Yousef Lafi completed a Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences and a minor in Chemistry from North Carolina Central University in Durham, NC. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Buies Creek, NC. After graduation, Lafi worked as a consultant pharmacist in the medical communications department with Pharmaceutical Product Development in Morrisville, NC, and part-time as a clinical pharmacist at the Outpatient Pharmacy at Duke University Children’s Hospital in Durham, NC.
Lafi pursued residency training and completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, VA, and a PGY2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Residency at BronxCare Health System in Bronx, NY. He is board certified by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties in Infectious Diseases.
Lafi was an Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences at California Health Sciences University, where he served as co-director of the Patient Care IV (Infectious Diseases/Oncology) course. During his tenure at CHSU, he was honored as the P3 teacher of the year in 2019. His current research interests include antimicrobial stewardship, HIV, and resistance patterns of gram-negative bacteria.