Larisa H Cavallari

Larisa H Cavallari, Pharm.D., BCPS, FCCP

Associate Professor

Department: Pharmacotherapy & Translational Research
Business Phone: (352) 273-8245
Business Email: lcavallari@cop.ufl.edu

About Larisa H Cavallari

Dr. Cavallari received her B.S. Pharmacy and Pharm.D. degrees from the University of Georgia. She then completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Memphis, Tennessee and a fellowship in Cardiovascular Pharmacogenomics at the University of Florida. Dr. Cavallari accepted a position as an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Illinois at Chicago after completing her training and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2009. While at UIC, she directed efforts to implement genotype-guided warfarin dosing for all patients newly starting warfarin during hospitalization. Dr. Cavallari joined the University of Florida Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research as an Associate Professor in April, 2014, where she serves as director of the Center for Pharmacogenomics and Precision Medicine. She also serves as Director of the UF Health Precision Medicine Program. Her research involves discovery and clinical translation of genetic variants related to drug response and has been funded by the NIH, FDA, American Heart Association, and other awards.

Dr. Cavallari has served on both NIH and American Heart Association grant review committees and is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, former Chair of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy Research Institute, and Editorial Board Member for the Lexi-Comp pharmacogenetics series.

Accomplishments

Elected Regent
2019 · American College of Clinical Pharmacy
Elected Trustee
2013-2016 · Research Institute, American College of Clinical Pharmacy
Kenneth F. Finger Fellow Alumni Lecturer Award
2009 · University of Florida
Best Paper
2009 · International Congress on Clinical Pharmacy
Fellow
2008 · American College of Clinical Pharmacy
Hans Vahlteich Research Award
2007 · University of Illinois at Chicago
Faculty New Investigator
2004 · American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy-American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education Pharmacy
Annual Meeting Best Student, Resident, Fellow Paper Award
2000 · American College of Clinical Pharmacy
Kenneth F. Finger Memorial Award for Excellence in Clinical Pharmacy Research
2000 · University of Florida
American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education for the Biomedical Research Sciences Fellow
1999-2000 · University of Florida

Publications

2020 Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics
2016 American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy
2015 The Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
2015 Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine
2002 Briefings in Functional Genomics & Proteomics

Grants

Jul 2020 ACTIVE
Precision antiplatelet therapy after percutaneous coronary intervention
NATL INST OF HLTH NHLBI · Principal Investigator
Sep 2018 ACTIVE
Sparking Advancements in Genomic Medicine?
NATL INST OF HLTH NHGRI ·
Apr 2018 – Jul 2019
Together: Transforming and Translating Discovery to Improve Health
NATL INST OF HLTH NCATS · Project Manager
Apr 2018 – Sep 2019
Genotype-Guided Pain Management in Patients Undergoing Arthroplasty Surgery
UF HEALTH SHANDS HOSPITAL · Principal Investigator
Jan 2018 ACTIVE
Training Program for Applied Research and Development in Genomic Medicine
NATL INST OF HLTH NHGRI ·
Apr 2017 ACTIVE
OoR CTSI Institutional Matching Support
UF DIV OF SPONSORED RES MATCHING FUNDS · Project Manager
Jun 2016 – Oct 2018
Development and analytic validation of a customized pharmacogenomics panel
CANON BIOMEDICAL INC · Principal Investigator
Sep 2015 – Aug 2016
2015 Mallinckrodt Research Fellowship Award
MALLINCKRODT PHARMACEUTICALS · Principal Investigator
Sep 2014 – Feb 2019
Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic (PK-PD) Studies of Cardiovascular Drugs
US FOOD AND DRUG ADMN · Principal Investigator

Contact Details

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Business:
(352) 273-8245
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