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Erin M. Behnen, Pharm.D., BCPS
Assistant Dean, Academic Affairs
Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice
SIUE School of Pharmacy

(618) 650‑5170
Fax: (618) 650‑5141


Doctor of Pharmacy, 2001, St. Louis College of Pharmacy, St. Louis
Drug Information Specialty Residency, 2001-2002, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis, Tenn.
Assistant Professor, 2002-2005, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis, Tenn.

Clinical interests

Drug information and health education of patients with chronic disease, specifically hypertension, cardiovascular risk, diabetes and osteoporosis.

Teaching Responsibilities

PHPR710: Statistics & Literature Evaluation, PHPR711: Drug Information, PHEL763: Drug Induced Diseases as well as a few select lectures in various other courses. She also precepts students on a Drug Information elective rotation in the final professional year.

Practice Site Information

Director of the SIUE Drug Information & Wellness Center (DIWC). The Center responds 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, the Center also participates in community wellness initiatives for chronic diseases and provide educational programs including health fairs.

Learn more about the DIWC

Scholarly Interests

Broad range of topics: Most recently her 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. Additionally, she is 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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