Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy, Athens
Clinical Associate Professor

Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy, Athens


PGY-2 Critical Care Residency,  Vanderbilt University Medical Center Nashville, TN 2017

PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency, Vanderbilt University Medical Center Nashville, TN 2016

Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy Memphis, TN 2015

Areas of Expertise

Research Areas: Infectious Diseases and sepsis in critically ill patients

Opportunities for Collaboration: With other critical care clinical faculty with interests in Vascular Diseases

Honors, Awards, and Achievements
  •  SCCM Presidential Citation, 2019, 2020
  • Board Certified Critical Care Pharmacist (BCCCP), 2017
  • Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS), 2016
  • Distinguished Poster Award, Tennessee Society of Health-system Pharmacists Midyear Meeting, 2015
  • APhA Foundation Student Scholarship (Samuel Kalman Scholar), 2014
  • Phi Lambda Sigma Leadership Society, 2013
  • Rho Chi Academic Honor Society, 2013
Research Interests

Infectious diseases and sepsis in critically ill patients
Use of vasopressors and hemodynamic monitoring in critically ill patients
Use of neuromuscular blocking agents and clinical monitoring in critically ill patients

Selected Publications

Smith SE, Rumbaugh KA. Utilization of vasopressin before and after protocol implementation in a surgical intensive care unit. Journal of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. 2019 January; doi: 10.1002/jac5.1080.

Smith SE, Hamblin SE, Dennis BM. Effect of Neuromuscular Blocking Agents on Sedation Requirements in Trauma Patients with an Open Abdomen. Pharmacotherapy. 2019 Mar;39(3):271-279. doi: 10.1002/phar.2225. Epub 2019 Feb 27. PubMed PMID: 30672000.

Newsome AS, Smith SE, Hawkins WA, Fulford M, Phillips BB. Impact of multimodal methods to teach advanced cardiovascular life support principles in the core doctor of pharmacy curriculum. Journal of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy : JAACP. 2018 October; 1(2):95-106. doi: 10.1002/jac5.1049.

Smith SE, Hamblin SE, Guillamondegui OD, Gunter OL, Dennis BM. Effectiveness and safety of continuous neuromuscular blockade in trauma patients with an open abdomen: a follow-up study. Am J Surg. 2018;216(3):414-9.

Smith SE, Newsome AS, Hawkins WA. An argument for the protocolized screening and management of post-extubation stridor. Am J Resp Crit Care Med. 2018;197(11):1503-5.

Smith SE, Rumbaugh KA. False prolongation of international normalized ratio with daptomycin. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2018 Mar 1;75:269-74.

Hamblin SE,  Smith SE. Inhaled antibiotics: do as we say, not as we study, Critical Care Med 2018 Jan;46(1):159-61.

Smith SE, Rumbaugh KA, May AK. Evaluation of a short course of antimicrobial therapy for complicated intra-abdominal infections in critically ill surgical patients. Surg Infect. 2017 Aug/Sep;18(6):742-50.

Cogle SV, Smith SE, Maish GO 3rd, Minard G, Croce MA, Dickerson RN. Sliding scale regular human insulin for identifying critically ill trauma patients who require intensive insulin therapy and for glycemic control in those with mild to moderate hyperglycemia. Journal of Pharmacy and Nutrition Sciences. 2017;7(3):106-115.

Chisholm-Burns MA, Gatwood J, Spivey CA, Dickey SE. Net income of pharmacy faculty compared to community and hospital pharmacists. Am J Pharm Educ. 2016 Sep 25;80(7):117.

Chisholm-Burns MA, Gatwood J, Spivey CA, Dickey SE. Break-even income analysis of pharmacy graduates compared to high school and college graduates. Am J Pharm Educ. 2016 Apr 25;80(3):44.

Dickey SE, Mabry WA, Hamilton LA. Possible sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim-induced pancreatitis in a complicated adolescent patient post-traumatic injury. J Pharm Pract. 2015 Aug;28(4):419-24.

A complete list of publications is available:  Susan E. Smith NCBI My Bibliography

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