Charles E. Daniels, Ph.D.
Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of California, San Diego
Dr. Daniels’ research focus has been in pharmacoeconomics, safe medication systems, medication use quality, and quality pharmacy patient care. Recent work has evaluated the role of technologies in medication error reduction and patient-pharmacist interaction. His group is also examining use of multihospital data in the drug costs and improved outcomes. Dr. Daniels is a founding member of the Steering Committee for the Pharmacoeconomics Forum at UC San Diego.
Education: B.S. in Pharmacy, 1975 Univ. of Arizona; M.S. 1978 Univ. of Minnesota; Ph.D. in Social and Administrative Pharmacy 1981 Univ. of Minnesota; Pharmacy Resident 1976 NIH Clinical Center.
Awards and Honors: NIH Clinical Center Director’s Award 1999 & 2003; Recognition as one of the 50 Most Influential Pharmacists (1999); Best-Practices in Health-System Pharmacy Management Award for Chemotherapy Errors Prevention Task Force 2000; AFPE Fellow 1980; ASHP Fellow 1993; NIH grant and contract reviews.
Leadership Experience: Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs and Pharmacist-In-Chief at the Skaggs School of Pharmacy, UC San Diego since 2004 Chief of Pharmacy Dept. NIH Clinical Center 1995-2004; Director of Graduate Studies in Hospital Pharmacy, Univ. of Minnesota.
Pharmacist-In-Chief of the pharmacy services at the UC San Diego Health System, including inpatient, clinic, and home IV services. Recent initiatives include faculty clinical pharmacist services in new ambulatory care areas including palliative care, organ transplant, and kidney disease.
Daniels et al. (2006) Quality Assessment of Drug
Therapy. Principles of Clinical Pharmacology,
Atkinson, Daniels, et al Editors. San Diego, CA.
Academic Press, Second edition.
Atayee et al. (2008). Development of an Ambulatory Palliative Care Pharmacy Practice. Journal of Palliative Care Medicine. 11:1077-1082.
Helmons et al. (2009). Effect of bar-code-assisted med administration on med administration errors and accuracy in multiple patient care areas. Am J Health- Syst Pharm. 66:1202-10.
Hirsch et al. (2009). Patient request for pharmacist
counseling and satisfaction: Automated Prescription
Delivery System vs. Regular Pick-Up Counter.
Journal of the American Pharmacists Association.