Delia Carias, PharmD, BCPS

Delia Carias, PharmD, BCPS

  • Medication Use Policy Coordinator
  • Coordinator, Med Use Residency

Board Certifications

  • BCPS
  • Diplomate, Pharmacy Leadership Academy


  • BA Music - 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 Children's Research Hospital 2016 Clinical Care Improvement Award for Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

Research Interests

  • Adverse Drug Reactions
  • Change management
  • Productivity and time management

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
    • Clinical Skills Competition National Judge
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)
  • Tennessee Pharmacy Association

Selected Publications

Quinn M, Fannin JT, Sciasci J, Bragg A, Campbell PK, Carias D, et al. Pentamidine for Prophylaxis against Pneumocystis jirovecii Pneumonia in Pediatric Oncology Patients Receiving Immunosuppressive Chemotherapy. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. July;62(8). 2018.

Carias DC. Sometimes others know you better than you know yourself. In: Cantrell SA, White SJ, eds. Letters from rising pharmacy stars: advice on creating and advancing your career in a changing profession.  Bethesda, MD: American Society of Health-System Pharmacist; 2017.

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: November 2018