Sandra L. Kane-Gill is a tenured professor and interim chair of the Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy. She has secondary appointments in the School of Medicine, Clinical Translational Science Institute, Department of Critical Care Medicine, and Department of Biomedical Informatics. In addition to her academic appointments, Dr. Kane-Gill is a critical care medication safety pharmacist in the Department of Pharmacy at UPMC.
Dr. Kane-Gill’s research focuses on effective approaches for the detection, prevention, and management of medication errors and adverse drug events with emphasis on drug associated acute kidney injury. She is the principal investigator for federally funded research from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). Dr. Kane-Gill has published over 250 articles and book chapters related to critical care and patient safety. In addition, Dr. Kane-Gill has received several prestigious awards for her research.