Charles J Turck, Pharm.D., BCPS


Assistant Professor


Charles J Turck is a pharmacist by training with three postgraduate training years above the mandatory number for licensure to his credit.  He has experience in drug information, internal medicine, ad critical care, and has worked years in a variety of pharmacy practice settings, including the community, health-system, and ICU settings.

He is also the principal and CEO of a continuing medical education and medical writing companies and is a past cofounder of an Emmy award-winning production company based in the Chicago area.

Selected Publications:
Foster KJ, Lin S, Turck CJ. Current and emerging strategies for treating hepatic encephalopathy.  Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am. 2010;22:341-50.

Turck CJ, Marsh W, Stevenson JG, York JM, Miller H, Patel S. Pharmacoeconomics of surgical interventions vs. cyclooxygenase inhibitors for the treatment of patent ductus arteriosus.  J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. 2007;12:183-193. 

Kemp J, Turck CJ, Varner DL, York JM. Evaluation of albuterol 1.25 mg and 0.62 mg for nebulization in 6- to 12-year old children with severe asthma. Adv Ther. 2007;24:463-76.


Gerdes JS, Seiberlich W, Sivieri EM, Marsh M, Varner DL, Turck CJ, York JM. An open-label comparison of calfactant and poractant alfa administration traits and impact on neonatal intensive care unit resources. J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. 2006;11:92-100.


Campbell KA, Turck CJ, Burkiewicz JS, Peppers LR.  Pharmacist interventions in an anticoagulation clinic.  Am J Health-Syst Pharm.  2004;61:2360-4.


Research Interests:

  • Postgraduate, continuing education of healthcare professionals
  • Critical care
  • Internal medicine
  • Drug information
  • Medical writing


Educational Background:
Critical Care Pharmacy Residency.  UMass Memorial Medical Center (“UMMMC”), Worcester, Massachusetts.  Attendance: June 2008 to July 2009.

Pharmacy Practice Residency.  UMMMC, Worcester, Massachusetts.  Attendance: June 2007 to July 2008.

Specialized Residency in Drug Information Practice.  Chief Pharmacy Resident. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Piscataway, New Jersey, and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, New Jersey.  Attendance: June 2004 to July 2005.

Doctor of Pharmacy, Summa Cum Laude.  Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy, Downers Grove, Illinois.  Years of attendance: August 2000 to March 2004.

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