Harrison School of Pharmacy

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Karen Marlowe Karen Marlowe
Assistant Dean
Associate Department Head

Department: Pharmacy Practice
Auburn University
Harrison School of Pharmacy
650 Clinic Drive
Mobile, AL 36688
Email: marlokf@auburn.edu
Phone: 251-445-9302
Fax: 251-445-9341

B.S., Pharmacy - Auburn
Pharm.D. - Auburn

Karen F. Marlowe is the Assistant Dean over the Mobile campus and Associate Department Head in the Department of Pharmacy Practice. She received her B.S. in Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy from Auburn University.

She completed her pharmacy practice residency at Egleston Children's Hospital. After completing her residency Marlowe initiated a practice in the cardiac intensive care and cardiopulmonary transplant units at Egleston, Emory's Children Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. Marlowe then accepted a teaching position with Auburn University.

Her practice is based in Mobile, Alabama and is affiliated with the University of South Alabama Medical School, Department of Internal Medicine. She is board certified in Pharmacotherapy by the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties. She is the only pharmacist in the state of Alabama credentialed in pain management by the American Academy of Pain Management. Marlowe is also a Certified Pain Educator.

Teaching Interests:

Pain Management, HIV/Opportunistic Infections, Internal Medicine Advanced Practice Experience, Clinical Pharmacokinetics

Research Interests:

Pain management including the influence of health care provider attitudes, Ethics and Professionalism related to pain management, Patient attitudes and success of pain management strategies, Patient acceptance of non-medicinal strategies for pain management in combination with their medication, Current state of medical education related to pain management, Pharmacokinetics.


Last Updated: February 24, 2017