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Clay Daniels, PharmD, PhD, BCPPS, dPLA

Clay Daniels, PharmD, PhD, BCPPS, dPLA

  • Manager of Clinical Decision Support, Information Services


  • Diplomate, Pharmacy Leadership Academy


  • BS - University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
  • PharmD - University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy, Memphis, Tennessee
  • PhD - University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama

Post-Graduate Training

  • PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency – Children’s of Alabama Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama
  • PGY2 Medication-Use Safety Residency – St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee

Focused Area of Practice

  • Clinical Decision Support
  • Medication Safety
  • Informatics

Research Interest

  • Clinical decision support
  • Alert fatigue

St. Jude Committee Service

  • Quality and Patient Safety Council
  • Clinical Decision Support Workgroup
  • SmartSet OrderSet Workgroup
  • Clinical Knowledge Management Committee

Pharmacy Organizations/Committee Service

  • American Medical Informatics Association
  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
    • Section of Informatics and Technology’s Advisory Group on Clinical Decision Support and Analytics
  • Pediatric Pharmacy Association
  • Tennessee Pharmacist Association

Selected Publications

Daniels, C.C., Burlison, J.D., Baker, D.K., Robertson, J., Sablauer, A., Flynn, P.M., Campbell, P.K., Hoffman, J.M. Optimizing Drug-Drug Interaction Alerts using a Multidimensional Approach. Pediatrics. 2019 Mar;143(3).

Daniels C.C., Trujillo T.N., Scott, C.M., Kelley, L.R. A short history of LGBT civil rights and navigating the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) student pharmacist residency application process. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2018 Jan 11 2018 Feb 1575(4):173-176.

Daniels C.C., Rogers P.D., Shelton C.M.  A Review of Pneumococcal Vaccines: Current Polysaccharide Vaccine Recommendations and Future Protein Antigens. Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. 2016 Jan-Feb;21(1):27-35.

Hicks, J. K., Crews, K.R., Flynn, P., Haidar, C.E., Daniels, C.C., Yang, w., Panetta, J.C., Pei, D., Scott, J.R., Molinelli, A.R., Broeckel, U., Bhojwani, D., Evans, W.E., Relling, M.V. Voriconazole Plasma Concentrations in Immunocompromised Pediatric Patients Vary by CYP2C19 Diplotypes. Pharmacogenom.. 2014 Jun;15(8):1065-78.

Daniels, C.C., C.M.Shelton, P.J. Bass, W.C. Wang, K.J. Suda.  Limb swelling in a pediatric sickle cell patient after revaccination with pneumococcal vaccine. Int J Clin Pharm. 2014 Apr;36(2):261-3.

Daniels, C.C., K.H. Kim, R. Burton, S. Mirza, M. Walker, J. King, Y. Hale, P. Coan, D. Rhee, M Nahm and D. E. Briles. Modified Opsonization, Phagocytosis, and Killing Assays to Measure Potentially Protective Antibodies Against Pneumococcal Surface Protein A. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology 2013 Oct;20(10):1549-58.

Daniels, C. C., P. Coan, J. King, J. Hale, K.A. Benton, D. E. Briles, S.K. Hollingshead. The proline-rich region of pneumococcal surface proteins A and C contains surface- accessible epitopes common to all pneumococci and elicits antibody-mediated protection against sepsis. Infect Immun 2010 May;78(5):2163-72.

Darby, C., A. Chakraborti, S. M. Politz, C. C. Daniels, L. Tan, and K. Drace. Caenorhabditis elegans mutants resistant to attachment of Yersinia biofilms. Genetics 176:221-30.

Daniels, C. C., T. C. Briles, S. Mirza, A. P. Hakansson, and D. E. Briles.  Capsule does not block antibody binding to PspA, a surface virulence protein of Streptococcus pneumoniae. Microb Pathog. 2006 May;40(5):228-33.

Last update: September 2023