Carrie Hoefer

Carrie Catherine Hoefer

Asst Professor - Adj

Medical Sciences Building

COP Pharmacogenomics - 0514

Professional Summary

Dr. Hoefer earned her Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Buffalo in 2015, specializing in Pharmacogenomics and Epigenetics related to anthracyclines in the lung and the heart. Following her Ph.D Dr. Hoefer pursued a post-doctoral fellowship at Roswell Park Cancer Institute from 2015-2016 in Epidemiology. 

After her Post Doctoral Fellowship Dr. Hoefer moved to Fort Wayne Indiana and opened the first Master's of Pharmacogenomics program in the country both on-campus and online. During her tenure at Manchester she decided to round out her skill set and obtained an MBA from Indiana University at the Kelley School of Business in 2019. Her time as an MBA student provided her with a lot of insight into running online programs, networking, and how to build strong successful programs in academia. Following her MBA Dr. Hoefer worked as a genomics curator at OmniSeq (LabCorp) with cancer oncology.

Dr. Hoefer came to the University of Cincinnati at the end of 2020 and has since launched the Master's in Pharmacogenomics, and Graduate Certificate in Pharmacogenomics. She continues to help grow all online programs, and takes great pride in the growth and success of all programs at James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy.


Ph.D.: University at Buffalo Buffalo, NY, 2015 (Pharmaceutical Sciences-Pharmacogenomics)

MBA: Indiana University Bloomington, Indiana, 2019 (Business Administration)

Bachelors of Science: University at Buffalo Buffalo, NY, 2010 (Pharmaceutical Sciences)


Peer Reviewed Publications

Carrie C. Hoefer, PhD, MBA; Leah K. Hollon, ND, MPH; Jennifer A. Campbell, PharmD (2021. ) The Role of the Human Gutome on Chronic Disease.Advances in Molecular Pathology, , 4 ,103 More Information

Calinski, Diane M; Hoefer, Carrie; Kisor, David (2021. ) An interprofessional education experience to promote the role of the pharmacist in precision medicine.Currents in pharmacy teaching & learning, , 13 (10 ) ,1370-1375 More Information

Hoefer, Carrie C; Brick, Emily J; Savariar, Ann; Kisor, David F; Dawson, Amy; Khatri, Ahmad; Henriksen, Brian (2018. ) Allelic frequencies of 60 pharmacogene variants assessed within a Burmese population residing in northeast Indiana, USA.Pharmacogenomics, , 19 (5 ) ,393-399 More Information

Hoefer, Carrie C; Blair, Rachael Hageman; Blanco, Javier G (2016. ) Development of a CART Model to Predict the Synthesis of Cardiotoxic Daunorubicinol in Heart Tissue Samples From Donors With and Without Down Syndrome.Journal of pharmaceutical sciences, , 105 (6 ) ,2005-2008 More Information

Hoefer, Carrie C; Quiñones-Lombraña, Adolfo; Blair, Rachael Hageman; Blanco, Javier G (2016. ) Role of DNA Methylation on the Expression of the Anthracycline Metabolizing Enzyme AKR7A2 in Human Heart.Cardiovascular toxicology, , 16 (2 ) ,182-92 More Information