Robert S. Pugliese, PharmD, BCPS is Co-Director of JeffDESIGN at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College and Founding Director of the Health Design Lab@JeffInnovation. This first-of-its-kind program and space supports a multidisciplinary approach to solving public health and healthcare challenges and provides Design Thinking focused interdisciplinary education to medical students and other healthcare professionals. A practicing Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacist and Clinical Assistant Professor at Thomas Jefferson University and Hospital, Robert has over 10 years of experience in the clinical and operational aspects of healthcare delivery in the urban environment. As a Type 1 Diabetic, Robert takes a personal interest in providing education and advocating for the significant diabetic population he encounters in his daily work. Robert is the current Secretary of the American Society of Health System Pharmacy, Section Advisory group on Emergency Care. He is also Associate Editor and founding contributor to ALiEMU.com, a site that provides free peer-reviewed online education to medical professionals. Robert received his Doctorate of Pharmacy at Northeastern University, Boston MA.
Title: Co-Director, JeffDESIGN; Founding Director, Health Design Lab @JeffInnovation, The Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Company/Affiliation: Thomas Jefferson University, JeffDESIGN
Industry: Medical Education
Interest: Pharmacy, Emergency Medicine, Design Thinking, Medical Education, Interdisciplinary Education, Making, Public Health, Diabetes