School of Pharmacy

Lauren D. Tesh

Pharm.D., BCPS
Assistant Professor
Phone 865.288.5862


Dr. Lauren D. Tesh began her career in pharmacy by working as an inpatient and outpatient pharmacy technician at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in her home town of Washington, D.C. Her clinical interests in infectious diseases (ID) include but are not limited to: sexually transmitted infections, travel medicine, medication therapy management, antimicrobial stewardship and outcomes research. Dr. Tesh’s non-ID clinical interests include: pharmacogenomics, psychiatry and medical anthropology.




Doctor of Pharmacy
University of the Sciences, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency
PGY2 Infectious Diseases Specialty Residency
Lee Memorial Health System in Fort Myers, Florida

Certification Programs:
Teaching Certificate
University of Florida

Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists

Community Pharmacy Based Rapid Diagnostic Testing
University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy and Ferris State University

Board Certification:
Board of Pharmacy Specialties