HIV Management for the Hospital Pharmacist
Dusten is a Network Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Infectious Diseases at Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas and the PGY2 Infectious Diseases Residency Program Director in Austin. He attended Michigan State University to complete pre-pharmacy requirements and received his Doctor of Pharmacy from Ferris State University. He completed his PGY1 at St. Mary’s Health in Michigan and specialty training in infectious diseases from UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento. Following residency, he moved back to the Midwest where he worked as the Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacist at Indiana University Health. His clinical responsibilities were divided between rounding on the infectious diseases consultation service, maintaining an outpatient practice for HIV patients in the Indianapolis area, and working on several antimicrobial stewardship initiatives. He moved to Austin in 2014 focusing on inpatient antimicrobial stewardship, pharmacist and physician education, and the development of guidelines. He enjoys teaching UT College of Pharmacy students as an assistant professor of practice in the Infectious Diseases modules and precepting PGY1 and PGY2 pharmacy residents. Additional areas of interest include: HIV, ID in immunocompromised patients, and antimicrobial resistance.