What is your role at Campbell?
Ambulatory care clinical faculty in Pharmacy Practice, serve as preceptor for Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPE) students at Benson Area Medical Center (BAMC) and as program director for the PGY2 Ambulatory Care residency at BAMC; serve as course director for 2 PPS courses, 1 IP course, and 2 electives as well as serve as an instructor in many courses.
What are your research interests?
Diabetes, COPD, Weight loss, Behavior change, nutrition
What have you gained from working at Campbell?
Many wonderful friendships with colleagues and students; continuous professional development; access to pathways to serve the communities where I work; encouragement to complete scholarship in the form of published manuscript/continuing education presentations
What are the accomplishments, passions, and experiences that you bring to the Campbell family?
Career includes retail, independent, hospital, and primary care in physician offices including cardiology specialty; have served in management or leadership positions (pharmacy manager, team leader, etc.); Love working with patients and empowering them to make behavior changes to lose weight, eat healthier, and increase physical activity. I serve my community by facilitating group classes for weight loss, prevention of type 2 diabetes, and I have participated in a diabetes support group once monthly for five years in Benson, North Carolina. Hold memberships in NCAP, APhA, ASHP, and AACP.
What is your educational experience?
PharmD from Campbell 1998, Primary care residency with diabetes focus through CU conducted at Wilson Community Health Center 1998-99; DM, MTM and Immunization certificates; CDE certified diabetes educator, BC-ADM Board certified in advanced diabetes management, BCACP Board certified ambulatory care pharmacist, CPP clinical pharmacist practitioner; certified in spirometry, and a lifestyle coach.