Kevin Garey, Pharm.D., M.S., is Chair of the Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration and Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Houston College of Pharmacy in Houston, Texas. He also serves as Division Head, Experiential Therapeutics and Clinical Pharmacology. Additionally, he holds an academic appointment as Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Texas School of Public Health in Houston.
Dr. Garey earned his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo, in Buffalo, New York and a Master of Science in Biometry from the University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston. He completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown, New York. He also completed an Infectious Disease Residency and Fellowship in Infectious Diseases at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois.
Dr. Garey is an active member of the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists and the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (ASHP). His research interests include antimicrobial stewardship activities to prevent and treat Clostridium difficile infection, surgical site infections, and systemic candidiasis. He has received numerous national awards recognizing excellence in research, teaching, and publications. In 2010, Dr. Garey received the ASHP Best Practices Award in Health-System Pharmacy for implementation and validation of an antimicrobial stewardship program.