Leslie A. Hamilton, Pharm.D., BCPS

Assistant Professor
Admin-College of Pharmacy

Office: 1924 Alcoa Hwy, Box 117
Tel: (865) 946-3401


  • Pharm.D., The University of TN Health Science Center, Pharmacy


Critical Care PGY2 Specialty Residency (ASHP-Accredited)

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN


PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency (ASHP-Accredited)

Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital, Greensboro, NC



The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN


Honors and Awards

2012      Auburn University, Preceptor of Excellence

2011      Auburn University, Preceptor of Excellence

2010      Society of Critical Care Medicine Presidential Citation

2010      Who’s Who In Healthcare

2010      Best Poster, ALSHP Summer Meeting

2008      Who’s Who Among Professional Women in Pharmacy

2007      American Pharmacists Association Foundation Samuel H. Kalman Scholarship

2007      University of Tennessee APhA-ASP Leadership Award

2007      University of Tennessee Clinical Skills Award

2007      Who’s Who Among American Colleges and Universities

2007      Roche Communications Award, University of Tennessee


Alabama Pharmacy Preceptor Certification

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS)

Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Certificate

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professionals

Committees and Offices Held

University Committee and Service Appointments


University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy, Knoxville, TN

2013 to Present                Resident and Fellowship Committee


2013 to Present                Admissions Committee


2012 to Present                Assessment Committee


University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville, TN

2012 to Present                Education Committee



Professional Organizations and Leadership

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)


Pharmacy Practice Section

Chair, Awards Committee:  2011 to Present

Annual Meeting Abstract Reviewer:  2011 to Present

Lyman Award Committee:  2011 to 2012


American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)

Critical Care Practice and Research Network:  2008 to Present

Communications Committee:  2012 to Present

Nominations Committee:  2010 to 2012

Recognition Committee:  2012 to Present

Clinical Pharmacy Challenge Item Writer:  2010 to Present

Pharmacotherapy Mock Exam Question Writer:  2013 to Present

Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)

Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacology Section

Membership Committee:  2012 to Present

LearnICU Committee:  2013 to Present


1.      Connor KA, Hamilton LA.  Pursuing Board of Pharmacy Specialties certification.  Am J Health-Syst Pharm 2010; 67: 1150-1.

2.      Knott LN, Hamilton LA.  Risk of Cancer in Patients Receiving Insulin Glargine.  Am J Health-Syst Pharm 2010; 67: 2025-31.

3.      Dickerson RN, Hamilton LA, Brown RO.  Use of a Standardized Progress Note and Assessment Form for Performance Evaluation and Quality Improvement.  Nutr Clin Pract 2010; 25: 490-6.

4.      Dickerson RN, Hamilton LA, Connor KA, et al.  Increased Hypoglycemia Associated with Renal Failure during Continuous Intravenous Insulin Infusion and Specialized Nutrition Support.  Nutrition 2011; 27: 766-72.

5.      Dery AS, Hamilton LA, Starr JA.  The Use of Nebivolol in the Treatment of Heart Failure.  Am J Health-Syst Pharm 2011; 68: 879-86.

6.      Hamilton LA.  Clinical Implications of Subcutaneous Glucose Monitoring in Critically Ill Patients.  Crit Care Med 2011; 39: 883-4.

7.      Hamilton LA, Trobaugh KA.  Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS):  Use of Specialized Nutrients in Pediatric Patients and Infants.  Nutr Clin Pract 2011; 26: 26-30.

8.      Pinner NA, Hamilton LA, Hughes A.  Roflumilast: A Phosphodiesterase-4 Inhibitor for the Treatment of Severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.  Clin Ther 2012; 34: 56-66.

9.      Hamilton LA, Wood CW, Magnotti LJ, et al.  Treatment of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia with High-Dose Vancomycin or Linezolid.  J Trauma 2012; 72; 1478-83.

10.   Hamilton LA, Sacks GS.  Total Parenteral Nutrition.  American Dietetic Association Nutrition Handbook.  In Press.