43224-Tillman, Emma
Faculty

Emma M. Tillman, PHD

Associate Research Professor of Medicine

Bio

Dr. Tillman completed her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Butler University and completed her pediatric pharmacy residency at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis, TN. After completing residency, Dr. Tillman completed a post-Pharm.D. fellowship in pediatric nutrition and metabolic support followed by a Ph.D. in the Integrated Program of Biomedical Research with a focus in cell biology and biochemistry both at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) in Memphis, TN. Upon graduating with her Ph.D., Dr. Tillman joined the faculty in the College of Pharmacy at UTHSC where her research was focused on mechanisms of attenuation of parenteral nutrition (PN)-associated liver disease (PNALD) by omega-3 polyunsaturated long-chain fatty acids (ω3PUFA). In addition to her bench research, Dr. Tillman has been a part of several small studies to evaluate drug dosing and efficacy in pediatric patients and other special populations. She has worked as a Pediatric Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in the area of nutrition support at Le Boneheur Children’s Hospital and most recently in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Riley Children’s Hospital at Indiana University Health. Dr. Tillman will use her background in both clinical pharmacy and research to develop a new research agenda focused in the implementation of pharmacogenomics.

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  • Associate Research Professor of Medicine

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