Audry Hawkins, Pharm.D., BCIDP, is an infectious disease trained pharmacist and the system clinical coordinator of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program here at UofL Health.
Audry’s hometown is Hawesville, Ky., where she grew up playing bluegrass music on the guitar. She attended University of Louisville and Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and has been at UofL Health for 1.5 years.
Audry’s job includes evaluating trends in antimicrobial use and resistance, ensuring we meet Joint Commission requirements and finding ways to improve antimicrobial utilization. Audry also provides direct patient care services supporting ID consult services and the antimicrobial stewardship program at UofL Health – Jewish Hospital, UofL Health – Mary & Elizabeth Hospital and UofL Health – Shelbyville Hospital.
Audry’s favorite thing about UofL Health is the dedication to constant improvement. She rotated here as a student and has seen so much growth and improvement since then.
Audry’s goals for UofL Health are to have an innovative and inclusive Antimicrobial Stewardship Program and to receive recognition from the Infectious Diseases Society of America as an antimicrobial stewardship center of excellence. Audry lives our mission in her role by evaluating primary literature, data, trends and outcomes to create solutions that optimize patient care.
Audry is currently reading “The Last One” by Riley Sager. Her favorite quote is: “It all comes, and it all goes. Embrace where you are and the journey to where you’re going.”
Audry loves tacos, specifically from the Traveling Kitchen! Her hobbies include playing sand volleyball and pickleball. Currently, she is listening to her favorite podcast “Breakpoints: The SIDP Podcast.”