Conan Macdougall, PharmD, MAS

Title(s)Professor, Clinical Pharmacy
SchoolSchool of Pharmacy
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    University of California, San FranciscoTeaching Scholars Certificate2013School of Medicine
    University of California, San FranciscoM.A.S. in Clinical Research2008 School of Medicine
    Virginia Commonwealth UniversityInfectious Diseases Fellowship2005School of Pharmacy
    University of California, San Francisco PGY-2 Residency, Infectious Diseases2004School of Pharmacy
    Duke University Medical CenterPGY-1 Residency2003
    University of California, San FranciscoPharm.D.2002 Pharmacy
    University of California, San Francisco, CA2018Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
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    UCSF School of Medicine2019Vincent Pons Award for Clinical Infectious Diseases Education
    UCSF School of Pharmacy2006  - 2018Long Award for Excellence in Teaching
    American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy2018Emerging Teaching Scholar Award
    Pharmacy Leadership & Education Institute2012Albert B. Prescott Pharmacy Leadership Award
    UCSF School of Pharmacy2012Long Prize for Excellence in Teaching
    UCSF School of Pharmacy2011Long Prize for Excellence in Teaching
    UCSF2009Academic Senate Award for Distinction in Teaching
    UCSF School of Pharmacy2008Long Prize for Excellence in Teaching
    UCSF School of Pharmacy2007Long Prize for Excellence in Teaching

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    Conan MacDougall, PharmD, MAS is Professor of Clinical Pharmacy in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of California, San Francisco. He provides clinical service to the Infectious Diseases Consult Service and Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at UCSF Medical Center. His research interests include the pharmacoepidemiology of antimicrobial use in hospitals and new approaches for interprofessional and interactive learning around appropriate antimicrobial use. He is co-author of Antibiotics Simplified, as well as a chapter author in Goodman & Gilman’s The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases, Poisoning and Drug Overdose, and Emergency Management of Infectious Diseases.

    Dr. MacDougall teaches pharmacy, medical, and nursing trainees at UCSF, for which he has received the Academic Senate Campus Award for Distinction in Teaching and election to the School of Medicine’s Academy of Medical Educators. His original research and reviews have been published in Clinical Infectious Diseases, Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Clinical Microbiology Reviews, Emerging Infectious Diseases, Archives of Internal Medicine, American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, and Pharmacotherapy. Dr. MacDougall serves on the Program Committee for the American Society for Microbiology, on the Antimicrobial Stewardship Continuing Education Program for the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists, and was a member of the guideline development panel for the guidelines in Antimicrobial Stewardship published by the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

