Evan Zachary Ramsey, PharmD, BCPPS

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Evan Zachary Ramsey, PharmD, BCPPS, is a clinical pharmacy specialist in Pediatric Cardiology and the Pharmacy Residency Programs Director at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacy student/resident education, Congenital heart disease, Pulmonary hypertension
Locations: Main Campus


Dr. Ramsey holds faculty appointments at the Wilkes University School of Pharmacy and Jefferson University School of Pharmacy, and coordinates a Pediatric Pharmacotherapy elective course at those institutions.

Education and Training


Pharmacy Practice (PGY1) - University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, Lexington, KY
Pediatric Specialty (PGY2) - University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, Lexington, KY

Board Certification

Board Certified Pediatric Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPPS)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Chemistry - Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney, VA

Graduate Degree

Doctor of Pharmacy - Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy, Richmond, VA

Titles and Academic Titles

Residency Preceptor, Pharmacy Residency Programs Director

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Pediatric Cardiology

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Vaccines and vaccination practices
Sedation management
Chronic lung disease management
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
Neonatal pharmacokinetics
Antiepileptic use in status epilepticus
Necrotizing enterocolitis
Medication absorption sites
Disorders of bone and mineral metabolism
Medication safety




Melchior RW, Dreher M, Ramsey E, Savoca M, Rosenthal T. Cardiopulmonary bypass considerations for pediatric patients on the ketogenic diet. Perfusion. 2015 Jul;30(5):423-6. Epub 2014 Nov 7.


McIntyre CM, Hanna BD, Rintoul N, Ramsey EZ. Safety of Epoprostenol and Treprostinil in Children Less than 12 Months of Age. Pulm Circ 2013;3(4):862-869.

Anderson DM, Pesaturo KA, Casavant J, Ramsey EZ. Alteplase for the Treatment of Catheter Occlusion in Pediatric Patients. Ann Pharmacother. 2013 March; 47(3):405-9.



Caruthers RL and Ramsey EZ. Pediatric Hypertension, In: Advanced Pediatric Therapeutics, Eiland L and Todd T eds., PPAG, 2015.

Posters and Presentations


Nawab U, Cei B, Cunningham M, Donnelly K, Gibbs K, Tallent C, Bodenstab H, O’Connor T. SHARPI Rounds (Stomping Harm and Reducing Preventable Infections) Contribute to CLABSI reduction in the NICU. Poster presentation at Vermont Oxford Network Annual Quality conference, Chicago, IL. 2018.

Thomas BA, Padula M, Maschhoff K, Wang S, Ware E, Monk HM, Glenn E, Nawab U. Electronic alerts improve palivizumab candidate identification and prophylaxis administration among patients in a level IV neonatal intensive care unit. Poster presentation at Vermont Oxford Network Annual Quality conference, Chicago, IL. 2018.

Ramsey EZ, Erush SC. “Making Unconscious Bias Conscious” – Platform Presentation at ASHP 2018 National Pharmacy Preceptors Conference: October 2018, Dallas, TX.

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Section Affiliate
American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Section Affiliate
American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)
Mid-Atlantic College of Clinical Pharmacy (MACCP)
Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group (PPAG)