- Pharmacy Specialist, Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Department of Pharmaceutical Services
- Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science / Division of Applied Clinical Sciences
Dr. Brett Heintz received his bachelor of science in cell and molecular biology at San Diego State University in 2001 and his doctorate in pharmacy from the University of California, San Francisco in 2005. He completed his residencies in pharmacy practice and infectious diseases at the University of California, Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, CA. He also is a board certified pharmacotherapy specialist with added qualifications in infectious diseases and American Academy of HIV expert certified.
Dr. Heintz, a Pharmacy Specialist in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, joined the Iowa City VA Health Care System in September 2012. He also holds an academic position as Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy and precepts pharmacy students, delivers didactic lectures and coordinates a pharmacotherapy course. Prior to joining the Iowa City VA and the University of Iowa he served as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy at UC San Francisco School of Pharmacy with a clinical practice in Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine at UC Davis Medical Center.
Dr. Heintz’s primary research and clinical interests include antimicrobial dosing in special populations, including renal failure, dialysis, hepatic failure and obesity and management of outpatient delivery of antimicrobial therapy.
Dr. Heintz has authored several articles and book chapters related to antimicrobial therapy and has presented at local, state, national, and international level meetings. He is also the recipient of several teaching awards.