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Teresa M Salgado

Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacotherapy & Outcomes Science

Location:  McGuire Hall, Room 209E
Phone: (804) 827-2253

Teresa M. Salgado, MPharm, PhD joined the VCU School of Pharmacy as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacotherapy & Outcomes Science in December 2016. She also serves as the Assistant Director for Research of the Center for Pharmacy Practice Innovation. Dr. Salgado earned her PhD in Social-Pharmacy from the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon (Portugal) in 2008 and completed a 2-year Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship at the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy in 2016. Her research interests focus primarily on how pharmacists can help improve medication use and health outcomes, as well as interprofessional collaborative models to deliver health care. Dr. Salgado uses both qualitative and quantitative techniques to answer research questions.

Mailing Address

School of Pharmacy
Dept of Pharmacotherapy & Outcomes Science

410 N 12th Street
P.O. Box 980533
Richmond, VA 23298-0533


  • Pharm.D., Pharmacy (University of Lisbon, 2008)
  • Ph.D., Social-Pharmacy (University of Lisbon, 2013)

Post-Graduate Training

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellowship - Social-Pharmacy (University of Michigan, 2016)

Academic Appointments/Professional Experience

  • (2016 - Present) Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • (2016 - Present) Assistant Director for Research, Center for Pharmacy Practice Innovation, School of Pharmacy, Virginia Commonwealth University

Research Interests

  • • Pharmacists’ roles in improving medication use and health outcomes in primary care
  • • Pharmacists’ roles in the management of patients with chronic kidney disease
  • • Beliefs about medications and their impact on adherence among women using adjuvant endocrine chemotherapy
  • • Visibility of the Pharmacy literature on Pubmed (through the analysis of MeSH terms)
  • • Drug information for health care professionals


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