Larry A. Bauer, PharmD, is a Professor at the University of Washington School of Pharmacy and has been on the faculty since 1980. He also holds an adjunct appointment at the same rank in the Department of Laboratory Medicine where he is a toxicology consultant. He received a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy degree (1977, Magna Cum Laude) from the University of Washington and a Doctor of Pharmacy degree (1980) from the University of Kentucky under the supervision of Dr. Robert Blouin. He also completed an ASHP-accredited hospital pharmacy residency (1980) specializing in clinical pharmacokinetics from A. B. Chandler Medical Center at the University of Kentucky under the preceptorship of Dr. Paul Parker. Dr. Bauer is a fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacology and the American College of Clinical Pharmacy.
Dr. Bauer's specialty area is in clinical pharmacokinetics, and he teaches courses and offers clinical clerkships in this area. His research interests include the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of drug interactions, the effects of liver disease and age on drug metabolism, and computer modeling of population pharmacokinetics. He has over 165 published research papers, abstracts, books and book chapters. Dr. Bauer is a member of several clinical pharmacology and clinical pharmacy professional organizations. He was Consulting Editor of Clinical Pharmacy (1981–1990), Field Editor of ASHP Signal (1981–1983), and a member of the Editorial Board of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Recently, he completed an appointment to the Editorial Board of Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy and, he reviews for many other scientific publications. Dr. Bauer has precepted three post-doctoral fellows in clinical pharmacokinetics who currently have faculty appointments in schools of pharmacy or positions in the pharmaceutical industry.