Veena Venugopalan, Pharm.D., BCPS

Veena Venugopalan

Clinical Assistant Professor

Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research



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  • Pharm.D., University of Kentucky

Biographical Sketch

Veena Venugopalan received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy. Following graduation, she completed her pharmacy practice residency and infectious diseases specialty residency at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. As a board certified pharmacist with added qualifications in infectious diseases pharmacotherapy, Venugopalan has developed and maintained antimicrobial stewardship programs at large academic centers as well as community teaching hospitals. She joined the faculty at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy as an assistant professor in January 2016. She serves as the infectious diseases clinical specialist at UF Health Shands Hospital. Her research and patient care activities focus on health care associated infections, multidrug resistant gram-negative infections and antimicrobial stewardship. Her work has been published in peer-reviewed journals, and she has been presented at national and international conferences.


  • Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists
  • The American College of Clinical Pharmacy
  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

Research Interests

  • Antimicrobial stewardship practice
  • Multi-drug resistant gram-negative infections