Cynthia Carnes PharmD, PhD, FAHA, FHRSProfessor and Senior Associate Dean, College of Pharmacy, and Specialty Practice Pharmacist, Wexner Medical Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Dr. Carnes is currently Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Science and Senior Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies at the Ohio State University (OSU) College of Pharmacy. She directs the KL2 Scholars program at the OSU Center for Clinical and Translational Science, and is an investigator of the Dorothy M. Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute. She serves as a Specialty Practice Pharmacist at the Ross Heart Hospital at OSU, where she initiated an ambulatory care pharmacist antiarrhythmic monitoring clinic. Dr. Carnes has over 80 peer-reviewed publications and her laboratory research focuses on cardiac ion currents in heart failure and atrial fibrillation, while her clinical research focuses on optimization of care and outcomes for patients with cardiac arrhythmias.
She holds a B.S. Pharmacy from the University of Texas at Austin. In 1988 Dr. Carnes completed a combined residency and Pharm.D. program at the University of Utah and University of Utah Hospitals. This was followed by post-Pharm.D. education and training at OSU, including an American College of Clinical Pharmacy sponsored Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy Fellowship, a Ph.D (Pharmacology and Veterinary Clinical Sciences), and a post-doctoral fellowship in Medical Biochemistry.