Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency Program Director, Medical University of South Carolina Health; Infection Diseases/Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Medical University of South Carolina Health
Krutika Mediwala has a Bachelor's degree in Genetics from Clemson University, attained a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the South Carolina College of Pharmacy, and completed her PGY1 and PGY2 Infectious Diseases residencies at the University of Kentucky Healthcare. She is actively involved in and holds multiple leadership roles in the ACCP ID and HIV PRNs, Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP) and ASHP New Practitioner Workgroups. After residency she joined Prisma Health Baptist Parkridge in Columbia, SC as their inaugural ID/Antimicrobial Stewardship Clinical Pharmacist where she had the unique opportunity to build a stewardship program at a community hospital under the guidance of and affiliation with established ID/Antimicrobial Stewardship mentors. In her current role at MUSC Health, she is engaged in clinical infectious diseases/antimicrobial stewardship practices, academia, leadership and trainee education and is the current ID PGY2 program director. Her areas of interested include stewardship expansion, beta lactam allergy desensitization, and Gram-negative mechanisms of resistance. Krutika’s interests outside of pharmacy include trying various cuisines, wildlife conservation, traveling, health and fitness, snowboarding, and spending time with family and friends, and her pups!