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Drew Johnson

PharmD, BCCP


General Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery


PharmD: Butler University

Residency Training

PGY1: Emory University Hospital
PGY2: Cardiology: Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Drew Johnson

Practice Interests

Chronic heart failure, advanced heart failure, mechanical circulatory support, anticoagulation

Professional Affiliation

  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy

  • American College of Cardiology

Recent Publications

  • Cox ZL, Nandkeolyar S, Johnson AJ, Lindenfeld J, Rali AS. In-hospital Initiation and Up-titration of Guideline-directed Medical Therapies for Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction. Card Fail Rev. 2022;8:e21. doi:10.15420/cfr.2022.08.

  • Arora P, Johnson A, Jayasekare R, Desai K. Association between marijuana use and nonmedical prescription opioid use in the United States: are we shifting from one epidemic to another? J Public Health Policy. 2021;42(2):310-321.

  • Ifeachor AP, Houck KK, Schulte S, Ansara E, Johnson AJ, Carr TA, Liangpunsakul S. HCV eradication in veterans with underlying mental health disorders and substance use. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2020;60(6):1037-1043.

  • Houck KK, Ifeachor AP, Fleming BS, Andres AM, O'Donovan KN, Johnson AJ, Liangpunsakul S. Pharmacist-driven multidisciplinary pretreatment workup process for hepatitis C care: A novel model for same-day pretreatment workup. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2019;59(5):710-716.

Academic and/or National Presentations

  • Angiotensin-II For Vasoplegia: Initial Experience at a Large Academic Medical Center. 2022 American College of Cardiology Annual Scientific Session. Washington, DC. Apr 2022.

  • Go With the Flow: Anticoagulation in Mechanical Circulatory Support. Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Nashville, TN. Sept 2021.

  • Let's HIT the Books: Updates in HIT Management. Emory University Hospital. Atlanta, GA. May 2021.

  • TIMing Evaluation of the Initiation of Thiazide-type diuretics (TIME-IT) for sequential nephron blockade. 2020 American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting. Virtual. Dec 2020.

Current Research

  • Angiotensin-II for Vasoplegia Following Cardiac Surgery

  • Pharmacist Practice Patterns Regarding Direct Oral Anticoagulants for Treatment of Venous Thromboembolism

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