S. Scott Sutton, Pharm.D., BCPS

Associate Professor

CPOS, South Carolina College of Pharmacy

803.777.0477 :: Columbia

803.776.4000 :: Ext. 7104: Dorn VA Medical Center

Dr. Sutton's Email

Dr. Scott Sutton

About Dr. Sutton

Dr. Sutton is an Associate Clinical Professor at the South Carolina College of Pharmacy in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes Sciences and a Clinical Pharmacist at the WJB Dorn Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center who specializes in Medicine and Infectious Diseases. He was named the 2013 recipient of the University of South Carolina (USC) Clinical Practice Teaching Award, honoring his philosophy of teaching, involvement in clinical teaching and practice, and advising and mentoring of health science students (see list of other awards on his vita). Funded grants are in the areas of pharmacoepidemiology (prostate cancer, cardiovascular), HIV, pharmacokinetics, and MRSA in collegiate football players (see full list of funded grants on his vita). Along with numerous publications (see link to full vita), Dr. Sutton also has a textbook published by McGraw Hill. Naplex Review Guide by S. Scott Sutton. Sutton SS. Naplex Review Guide 1st edition. New York, McGraw-Hill. 2011.

 

Funded Grants

  • Diabetes and Risk of Pancreatic Cancer: A Retrospective Cohort Study among the Veteran Affairs Population. Funded - $15,000. June 2013-present. University of South Carolina Aspire Grant. Lu ZK, Sutton SS, Bennett CL. (Co-investigator).
  • Impact of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy Regimen on Adherence and Risk of Hospitalization in Veterans with HIV/AIDS. Funded - $60,000. June 2012 – present. Gilead. Sutton SS, Rao GA, Hardin J, Bennett CL. (Principal Investigator).
  • National AIDS Education and Training Centers / Telehealth Training Centers Program HRSA Grant No: 6 H4AHA24082: Tri-State Telehealth Advancement Network (TITAN) Funded - $598,000. 07/1/12-6/30/15. Ahuja D, Sutton SS. (Co-investigator).
  • Metformin exposure and the risk of cancer among patients with diabetes mellitus: a comparative effectiveness study. Funded - $20,000. May 2012 – present. University of South Carolina Social Sciences Grant. Lu K, Sutton SS, Bennett CL. (Co-investigator).
  • Diabetes and risk of bladder cancer: A retrospective cohort study among the Veterans Affairs population. Funded - $15,000. May 2012 – present. University of South Carolina Clinical Incentive Grant. Norris LB, Lu K, Sutton SS. (Co-investigator).
  • Transition of care in patients with castrate / hormone resistant prostate cancer. Funded - $75,000. October 2011 – present. Strategic Marketing Technologies (SMT). Sutton SS, Rao G, Hardin J, Norris LB, Bennett CL. (Principal Investigator).
  • Presence of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in Collegiate Football Players and Football Equipment. Funded - $11,000.00. May 2011 – present. University of South Carolina Clinical Incentive Grant. Sutton SS, Stacy JJ, Mensch J, Bennett CL. (Principal Investigator).
  • Efficacy and safety of dual calcium channel blockers compared to JNC-7 guided treatment in African American patients with uncontrolled hypertension. Funded - $13,650 May 2011 – present. University of South Carolina Clinical Incentive Grant. Dunn BL, Sutton SS, Hardin JW, Agocha AE, Bennett CL. (co-Investigator).
  • Prevalence and Treatment Outcomes in African American Veterans with Chronic Hepatitis B Infection. Funded - $55,537. 2011- present. Bristol-Myers Scquibb. Love B, Sutton SS, Hardin J, Rao G, Sarbah S. (co-Investigator).
  • South Carolina HIV / AIDS Clinical Training. Supported by AIDS Training Center (Ryan White, Part F) – Southeast AIDS Training and Education Center (SEATEC) at Emory University. Funded - $825,000. 2010-2015. Ahuja D, Sutton SS. (co-Investigator).

