Expertise

Research Interests:

  • Infectious Diseases Pharmacotherapy
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Pharmacogenomics

Penzak’s research is focused mainly on pharmacokinetics, pharmacogenetics, drug-drug, and drug-herb interactions with antiretroviral medications. From a clinical pharmacy service perspective, he routinely assists clinicians with therapeutic drug monitoring and drug interaction management in HIV-infected patients.


(Specialty Areas: Pharmacokinetics/Drug Metabolism/Pharmacogenomics/Infectious Diseases): Penzak’s research is focused mainly on pharmacokinetics, pharmacogenomics, drug-drug, and drug-herb interactions primarily –but not exclusively, with antiinfective medications. His research has been conducted in healthy volunteers as well as patients with HIV infection. More recently, he has developed an interest in the pharmacotherapy of medications used for the treatment of Covid-19.

Past Affiliations

Vice Chairman, College of Pharmacy, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, University of North Texas (past)

Professor, College of Pharmacy, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, University of North Texas (past)

Communities
Pharmacy
Degrees
PharmD, Wayne State University, Pharmacy, 1996
BPharm, Ferris State University, Pharmacy, 1990