Faculty Member – Rachel Stafford

Rachel Stafford, PharmD

Assistant Professor

Department of Pharmacy Practice
Phone: (501) 686-5579
Office: RAHN 6241
Email: rastafford@uams.edu

Education & Training

Community Pharmacy Practice Residency University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Kroger Pharmacy
Little Rock, Arkansas
July 2010-June 2011

Doctor of Pharmacy
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, College of Pharmacy
Little Rock, Arkansas
August 2006-May 2010

Bachelor of Arts in Professional and Technical Writing
Minor: Digital Graphics
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Little Rock, Arkansas
July 2003-July 2006

Teaching Responsibilities

College of Pharmacy Didactic Coursework
PhPr 4692 Self-Care Therapeutics
2014-present: Course Coordinator, 2011-present: Lecturer
Topics: Basic Self Care Assessment, Regulation of OTC Products, Headache, Musculoskeletal Pain, Fever, Cold/Allergy, Cough, Smoking Cessation, Dermatitis, Fungal Skin Infections, Insect Bites/Stings, Burns

PhPr 4454 Dispensing Pharmacy and Lab
2012-present: Instructor
Topics: Patient Interviewing and MTM, Empathy/Listening and Motivational Interviewing, Communicating with Other Health Care Professionals

PhPr 3611 Introduction to Patient-Centered Communication
2014-present: Facilitator
Topics: Motivational Interviewing

PhPr 3422 Career Orientation & Communication
2012-present: Lecturer
Topics: CVs/Resumés

PhPr 3611 Pharmacy Management
2012-present: Lecturer
Topics: CVs/Resumés, Health Information Technology

PhPr5654 Patient Assessment and Lab
2012-present: Lecturer
Topics: Medication Therapy Assessment, Immunization Check-off

College of Health Professions, Physician Assistant Program
Pharmacotherapy 2
2014-present: Lecturer
Topics: Menopause, Contraception, Pregnancy/Lactation, STIs, PMS/Endometriosis
Teaching Methods: Lecture

Clinical Practice

Patient Care Specialist, Kroger Pharmacy, Delta Division

Research & Scholarly Interests

Immunizations, Medication Therapy Management, Self-Care Therapeutics, Motivational Interviewing, Communications

Curriculum Vitae