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Krystal Haase

Krystal Haase, ASHP-Accredited 24-Month Specialty Residency in Pharmacotherapy Practice, PharmD

  • Associate Professor
  • Division Head of Adult Medicine
Office Phone: 806-414-9294
Mail Address: 1300 S Coulter St
Amarillo TX 79106-1712


Dr. Haase is an Associate Professor and Head of the Division of Adult Medicine in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at Texas Tech UHSC School of Pharmacy. After receiving her Pharm.D. degree from the University of Texas, she completed a two-year Pharmacotherapy Residency at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Haase practices in the Medical Intensive Care Unit at Northwest Texas Hospital. She developed and directed the two-year Pharmacotherapy residency at Texas Tech and served as Vice-Chair for Residency Programs for 5 years. She teaches in the areas of critical care and infectious diseases and has precepted over 200 students. Her research focus is on improvement of care to critically ill patients including those in rural areas.

Research Interests

critical care, infectious diseases, sepsis, health care disparities, health care technology, experiential education, residency training, sepsis, rural health care

Selected Publications:

  • Grelle J, Haase KK, Khasawneh FA, Ike C. Glycemic variability with temperature changes during therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest.. 2014.
  • Khasawneh FA, Haase KK, Mehmood M, Zaaqoq A. Barriers to antibiotic de-escalation in bacterium critically ill patients.. Texas Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Mtg 2014.
  • Alvarez CA, Giuliano CA, Haase KK, Thompson KA, Frei CR, Brouse SD, Mortensen EM, Bell TE, Bedimo RJ, Toups NM, Hall RG. Empiric weight-based vancomycin in intensive care unit patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia.. American Journal of Medical Science 2014;348(5):371-376.
  • Hall RG, Hazlewood KA, Brouse SD, Giuliano CA, Haase KK, Frei CR, Forcade NA, Bell TE, Bedimo RJ, Alvarez CA. Empiric guideline-recommended weight-based vancomycin dosing and nephrotoxicity rates in patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: a retrospective cohort study.. BMC Pharmacol Toxicol 2013;14:12.
  • Grelle J, King SE, Haase KK. Dexmedetomidine as adjunctive therapy in alcohol withdrawal syndrome in an intensive care unit.. Pharmacother 2012;32(10):e191-e192.