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Midyear Clinical Meeting Speaker Series: Spotlight on Science with Dr. Andrew Gainey

October 17, 2023


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In anticipation of the Midyear Clinical Meeting, ASHP is hosting a series of podcasts focused on highlighting key sessions, hot topics and “can’t miss moments.” Hosted by Cynthia Von Heeringen, Education Director on the National Meetings Team at ASHP. On today’s episode we are sitting down with Dr. Andrew Gainey and learning more about his session, The New Age of Phage Therapy: Utilizing Viruses to Treat Antimicrobial Resistant Infections. If you haven’t already, register for the Midyear clinical meeting today at


Andrew GaineyAndrew B. Gainey PharmD, AAHIVP, BCIDP, (he/him/his) is a pediatric infectious disease clinical pharmacist specialist at Prisma Health Children’s Hospital-Midlands in Columbia, SC. He is the PGY2 RPD at Prisma Health Children’s Hospital-Midlands and is an assistant professor at the University of South Carolina. He completed his PGY1 residency at Prisma Health Richland and a pediatric infectious disease PGY2 at Prisma Health Children’s Hospital-Midlands. His research interests include NTM infections, MDR infections, and phage therapy.

Cynthia Von HeeringenCynthia von Heeringen is a scientific project director, educational programs at ASHP and is responsible for planning, coordinating, and executing medical education, continuing professional development programs, and other clinical resources for pharmacists and other healthcare professionals. This includes developing educational content for ASHP’s national meetings, industry supported activities, and certifications product line. With extensive experience in acute care clinical practice and operational supervision, she is passionate about medication safety and process optimization. She is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy.

The information presented during the podcast reflects solely the opinions of the presenter. The information and materials are not, and are not intended as, a comprehensive source of drug information on this topic. The contents of the podcast have not been reviewed by ASHP, and should neither be interpreted as the official policies of ASHP, nor an endorsement of any product(s), nor should they be considered as a substitute for the professional judgment of the pharmacist or physician.