Philip E. Empey, PharmD, PhD

Philip E. Empey, PharmD, PhD - MED Talk SpeakerAssistant Professor
Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics
Center for Clinical Pharmaceutical Sciences and the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)

Associate Director for Pharmacogenomics
Pitt/UPMC Institute for Precision Medicine
School of Pharmacy

Dr. Philip Empey is the associate director for Pharmacogenomics of the Pitt/UPMC Institute of Personalized Medicine and leads the PreCISE-Rx and Test2Learn teams to implement pharmacogenomics clinical, research, and educational initiatives. As a clinician-scientist in the Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics, Dr. Empey conducts NIH-funded clinical and translational research aimed at understanding the mechanisms of variability in drug response to improve medication-related outcomes in critically ill patients.

He received his PharmD from the University of Rhode Island and completed PGY1 and PGY2 residencies in Pharmacy Practice and Critical Care at the University of Kentucky. He earned a PhD in Clinical Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Kentucky before completing postdoctoral research training at the University of Pittsburgh.


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