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Philip O. Anderson

Philip O. Anderson

Philip O. Anderson, Pharm.D., FASHP, FCSHP

Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Pharmacy
Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Telephone
(858) 822-3648

Email
phanderson@ucsd.edu

Website
http://pharmacy.ucsd.edu/faculty/anderson.shtml


Dr. Philip Anderson is Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Pharmacy at the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. He chairs the Drug Information course and lectures in Pharmacy Informatics and Pharmacy Practice. He is also the School’s delegate to the United States Pharmacopoeal Convention for the 2010-2015 term. Dr. Anderson is a member of the Admissions Committee and the Comprehensive Examination Committee as well as the UCSD Medical Center’s Residency Research Committee.

Dr. Anderson earned his Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D) degree from the University of California San Francisco in 1971. He is a Fellow of both the American Society of Hospital Pharmacists and the California Society of Health-System Pharmacists. In 1994 he was awarded a J. William Fulbright Scholarship in the Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Chile. He was honored in 1993 with the Pharmacist of the Year award from the California Society of Hospital Pharmacists and in 1989 with the Award for Achievement in the Professional Practice of Hospital Pharmacy, presented by the American Society of Hospital Pharmacists Research and Education Foundation. He was also honored as a distinguished thirty-year graduate by the University of California San Francisco in 2001.

Dr. Anderson was the founding Director of the Drug Information Service at UCSD Medical Center Department of Pharmacy until his retirement in 2007. His research interests involve the use of medications in nursing mothers. Dr. Anderson is the author of the National Library of Medicine’s LactMed database (http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen?LACT), which provides information on the use of medications in nursing mothers. He is also a charter member of the editorial board for Breastfeeding Medicine.

Recent Publications

Anderson PO. Appendix. The safety of drugs during breast feeding. In Huggins K. The nursing mother's companion. Seventh ed. Boston: Harvard Common Press. 2014. In Press.

Anderson PO. Medications and breastfeeding. Chapter 12 in, Breastfeeding handbook for physicians, 2nd ed. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists & American Academy of Pediatrics. 2014:175-92.

Anderson PO. The galactogogue bandwagon. J Hum Lact 2013;29:7-10.

Sauberan JB, Anderson PO, Lane JR, Rafie S, Nguyen N, Rossi SS, Stellwagen LM. Breastmilk hydrocodone and hydromorphone levels in mothers taking hydrocodone for postpartum pain. Obstet Gynecol. 2011;117:611-7.

Anderson PO, McGuinness SM, Bourne PE. Pharmacy informatics. Boca Raton, FL. Taylor & Francis. 2010.

Author or co-author: Chapter 1. What is Pharmacy Informatics; Chapter 11. Tertiary information sources for professionals and patients; Chapter 14. Clinical pharmacokinetics computer programs.

Anderson PO. Drugs and breastfeeding. In, Handbook of clinical drug data, 11th ed. Stamford, CT: McGraw-Hill, 2010.

Anderson PO. Drugs and breastfeeding. In, Renato de Carvalho M, Tamez RN, eds. Amamentaç: bases cientificas para a práca profissional, ed 3. (Breastfeeding: scientific basis for the professional practice, 3rd edition). Rio de Janeiro. Editora Guanabara Koogan. 2010

Anderson PO. Drug use and lactation. Chapter in Briggs G, Nageotte M, eds. Diseases, Complications, and Drug Therapy in Obstetrics: A Guide for Clinicians. Bethesda, MD. American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. 2009:35-53.