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Jessica Michelle Cottreau, PharmD

Chair of Pharmacy Practice, Associate Professor

Jessica Cottreau is an Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice and an Infectious Diseases Clinical Pharmacist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital (NMH). She obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from the University of Wisconsin in 2006 and completed a PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy and a PGY-2 Infectious Diseases Residency at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. She served as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Houston College of Pharmacy from 2008 until she joined the faculty at RFUMS in 2013. In 2010, she and her colleagues were awarded the ASHP Best Practices Award for their unique approach to antimicrobial stewardship. Her research interests include resistant gram negative pathogens and external factors that influence outcomes in patients with infections. She has authored a number of papers in the area of infectious diseases and has served as a reviewer for scientific posters and publications. She is actively involved with the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, and the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists. Most recently, in 2013, Dr. Cottreau was awarded the New Educator Award by the American College of Clinical Pharmacy.