Rhonda Cooper-DeHoff, Pharm.D., M.S., FAHA, FACC

Rhonda Cooper-DeHoff

Associate Professor & Associate Director, Center for Pharmacogenomics and Precision Medicine

Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research


EMAIL: dehoff@cop.ufl.edu

PHONE: 352-273-6184

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  • Pharm.D., University of California at San Francisco, School of Pharmacy
  • M.S. in Medical Sciences, emphasis in Clinical Investigation, University of Florida


Dr. Cooper-DeHoff is a Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research, and the Department of Pharmaceutics in the College of Pharmacy, and in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, College of Medicine at the University of Florida.

  • 2014 – Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy
  • 2009 – Research featured by the American Society of Hypertension
  • 2008 – Received the Clinical Science Award from the Consortium for Southeastern Hypertension Control
  • 2007 – Named Fellow of the American Heart Association


  • American Society of Hypertension
  • American Heart Association
  • American College of Cardiology
  • Florida Society of Hospital Pharmacists
  • North Central Florida Society of Hospital Pharmacists


Dr. Cooper-DeHoff’s research interests include hypertension, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, coronary artery disease and antihypertensive drug-induced diabetes, as well as the impact of pharmacogenetic variations in each of these areas. She’s also the lead investigator of the hypertension working group within the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute-funded Clinical Data Research Network — OneFlorida — which affords trainees the opportunity to work at an epidemiologic level to explore population-level questions about hypertension. Trainees also learn about the complexities and benefits of working in electronic health record data at the research level. Dr. Cooper-DeHoff’s resistant hypertension research includes mass spectrometry analysis of antihypertensive drugs, metabolomics and gut microbiota available for analysis.


Full Publication List via PubMed