Dr. Elvin Price is the Victor A. Yanchick Associate Professor and Director of the Geriatric Pharmacotherapy at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy. He is also the Co-Director of the Institute for Inclusion, Inquiry and Innovation (iCubed) Health and Wellness in Aging Core. Elvin earned the Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Florida A&M University and his PhD from the University of Florida. Elvin studies the impact of genetic variation on aging, cardiometabolic homeostasis, and pharmacological responses. Elvin is enthusiastic about optimizing medication outcomes for older adults, fighting cardiometabolic diseases, reducing health disparities and educating the next generation of healthcare practitioners and pharmaceutical scientists.
Area of Focus
- Pharmacogenomics implementation in community dwelling older adults
- Clinical and functional studies on the adverse effects of anticholinergic medications on cognition in older adults
- Translational pharmacology research to optimize outcomes associated with cardiovascular pharmacotherapy (i.e. Statins, Fibrates, SGLT2 Inhibitors, Beta Blockers, Calcium Channel Blockers etc.)