Kalen B Manasco

Kalen B Manasco, Pharm.D., BCPS, FCCP, FPPAG

Clinical Professor

Department: Pharmacotherapy & Translational Research
Business Phone: (352) 294-8749
Business Email: kmanasco@cop.ufl.edu

About Kalen B Manasco

Kalen Manasco received a B.S. degree in microbiology and a Pharm.D. degree from the University of Georgia. After graduation, she completed a pharmacy practice residency at Shands Hospital at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, and a pediatric specialty residency at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina. She served as a clinical associate professor at the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy from 2007-2017, where she also served as the PGY2 pediatric pharmacy residency program director. From 2003-2007, she served as a clinical assistant professor in the department of clinical and administrative sciences at Mercer University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Atlanta, Georgia. Manasco joined the University of Florida College of Pharmacy in March 2017, as a clinical professor in the department of pharmacotherapy and translational research. She is also a clinical pharmacist with UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital in the pediatric intensive care unit. Her research interests include pediatric infectious disease and pediatric pulmonology (cystic fibrosis and asthma). Manasco is a board certified pharmacotherapy specialist, chair of the ACCP Pediatric Practice and Research Network, and co-series editor for the pediatric pharmacotherapy self-assessment program.

Research Profile

Research Interests: Pediatric infectious disease, pediatric pulmonology (cystic fibrosis and asthma)

Publications

2020
An Evaluation of Risperidone Dosing for Pediatric Delirium in Children Less Than or Equal to 2 Years of Age.
The Annals of pharmacotherapy. 54(5):464-469 [DOI] 10.1177/1060028019891969. [PMID] 31771334.
2020
Antibiotic Administration Prior to Central Venous Catheter Removal in Neonates.
Journal of pharmacy practice. [DOI] 10.1177/0897190020932800. [PMID] 32588716.
2018
Identification of Factors Associated With the Desire to Participate in a Pediatric Pharmacy Practice-Based Research Network.
The journal of pediatric pharmacology and therapeutics : JPPT : the official journal of PPAG. 23(6):479-485 [DOI] 10.5863/1551-6776-23.6.479. [PMID] 30697134.
2017
Cannabinoids in Pediatrics.
The journal of pediatric pharmacology and therapeutics : JPPT : the official journal of PPAG. 22(3):176-185 [DOI] 10.5863/1551-6776-22.3.176. [PMID] 28638299.
2016
New Inhaled Antimicrobial Formulations for Use in the Cystic Fibrosis Patient Population.
The Annals of pharmacotherapy. 50(2):133-40 [DOI] 10.1177/1060028015621916. [PMID] 26692274.
2015
Correlation of a Vancomycin Pharmacokinetic Model and Trough Serum Concentrations in Pediatric Patients.
The Pediatric infectious disease journal. 34(10):e244-7 [DOI] 10.1097/INF.0000000000000817. [PMID] 26121203.
2015
Development and implementation of a writing program to improve resident authorship rates.
American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. 72(17 Suppl 2):S53-7 [DOI] 10.2146/ajhp150159. [PMID] 26272893.
2014
Systemic effects of ophthalmic cyclopentolate on body weight in neonatal mice.
Neonatology. 106(1):37-41 [DOI] 10.1159/000358228. [PMID] 24776747.
2013
Adrenocorticotropic hormone for the treatment of West Syndrome in children.
The Annals of pharmacotherapy. 47(5):744-54 [DOI] 10.1345/aph.1R535. [PMID] 23606552.
2012
Continuous and extended infusions of β-lactam antibiotics in the pediatric population.
The Annals of pharmacotherapy. 46(11):1537-46 [DOI] 10.1345/aph.1R216. [PMID] 23115223.
2012
Survey of learning opportunities in academia for pharmacy residents.
American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. 69(16):1410-4 [DOI] 10.2146/ajhp110494. [PMID] 22855108.

Grants

Apr 2019 ACTIVE
Implementation of Outpatient Clinical Pharmacy Services: Award for A Pharmacist and/or Pharmacy Technician
Role: Project Manager
Funding: CYSTIC FIBROSIS FOU
Nov 2016 – Apr 2020
Implementation of Outpatient Clinical Pharmacy Services
Role: Project Manager
Funding: CYSTIC FIBROSIS FOU

Education

Pediatric Specialty Residency
2002-2003 · Medical University of South Carolina
Pharmacy Practice Residency
2001-2002 · Shands at the University of Florida
Pharm.D.
2001 · University of Georgia
B.S.
1993 · University of Georgia

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2018-2020
PHA5070 Peds and Geriatrics
2020-2021
PHA6613 Clinical Applications Precision Medicine: Precision Health
2018-2021
PHA5609 Pediatric Pharmacotherapy
2018-2021
PHA5876C Pt Care 8 Complex Pts
2019,2021
PHA5789C Patient Care 7
2017-2018
PHA5165L Prof Skills Lab V
2018
PHA5767 Non-Patient Care Elective Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience
2018,2021
PHA5166L Prof Skills Lab Vi
2018,2021
PHA5781 Patient Care I
2017
PHA5933 Select Top Pharmacy

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 294-8749
Emails: