Dr. Meaney is a clinical pharmacist-scientist in the field of nephrology. His clinical practice is at the Erie County Medical Center, the Regional Center of Excellence in Transplantation in Kidney Care. He serves on two acute care medical teams: (1) Nephrology Consultation Service and (2) Internal Medicine where he precepts pharmacy students and residents.
Dr. Meaney‘s research is focused on the optimization of drug therapy through the application of quantitative clinical pharmacology. He leads a multidisciplinary group of researchers to address novel personalization of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents in hemodialysis patients. Other work has focused on drug-induced nephrotoxicity where he was one of the first researchers to identify vancomycin and piperacillin/tazobactam as a nephrotoxic combination.
In the classroom, Dr. Meaney strives to excite and engage students through real-world application of pharmacotherapy using active learning techniques. He finds the personal interaction with students through advising and mentoring to be the most rewarding part of being a faculty member.