Faculty and Staff Biography

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Ryan Moenster

Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice; Interim Director, Division of Specialty Care Pharmacy
Division of Specialty Care Pharmacy


Bachelor of Pharmacy from St. Louis College of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy from St. Louis College of Pharmacy


Infectious diseases, skin and skin structure infections, osteomyelitis, antibiotic resistance, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics

Current Research

Ertapenem Compared to Piperacillin/Tazobactam for the Treatment of Osteomyelitis

Current Courses, Activities, and Scholarly Interest

Courses: Therapeutics III, Therapeutics IV, Global Infectious Diseases

Scholarly Interests: optimal therapy for osteomyelitis, vancomycin pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics, antibiotic resistance

Vita Highlights

Moenster RP. Ophthalmic and Otic Infections. In: Richardson M, Chant C, Chessman KH, Finks SW, Hemstreet BA, Hume, et al, eds. Pharmacotherapy Self-Assessment Program, 7th ed. Infectious Diseases. Lenexa, KS: American College of Clinical Pharmacy, 2012: 97-113.

Moenster RP, Jett RA. Mirtazapine and mefloquine used to treat progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy in a patient with human immunodeficiency virus. Am J Health-Syst Pharm 2012;69:496-8.

Moenster RP, Linneman TW, Finnegan PM, McDonald JR. Daptomycin compared to vancomycin for the treatment of osteomyelitis: a single-center, retrospective cohort study. Clin Ther 2012;34:1521-7.

Moenster RP, Linneman TW, Call WB, Kay CL, McEvoy TA, Sanders JL. Resistant gram-positive osteomyelitis: a review of the potential role of recently developed antibiotics. Accepted for publication in the Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics.