Department of Pharmacy Practice

College of Pharmacy

Eljim Tesoro, PharmD, BCPS

Eljim Tesoro
Eljim Tesoro, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Associate Professor
Hospital Pharmacy
Department of Pharmacy Practice
Phone 312-355-1415
Fax 312-996-0379
Office 349 CSB
US Mail 833 S. Wood St., RM 164 MC886
Chicago, IL 60612

Research Interests
Dr. Tesoro's areas of interest include nosocomial infections in the ICU, neuroprotection and acute CNS
injury, and stroke.


1999 Critical Care fellowship , Virginia Commonwealth university / Medical College of Virginia
1997 Pharmacy Practice Residency , University of Illinois at Chicago
1996 Doctor of Pharmacy, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California
1991 Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland

Current UIC Appointments
2004 to present Director, Critical Care Residency, College of Pharmacy and Medical Center
2002 to present Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice
1999 to present Clinical Pharmacist, Department of Neurosurgery

Representative Publications
  1. Roitberg B, Kennedy O, Hanjani S, Mucksavage JJ, Tesoro EP. Human recombinant factor VII for emergency reversal of coagulopathy in neurosurgical patients: a retrospective, comparative study. Neurosurgery 2005;57:832-6.
  2. Slavin KV, Tesoro EP, Mucksavage JJ. The treatment of cancer pain. Drugs of Today, 2004; 40 (3): 235-245.
  3. Tesoro EP, Jung R, Martin SJ, Pendland SL*. In Vitro Activity of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia: Single versus Combination Agents. J Appl Res 2003; 3:168-172.
  4. Brophy GM, Tesoro EP, Schrote GL, Garnett WR. Pharmacist impact on posttraumatic seizure prophylaxis in patients with head injury. Pharmacotherapy, 2002; 22(2): 251-5.
  5. Brophy GM, Tesoro EP, Tang Z, Karnes HT, Doppenberg E, Bullock MR. Using Brain Microdialysis to Detect Drug Penetration in Severe Brain Injury Patients (Abstract). 31st Critical Care Congress, San Diego, California, January 27, 2002.

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