David DeRemer, Pharm.D., BCOP, FCCP

David DeRemer

Clinical Associate Professor

Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research


EMAIL: dderemer@cop.ufl.edu

PHONE: 352-294-8891

CV: Link to CV



  • Fellowship in Drug Discovery, University of Kentucky
  • Oncology Residency, University of Kentucky
  • Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Kentucky
  • Pharm.D., University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy
  • B.S., Biology, University of Kentucky

Biographical Sketch

David DeRemer received his B.S. Biology and Pharm.D. degrees from the University of Kentucky. Following graduation, he completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency and an Oncology specialty residency at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center. He followed that with an Oncology Postdoctoral Fellowship focusing on Drug Discovery/Development at the University of Kentucky. He began his career as a clinical assistant professor at the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy in the department of clinical and administrative pharmacy and the clinical and experimental therapeutics program in Augusta. Most recently, he was a clinical associate professor in the UGA College of Pharmacy and adjunct clinical associate professor in the Medical College of Georgia. He was also a clinical specialist in Outpatient BMT/Hematological Malignancies in the Georgia Cancer Center and residency program director for the PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy residency. DeRemer is a fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy and has been active in the Hematology/Oncology PRN, serving as chair in 2015-16. He is also an active member of the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association, or HOPA, and most recently served on the Board of Directors. He joined the University of Florida College of Pharmacy in September 2017 and is actively participating in early phase UF Health Cancer Center clinical trials.

Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • Hematology Oncology Pharmacist Association (HOPA)


  • Fellow, American College of Clinical Pharmacy, elected 2015
  • Best Paper, 2014 American College of Clinical Pharmacy meeting
  • Practitioner of the Year, Georgia Society of Health-System Pharmacists (GHSP) 2012

Research Interests

  • Early phase oncology clinical trials
  • Pharmacogenomics in cancer
  • Biomarkers
  • B-cell malignancies
  • Supportive care in cancer

Select Publications

Gwynn ME, DeRemer DL. The Emerging Role of PD-1/PD-L1-Targeting Immunotherapy in the Treatment of Metastatic Urothelial Carcinoma. Ann Pharmacother 2017 Aug 1: [Epub ahead of print]

Andrick B, Alwhaibi A, DeRemer DL, et al. Lack of adequate pneumococcal vaccination response in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia patients receiving ibrutinib. Br J Haematol 2017 Jul 24 [Epub ahead of print]