Kaitlin M Alexander

Kaitlin M Alexander, Pharm.D.

Clinical Associate Professor

Department: Pharmacotherapy & Translational Research
Business Phone: (352) 294-5276
Business Email: kaitlin.alexander@ufl.edu

About Kaitlin M Alexander

Kaitlin Alexander, Pharm.D. is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research. Dr. Alexander joined the University of Florida faculty in May 2021 and maintains a clinical practice in the trauma intensive care unit at UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Florida.

Dr. Alexander graduated from the University of Florida with her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2012. She then completed a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at West Virginia University Healthcare, followed by a PGY-2 Residency specializing in critical care at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Prior to her appointment at the University of Florida, she was an Associate Clinical Professor at the Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy from 2014-2021.

Dr. Alexander is an active member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM), the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, and the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP). Her professional interests, include: the management of pain, agitation and delirium in the ICU, infectious diseases, and trauma & acute care surgery critical care management.


Presidential Citation
2022 · Society of Critical Care Medicine
Presidential Citation
2021 · Society of Critical Care Medicine
Preceptor of Excellence
2020 · Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy
Presidential Citation
2019 · Society of Critical Care Medicine

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
PHA5519 Advanced Topics in Anticoagulation Pharmacotherapy
PHA5789C Patient Care 7
PHA5876C Pt Care 8 Complex Pts
PHA5607 Crit Care Pharmacy

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)


Areas of Interest
  • Critical Care Management
  • Infectious diseases
  • Pain Management


Risk Factors for Delirium and Association of Antipsychotic Use with Delirium Progression in Critically Ill Trauma Patients.
The American surgeon. [DOI] 10.1177/00031348211069792. [PMID] 34986663.
Teaching of the patient workup process improves students’ perceptions of preparation for advanced pharmacy practice experiences
Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. [DOI] 10.1016/j.cptl.2022.01.013.
A review of the most impactful published pharmacotherapy-pertinent literature of 2019 and 2020 for clinicians caring for patients with thermal or inhalation injury.
Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. [DOI] 10.1093/jbcr/irab220. [PMID] 34788823.
Delineating the Role of Serum Immunoglobulin Titers in Burn Patients at High Risk for Herpes Simplex Virus Infection.
Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. [DOI] 10.1093/jbcr/irz197. [PMID] 33861351.
Oral Administration of Injectable Ketamine During Burn Wound Dressing Changes.
Journal of pharmacy practice. 34(3):423-427 [DOI] 10.1177/0897190019876497.
An Adjusted Ideal Body Weight Index Formula With Fresh Frozen Plasma (FFP) Rescue Decreases Fluid Creep During Burn Resuscitation.
Annals of burns and fire disasters. 33(3):216-223 [PMID] 33304212.
Intraoperative liposomal bupivacaine for skin graft donor site analgesia: A retrospective cohort study.
Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries. [DOI] 10.1016/j.burns.2020.06.011. [PMID] 34034954.
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome: A Potential Etiology of Multisystem Organ Failure in a Burn Patient.
The American surgeon. [DOI] 10.1177/0003134820945245. [PMID] 32988244.
Vibrio vulnificus Soft Tissue Infections in the Southern Gulf Coast Region.
The American surgeon. [DOI] 10.1177/0003134820951500. [PMID] 33125281.
Intravenous Ketamine as an Adjunct to Procedural Sedation During Burn Wound Care and Dressing Changes.
Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association. 40(2):246-250 [DOI] 10.1093/jbcr/iry044. [PMID] 30189001.
Nebulized Heparin With N-Acetylcysteine and Albuterol Reduces Duration of Mechanical Ventilation in Patients With Inhalation Injury.
Journal of pharmacy practice. 32(2):163-166 [DOI] 10.1177/0897190017747143. [PMID] 29233052.
Professional Benefits of a Web-based Journal Club for Critical Care Residents and Their Mentors.
American journal of pharmaceutical education. 83(7) [DOI] 10.5688/ajpe6907. [PMID] 31619814.
Elimination of Routine Benzodiazepine Administration for Nonprocedural Sedation in a Trauma Intensive Care Unit Is Feasible.
The American surgeon. 84(6):947-951 [PMID] 29981629.
A Comparison of Inhaled Nitric Oxide Versus Inhaled Epoprostenol for Acute Pulmonary Hypertension Following Cardiac Surgery.
The Annals of pharmacotherapy. 50(1):22-6 [DOI] 10.1177/1060028015608865. [PMID] 26438636.
Use of Ketamine in Barbiturate Coma for Status Epilepticus.
Clinical neuropharmacology. 39(1):62-5 [DOI] 10.1097/WNF.0000000000000128. [PMID] 26757317.
Low-Dose Systemic Alteplase (tPA) for the Treatment of Pulmonary Embolism.
The Annals of pharmacotherapy. 49(7):818-24 [DOI] 10.1177/1060028015579988. [PMID] 25857308.


PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency
2013-2014 · Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency
2012-2013 · West Virginia University Heatlhcare
Doctor of Pharmacy
2008-2012 · University of Florida College of Pharmacy

Contact Details

(352) 294-5276
Business Mailing:
PO BOX 100486