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Erin Timpe Behnen

Erin M. Behnen, PharmD, BCPS 

Professor, Pharmacy Practice

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Phone: (618) 650-5170
Fax: (618) 650-5141

Dr. Erin Behnen is a professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice. Dr. Behnen completed a drug information specialty residency at The University of Tennessee (UT) in Memphis. During that time she also gained experience at the Southern Poison Center and UT Family Medicine Clinic. She remained at UT as a faculty member before her appointment at SIUE. She earned her B.S. and Pharm.D. degrees from St. Louis College of Pharmacy. She is a board certified pharmacotherapy specialist and has served as an officer for the Drug Information Practice and Research Network through the American College of Clinical Pharmacy.


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.

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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