Andrea Mora

Andrea Mora

Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Texas A&M Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy
5656 Kelley St.
Houston, Texas   77026

Phone: 713.566.5246
luce@pharmacy.tamhsc.edu

Education and Training

South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio
Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency, 2008-2009

St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Houston
Pharmacy Practice Residency, 2007-2008

University of Houston College of Pharmacy, Houston
PharmD, 2007

Teaching Interests

  • Antimicrobial pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics
  • Developing resistance in Gram-negative and Gram-positive organisms
  • Systemic fungal infections and antifungal therapy
  • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)

Research Interests

  • Hospital-acquired infections and associated risk factors
  • Antimicrobial toxicities
  • Gram-negative resistance in the hospital and outpatient setting

Selected Publications

  • Nigo M, Luce AM, Arias CA. Long-term use of tedizolid as suppressive therapy for recurrent methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus graft infection. Clin Infect Dis.2018;66(12):1975-6.
  • Phe K, Shields RK, Tverdek FP, Aitken SL, Guervil DJ, Lam WY, Musgrove RJ, Luce AM, Tam VH. Predicting the risk of nephrotoxicity in patients receiving colistimethate sodium: a multicenter, retrospective, cohort study. J Antimicrob Chemother.2016;71:3585-7. 
  • Pham VP, Luce AM, Ruppelt SC, Wei W, Aitken SL, Musick WL, Roux R, Garey KW. Age-stratified treatment response rates in hospitalized patients with Clostridium difficile infection treated with metronidazole. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015;59(10):6113-6.
  • Winans SA, Luce AM, Hasbun R. Outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy for the treatment of methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus: a comparison of cefazolin and ceftriaxone. Infection.2013;41(4):769-74.
  • Mora AL, Salazar M, Caeiro JP, et al. Moderate to high use of opioid analgesics are associated with an increased risk of Clostridium difficile infection. Am J Med Sci.2012;343(4):277-80