Dean S. Collier, PharmD, BCPS

Dean S. Collier, PharMD, BCPSClinical Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science
College of Pharmacy
University of Nebraska Medical Center
986145 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-6145
402-559-5376 (Office)
402-559-5673 (Fax)
Teaching Activities:
Dr. Collier coordinates and lectures in areas of his expertise in the Gastrointestinal / Liver section of Pharmacotherapy I (PHPR 684) and Solid Organ Transplant Section of Pharmacotherapy III (PHPR 688).  He is also Course Coordinator for Pharmacotherapy III (PHPR 688).  Dr. Collier is a preceptor for the Solid Organ Transplant Experiential Clerkship (PHPR 735). During this rotation, 4th year pharmacy students round with a multi-disciplinary transplant service to develop skills such as patient and health-professional education, pharmacokinetic consultation, and pharmacotherapeutic problem solving.
Research Activities/Interests:
Dr. Collier’s research interests include immunosuppressive agents and post-transplant complications such as hypertension, infection, or dyslipidemia. Research activities include oral beclomethasone use in small intestinal transplant recipients, and hepatitis B immune globulin to prevent recurrent hepatitis B in liver transplant recipients.
Recent Publications:

  1. Shaefer MS, Rossi SJ, McGuire TR, Schaaf LJ, Collier DS, Stratta RJ. Evaluation of the pharmacokinetic interaction between cimetidine or famotidine and cyclosporine in healthy men. Ann-Pharmacother 1995;29(11):1088-91.
  2. Attard TM, Dhawan A, Kaufman SS, Collier DS, Langnas AN. Use of disodium pamidronate in children with hypercalcemia awaiting liver transplantation. Pediatr-Transplant 1998;2(2):157-9.
  3. Peddicord TE, Olsen KM, Collier DS. Effect of omeprazole, lansoprazole, and ranitidine on the DNA synthesis of mononuclear cells. Crit-Care-Med 1999;27(1):90-4.
  4. Horslen SP, Hammel JM, Fristoe LW, Kangas JA, Collier DS, Sudan DL, Langnas AN, Dixon RS, Prentice ED, Shaw BW Jr, Fox IJ. Extracorporeal liver perfusion using human and pig livers for acute liver failure. Transplantation 2000;70(10):1472-8.