Dean's Executive Forum Speaker

Judi Jacobi (BS 1979)

Critical Care Pharmacy Specialist
IU Health Methodist Hospital

Judith Jacobi is part of the Multi-professional ICU team as a Critical Care Pharmacy Specialist for a Medical/Surgical Critical Care Unit at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital. While her primary role is as a clinician, she remains active in many other aspects of pharmacy and critical care education, research, and service. She is a Board Certified as a Pharmacotherapy and a Critical Care Specialist. She is Program Director of an ASHP-accredited Critical Care Pharmacy Residency and has trained 25 residents, along with numerous Doctor of Pharmacy students as Affiliate Faculty for Purdue University and Butler University.

Dr. Jacobi trained as a pharmacist at Purdue University and received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Minnesota and was one of the first critical care pharmacy residents trained at The Ohio State University. She was named a Distinguished Alumnus of the Purdue College of Pharmacy and also received the Glen J. Sperandio Award for the Advancement of Pharmacy.  She was also awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award from the President of the University of Minnesota.

She is a Past-President of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. In the past, she’s been a member of committees, authored two PSAP chapters, and served as expert reviewer for two others. She chaired the 2013 Certification Affairs Committee and has served as President-Elect and President. Dr. Jacobi was the recipient of the Clinical Practice Award in 2006. She is a long-term member and Fellow.

Dr. Jacobi is a Past-President of the Society of Critical Care Medicine (the first pharmacist to serve in that role, and the second non-physician) and was a founding member of the Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacology Section. Her other SCCM activities include authorship of the 2002 Clinical Practice Guideline for the Sustained Use of Sedatives and Analgesics, the 2012 Guidelines for Insulin Infusion Therapy in Critical Care, and has worked on several other guidelines. She is a Master Fellow of that organization.

Dr. Jacobi is a member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. She serves on the editorial boards of Critical Care Medicine, Advances in Critical Care, and Pharmacy Practice News and is a reviewer for many other journals.




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