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Kevin Sneed, PharmD

Assoc Vice President - Health, Cop Dean's Office

Professor, College Of Medicine Orthopedic

Sr. Associate Vice President, Cop Dean's Office

Dean and Professor, PCR, College of Pharmacy, University of South Florida

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Academic Phone: (813) 974-5699

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  • PHARMD, Pharmacy, Xavier University Of Louisiana College Of Pharmacy, 1998
  • Doctor of Pharmacy, Pharmacy, Xavier University of Louisiana, 1998
  • B.S, Biology/ Microbiology, University of Central Florida, 1992

Research Interests

  • Dr. Sneed’s research and clinical interests include the advanced pharmacological treatment of patients with Cardio-Metabolic Disorders, and examining Health Care Disparities. He is a national lecturer on both topics. Recent research interests include reviewing the causes of Statin-Induced Myalgias, and possible contributing pharmacogenomic factors. He is a Co-Director of the Community Outreach and Engagement Core (CEOC) in the Center for Equal Health, a Center of Excellence granted partnership between USF Health and the Moffitt Cancer Center. He is very active in community healthcare initiatives. He directed an innovative community initiative known as IN-SHAPE (Inter-professional Student Health Assessment Project and Evaluation), which addressed cardiovascular disparities in
  • African-American and Hispanic communities in Tampa, FL. He has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals, and has participated in multiple grant projects and clinical trials.


  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (Member, 1999 - Present)
  • National Pharmaceutical Association (Member, 1998 - Present)

Recent Publications

  • Herold, AH.Sneed, KB. Treatment of a young adult taking gamma-butyrolactone (GBL) in a primary care clinic. The Journal of the American Board of Family Practice / American Board of Family Practice. 15(2) : 161-3
  • Putzer, G.Roetzheim, R.Ramirez, AM.Sneed, K.Brownlee, HJ.Campbell, RJ. Compliance with recommendations for lipid management among patients with type 2 diabetes in an academic family practice. The Journal of the American Board of Family Practice / American Board of Family Practice. 17(2) : 101-7
  • Campbell, RJ.Sneed, KB. Acute congestive heart failure induced by rofecoxib. The Journal of the American Board of Family Practice / American Board of Family Practice. 17(2) : 131-5
  • Sneed, KB.Gonzalez, EC. Type 2 diabetes mellitus induced by an atypical antipsychotic medication. The Journal of the American Board of Family Practice / American Board of Family Practice. 16(3) : 251-4
  • Panguluri, SK.Tur, J.Fukumoto, J.Deng, W.Sneed, KB.Kolliputi, N.Bennett, ES.Tipparaju, SM. Hyperoxia-induced hypertrophy and ion channel remodeling in left ventricle. American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology. 304(12) : H1651-61, 2013.
  • Gwede, CK.Ashley, AA.McGinnis, K.Montiel-Ishino, FA.Standifer, M.Baldwin, J.Williams, C.Sneed, KB.Wathington, D.Dash-Pitts, L.Green, BL. Designing a community-based lay health advisor training curriculum to address cancer health disparities. Health promotion practice. 14(3) : 415-24, 2013.
  • Yang, LP.Zhou, ZW.Chen, XW.Li, CG.Sneed, KB.Liang, J.Zhou, SF. Computational and in vitro studies on the inhibitory effects of herbal compounds on human cytochrome P450 1A2. Xenobiotica; the fate of foreign compounds in biological systems. 42(3) : 238-55, 2012.
  • Chen, XW.Sneed, KB.Pan, SY.Cao, C.Kanwar, JR.Chew, H.Zhou, SF. Herb-drug interactions and mechanistic and clinical considerations. Current drug metabolism. 13(5) : 640-51, 2012.
  • Lai, X.Wang, J.Nabar, NR.Pan, S.Tang, C.Huang, Y.Hao, M.Yang, Z.Ma, C.Zhang, J.Chew, H.He, Z.Yang, J.Su, B.Zhang, J.Liang, J.Sneed, KB.Zhou, SF. Proteomic response to acupuncture treatment in spontaneously hypertensive rats. PloS one. 7(9) : e44216, 2012.
  • Davis, JL.McGinnis, KE.Walsh, ML.Williams, C.Sneed, KB.Baldwin, JA.Green, BL. An Innovative Approach for Community Engagement: Using an Audience Response System. Journal of health disparities research and practice. 5(2) , 2012.
  • Mo, SL.Liu, WF.Chen, Y.Luo, HB.Sun, LB.Chen, XW.Zhou, ZW.Sneed, KB.Li, CG.Du, YM.Liang, J.Zhou, SF. Ligand- and protein-based modeling studies of the inhibitors of human cytochrome P450 2D6 and a virtual screening for potential inhibitors from the Chinese herbal medicine, Scutellaria baicalensis (Huangqin,Baikal Skullcap). Combinatorial chemistry & high throughput screening. 15(1) : 36-80, 2012.
  • Chen, XW.Serag, ES.Sneed, KB.Zhou, SF. Herbal bioactivation, molecular targets and the toxicity relevance. Chemico-biological interactions. 192(3) : 161-76, 2011.
  • Putzer, GJ.Ramirez, AM.Sneed, K.Brownlee, HJ.Roetzheim, RG.Campbell, RJ. Prevalence of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus reaching the American Diabetes Association's target guidelines in a university primary care setting. Southern medical journal. 97(2) : 145-8, 2004.