March 10, 2018
Dr. Maestri is a board certified psychiatric clinical pharmacy specialist (BCPP) serving as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Xavier University of Louisiana College of Pharmacy. As part of his role, he attends daily rounds in the UMC Behavioral Health Units, working in collaboration with the LSUHSC psychiatry team to provide optimized care to patients with psychotic, mood, and substance use disorders. He also provides both experiential and didactic learning opportunities to Xavier Pharmacy students in psychopharmacology, substance use, and ethical principles in pharmacy. His current research interests include improved medication adherence with long-acting injectable antipsychotics, health disparities in antipsychotic prescribing patterns, and the relationship between opioid use and PTSD.