Teresa M Salgado, MPharm, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacotherapy & Outcomes Science
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  •   VCU Health Sciences Research Building, Room 209E
  • School of Pharmacy
    Dept of Pharmacotherapy & Outcomes Science

    410 N 12th Street
    P.O. Box 980533
    Richmond, VA 23298-0533
  •  (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 currently serves as the Director 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 2013 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 approaches to answer research questions.


  • 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)

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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