Keith Rodvold, PharmD

Dr. Keith A. Rodvold received his pharmacy (1978) and Doctor of Pharmacy (1980) degrees from the University of Minnesota. He completed his research fellowship in clinical pharmacokinetics and pharmacology at St. Paul-Ramsey Medical Center and the University of Minnesota (1980-1981) and was a clinical pharmacy specialist at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield, Wisconsin, from 1981 to 1984. Rodvold was appointed as an assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1984, was promoted to the rank of associate professor with tenure in 1989 and to the rank of professor in 1994. In addition, he is also a professor of pharmacy in medicine in the College of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Rodvold conducts research in the area of clinical pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of anti-infective agents, with a focus on drug penetration and disposition in special populations. He has authored more than 145 original research and review publications, 55 book chapters and is co-editor of two textbooks, Drug Interactions in Infectious Diseases, currently in its third edition, and Antibiotic Pharmacodynamics. The American College of Clinical Pharmacy presented Rodvold with the 2003 Russell R. Miller Award in recognition of his sustained and outstanding contributions to the literature of clinical pharmacy. Rodvold is a former member of the Anti-Infective Drug Advisory Committee and Pediatric Drug Advisory Subcommittee for the FDA. He is an active member of numerous professional societies and has been elected fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, American College of Clinical Pharmacology and American College of Clinical Pharmacy.