Kim Scarsi, Pharm.D.,MS, BCPS
Research Assistant Professor
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Dr. Kim Scarsi is a Research Assistant Professor at the Feinberg School of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases and Center for Global Health. With a specialty in the pharmacology of antiretroviral agents, she is a protocol pharmacologist for the Center for Global Healthâ€™s U.S. Presidentâ€™s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) grant in Nigeria, which is sponsored by the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Scarsi also works on the Northwestern University AIDS International Training and Research Program (NU AITRP) as a pharmacology research mentor to trainees.
Dr. Scarsiâ€™s research interests include the pharmacology of HIV medications in special populations, outcomes associated with HIV treatment, and management of HIV related drug interactions, including immunosuppressant medications and medications used to treat co-infections with malaria and tuberculosis. Her current research projects include a US and Ugandan based evaluation of antiretroviral pharmacokinetics in pregnancy, two AIDS Clinical Trials Group multicenter studies, and evaluating first line treatment outcomes in Nigeria.
Dr. Scarsi received her PharmD from Drake University and completed post-graduate residency training at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She worked at Northwestern Memorial Hospital as a Clinical Pharmacist in critical care and infectious diseases until joining PEPFAR in 2004.
This page last updated Sep 6, 2011