Dr. Ashley Feist, Pharm.D.

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

Dr. Ashley Feist, Pharm.D.
Ashley Feist, Pharm.D.

Pronouns: She|Her|Hers

Research Summary

Dr. Feist’s current research program focuses on the clinical application of immunosuppressants and azole antifungal medications in solid organ transplant recipients, specifically studying pharmacokinetics, drug-drug interactions and adverse effect profiles.

Academic Achievements

Education: Pharm.D. (2005) University of Nebraska Medical Center; PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency (2006) UC San Diego Health; PGY2 Critical Care Residency (2007) UC San Diego Health

Awards and Honors: Preceptor of the Year, SSPPS (2011); Apples for Preceptor Award, Dean’s Recognition for Excellence in Teaching Award, UCSF School of Pharmacy (2010); Preceptor of the Year, UCSD Medical Center Pharmacy Practice Residency Program (2009)

  • Pharmacy: Therapeutics Co-Chair (SSPPS 212A), APPE (Solid Organ Transplant Ambulatory Care), Pharmacy residency rotations in Solid Organ Transplantation, Inter-professional Education Experiences, Research Mentor for students and pharmacy residents.
Key Contributions
  • Implementation of clinical pharmacy services as a pharmacist specialist in heart and lung transplantation at UC San Diego Health; expanded and provided comprehensive services in multidisciplinary settings both inpatient and outpatient
  • Implementation of pharmacist collaborative practice protocols for Cardiothoracic Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support
  • Founding Chair of the UC Wide Solid Organ Transplant Pharmacist Collaborative Committee providing a network for transplant pharmacists at all University of California campuses
  • Served as the director for PGY2 Solid Organ Transplantation Program at UC San Diego Health for 9 year; currently precepting for PGY1 and PGY2 residents and an active member of the Residency Advisory Committees at UC San Diego Health
Potential Collaborative Programs
  • Clinical research in solid organ transplantation
  • Pharmacokinetic studies in solid organ transplantation