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James E. Tisdale
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Dr. James E. Tisdale earned his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy degree at the University of Manitoba and his Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Jim completed a pharmacy practice residency at the University of Manitoba Health Sciences Centre and a postdoctoral fellowship in cardiovascular research at Hartford Hospital and the University of Connecticut. From 1990-2002 he was an Assistant/Associate Professor in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. Currently, he is a Professor in the College of Pharmacy at Purdue University and an Adjunct Professor, the Division of Clinical Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Indiana University.

Jim’s research on the prevention and management of naturally occurring and drug-induced arrhythmias is funded by the National Institutes of Health, the American Heart Association, and the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute. He has published > 115 journal articles and > 20 book chapters. Jim is co-editor of the book, Drug-Induced Diseases: Prevention, Detection and Management, currently in its 3rd edition, and is the editor of the book entitled Torsades de Pointes, published in 2022. He is a Scientific Editor for the journal Pharmacotherapy, and Consulting Editor (Cardiovascular) for Pharmacological Research. Jim is a Board-Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist and a Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, the American Pharmacists Association, the National Academies of Practice, the American Heart Association, and the American College of Cardiology. He served as President of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy in 2009-2010.

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