Profile: Jessica Cottreau

Jessica Cottreau
Jessica Cottreau, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Clinical Sciences and Administration
UH College of Pharmacy
Texas Medical Center Campus
1441 Moursund Street, Room 308
Houston, Texas 77030
832-842-8383 (Fax)

Education & Post-graduate Training

Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy, Madison, Wisc.

Pharmacy Practice Residency (PGY-1), University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy, Oklahoma City, Okla.

Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency (PGY-2), University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas

Research Interests

  • Gram negative bacteremia outcomes
  • The effect of hyperglycemia on outcomes in infection
  • Influencing factors for pharmacy research


  • PHAR 5581 Therapeutics II
  • PHAR 5582 Therapeutics III
  • PHAR 5286 Pharmacy Skills Program V
  • PHAR 5480 Physical Assessment/Anatomy
  • PHAR 5287 Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience II & Professionalism
  • PHAR 4260 Pharmacy Management I
  • PHAR 5373 Pharmacy Practice IV

Selected Publications

Hirsch EB, Cottreau JM, Chang KT, Caeiro JP, Johnson ML, Tam VH. A model to predict mortality following Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteremia. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2012 Jan;72(1):97-102. Epub 2011 Nov 3.

Cottreau J, Tucker A, Crutchley R, Garey KW. Crofelemer for the treatment of secretory diarrhea. Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2012 Jan;6(1):17-23.

Palmer HR, Weston J, Gentry L, Salazar M, Putney K, Frost C, Tipton JA, Cottreau J, Tam VH, Garey KW. Improving patient care through implementation of an antimicrobial stewardship program. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2011 Nov 15;68(22):2170-4.

Hirsch EB, Cottreau JM, Ikwuagwu JO, Lusardi K, Mohr JF, Rodriguez SM, Shah DN, Tran TT; Houston Infectious Diseases Network. Significant publications on infectious diseases pharmacotherapy in 2010. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2011 Nov 1;68(21):2075-85.

Palmer HR, Cottreau JM, Garey KW, Hirsch EB, Musick WL, Tam VH, Yeh RF; Houston Infectious Diseases Network. Significant publications on infectious diseases pharmacotherapy in 2009. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2010 Aug;67(15):e34-42. Review.

Cottreau J, Baker SF, DuPont HL, Garey KW. Rifaximin: a nonsystemic rifamycin antibiotic for gastrointestinal infections. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2010; 8:747-60.

Professional Service & Affiliations

  • Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists, 2008-present
  • Texas Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists, 2007-present
  • Gulf Coast Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists, 2007-present
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy, 2007-present
    • Chair, Infectious Diseases Practice & Research Network, 2011-12
  • American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists, 2002-present
  • American Society of Microbiologists, 2009-present
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, 2009-present