Meet Thomas Lausten, BSPharm, MBA, RPh

"I look forward to providing pharmacy students the opportunity to enhance their academic experience by allowing them an opportunity to expand their knowledge base in the management of the pediatric patient."

Todd Karpinski, PharmD, MS, FASHP, FACHE

Thomas Lausten, BPharm, MBA, RPh

Associate Dean for Pediatric Pharmacy Services
Department of Clinical Sciences





Thomas Lausten, BPharm, MBA, RPh is the Director of Pharmacy at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. Professor Lausten has over 20 years of experience in pharmacy leadership positions. He joined the MCW Pharmacy School as the Associate Dean for Pediatric Pharmacy Services in September 2016. Over the last 10 years, he has been involved in a number of roles at educational institutions around the state including the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Concordia University and now the MCW Pharmacy School. Professor Lausten has been very active in healthcare organizations, including working with the Center for International Health where he developed Pediatric Clinical and distributive Pharmacy Services in Zambia and Zimbabwe for 2 years. Professor Lausten also serves on the Pharmacy Executive Committee for the Children’s Hospital Association. 

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  Education and Training

Executive Masters in Business Administration - University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm) - University of Wisconsin-Madison


Pre-Pharmacy - University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee




Licensed Pharmacist - State of Wisconsin


Immunization Certification - State of Wisconsin

  Research Interests
  • the impact of pharmacist involvement in pediatric pharmaceutical care