David B. Brushwood, RPh, JD

Department of Pharmacy Health Care Administration
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida

David Brushwood is a professor of pharmacy health care administration at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. A graduate of both the school of pharmacy and the school of law at the University of Kansas, Professor Brushwood practiced both professions prior to joining the faculty at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy. Professor Brushwood spent five years at West Virginia University, and became a faculty member at the University of Florida in 1990. In 2006, he established an online part-time masters program in Pharmacy Regulation and Policy.

Professor Brushwood’s research interests are in the areas of regulating for outcomes, medication error prevention, and pain management policy. He has received grant funding from numerous agencies and was twice selected as a Mayday Scholar in Pain Policy by the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics. Professor Brushwood recently completed an educational video documentary called “Collateral Damage in America’s War on Drugs: The Battle of Redding California.” His current research investigates the perspective taken by media on pain management and drug diversion.

Last modified: June 29, 2012