Dr. Douglas N. Fish, PharmD, FCCP, FCCM, BCPS-AQ ID
Professor and Chair, Department of Clinical Pharmacy,
Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science; and
Clinical Specialist in Critical Care/Infectious Diseases
University of Colorado Hospital
Aurora, Colorado, United States

Dr. Douglas Fish is Chair of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of Colorado School of Pharmacy in Aurora, Colorado. Additionally, he is a Clinical Specialist in Infectious Diseases/Critical Care at the University of Colorado Hospital. Dr. Fish earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of California at San Francisco, and completed a clinical pharmacy residency at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. He then completed a specialty residency in Infectious Diseases at the University of Illinois at Chicago, followed by a two-year research fellowship in Infectious Diseases/Critical Care also at the University of Illinois. He has published more than 150 original research articles, review articles, and book chapters in the areas of critical care, antimicrobial use, and management of infectious diseases. His research interests include antimicrobial pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, the use of antimicrobials in critically ill and immunocompromised patients, drug dosing in severe organ dysfunction, and antimicrobial resistance. Dr. Fish is active in many state and national professional societies and has served in many leadership roles within these organizations. He is a Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy and the American College of Critical Care Medicine. In addition to teaching throughout the School of Pharmacy’s professional curricula at the University of Colorado, He is the director of PGY2 pharmacy residency programs in Critical Care and Infectious Diseases and participates in a clinical research fellowship program in Critical Care/Infectious Diseases.  Dr. Fish’s interests in global health are related to his infectious diseases and acute care activities, as well as in providing medical and pharmaceutical education to local healthcare providers abroad. He is also interested in promoting and providing opportunities for participation in global health initiatives to student trainees at the University of Colorado. He has previously participated in healthcare-related activities in Peru, Ecuador, Guatemala, and the Dominican Republic, as well as serving as a Visiting Professor in Rwanda and Singapore.