Amy Ives

Dr. Amy Ives is an assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, and an internal medicine clinical pharmacy specialist at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital.

About Dr. Ives:

Dr. Ives received her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy (BSP) degree from Rutgers College of Pharmacy and a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. She completed a pharmacy practice residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ. She is a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist and has completed a medical education research certificate sponsored by the American Medical Association.

Dr. Ives has more than 25 years of hospital pharmacy practice experience. Prior to coming to the University of Maryland, she was a clinical pharmacy specialist in critical care and anticoagulation at the VA Maryland Health Care System (VAMHCS). During her 17 years at VAMHCS, Dr. Ives developed the PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency Program, with 15 residents completing this program under her direction. She remains active in pharmacy residency training through precepting and mentoring research projects at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. In addition, she precepts Georgetown University medical students on their independent study projects.

Dr. Ives is active in professional organizations at the regional and national level. She currently serves as secretary for the AACP Laboratory Special Interest Group. Dr. Ives is also chair for the 2016-2017 Eastern States Residents and Preceptors Conference. She has been an active member of the Eastern States Residency Advisory Board since 2012.

Teaching Experience:

Before joining the faculty full time, Dr. Ives served as co-course manager for Therapeutics I and II in the Non-Traditional PharmD program. Since becoming a full time faculty member, Dr. Ives has developed training modules in medication reconciliation, therapeutic drug monitoring, and renal dosing for the PharmTechX program. She has been co-course manger in Abilities Labs 1 and 3, and is currently co-director for the Pharmacy Practice Laboratories.

Scholarly Interests:

Dr. Ives’s practice and research interests include medication safety, transitions of care, anticoagulation, and medical education research using electronic health record technology.

Contact Information:

Amy L. Ives, PharmD, BCPS
Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice & Science Department
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
9640 Gudelsky Drive
Building I, Room 107
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 301-738-6394
Fax: 301-738-6360
Email: aives@rx.umaryland.edu