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Preceptors

Our preceptors have diverse backgrounds, more than enough to challenge each resident in most areas of pharmacy practice.

Eddy Arnold, PD

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

Education: B.S. Pharmacy – UAMS College of Pharmacy, 1982

Practice Area: Multiple Myeloma/Bone Marrow Transplant

Mr. Arnold joined UAMS in 1982.

 

Stacie Bordelon, Pharm.D., AAHIVP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

Education: ULM College of Pharmacy, 2014

Training: PGY1 – UAMS Medical Center, 2015

Practice Area: Specialty Pharmacy – HIV Clinic

Dr. Bordelon joined UAMS in 2015.

Amanda Ferstl, Pharm.D., CACP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

Education: Pharm.D. – UAMS College of Pharmacy, 2004

Training: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency – UAMS Medical Center, 2005

Practice Area: Anticoagulation Clinic

Dr. Ferstl joined UAMS in 2005.

 

Howell Foster, Pharm.D., DABAT

Director, Arkansas Poison Control Center; Associate Professor, UAMS College of Pharmacy

Education: B.S. Pharmacy (1991), Pharm.D. (1999) – UAMS College of Pharmacy

Training: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency – VA Medical Center, Little Rock, AR, 1992

Practice Area: Poison Control Center

Dr. Foster joined UAMS in 1992.

Denese Harris, Pharm.D.

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

Education: B.S. Pharmacy (1982), Pharm.D. (2000) – UAMS College of Pharmacy

Practice Area: Hematology/Oncology

Dr. Harris joined UAMS in 1992.

 

Lisa C. Hutchison, Pharm.D., MPH, BCPS, FCCP

Professor, UAMS College of Pharmacy

Education: B.S. Pharmacy (1982), Pharm.D. (1983) – University of Tennessee, 1982

Training: PGY1 – VA Medical Center, Memphis, TN, 1984

Practice Area: UAMS Institute on Aging

Dr. Hutchison joined UAMS in 2000.

 

Jill Johnson, Pharm.D., BCPS

Professor, UAMS College of Pharmacy

Education: Pharm.D. – UAMS College of Pharmacy, 1993

Training: PGY1 – John L. McClellan VA Hospital, Little Rock, AR, 1994

Practice Area: Internal Medicine

Dr. Johnson joined UAMS in 1994.

 

Brian Jolly, Pharm.D.

Inpatient Pharmacy Supervisor

Education: Pharm.D. – UAMS College of Pharmacy, 2002

Training: PGY1 – UAMS Medical Center, 2003

Dr. Jolly joined UAMS in 2007.

 

Gavin Jones, PhD, Pharm.D., BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

Education: Pharm.D. – UAMS College of Pharmacy, 2014

Training: PGY1 – UAMS Medical Center, 2015

Practice Area: Emergency Medicine

Dr. Jones joined UAMS in 2015.

 

Kendrea Jones, Pharm.D., BCPS

Associate Professor, UAMS College of Pharmacy

Education: Pharm.D. – UAMS College of Pharmacy, 2005

Training: PGY1 – Methodist University Hospital, Memphis, TN, 2006; PGY2 Critical Care – Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy/VA North Texas Healthcare System, 2007

Practice Area: Arkansas Children’s Hospital Burn Center

Dr. Jones joined UAMS in 2007.

Karen E. King, Pharm.D., BCNSP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

Education: B.S. Pharmacy – UAMS College of Pharmacy, 1987; Pharm.D. – Medical University of South Carolina, 1990

Training: PGY1 – UAMS Medical Center, 1988; PGY2 Critical Care/Surgery – Medical University of South Carolina, 1991

Practice Area: Surgery, critical care and nutrition support

Dr. King joined UAMS in 1991.

 

Leslie Kurczek, Pharm.D., BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

Education: Pharm.D. – UAMS College of Pharmacy, 2003

Training: PGY1 – UAMS Medical Center, 2004

Practice Area: Solid Organ Transplant

Dr. Kurzcek joined UAMS in 2004.

 

Sonda Lloyd, Pharm.D.

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

Education: B.S. Pharmacy (1989), Pharm.D. (1998) – UAMS College of Pharmacy

Practice Area: Maternal/Infant Medicine

Dr. Lloyd joined UAMS in 1991.

 

Katherine Lusardi, Pharm.D., BCPS (AQ Infectious Disease)

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

Education: Pharm.D. – Ohio Northern University, 2009

Training: PGY1 – Rockingham Memorial Hospital, 2010; PGY2 Infectious Disease – University of Houston/Cardinal Health, 2011

Practice Area: Antimicrobial Stewardship/Infectious Disease

Dr. Lusardi joined UAMS in 2011.

 

Mike Malone, Pharm.D.

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

Education: B.S. Pharmacy – Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science, 1989; Pharm.D. – University of Kentucky, 1994

Training: PGY1 – University of Cincinnati Medical Center, 1995; PGY2 Oncology – University of Cincinnati Medical Center, 1996

Practice Area: Multiple Myeloma/Bone Marrow Transplant

Dr. Malone joined UAMS in 2005.

 

Sherry Myatt, Pharm.D., BCPS

Assistant Director of Pharmacy for Clinical Services

Education: Pharm.D. – UAMS College of Pharmacy, 1994

Training: PGY1 – John L. McClellan Memorial Veterans Hospital, Little Rock, AR, 1995

Practice Area: Internal Medicine

Dr. Myatt joined UAMS in 1995.

 

Catherine O’Brien, Pharm.D.

Assistant Professor, UAMS College of Pharmacy

Education: Pharm.D. – UAMS College of Pharmacy, 2005

Training: PGY1 – UAMS Medical Center, 2006; Multidisciplinary Pharmacology Fellowship – UAMS College of Pharmacy, 2008

Practice Area: Arkansas CF Center & Arkansas Children’s Hospital Pulmonary Clinic

Dr. O’Brien joined UAMS in 2008.

 

Michael Parr, Pharm.D.

Director of Pharmacy Services, UAMS Medical Center

Education: Pharm.D. – University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy, 1980

Training: Post-Doctoral Pharmacy Residency – Albert B. Chandler Medical Center, University of Kentucky, 1982

Dr. Parr joined UAMS in 1990.

 

Melanie Pilcher, Pharm.D.

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

Education: Pharm.D. – University of Pacific, 1984

Training: PGY1 – St. John’s Hospital, Springfield, IL, 1984; PGY2 Geriatrics – UAMS College of Pharmacy, 1986

Practice Area: UAMS Thomas & Lyon Longevity Clinic

Dr. Pilcher joined UAMS in 1992.

 

Christi Quarles Smith, Pharm.D.

Assistant Director of Pharmacy for Medication Safety

Education: Pharm.D. – UAMS College of Pharmacy, 2010

Training: PGY1 – UAMS Medical Center, 2011

Dr. Quarles Smith joined UAMS in 2014.

 

Jennifer Roberts, PD

Assistant Director, Research Pharmacy | Residency Co-Director

Education: B.S. Pharmacy – UAMS College of Pharmacy, 1989

Training: Hospital Pharmacy Residency – UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1989-1991

Ms. Roberts joined UAMS in 1999.

 

Ashley Wilson, Pharm.D., BCPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist | Residency Co-Director

Education: Pharm.D. – UAMS College of Pharmacy, 2008

Training: PGY1 – UAMS Medical Center, 2009

Practice Area: Medical Intensive Care Unit

Dr. Wilson joined UAMS in 2009.