Profile for Chuck Seifert, PharmD

Chuck Seifert

Chuck Seifert, PharmD

  • Senior Executive Associate Dean
  • Member of the Specified Professional Personnel, University Medical Center
  • Professor of Pharmacy Practice & Regional Dean for Lubbock Programs
Office Phone: 806-743-7639
Mail Address: 3601 4th St Stop 8162
Lubbock TX 79430-8162


CHARLES F. SEIFERT, PHARM.D., FCCP, BCPS: Dr. Seifert was born and raised on a ranch outside of Hettinger, N.D. He received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from North Dakota State University in 1982 and his Doctor of Pharmacy from The University of Texas at Austin and The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 1984. He completed an ASHP accredited Clinical Pharmacy Residency from Truman Medical Center and The University of Missouri at Kansas City in 1985. He was an Assistant Professor and then an Associate Professor of Adult Medicine with Tenure in the Section of Pharmacy Practice at The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center College of Pharmacy from 1985 to 1994. From 1994 to January of 1998 he was the Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services at Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City, SD. Currently he is Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Senior Executive Associate Dean, and the Founding Regional Dean for Lubbock Programs with the School of Pharmacy at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Dr. Seifert was one of the first Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialists in the nation and is a Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. He has over 120 published journal articles, book chapters, abstracts, and newspaper and magazine articles. He has over 280 invited, continuing education, and research presentations. His clinical interests include adult internal medicine, gastroenterology, nutrition, clinical toxicology, anticoagulation, and cardiopulmonary therapeutics. His current research interests include nursing education and accuracy in the delivery of medications through enteral feeding catheters, and the prescribing practices of physicians and the effects on medication safety, mortality, and therapeutic efficacy. Dr. Seifert has received numerous awards for his teaching, practice, service, and research; most recently he was honored as the 2016 SOP P3 Teacher of the Year by the Class of 2017, The 2016 TTUHSC Student Government Association Outstanding Pharmacy Didactic Teacher, the 2015 SOP P3 Teacher of the Year by the Class of 2016, the 2015 ACCP Adult Medicine PRN Paper of the Year, the 2015 TTUHSC President’s Excellence in Team Teaching Award, and the 2015 TTUHSC President’s Excellence in Interprofessional Teamwork Award. He met his wife Cheryl at church in San Antonio and has been blessed with 4 beautiful children. He is an accomplished vocalist and is very active in the Celebration Choir at Christ the King Cathedral. He is on the Family Association Board of the Lubbock State Supported Living Center. He has recently started his own vineyards and enjoys watching his youngest compete as a hunter/jumper in AQHA, writing contemporary Christian music, Big XII sports and is a die hard Minnesota Vikings football fan.

Research Interests

Physician prescribing effects on outcomes, patient navigation, medication delivery through enteral feeding catheters, cardiovascular risk reduction

Teaching Interests

Gastrointestinal therapeutics, Nutrition, Clinical Toxicology, Drugs of Abuse

Clinical Interests

Adult internal medicine, gastroenterology, nutrition, cardiovascular therapeutics, clinical toxicology

Selected Publications:

  • Rambaran KA, Seifert CF. Ciprofloxacin vs. Levofloxacin for Prophylaxis in Recipients of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation. Journal of Oncology Pharmacy Practice 2018;:1-7.
  • Rambaran KA, Alzghari SK, Seifert CF. Evaluation of Factors which Influence Mortality in Gram-positive Bacteremia in Hemodialysis Patients. Cureus 2018;10(7):e2917.
  • Pedigo J, Seifert CF. Rate of patients at elevated risk of opioid overdose visiting the emergency department. American Journal of Emergency Medicine 2018.
  • Johannesmeyer HJ, Seifert CF. A retrospective analysis of clinical acuity markers on hospital length of stay in patients with febrile neutropenia. Journal of Oncology Pharmacy Practice 2017;:1-9.
  • Nwachukwu L, Armstrong C, Mulkey ZP, Fuhrmann K, Seifert CF. An Outcome Evaluation of a Standardized Computerized Prescriber Protocol for the Management of Clostridium Difficile Colitis in a Teaching Tertiary Care Facility. Journal of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology 2017;3(3):037 (1-8).