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Erin M. Timpe, Pharm.D., BCPS

Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice
Director, Drug Information & Wellness Center
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Phone: (618) 650-5170
Fax: (618) 650-5141
E-mail: etimpe@siue.edu
Personal webpage:


Education/Training/Background:

Doctor of Pharmacy, 2001, St. Louis College of Pharmacy, St. Louis, Missouri

Drug Information Specialty Residency, 2001-2002, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis, Tennessee

Assistant Professor, 2002-2005, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis, Tennessee


Clinical interests:

My specialty area is in drug information. I am also interested in the health education of patients with chronic disease, specifically hypertension, cardiovascular risk, diabetes, and osteoporosis.

Teaching responsibilities:

My primary teaching responsibilities include: PHPR710: Statistics & Literature Evaluation, PHPR711: Drug Information, PHEL763: Drug Induced Diseases as well as a few select lectures in various other courses. I also precept students on a Drug Information elective rotation in the final professional year.

Practice site information:

My practice site is as the director of the SIUE Drug Information & Wellness Center (DIWC). We respond to drug information requests from any SIUE School of Pharmacy preceptors and faculty members as well as our contract calls and services. In addition to drug information services we also participate in community wellness initiatives for chronic diseases and provide educational programs including health fairs.

Click here to learn more about the DIWC.

Scholarly interests:

As you can see from my representative publications below, my research interests are broad. Most recently my publications have centered on the scholarship of teaching by describing programs developed and initiated in a new School of Pharmacy and reviews based on drug information requests. I am also interested in wellness initiatives for the outpatient population with chronic diseases.

Representative Publications:

Timpe EM. Serving as A Course Coordinator: Preparation is Key. Am J Health-Syst Pharm. 2006;63(24):2444-5.

Timpe EM, Motl SE, Eichner SF. Weekly Active-Learning Activities in a Drug Information and Literature Evaluation Course. Am J Pharm Educ. 2006;70(3):52.

Timpe EM, Eichner SF, Phelps SJ. Propofol Infusion Syndrome in Critically Ill Pediatric Patients: Coincidence, Association, or Causation? J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther 2006;11:17-42.

Timpe EM, Motl SE. Frequency and complexity of queries to an academic drug information center, 1995-2004. Am J Health-Syst Pharm. 2005;62:2511-2514.

Motl SE, Timpe EM, Eichner SF. Evaluation of Accuracy of Health Studies Reported in Mass Media. J Am Pharm Assoc. 2005;45:720-725.

Timpe EM. Nephrotoxicity with Combination Vancomycin-Aminoglycoside Therapy. J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. 2005;10:174-182.

Timpe EM, Amarshi N, Reed PJ. Evaluation of Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors in a State Managed Care Plan. Am J Man Care. Am J Manag Care. 2004;10(part 2):124-129.

Eichner SF, Lloyd KB, Timpe EM. Postmenopausal Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment: Reviewing the Evidence of Standard Therapies. Ann Pharmacother 2003; 37(5):711-24.

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