PharmD Pharmacy, University of Georgia 2007
B.S. Pharmacy, University of Georgia 1991
B.S. Biology, Paine College 1980
Research Areas: Pharmaceutical products, beyond-use-dating of compounded non-sterile pharmaceuticals, drug formulation for individualized care and technology in pharmacy education
Opportunities for Collaboration: Specialized dosage form preparations for human/veterinary trials, optimization of care with individualized
pharmaceutical dosage forms and technology use to improve student learning
Dr. Elder is PBS’s only clinical faculty member. Her current research projects focus on the preparation of extemporaneously prepared sterile and non-sterile pharmaceutical products, beyond-use-dating (expiration) of compounded non-sterile pharmaceuticals, drug formulation for individualized patient care, and the use of technology in teaching and assessing pharmacy skills.
Elder, Deborah Lester, A Practical Guide to Contemporary Pharmacy Practice and Compounding, Wolters Kluwer, 2017.
Michael W Neville, Russ Palmer, Deborah Elder, Michael Fulford, Steve Morris, and Kellie Sappington (2015). Evaluating the Effects of Flexible Learning about Aseptic Compounding on First-year Students in a Pharmacy Skills Laboratory. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education: Volume 79, Issue 6, Article 91.
Ansel, Howard (2014). Pharmaceutical Calculations. LWW, Baltimore, MD, Chapters 17(“Selected Calculations in Contemporary Compounding”) and 18 (“Selected Calculations involving Veterinary Pharmaceuticals”), 13th ed., pp. 287-318.
Elder, DL. et. al., Stability of Midazolam Intranasal Formulation for the Treatment of Status Epilepticus in Dogs, International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding, 2011, 15(1): 74-78.
Eagleston, J. Platt, S., Elder, DL. et. al., Bioavailability of a Novel Intranasal Midazolam Gel in Dogs. American Journal Of Veterinary Research (AJVR), 2011.
Israel, B., Garner, S.,Thakare, M., Elder, DL., et al., Transdermal Permeation of Novel n-acetyl-glucosamine/NSAIDs Mutual Prodrugs. Pharmaceutical Development and Technology, 2010, 1-7, Early Online.
Collier JW, Thakare M, Garner ST, Israel B, Ahmed H, Granade S, Strong, DL, et al., Accelerated dissolution testing for controlled release microspheres using the flow-through dissolution apparatus, Pharmaceutical Development and Technology, 2009 14(1): 9-17.
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