Herb Patterson, PharmD

Herb Patterson, PharmD
  • Executive Vice Chair, DPET
  • Professor
  • Vice Department Chair
  • Academic Director
Contact Info

Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics

Center for Pharmacogenomics and Individualized Therapy


Work: (919) 962-0072
Fax: (919) 962-0644

3212 Kerr Hall , Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Campus Box 7569
Chapel Hill NC 27599-7569

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Herb Patterson, PharmD


  • Fellowship in the American College of Clinical Pharmacy


Herb Patterson is a professor of pharmacy and research professor of medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He received his BS and PharmD from the University of Tennessee and, after completing a residency, joined the faculty at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy in 1981. Since that time, he has focused his research, teaching, and clinical activities on cardiovascular pharmacotherapy with a special emphasis on heart failure. He has been active in the UNC Heart Failure Program since its inception in 1984 ,serving as an investigator on numerous heart failure clinical trials.

Patterson is a member of the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology, and the Heart Failure Society of America. He is a fellow in the American College of Clinical Pharmacy and has served as a member of the Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee for the Heart Failure Society.

He also serves as a cochair of the UNC-Chapel Hill Biomedical IRB.

Research Interests

Clinical research of drugs used in heart failure

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