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Curriculum Vitae

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Specialized Residency in Drug Information Practice, Univ. Medical Center/Univ. of Florida Health Science Center, Jacksonville, FL

Doctor of Pharmacy,  University of  Georgia College of Pharmacy, 1993

Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, University of Georgia College of Pharmacy, 1992

Honors, Awards, and Achievements

Zeta Tau Alpha Foundation’s 2018 Most Outstanding Alumna Award, 2018

President’s Award, Kentucky Society of Health-System Pharmacists, 2016

Named one of the 25 Top Pharmacy Professors in the US by Sechel Venture Partners, LLC, 2015

Induction, