Dr. Brandon Bookstaver is an Associate Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes Sciences in the South Carolina College of Pharmacy at the University of South Carolina. Following graduation from the USC College of Pharmacy, he completed PGY1 and PGY2 residencies at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, specializing in Infectious Diseases. Brandon serves as an infectious diseases pharmacy specialist at Palmetto Health Richland Hospital, precepting pharmacy and medical students and residents. Read More Brandon has over 35 peer-reviewed publications and specific areas of interest and research include antimicrobial lock therapy, antimicrobial dosing in obesity, hospital-acquired infections and advancing trainee-related research. Brandon is involved in a number of regional and national organizations, recently serving as President of the South Carolina Society of Health-System Pharmacists (2013-14) and Chair-Elect of the Infectious Diseases Practice and Research Network with the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (2014). He serves as a peer reviewer for several journals including Pharmacotherapy, Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapyand Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Brandon has received top honors including the ACCP National Educator of the Year Award in 2011, South Carolina Pharmacists of the Year in 2012 and the G. Dick Schwerin Mentor of the Year Award for South Carolina in 2014. During his free time, he and his wife Nicole enjoy traveling, Gamecock athletics and spending time with their two dogs, Jack & Emma. Brandon is also an avid (sometimes) runner with a lifetime goal to run a half- or full-marathon in all 50 states!