Dave L Dixon, PharmD, FACC, FCCP, FNLA, BCACP, CDCES, CLS
Director of Center for Pharmacy Practice Innovation & Vice-Chair for Clinical Services
Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacotherapy & Outcomes Science
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  •   VCU Health Sciences Research Building, Room 215
  • School of Pharmacy
    Dept of Pharmacotherapy & Outcomes Science

    410 N 12th Street
    P.O. Box 980533
    Richmond, VA 23298-0533
  •  (804) 628-3784
    (804) 828-0334
Dave L. Dixon is an Associate Professor in Ambulatory Care and the Vice-Chair for Clinical Services in the Department of Pharmacotherapy & Outcomes Science. He also serves as Director of the Center for Pharmacy Practice Innovation (CPPI). Dr. Dixon is an affiliate faculty of the VCU Pauley Heart Center and practices in a general cardiology clinic at VCU Health where he provides comprehensive medication management. Dr. Dixon currently serves as Vice-President of the Board of Governors for the Accreditation Council for Clinical Lipidology and President-Elect of the Southeast Lipid Association. He is also a member of the ACC/AHA Joint Committee on Clinical Practice Guidelines. Dr. Dixon is an Associate Editor for the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, Series Editor of the ACCP Ambulatory Care Self Assessment Panel and Editorial Board Member of the Journal of Clinical Lipidology. He is a Fellow of the National Lipid Association, American College of Clinical Pharmacy, and American College of Cardiology. Dr. Dixon is a past recipient of the New Investigator and Innovations in Teaching Awards from the American Association of College of Pharmacy. He received an Outstanding Preceptor Award from the VCU School of Pharmacy class of 2013.

Education

  • Pharm.D., (Campbell University, 2006)

Post-Graduate Training

  • PGY-1 Residency - Primary Care (Charles George VA Medical Center, 2007)

Professional Experience

  • (2017 - Present) Director, Center for Pharmacy Practice Innovation, VCU School of Pharmacy
  • (2016 - Present) Associate Professor, VCU School of Pharmacy
  • (2015 - Present) Vice-Chair for Clinical Services, VCU School of Pharmacy
  • (2012 - 2016) Assistant Professor, VCU School of Pharmacy
  • (2007 - 2011) Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Research Interests

  • Lipid disorders
  • Hypertension
  • Diabetes
  • Chronic heart failure
  • Pharmacist-Physician Collaborative Practice Models

Publications

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Books/Book Chapters

  • Sisson EM, Dixon DL (2014). Pharmacotherapy for Glucose Management (Chapter 17). In: Mensing C, ed. The Art and Science of Diabetes Self- Management Education, Desk Reference, 3rd edition. Chicago: American Association of Diabetes Educators.
  • Dixon DL, Sisson EM (2014). Pharmacotherapy: Dyslipidemia and Hypertension (Chapter 18). In: Mensing C, ed. The Art and Science of Diabetes Self- Management Education, Desk Reference, 3rd edition. Chicago: American Association of Diabetes Educators.
  • Dixon DL (2016). Taking Medications. In: Miller D, ed. Diabetes Education Curriculum: A Guide to Successful Self-Management, 2nd edition. Chicago: American Association of Diabetes Educators.
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