Leslie A. Hamilton

Assistant Professor - College of Pharmacy

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Leslie A. Hamilton, PharmD, BCPS, joined the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy as an assistant professor of Clinical Pharmacy on the Knoxville Campus in August 2012. She practices in neurology and critical care at UT Medical Center. Prior to joining UT, Dr. Hamilton served on faculty at Auburn University for three years and practiced in pulmonology and critical care. Her interests are critical care, nutrition, and infectious disease. Dr. Hamilton graduated with a BA in English Literature from the University of Tennessee in 2003 and completed a Doctor of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2007. She completed a PGY1 residency at Moses H. Cone Hospital in Greensboro, NC, and a PGY2 residency in critical care/nutrition support at the University of Tennessee/Regional Medical Center in Memphis.  She became a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist in 2009.

Focus Areas:  Neurocritical Care | Neurology

Skills and Expertise:  Critical Care | Nutrition | Pharmacotherapy

Selected Publications:

High-Risk Non-ST Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome Outcomes in Patients Treated with Unfractionated Heparin Monitored Using Anti-Xa Concentrations Versus Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time
L.A. Hamilton, G.V. Abbott, and J.B. Cooper, Hospital Pharmacy, vol. 48, no. 5, pp. 389, 2013.
Roflumilast: A Phosphodiesterase-4 Inhibitor for the Treatment of Severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
N.A. Pinner, L.A. Hamilton, and A. Hughes, Clinical Therapeutics, vol. 34, no. 1, pp. 56-66, 2012.
Treatment of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia with High-Dose Vancomycin or Linezolid
L.A. Hamilton, G. Christopher Wood, L.J. Magnotti, M.A. Croce, J.B. Martin, J.M. Swanson, B.A. Boucher, and T.C. Fabian, Journal of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery, vol. 72, no.. 6, pp. 1478-83, 2012.
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS): Use of Specialized Nutrients in Pediatric Patients and Infants
L.A. Hamilton and K.A. Trobaugh, Nutrition in Clinical Practice, vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 26-30, 2011.
Clinical Implications of Subcutaneous Glucose Monitoring in Critically Ill Patients
L.A. Hamilton, Critical Care Medicine, vol. 39, no. 4, pp. 883-4, 2011.
Nebivolol for the Treatment of Heart Failure
A.S. Dery, L.A. Hamilton, and J.A. Starr, American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, vol. 68, no. 10, pp. 879-86, 2011.
Increased Hypoglycemia Associated with Renal Failure during Continuous Intravenous Insulin Infusion and Specialized Nutrition Support
R.N. Dickerson, L.A. Hamilton, K.A. Connor, G.O. Maish III, M.A. Croce, G. Minard, and R.O. Brown, Nutrition, vol. 78, no. 7-8, pp. 766-72, 2011.
Risk of Cancer in Patients Receiving Insulin Glargine
L.K. Dawson and L.A. Hamilton, American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, vol. 67, no. 23, pp. 2025-31, 2010.
Use of a Standardized Progress Note and Assessment Form for Performance Evaluation and Quality Improvement
R.N. Dickerson, L.A. Hamilton, and R.O. Brown, Nutrition in Clinical Practice, vol. 25, no. 5, pp. 490-6, 2010.
Pursuing Board of Pharmacy Specialties Certification
K.A. Connor and L.A. Hamilton, American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, vol. 67, no. 14, pp. 1146-1151, 2010.