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    1. Jeffres MN, Biehle LR, MacDougall C. Comprehensive Assessment of Didactic Curriculum and Career Interest in Infectious Diseases Among Graduating United States Pharmacy Students. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2018 Nov; 5(11):ofy284. PMID: 30539036.
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    2. Kufel WD, Jeffres MN, MacDougall C, Cho JC, Marx AH, Williams DM. Antimicrobial stewardship education in US colleges and schools of pharmacy. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2018 Aug 01; 73(8):2252-2258. PMID: 29846603.
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    3. Gallagher JC, Justo JA, Chahine EB, Bookstaver PB, Scheetz M, Suda KJ, Fehrenbacher L, Klinker KP, MacDougall C. Preventing the Post-Antibiotic Era by Training Future Pharmacists as Antimicrobial Stewards. Am J Pharm Educ. 2018 Aug; 82(6):6770. PMID: 30181677.
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    4. Nguyen L, Garcia J, Gruenberg K, MacDougall C. Multidrug-Resistant Pseudomonas Infections: Hard to Treat, But Hope on the Horizon? Curr Infect Dis Rep. 2018 Jun 06; 20(8):23. PMID: 29876674.
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    5. MacDougall C, Brock T. Response to Mok and Romanelli: Identifying Best Practices for and Utilities of the Pharmacy Curriculum Outcome Assessment Examination. Am J Pharm Educ. 2017 08; 81(6):120. PMID: 28970621.
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    6. MacDougall C. A Novel Teaching Tool Combined With Active-Learning to Teach Antimicrobial Spectrum Activity. Am J Pharm Educ. 2017 Mar 25; 81(2):25. PMID: 28381885.
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    7. MacDougall C, Schwartz BS, Kim L, Nanamori M, Shekarchian S, Chin-Hong PV. An Interprofessional Curriculum on Antimicrobial Stewardship Improves Knowledge and Attitudes Toward Appropriate Antimicrobial Use and Collaboration. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2017; 4(1):ofw225. PMID: 28480231.
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    8. Narayanan N, Johnson L, MacDougall C. Beyond Susceptible and Resistant, Part III: Treatment of Infections due to Gram-Negative Organisms Producing Carbapenemases. J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. 2016 Mar-Apr; 21(2):110-9. PMID: 27199618; PMCID: PMC4869768.
    9. Narayanan N, Gross AK, Pintens M, Fee C, MacDougall C. Effect of an electronic medical record alert for severe sepsis among ED patients. Am J Emerg Med. 2016 Feb; 34(2):185-8. PMID: 26573784.
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    10. Justo JA, Gauthier TP, Scheetz MH, Chahine EB, Bookstaver PB, Gallagher JC, Hermsen ED, DePestel DD, Ernst EJ, Jacobs DM, Esterly JS, Suda KJ, Olsen KM, Abbo LM, MacDougall C. Knowledge and attitudes of doctor of pharmacy students regarding the appropriate use of antimicrobials. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Oct 15; 59 Suppl 3:S162-9. PMID: 25261543; PMCID: PMC4303059.
    11. Curello J, MacDougall C. Beyond Susceptible and Resistant, Part II: Treatment of Infections Due to Gram-Negative Organisms Producing Extended-Spectrum ß-Lactamases. J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. 2014 Jul; 19(3):156-64. PMID: 25309145; PMCID: PMC4187532.
    12. MacDougall C. The nonpharmacologic basis of therapeutics: to get to the next level in interprofessional patient care, pharmacists need to recognize the social and interpersonal aspects of medical decision making. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2012 Jul-Aug; 52(4):454-6. PMID: 22825222.
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    13. Ferrara JJ, MacDougall C, Gallagher JC. Empiric antifungal therapy in patients with febrile neutropenia. Pharmacotherapy. 2011 Apr; 31(4):369-85. PMID: 21449626.
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    14. Macdougall C. Beyond Susceptible and Resistant, Part I: Treatment of Infections Due to Gram-Negative Organisms With Inducible ß-Lactamases. J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. 2011 Jan; 16(1):23-30. PMID: 22477821; PMCID: PMC3136230.
    15. Macdougall C, Udkow T, Guglielmo BJ, Vittinghoff E, Martin J. National estimates and predictors of prescription medication sample use in the United States, 1999-2005. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2010 Nov-Dec; 50(6):677-85. PMID: 21071311.
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    16. Kim-Katz SY, Anderson IB, Kearney TE, MacDougall C, Hudmon KS, Blanc PD. Topical antacid therapy for capsaicin-induced dermal pain: a poison center telephone-directed study. Am J Emerg Med. 2010 Jun; 28(5):596-602. PMID: 20579556.
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    17. Rafie S, MacDougall C, James CL. Cethromycin: a promising new ketolide antibiotic for respiratory infections. Pharmacotherapy. 2010 Mar; 30(3):290-303. PMID: 20180612.
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    18. Gallagher JC, Perez ME, Marino EA, LoCastro LG, Abrardo LA, MacDougall C. Daptomycin therapy for vancomycin-resistant enterococcal bacteremia: a retrospective case series of 30 patients. Pharmacotherapy. 2009 Jul; 29(7):792-9. PMID: 19558253.
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    19. Drew RH, White R, MacDougall C, Hermsen ED, Owens RC. Insights from the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists on antimicrobial stewardship guidelines from the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America. Pharmacotherapy. 2009 May; 29(5):593-607. PMID: 19397466.
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    20. Pakyz AL, MacDougall C, Oinonen M, Polk RE. Trends in antibacterial use in US academic health centers: 2002 to 2006. Arch Intern Med. 2008 Nov 10; 168(20):2254-60. PMID: 19001203.
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    21. MacDougall C, Polk RE. Variability in rates of use of antibacterials among 130 US hospitals and risk-adjustment models for interhospital comparison. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2008 Mar; 29(3):203-11. PMID: 18257689.
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    22. Loffler CA, Macdougall C. Update on prevalence and treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2007 Dec; 5(6):961-81. PMID: 18039081.
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    23. Robinson CA, Cocohoba J, MacDougall C, John MD, Guglielmo BJ. Discordance between ambulatory care clinic and community pharmacy medication databases for HIV-positive patients. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2007 Sep-Oct; 47(5):613-5. PMID: 17848351.
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    24. Polk RE, Fox C, Mahoney A, Letcavage J, MacDougall C. Measurement of adult antibacterial drug use in 130 US hospitals: comparison of defined daily dose and days of therapy. Clin Infect Dis. 2007 Mar 01; 44(5):664-70. PMID: 17278056.
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    25. Phillips S, MacDougall C, Holdford DA. Analysis of empiric antimicrobial strategies for cellulitis in the era of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Ann Pharmacother. 2007 Jan; 41(1):13-20. PMID: 17200425.
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    26. Bryner JK, Wang UK, Hui JW, Bedodo M, MacDougall C, Anderson IB. Dextromethorphan abuse in adolescence: an increasing trend: 1999-2004. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2006 Dec; 160(12):1217-22. PMID: 17146018; PMCID: PMC2257867.
    27. MacDougall C, Polk RE. Antimicrobial stewardship programs in health care systems. Clin Microbiol Rev. 2005 Oct; 18(4):638-56. PMID: 16223951; PMCID: PMC1265911.
    28. MacDougall C, Harpe SE, Powell JP, Johnson CK, Edmond MB, Polk RE. Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus, and fluoroquinolone use. Emerg Infect Dis. 2005 Aug; 11(8):1197-204. PMID: 16102307.
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    29. MacDougall C, Powell JP, Johnson CK, Edmond MB, Polk RE. Hospital and community fluoroquinolone use and resistance in Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli in 17 US hospitals. Clin Infect Dis. 2005 Aug 15; 41(4):435-40. PMID: 16028149.
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    30. MacDougall C, Guglielmo BJ, Maselli J, Gonzales R. Antimicrobial drug prescribing for pneumonia in ambulatory care. Emerg Infect Dis. 2005 Mar; 11(3):380-4. PMID: 15757551; PMCID: PMC3298265.
    31. MacDougall C, Guglielmo BJ. Pharmacokinetics of valaciclovir. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2004 Jun; 53(6):899-901. PMID: 15140857.
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    32. Gallagher JC, MacDougall C, Ashley ES, Perfect JR. Recent advances in antifungal pharmacotherapy for invasive fungal infections. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2004 Apr; 2(2):253-68. PMID: 15482191.
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