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Andrea Gauld, PharmD, BCPS


Andrea joined the faculty at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center in November 2011. Since that time she has provided educational sessions for the Family Medicine residents and faculty in multiple areas of pharmacy, including hypertension, antibiotic selection, and smoking cessation. In conjunction with her pharmacy students, she plays an active role in the residency Family Health Center, providing pharmacotherapy treatment recommendations and patient education.

She is implementing a research study examining causes of adverse drug reactions in anticoagulation patients at the Family Health Center. Andrea is also an Assistant Professor at Notre Dame of Maryland University School of Pharmacy, where she teaches in multiple courses including pulmonary and central nervous system modules of the pharmacotherapy sequence. Other areas of interest include evidence-based medicine, pain management, public health, and behavioral health. Outside of work, she enjoys travel, cooking, and spending time with friends and family.

Undergraduate: Mercer University

Pharmacy School: Mercer University, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

Residency: Pharmacy Practice, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Medical Center

Area of Concentration: Ambulatory Care

Scholarly Activity:

  • Gauld AR. Safe and Appropriate Antipsychotics. Maryland Academy of Family Physicians, Winter Conference, February 2013.
  • Gauld AR, Baird B, Sicat B. Assessment of Insulin Pens in an Urban Teaching Hospital's
  • Gauld AR, Baird B, Sicat B. Assessment of Insulin Pens in an Urban Teaching Hospital's
  • Gauld AR. Blood Pressure Goals in Chronic Kidney Disease: How Low is Too Low?

Professional Activities:

  • Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, 2011-present
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, 2011-present
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy, 2011-present
  • Assistant Professor, Notre Dame of Maryland University School of Pharmacy, 2011-present
  • Clinical Instructor, VCU School of Pharmacy, 2010-2011
  • American Society of Health System Pharmacists, 2009-present
  • Phi Lambda Sigma Leadership Society, 2008-present
  • Phi Delta Chi Professional Pharmacy Fraternity, 2007-present


  • Student Society Development Grant, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, 2012
  • Volunteer Challenge Grant, CVS Caremark Pharmacy, 2007