Rex S. Lott, PharmD, BCPP
Professor Emeritus of Pharmacy Practice
Idaho State University - College of Pharmacy
Rex practiced and taught psychiatric and neurologic pharmacy for almost 40 years. After earning a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree from Washington State University in 1972, he became an Assistant Professor in the College of Pharmacy there. He earned a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Minnesota in 1977; during that training, his interest in psychiatric and neurologic clinical practice blossomed. Since that time he has served in several different practice roles including Consultant Clinical Pharmacist for a state hospital system, Clinical Pharmacist/Pharmacy Director in two different institutions for developmentally disabled adults, long-term care Consultant Pharmacist, and private practice pharmacotherapy consultant. From 1997 until 2016 he was a full-time faculty member with Idaho State University with a practice in psychiatric pharmacy at the Boise, Idaho VA Medical Center. His practice focused on inpatient and outpatient adult psychiatry. Rex retired from teaching and active practice in 2016.
Rex taught students from Idaho State University’s College of Pharmacy in both didactic course work and Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences in mental health. From 2008 - 2016, he taught 3rd and 4th year residents in the University of Washington’s Idaho Track Psychiatry Residency Program. He also established a psychiatric pharmacy residency at the Boise VAMC which was re-established as a PGY-2 residency in 2016. He has completed several clinical research projects. From 2016 through 2020, Rex served as BCPP Director for CPNP. In that position, he coordinated development of CPNP’s recertification products (Psychiatric Pharmacotherapy Review Course, Clinical Application Series, Literature Analysis, From Theory to Practice Case Series, & Psychopharmacology Pearls) through 4 editorial boards.