Louis Lteif

Louis Lteif, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCIDP

Assistant Professor

Dr. Louis Lteif was born and raised in Lebanon. He matriculated at the Lebanese American University and received his Pharm.D. in 2012. He then practiced in retail setting before pursuing a Post-Graduate Year 1 (PGY-1) Pharmacy Practice Residency at Howard University Hospital in Washington, DC. Dr. Lteif’s interests lie in Infectious Diseases which led him to complete a PGY-2 Infectious Diseases Residency at Howard University Hospital as well. Dr. Lteif joined the DKICP as an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice in January 2016.

Dr. Lteif teaches didactic lectures on a variety of topics including respiratory and Infectious Diseases, Evidence-Based Medicine, Applied Pharmaceutical Care, Self-Care and Complementary Medicine. His practice site is at Hilo Medical Center (HMC) where he functions as the Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist.

Additionally, he serves as a main clinical consultant in the state-wide Hawaii Antimicrobial Stewardship Collaborative (HASC) and is an active member of the clinical management subcommittee of the Hawaii Governor Task Force for Rat Lungworm Disease.

Contact information

Office: Annex, Room 60
Office Phone: (808) 933-2905
Fax Phone: (808) 933-2974
Email: llteif@hawaii.edu


  • Pharm.D. - Lebanese American University

Recent publications

  • Hachem A., Hariri E., Saoud P., Lteif C., Lteif L., Welty F. The Role of Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin/Kexin Type 9 (PCSK9) in Cardiovascular Homeostasis: A Non-Systematic Literature Review. Current Cardiology Reviews. 2017; 13(4) PMID: 28782494
  • Chu C., Lteif L., Young N. Obesity: The Drug Dose Debate. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2017;76(6):162-165 PMID: 28607835
  • Lteif, L. Updates on Clostridium difficile Infection: Advances in Laboratory Testing to Aid Diagnosis and Treatment. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2017;76(2):59-64 PMID: 28210531 Adesoye, A., Lteif, L., Murray, B., Ayoola, A. Review of Management & Prevention of HPV Infections. U.S. Pharmacist 2017; 42(4): 37-45
  • Blakesley, B., Songsak, T., Wattanavijitkul, T., Lteif, L., Shih, A., Wongwiwatthananukit, S. What a Pharmacist/Practitioner Should Know About Evaluating Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses. BHST. 2016, 14(2):01-12
  • Adigun M., Adesoye A., Ayoola A., Lteif L., Amaechi O. Review of Nonneurogenic Overactive Bladder. U.S. Pharmacist 2014 August; 39 (8): 62-72