columbia, SC.
You can find her on Twitter @krutu8.