Dr. Dora Wiskirchen earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Ohio Northern University. She completed an ASHP-Accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Greenville Hospital System, University Medical Center in Greenville, SC. In pursuing her passion for infectious diseases research, she completed a 2-year Infectious Diseases Pharmacotherapy Fellowship at the Center for Anti-Infective Research & Development at Hartford Hospital in Hartford, CT. Concurrent with her fellowship training, she also held an academic appointment as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Connecticut, School of Pharmacy.
Dr. Wiskirchen’s teaching and practice interests are within the area of infectious diseases. She is also an APhA Certified Immunization Instructor. Her clinical practice site is at Saint Francis Hospital.
Dr. Wiskirchen’s research interests include antimicrobial resistance, optimizing antimicrobial dosing based on PK/PD principles, and antimicrobial pharmacokinetics in special populations. She has authored a number of peer-reviewed publications in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, in addition to Surgical Infections, Clinical Pulmonary Medicine, and the Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. She has presented at several Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents & Chemotherapy (ICAAC) meetings, where she was a 2010 Infectious Diseases Fellows Grant Recipient. Dr. Wiskirchen is an active member of the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists, the American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists, and the American Society for Microbiology.
Pharm.D., Ohio Northern University
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