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College of Pharmacy

Faculty and Staff

P. Brandon Bookstaver, Pharm.D., FCCP, FIDSA, BCPS, AAHIVP

Title: Associate Professor and Director of Residency & Fellowship Training / Infectious Diseases PGY-2 & Clinical Fellowship Director / Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes Sciences
College of Pharmacy
Phone: 803-777-4786


Brandon Bookstaver, Pharm.D., is an associate professor and vice chair in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes Sciences at the College of Pharmacy. He also maintains a practice site in infectious diseases at Palmetto Health Richland. He received his doctor of pharmacy degree from the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy in 2004. He completed a pharmacy practice residency (2004-2005) and an infectious diseases specialty residency (2005-2006) at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. Bookstaver is a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist with added qualifications in infectious diseases and an HIV expert through the American Academy of HIV Medicine. His research areas include antimicrobial lock therapy, Clostridium difficile infections, antimicrobial dosing in obesity, HIV adherence and pharmacy trainee scholarship. 

Bookstaver has received numerous teaching and research awards, including most recently the 2011 American College of Clinical Pharmacy New Educator award, University of South Carolina Clinical Teaching Award (2012) and the South Carolina Pharmacist of the Year for 2011-2012. He has served on a number of regional and national groups including the Southeastern Pharmacy Residency Conference executive committee (chairman, 2011-2012), the South Carolina Society of Health-System Pharmacists (president, 2013) and the ACCP Infectious Diseases PRN (chairman-elect, 2013). He has published more than 35 peer-reviewed publications in a number of high impact pharmacy and medical journals and recently released the well-respected text Roadmap to Postgraduate Training, a blueprint for students and preceptors on preparing for residency and fellowship training. Outside of work, he enjoys Gamecock athletics, running and traveling.