Curtis L. Smith, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS

Curtis L. Smith, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS
Curtis L. Smith, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS

Professor
Pharmacy Practice
Phone: (517) 364-3579
Email: [email protected]

Education

  • PharmD, Medical University of South Carolina, Pharmacy
  • BS, Ferris State University, Pharmacy

Graduate/Post-Graduate Training

  • Fellowship, Clinical Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics, University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy, Oklahoma City, OK, United States

Biography

Curtis Smith is a Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Ferris State University College of Pharmacy. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from Ferris State College and his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. After graduation he completed a two-year fellowship in pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

Currently Dr. Smith’s practice is at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing and is primarily focused on trauma/surgical critical care medicine. His specific interests are in trauma, surgery, internal medicine, infectious diseases and pharmacokinetics. He provides advanced pharmacy practice experiences in internal medicine and trauma/surgical critical care to pharmacy students at Ferris State University.

Dr. Smith is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS). He has also taught in the national BCPS preparatory course for many years. Dr. Smith is involved in numerous pharmacy organizations at the local, state and national level.

Publications and Intellectual Contributions

  • Journal Article
    Stein, G. E., Smith, C. L., Scharmen, A., Kidd, J. M., Cooper, C., Kuti, J., Mitra, S., Nicolau, D. P., Havlichek, D. H. (2018). "Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Analysis of Ceftazidime/Avibactam in Critically Ill Patients." Surgical infections. 20 (1). pp. 55-61.
  • Book Chapter
    Smith, C. L. (2017). "Antimicrobial prophylaxis for surgery," In T. L. Schwinghammer (Ed.), J. M. Koehler (Ed.), J. S. Borchet (Ed.), D. Slain (Ed.), S. K. Park (Ed.), Pharmacotherapy Casebook: A Patient-Focused Approach. pp. 368-369. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.
  • Journal Article
    Stein, G. E., Smith, C. L., Scharmen, A. E., Havlichek, D. H. (2016). "Evaluation of Ceftaroline and Levofloxacin against Staphylococci Using Serum from Patients with Community-Acquired Pneumonia," Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 1 (2). pp. 33-37. Open Access Text Pvt, Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.15761/cmid.1000107
  • Book Chapter
    Dowling, T. C., Smith, C. L. (2016). "Acute Kidney Injury," In B. Erstad (Ed.), Critical Care Pharmacotherapy (Erstad) Lanexa, KS: ACCP.
  • Journal Article
    Stein, G. E., Yasin, F., Smith, C. L., Scharmen, A., Havlichek, D., Bill, C. (2015). "A pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic analysis of ceftaroline prophylaxis in patients with external ventricular drains." Surgical infections. 16 (2). pp. 169-73.
  • Journal Article
    Syed, R., Havlichek, D. H., Stein, G. E., Smith, C. L. (2014). "The utility of procalcitonin in elderly patients with COPD exacerbations," Immunology and Infectious Diseases. 2 (2). pp. 22-24.
  • Journal Article
    Virant-Young, D., Forrest, K., McCaskey, S., Smith, C. L., Saadeh, C. E., Gudakunst, J., Sefcik, D. (2014). "Faculty development in interprofessional education: Designing and implementing a successful program," Medical Science Educator. 24 (4). pp. 401-407.
  • Journal Article
    Stein, G. E., Smith, C. L., Nicolau, D. P., Young, V., Citron, D. M., Scharmen, A., Mitra, S., Tran, M. A., Kalra, A., Havlichek, D. H., Goldstein, E. J. (2014). "Treatment of Clostridium difficile infection with tigecycline: Proof of concept study," Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 22 (4). pp. 216-218.
  • Journal Article
    Smith, C. L., Al-Nuaimi, Y., Wainwright, J., Sherrington, C., Singh, A., Kallingal, J., Douglass, C., Parry-Jones, A., Smith, C. L., Dixit, A., Majid, A. (2014). "The influence of bolus to infusion delays on plasma Tissue Plasminogen Activator levels." International journal of stroke : official journal of the International Stroke Society. 9 (7). pp. 939-42.
  • Journal Article
    Virant-Young, D., Smith, C. L., Saadeh, C. E. (2014). "Interprofessional education – a workshop for preceptors and faculty," Michigan Pharmacist. (July/Aug/Sept). pp. 36-7. Michigan Pharmacists Association.

Presentations

  • Oral Presentation
    Smith, C. L., Session, "Cardiovascular Pearls," Sparrow He, Lansing, MI, (May 28, 2019).
  • Lecture
    Smith, C. L., 2019 Updates in Therapeutics: The Pharmacotherapy Prep Review and Recertification Course, "HIV/Infectious Diseases," American College of Clinical Pharmacy, St. Louis, MO, (April 28, 2019).
  • Lecture
    Smith, C. L., 2019 Updates in Therapeutics: The Pharmacotherapy Prep Review and Recertification Course, "Infectious Diseases," American College of Clinical Pharmacy, St. Louis, MO, (April 28, 2019).
  • Poster
    Robinson, A. J. (Author), Schalk, A. L. (Author), Smith, C. L. (Author & Presenter), 2019 Updates in Therapeutics: The Pharmacotherapy Prep Review and Recertification Course, "Norepinephrine: Non-weight based vs. Weight based dosing," American College of Clinical Pharmacy, St. Louis, MO, (April 27, 2019).
  • Oral Presentation
    Smith, C. L., 2019 Michigan Pharmacists Association Convention and Exposition, "Using Opioids in the Midst of a Crisis," Michigan Pharmaicsts Association, Detroit, MI, (February 22, 2019).
  • Lecture
    Smith, C. L., NMSHP Annual Meeting, "Making Sense of Antiplatelet Therapy," Northern Michigan Society of Health System Pharmacists, Gaylord, MI, (April 7, 2018).
  • Lecture
    Smith, C. L., CAPA CE Program, "Opioids and Pain Therapy," Capital Area Pharmacists Assocation, Lansing, (March 20, 2018).
  • Lecture
    Smith, C. L., 2018 Updates in Therapeutics: The Pharmacotherapy Prep Review and Recertification Course, "HIV/Infectious Diseases," American College of Clinical Pharmacy, Jacksonville, FL, (February 18, 2018).
  • Lecture
    Smith, C. L., 2018 Updates in Therapeutics: The Pharmacotherapy Prep Review and Recertification Course, "Infectious Diseases," American College of Clinical Pharmacy, Jacksonville, FL, (February 18, 2018).
  • Lecture
    Smith, C. L., 2018 Updates in Therapeutics: The Pharmacotherapy Prep Review and Recertification Course, "Pharmacokinetics: A Refresher," American College of Clinical Pharmacy, Jacksonville, FL, (February 17, 2018).