Crystal Howell, PharmD

Assistant Professor of Pharmacotherapy

Tcom Catholic Students Homeless Clinic At St Patricks' Cathedral.


Education & Experience:

Having received my PharmD from the University of Texas at Austin. I completed a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Emory University Hospital followed with a PGY-2 Infectious Diseases Residency at Emory University Hospital Midtown and Emory University Hospital.

Teaching Areas & Interests:

“A mediocre teacher tells.  A good teacher explains.  The superior teacher demonstrates.  The great teacher inspires.” — William Arthur Ward

Five skill sets I strive to inspire in my students:

  • Desire to Learn
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Critical Thinking
  • Self-Reflection
  • Soft Skills

Professional Activities & Awards:

I am a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist with a teaching certificate from Mercer University.  I am actively involved in numerous organizations including the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), Kappa Epsilon Professional Pharmacy Fraternity (KE), Phi Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Leadership Society (PLS), and the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP).

Clinical Interests:

  • Resistance mechanisms and multi-drug resistant gram negative infections
  • Fungal infections
  • Infections in immunocompromised hosts
  • Public Health


Scholarly Interests:

  • Community service learning
  • Interprofessional education
  • Scholarship of teaching and learning with an emphasis on infectious disease courses as well as APPEs


Personal Life Goal:  

I strive to effect change on three levels including patients, providers and the public.

This page was last modified on October 19, 2018