Drug Policy and Pharmacotherapy Specialist

Warren Rose

Area of services: Clinicians

Warren has been a lead investigator on AMS assignments in concert with our team of physicians and drug information specialists. Along with input from all of the team members, he makes recommendations for optimal drug choice and dosing based on individual patient criteria. This is followed by the rapid adjustment and tapering of antibiotic use with timely transition of patients to portable therapy options.

In addition to his work with Visante, Dr. Rose is Assistant Professor of Pharmacy at the University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy. His research interests focus on antimicrobial pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. Recently he has been exploring toxin gene expression and production in community-associated MRSA strains and the evaluation of antimicrobial effects on Staphylococcus aureus pathogenesis. His research is often carried into a clinical setting at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. As a member of the hospital’s Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee he has been instrumental in crafting drug use and policy guidelines, which focus on best practices for antibiotic therapy in a variety of infectious diseases. He has also assisted in the development of protocols that are highly effective while significantly reducing antibiotic drug expenditures.

Due to the timely and critical nature of his research investigations, Dr. Rose is regularly asked to present his findings at meetings such as the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, the Infectious Disease Society of America, the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine. In the professional and academic literature, he is credited with more than 60 published papers and abstracts.

During his free time, Dr. Rose and enjoys fishing in the local Wisconsin lakes and rivers as well as traveling with his family.