Crystal Burkhardt

  • Clinical Professor
  • School of Pharmacy - Pharmacy Practice
Wescoe Room 6007
University of Kansas Medical Center
3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160


  • Residency, Geriatric Speciality, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • Pharm.D., Drake University, Des Moines, IA
  • M.S., Business Administration, Drake University, Des Moines, IA


Crystal Burkhardt's primary practice site is at the Landon Center on Aging located on the KUMC campus which serves as the primary source for her practice based research.


Selected Publications

Hume, A. L., Kirwin, J. Bieber, H. L., Couchenour, R. L., Hall, D. L., Kennedy, A. K., LaPointe, N. M., Burkhardt, C. D., Schilli, K. Seaton, T. Trujillo, J. & Wiggins, B. (2012). Improving care transitions: current practice and future opportunities for pharmacists. Pharmacotherapy, 32(11), e326-37. DOI:10.1002/phar.1215

Obering, C. & Batrash, A. (2009). Case Report: Combined Use of Donepezil and Galantamine in Mixed Dementia. Journal of American Geriatric Society, 57, 1934-1935.

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