Infectious Diseases: Preceptor Information

Preceptors

  • Sam Borgert
  • Ken Klinker

 

Sam BorgertSam Borgert, PharmD

Sam Borgert, PharmD, is a pharmacy clinical specialist in infectious diseases at UF Health Shands Hospital. His primary clinical activities involve primarily anti-infective stewardship and infectious disease consultation activities at UF Health Shands Hospital. Previous positions held at UF Health include ID Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at Shands AGH, Director of Pharmacy for Shands Community Hospitals, and Pharmacist Liaison to the Florida Recovery Center. Sam received his B.S. in Pharmacy from Purdue University and Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Colorado Denver.

 

Ken Klinker, PharmD

KlinkerKen Klinker, PharmD, is a pharmacy specialist in infectious diseases at UF Health Shands Hospital. He is a co-director of the Antimicrobial Management Program and serves as secretary for the Anti-infective Subcommittee. He is also a clinical assistant professor at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy and serves as the director of the Infectious Diseases Residency Program.

Dr. Klinker received his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. He completed his pharmacy practice residency and specialty residency in internal medicine at UF Health Shands Hospital. Following completion of his residency training, he spent five years providing care to critically ill patients in the medical intensive care unit at UF Health Shands and in 2003 transitioned to infectious diseases to participate in the development of an Antimicrobial Management Program. His interests include infectious diseases and training pharmacists on how to develop an effective Antimicrobial Management Program.

Dr. Klinker is a past president of the North Central Florida Society of Health
Systems Pharmacists, has served as a member of the board of
directors for the Florida Society of Health Systems Pharmacists and remains
active in NCFSHP.