Pharmacy and Medicine, Infectious Diseases Pharmacy, PharmacotherapyJohnson City, New York, United States of America
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Kufel earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences in Buffalo, N.Y., completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at SUNY Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse, N.Y., and completed a PGY2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency at University of North Carolina Medical Center in Chapel Hill, N.C. He joined the Binghamton University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences as a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice in 2017 and was promoted to clinical associate professor in 2022.
Currently, Kufel provides didactic and experiential education for pharmacy students in the area of infectious diseases. He is also a clinical pharmacy specialist in infectious diseases at SUNY Upstate University Hospital, where he provides clinical services for the antimicrobial stewardship program and the infectious diseases consultation teams, and serves as a preceptor for the PGY2 Infectious Diseases and PGY1 Pharmacy Residency programs. Kufel is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, at SUNY Upstate Medical University, where he provides interprofessional infectious disease education to medical students, medical residents, and infectious disease fellows.
Kufel has delivered several continuing education programs in the area of infectious diseases at local, state, and national professional meetings. He is also actively involved and has held leadership positions in several professional organizations including the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP), and New York-State Council of Health-System Pharmacists (NYSCHP). He also founded the Student Society of Health-System Pharmacy chapter at the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Kufel is a Board-Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS), a Board-Certified Infectious Diseases Pharmacist (BCIDP), and an HIV Certified Pharmacist (AAHIVP) by the American Academy of HIV Medicine.