Julie Patterson, PharmD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacotherapy & Outcomes Science
Faculty/Staff picture
  •   VCU Health Sciences Research Building, Room 209D
  • School of Pharmacy
    Dept of Pharmacotherapy & Outcomes Science

    410 N 12th Street
    P.O. Box 980533
    Richmond, VA 23298-0533
  •  804-828-0393


  • Ph.D., Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (Virginia Commonwealth University, 2017)
  • Pharm.D., Pharmacy (Virginia Commonwealth University, 2017)

Professional Experience

  • (2018 - Present) Assistant Professor, VCU School of Pharmacy

Professional and Scholarly Interests

  • Cost-effectiveness and value of medications and pharmacist services
  • Pharmacy quality
  • Pharmaceutical pricing and reimbursement
  • Patient preferences in healthcare decision-making


Books/Book Chapters

  • Patterson JA and Holdford DA. Parenteral Therapy in Introduction to Hospital and Health-System Pharmacy Practice. 2nd ed. Bethesda, Maryland: American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists. 2016.

Recent Publications

  • Barlow G, Patterson J, Stultz J, Pakyz AL. Associations Between Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Elements and Clostridium difficile Infection Performance. Am J Infect Control. 2017. 45(12):1399-1401.
  • Patterson JA, Holdford DA. Understanding the Dissemination of Appointment-Based Synchronization Models using the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy. 2017. 13(5):914-921.
  • Seetasith A, Holdford DA, Shah A. Patterson JA. On-label and off-label use and prescribing patterns of erythropoietin-stimulating agents in inpatient hospital settings in the US. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy. 2017. 13(4):778-788.
  • Patterson JA, Holdford DA, Saxena K. Cost-Benefit of Appointment-Based Medication Synchronization (ABMS) in Community Pharmacies. American Journal of Managed Care. 2016. 22(9):587-93.
  • Patterson JA, Edmond MB, Hohmann SF, Pakyz AL. Impact of High-risk Medication Usage on Healthcare Facility-Onset C. difficile Infection. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 2016. 37(8):909-915.
  • Gravatt LAH, Patterson JA, Franzese S. Educational Antimicrobial Stewardship Strategies. Current Treatment Options in Infectious Disease. 2016. 8(2):84-92.
  • Pakyz, AL, Patterson JA, Motzkus-Feagans C, Edmond MB, Lepane KL. Performance of the Present on Admission (POA) Indicator to Clinical C. difficile Hospital and Community-Onset Definition. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 2015. 36(7):838-40.