Research Interests

  • Pharmacoepidemiology: Medication use (effectiveness and safety), Infectious Diseases, HIV, Cancer, Standardized exams
 

Recent Awards:

  • 2013 Clinical Practice Teaching Award – University of South Carolina.
  • 2013 Service Award – South Carolina College of Pharmacy; Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes Sciences.
  • 2012 Professor of the Year – South Carolina College of Pharmacy (P3 Class).
  • 2012 Instructor of the Year – WF Professional Associates.
  • 2011 Professor of the Year – South Carolina College of Pharmacy (P3 Class).
  • 2010 Instructor of the Year – WF Professional Associates.
  • 2010 SCCP Excellence Award – South Carolina College of Pharmacy.
  • 2009 Captivating Teacher of the Year – South Carolina College of Pharmacy (P3 Class).
  • 2009 Instructor of the Year – WF Professional Associates.
  • 2008 Teacher of the Year – University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy.
  • 2006 Instructor of the Year – WF Professional Associates.
  • 2005 Instructor of the Year – WF Professional Associates.
  • 2003 Researcher of the Year – University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy.
 

Practice Site/Specialty

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine, WJB Dorn Veterans Administration Medical Center

 

Publications

  • Rao GA, Mann JR, Shoabi A, Sutton SS, Bennett CL, Bottai M, Haddock KS, Herbert J. Relationship between angiotensin receptor blockers and lung cancer: Are they related to lung cancer? J Hypertens 2013;31(8):1669-1675.
  • Sutton SS, Rao GA, Hardin J, Norris LB, Bennett CL. Transition of care and treatment outcomes for hormone refractory prostate cancer. Manuscript in development. (abstract submitted and accepted at ASCO – summer 2013). Fall 2013.
  • Love B, Sutton SS, Hardin J, Rao GA, Sarbah S. Prevalence and treatment outcomes in African-American Veterans with chronic hepatitis B infection. Manuscript in development.  Spring 2104.
  • Dunn B, Rao GA, Sutton SS. Comparative effectiveness of chlorthalidone versus hyrdochlorthiazide within a Veteran Affairs population: A national cohort study. Manuscript in development. Spring 2014.
  • Sutton SS, Rao GA. Assessing hematologic toxicity of vancomycin: A national observational analysis of Veterans. Manuscript in development. Spring 2014.
  • Bookstaver PB, Enoch CB, Sutton SS. Biostatistics training through the eyes of residency program directors Annals of Pharmacotherapy 2013;47(5):759-60.
  • Sutton SS, Stacy JJ, Mensch J, Torres-McGehee T, Bennett CL. Tackling community acquired methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) in collegiate football players following implementation of an anti-MRSA program. Br J Sports Med 2013; Feb 16:1-2.
  • Sutton SS, Parker W, Bookstaver PB. Evaluating the effect of population based volume of distribution and estimated glomerular filtration rate models on elimination rate constant (ke) in predicting serum vancomycin concentrations. Manuscript in development. Fall 2103.
  • Sutton SS, Parker W, Hyche S, Bookstaver PB. Evaluating target attainment of vancomycin area under the curve in a Veteran population. Manuscript in development. Fall 2103.
  • Bookstaver PB, Bland C, Custer A, Miller A, Sutton SS. Antibiotic management for osteomyelitis due to MRSA. Submitted to Pharmacotherapy. Revisions under review.
  • Sutton SS, Dunn B, Bennett CL. Cardiovascular outcomes of Veteran patients receiving clopidogrel and proton pump inhibitors. Manuscript in development. Spring 2014.
  • Crawford ED, Moul JW, Sutton SS, Poston S, Kreup E, Hardin J. Assessing prostate cancer risk factors: A Veteran's Administration Analysis. Submitted to the Journal of Urology. Decision pending.
  • Sutton SS, Rao G, Bland C. Sepsis and Septic Shock. In: Chisholm-Burns MA, Wells BG, Schwinghammer TL, et al. Pharmacotherapy Principles & Practice, 3rd ed. McGraw-Hill. 2013;1411-1423.

Certifications

  • Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist with added qualifications in Infectious Diseases, 2005 - present