Delia Charest Carias, PharmD

Delia Charest Carias, PharmD

  • Medication Use Policy Coordinator

Board Certifications

  • BCPS
  • Diplomate, Pharmacy Leadership Academy


  • BA - University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
  • PharmD - McWhorter School of Pharmacy Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama

Post-Graduate Training

  • PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland
  • PGY2 Health System Pharmacy Administration Residency, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, Memphis, Tennessee

Focused Area of Practice

  • Medication Use Policy

St Jude Committee Service

  • Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee – secretary
  • Antimicrobial Utilization and Improvement Committee
  • Medication Use Safety Team
  • Pharmaceutical Department Residency  Committee
  • Pharmaceutical Department/Nursing Liaison Committee

Pharmacy Organizations/Committee Service

  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)
  • Section of Inpatient Care Practitioners – Educational Steering Committee, Chair
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)   

Research Interests

  • Adverse Drug Reactions
  • Change management

Selected Publications

Joshua Wolf, Yilun Sun, Li Tang, Jason G. Newland, Jeffrey S. Gerber, Christie J. Van Dyke, Saul R. Hymes, Diana Yu, Delia C. Carias and Penelope A. Bryant. Antimicrobial Stewardship Barriers and Goals in Pediatric Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation: A Survey of Antimicrobial Stewardship Practitioners. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. Available on CJO 2015 doi:10.1017/ice.2015.295

Charest DM, Krogsgard ES, Thomason AR. A patient case: intravenous azithromycin-induced hepatotoxicity. Hosp Pharm July;45(7):545-548, 2010.

Last update: January 2018