Kimberly C. Claeys, PharmD, BCPS

Dr. Kimberly Claeys is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy and Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist at University of Maryland Medical Center.

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Dr. Claeys completed her PharmD at Wayne State University Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Detroit, Michigan. She then completed her Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy and University of Illinois at Chicago Hospital and Health Sciences System in Chicago Illinois. After residency, she completed a two-year Infectious Diseases Pharmacotherapy and Health Outcomes Fellowship at the Anti-Infective Research Laboratory at Wayne State University as well as a Graduate Certificate in Public Health from Wayne State University School of Medicine.

Her research interests include: Infectious diseases epidemiology; antimicrobial and diagnostic stewardship, clinical and economic outcomes of healthcare associated infections and drug-resistant bacterial infections; translation research involving rapid diagnostic testing; optimization of pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics of antibacterial agents; and development of predictive/prognostic models and decision analysis to improve antimicrobial stewardship and patient outcomes.