Anthony Podany, Pharm.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Pharmacy Practice
College of Pharmacy
University of Nebraska Medical Center
986045 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE   68198-6045
Phone: 402-559-1939
Fax:  402-559-5673

Practice Site:
Dr. Podany practices as an ambulatory clinical pharmacist as part of the University of Nebraska Medical Center HIV Program.

Teaching Activities:
Dr. Podany teaches in the Pharmacotherapy course on topics related to HIV infection and associated opportunistic infections.  He also lectures in the Intro to Drug Information Course given to 1st year pharmacy students.  Dr. Podany is also a preceptor for 4th year APPE students at the Specialty Care Clinic at UNMC with a focus on care of HIV infected adults and adolescents.  

Research Activities and Interests:
Dr. Podany’s research focuses on the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of antiretroviral drugs targeted at the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The ultimate goal of his research is to optimize pharmacotherapy of the HIV-infected individual so as to bring about superior health outcomes.  Dr. Podany is an active pharmacologist on many AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) studies, both domestic and international.  

Recent Publications and Abstracts:

  1. Podany AT, Winchester LC, Robbins BL & Fletcher CV.  Quantification of Cell Associated Atazanavir, Darunavir, Lopinavir, Ritonavir and Efavirenz in Human Mononuclear Cell Extracts.  Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy. 2014,58(5):2866-2870.
  2. Podany AT, Sheldon C, Ohnmacht CM. Development of a Novel Assay for the Measurement of Tenofovir in Human Plasma Using On-Cartridge Derivatization and LC-MS/MS., submitted
  3. Winchester LC, Podany AT, Baldwin JS, Robbins BL, Fletcher CV. Determination of Rifamycin Antibiotics: Rifabutin, Rifampin, Rifapentine and their Major Metabolites in Human Plasma via Simultaneous Extraction Coupled LC/MS/MS., submitted
  4. Batra R, Wolbach-Lowes J, Swindells S, Scarsi K, Podany AT, Sayles H, Sandkovsky U. Impact of HIV Pharmacist Reconciliation on Correction of Antiretroviral Prescription Errors Among Hospitalized HIV-Infected Patients. ID Week; October 8-12, 2014, Philadelphia, PA.
  5. Darin K, Podany AT, Anderson P, Gerzenshtein L, Brundage R, Fletcher CV, Scarsi K. Lopinavir Clearance Increases Between the Early and Late 2nd Trimester of Pregnancy: A Population Analysis of a Racially Diverse Clinical Cohort. 15th International Workshop on Clinical Pharmacology of HIV and Hepatitis Therapy; May 19-21, 2014, Washington D.C. [abstract P_45]. 
  6. Podany AT*, Bao Y, Chaisson RE, Swindells S, Andersen JW, Mwelase T, Supparatpinyo K, Gupta A, Benson CA, and Fletcher CV. Efavirenz Pharmacokinetics in HIV+ Persons Receiving Rifapentine and Isoniazid for TB Prevention.  Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI); March 3-6, 2014, Boston, MA [abstract 105]. 



Anthony Podany, Pharm.D.
Dr. Podany