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Roxane Rohani, PharmD, MSc

Roxane Rohani, PharmD, MSc
Assistant Professor

Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology Discipline

Dr. Roxane Rohani attained a Doctorate of Pharmacy degree from Tehran University of Medical Sciences, earned a Masters of Science in Clinical Investigation degree at Northwestern University, and completed her Infectious Diseases Pharmacotherapy Fellowship at Midwestern University’s College of Pharmacy. Dr. Rohani’s primary research interest involves pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic modeling and simulation of antimicrobials to optimize their clinical use and safety.  As part of her fellowship, Dr. Rohani was clinically engaged in ambulatory care practice at Northwestern Medicine.

Dr. Rohani joined the faculty of the Chicago Medical School as an Adjunct Clinical Instructor in 2016. She became an Assistant Professor in the Cellular & Molecular Pharmacology discipline in 2022. 


  • Rohani R, Scheetz M, Donnelly H, Donayre A, Kang M, Diaz E, Dedicatoria K, Hauser A, Ozer E, Nozick S, Qi C, Pawlowski A, Neely M, Misharin A, Wunderink R, Rhodes NJ. Individual Target Pharmacokinetic/Pharmacodynamic Attainment Rates Among Meropenem-treated Patients Admitted to the Intensive Care Unit with Hospital-acquired Pneumonia. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. June 24, 2022. JAC-2022-0445.R1. In Press.
  • Rohani R, Hoff B, Jain M, Philbrick A, Salama S, Cullina JF, Rhodes NJ. Defining the importance of age-related changes in drug clearance to optimizing aminoglycoside dosing regimens for adult patients with Cystic Fibrosis. European Journal of Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics. 2022 Mar;47(2):199-209. PMID: 34882292. DOI: 10.1007/s13318-021-00734-9. Epub 2021 Dec 9.
  • Avedissian SN*, Rohani R*, Bradley J, Le J, Rhodes NJ. Optimizing aminoglycoside dosing regimens for critically-ill pediatric patients with augmented renal clearance: a convergence of parametric and non-parametric population approaches. Antimicrobial Agents Chemotherapy. 2021 Mar 18; 65(4): e.02629-20. PMID: 3352648. DOI: 10.1128/AAC.02629-20.
    (* Contributed Equally)
  • Khalili H**, Rohani R, Seyedalinaghi S, Hajiabdolbaghi M, Dashti-Khavidaki S, Talasaz AH. Adherence to antiretroviral therapy among Iranian HIV/AIDS patients. Current Clinical Pharmacology. 2012 May 1; 7(2): 111-5.PMID: 22432842. DOI: 10.2174/157488412800228910.
    (**Senior Author)