Rhonda Cooper-DeHoff, PharmD, MS

Rhonda Cooper-DeHoffRhonda Cooper-DeHoff, PharmD, MS, FAHA, FACC
Associate Professor & Associate Director, Center for Pharmacogenomics and Precision Medicine

Program Director, Gainesville, Precision Medicine Program

Email: dehoff@cop.ufl.edu

TEL: 352.273.6184

Dr. Cooper-DeHoff is Associate Director of the Center for Pharmacogenomics and Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research and the Department of Pharmaceutics, College of Pharmacy, and in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, College of Medicine, at the University of Florida.


  • 2014 – Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy
  • 2009 – Research featured by the American Society of Hypertension
  • 2008 – Received the Clinical Science Award from the Consortium for Southeastern Hypertension Control
  • 2007 – Named Fellow of the American Heart Association




PharmD University of California at San Francisco, School of Pharmacy Pharmacy
MS University of Florida Medical Sciences/Clinical Investigation

Academic/Research Interests

Dr. Cooper-DeHoff’s research interests include hypertension, metabolic syndrome, and diabetes, and she is the principal investigator for the NIH-funded Career Development Award (K23) entitled “Metabolic Effects of Antihypertensive Drugs.” She was an investigator of the International Verapamil Trandolapril Study (INVEST), which evaluated hypertension treatments in elderly coronary artery disease patients, and is a co-investigator on two NIH grants evaluating pharmacogenetic associations in hypertension. She is a member of the American Heart Association, American Society of Hypertension, American College of Cardiology, and Florida Society of Hospital Pharmacists.  Cooper-DeHoff serves as a scientific reviewer for several journals, including Circulation, Annals of Pharmacotherapy, Lancet, and many others.


  • American Society of Hypertension
  • American Heart Association
  • American College of Cardiology
  • Florida Society of Hospital Pharmacists
  • North Central Florida Society of Hospital Pharmacists

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