RICHARD A. HELMS, Pharm.D., B.S., B.S.

Professor and Chair
Department of Clinical Pharmacy
Professor of Pediatrics
Co-Director, Center for Pediatric Pharmacokinetics and Therapeutics

Office: 348 Pharmacy Building
881 Madison Avenue
Memphis Tn 381630000
Tel: (901) 448-6034


  • Pharm.D., Duquesne University, Clinical Pharmacy
  • BS Pharm, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Sciences, Pharmacy
  • B.S., The Ohio State University, Biological Sciences

Clinical Care Specialty/Interest

 Pediatric Specialized Nutrition Support

Research Description

 See above.

Research Keywords

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Research Interest/Specialty

Specialty - Pediatric nutrition support and metabolism.  Research interests include: amino acid and lipid metabolism in the preterm neonate or infant, carnitine, biomarkers of gut function, alternative delivery avenues for nutritients, intestinal-failure associated liver disease, qualitative and quantitative nutritient requirements in preterm neonates and infants, and caloric requirements of the critically ill pediatric patient.