Pharmacy Practice Faculty: Dr. Katie Trotta

Katie Trotta

What is your role at Campbell?
Clinical assistant professor of Pharmacy Practice, manager of the health center pharmacy on campus where I am also the program manager for our ADA-accredited DSME program, oversee the pharmacy for the Community Care Clinic (Free Clinic), precept for advanced and intro to community rotations, course direct 2 PPS courses, OTC, and 2 electives, and am the program director for the PGY1 Community-Based residency program.

What are your research interests?
Innovative teaching models, health and wellness, nutrition, food as medicine, diabetes, cost avoidance

What have you gained from working at Campbell?
Everything! An amazing interprofessional practice site, great working relationships and friends outside of work, mentors and mentees, a platform for lifelong learning.

What are the accomplishments, passions, and experiences that you bring to the Campbell family?
Community service – running the pharmacy for the Community Care Clinic to serve patients of Harnett County without medical insurance; I am on Healthy Harnett and serve on the Medication Safety subcommittee which allows me to be involved with the Department of Aging and work with the county’s senior centers. Organizations I serve include Phi Delta Chi (Brother since 2007, faculty advisor since 2014, serving on a national committee called Professional Programming), NCPA (faculty advisor since 2017), APhA (member since 2013 and serving on a Medication Management expert panel), NCAP.

 What is your educational experience?
I graduated from Northeastern University in 2013 with my PharmD and then completed a Community Pharmacy residency with Campbell and Walgreens focusing on HIV and common chronic healthcare conditions. I am currently a Board-Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP).