Douglas DeCarolis, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy



Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy


Residency, Minneapolis VA Medical Center 1982-1984

PharmD, University of Minneapolis, 1991

Bachelor of Pharmacy, Northeastern University, 1981

Licensures and Certifications

Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS)

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Professional Associations

Pharmacy Program Manager: Research/Investigational Drugs


  • Niacin: A therapeutic dilemma (letter to editor). DeCarolis DD. Niacin: A therapeutic dilemma. Am J Med 1996;100:121
  • Comparison of plasma concentrations for two amiodarone products. Sauro SC, DeCarolis DD, Pierpont GL, Gornick CC. Ann Pharmacother 2002;36:1682-5
  • Information Resources Used in Antimicrobial Prescribing. Sellman JS, DeCarolis DD, Schullo-Feulner A, Nelson DB, Filice GA. J Am Med Inform Assoc 2004;11:281-284
  • Surgical Critical Care. Copyright 2005. Published by Taylor & Francis, Chapter 50: Adverse Drug Reactions and Drug Interactions in the Intensive Care Unit, DeCarolis DD
  • Enoxaparin versus unfractionated heparin in ST-elevation myocardial infarction. DeCarolis DD. New Eng J Med 2006;354:2830-2831.
  • Symptom-driven lorazepam protocol for treatment of severe alcohol withdrawal delirium in the intensive care unit. DeCarolis DD, Rice KL, Ho L, Willenbring ML, Cassaro S. Pharmacotherapy 2007;27(4):510-518
  • Treatment of non–life-threatening methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections with alternative antimicrobial agents:a 2-year retrospective review. Drekonja DM, Traynor LM, DeCarolis DD, Crossley KB, Johnson JR. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease 2009;63:201-207
  • Antimicrobial Use and Risk for Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection. Dimitri M. Drekonja, MD, MS, William H. Amundson, Douglas D. DeCarolis, PharmD, Michael A. Kuskowski, PhD, Frank A. Lederle, MD, James R. Johnson, MD. The American Journal of Medicine (2011) 124, 1081.e1-1081.e7