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Charles Seifert

Charles F. Seifert, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS

  • Member of the Specified Professional Personnel
  • Professor of Pharmacy Practice & Regional Dean for Lubbock Programs
Office Phone: 806-743-4200 ext 222
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 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 a member of the 2014 QEP Interprofessional Teamwork Award, 2014 QEP Faculty Champion Award and his resident received the 2012 ACCP Adult Medicine PRN Outstanding Resident Poster 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. While his youngest daughter rides, he announces horse shows at the Texas Tech Equestrian Center and is on the Family Association Board of the Lubbock State Supported Living Center. He enjoys writing contemporary Christian music, Big XII sports and is a die hard Minnesota Vikings football fan.

Research Interests

Osteoporosis, Hospital Utilization, Interprofessional Teamwork, Heart Failure, Prescribing Practices, Experiential Education

Selected Publications:

  • Hong MT, Seifert CF. Clinical Impact of Discordant Prescribing of Fluoroquinolones and Alternative Treatment in E. Coli Pyelonephritis. Journal of Pharmacy Practice. 2015;:1-5.
  • Brown AT, Seifert CF. Effect of Treatment Variation on Outcomes in Patients with Clostridium difficile. The American Journal of Medicine. 2014;127(9):865-870.
  • Robles J, Guitierrez A, Seifert CF. Impact of a Pilot Pharmacy Healthcare Professional Out-of-School Time Physical Activity and Nutrition Education Program with Exercise on Fourth and Fifth Graders in a Rural Texas Community. SAGE Open Medicine. 2014;2:1-10.
  • Vilella AL, Seifert CF. Timing and Appropriateness of Initial Antibiotic Therapy in Newly Presenting Septic Patients. American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2014;32(1):7-13.
  • Seifert CF, Wiltrout TR. Calcaneal bone mineral density in young adults prescribed selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors.. Clinical Therapeutics. 2013;35(9):1412-1417.