Julie Ann Dopheide, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Economics & Policy
Phone: (323) 442-1454
Fax: (323) 442-1681
Dr. Dopheide's work focuses on clinical research on inpatients with psychiatric illness. She has investigated the tolerability of Depakote loading in patients with bipolar disorder and has examined the use of psychotropic medications in hospitalized persons with eating disorders. Upcoming projects include investigating the impact of expanding clinical pharmacy services at LAC+USC hospitals.
Dr. Dopheide has published over 40 articles in peer-reviewed journals, textbooks and educational publications, on topics including ADHD, depression, sleep, insomnia and drug-induced psychiatric disorders.
Dr. Dopheide received her Pharm.D. from the University of Nebraska in 1988 and completed a residency in psychiatric pharmacy practice at the University of Southern California in 1989. Dr. Dopheide is a board certified psychiatric pharmacist and provides clinical services for adults and children with psychiatric illness at LAC+USC Medical Center. Dr. Dopheide is also actively involved in teaching pharmacy students, medical students and psychiatry residents in the clinical setting.
Dr. Dopheide's areas of expertise are child/adolescent psychopharmacology and general inpatient psychopharmacolgoy. She is active in ASHP, NAMI and serves on the board of the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP).
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Selected Projects/PublicationsDopheide JA, Stimmel GL. Sleep disorders: chapter in applied therapeutics. Eighth edition; Young L, Kod-Kimble MA (eds); Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins 2005.
Dopheide JA, Theesen KA, Malkin M. Psychiatric disorders of childhood and treatments. Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiological Approach. Sixth edition; edited by Dipiro; McGraw Hill 2005.
Dopheide JA. Therapeutic position statement on ADHD by the American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists. Am J Health-System Pharm 2005;62:2-18.
Gable KN, Dopheide JA. Psychotropic medication use at a private eating disorders treatment facility:a retrospective chart review and descriptive analysis. Curr Ther Res 2005;66(6): 572-588.
Dopheide JA. Recognizing and treating depression in children and adolescents: clinical review. AJHP 2006;63:233-43.