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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.