Carla Blieden, PharmD, MPH, AAHIVP completed her Doctor of Pharmacy, Master of Public Health, and PGY1 Pharmacy Residency in Ambulatory Care at the University of Southern California. She is certified as an HIV pharmacist and has worked as the clinical pharmacist at the Maternal, Child, and Adolescent/Adult Center, a family-centered HIV clinic in Los Angeles, since 2009. Dr. Blieden also works in the LAC+USC Specialty Endocrine Clinic and past experience includes work in Safety Net Clinics, Hepatitis C clinics, and as a community pharmacist at the Los Angeles LGBT Center. Dr. Blieden’s primary focus at USC is the integration of Public Health within the School of Pharmacy curriculum and she precepts APPE students and PGY1 residents at her clinical practice sites at LAC+USC.
Dr. Blieden is the Director of Student Outreach and Community Health at the USC School of Pharmacy. It is her vision that the School's health fairs demonstrate improved health outcomes by serving as an avenue through which participants are linked to and re-engaged in health care.
Areas of Expertise (6)
Ambulatory Care Pharmacy
University of Southern California: Pharm.D., MPH 2009
University of California, Berkeley: B.A., Anthropology 2002
- LAC + USC Maternal, Child and Adolescent Center for Infectious Disease and Virology: Clinical Pharmacist
- Travelwise Vaccination Services: Travel Specialist Pharmacist
Selected Articles (1)
Diabetes: The Impact of Clinical Pharmacy Services Integrated into Medical Homes on Diabetes-Related Clinical OutcomesAnnals of Pharmacotherapy
Kathleen A Johnson, Steven Chen, I-Ning Cheng, Mimi Lou, Paul Gregerson, Carla Blieden, Mel Baron, Jeffrey McCombs
2010 Pharmacist services have expanded in the US health-care system from traditional roles to include comprehensive clinical services, but many studies lack comparison groups to evaluate outcomes of these clinical services.