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Craig Williams PharmD, BCPS, FNLA

Craig D Williams PharmD, BCPS, FNLA

Clinical Professor of Pharmacy, Oregon State University College of Pharmacy, Associate Professor of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) School of Medicine, Portland, Oregon

Dr. Williams is a Clinical Professor of Pharmacy at Oregon State University College of Pharmacy and Associate Professor of Medicine at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) school of medicine in Portland, Oregon. He received his PharmD degree from the University of California- San Francisco and completed residency training at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He is Board Certified in Pharmacotherapy and is a fellow of the National Lipid Association. 

Dr. Williams’ research focuses on the optimal use of pharmacotherapy for chronic disease management with a focus on cardiovascular risk reduction. His main areas of interest include atherosclerosis, diabetes, heart failure and chronic kidney disease. He has received past funding support from the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the American Lung Association (ALA) as well as the National Institutes of Health. He was the first pharmacist to serve on the national guideline writing committee for the American Diabetes Association. Dr. Williams’ has published in numerous journals including Chest, JAMA, Nature Reviews Endocrinology, Journal of Thrombosis and Hemostasis, Pharmacotherapy and Archives of Internal Medicine. He currently serves on the editorial board for Prescribers Letter, Pharmacists Letter and Diabetes Forecast.

Dr. Williams’ clinical practice is with the Division of Family Medicine at OHSU. He has won multiple teaching awards for both didactic and bedside teaching.


Dr. Williams reports no disclosures.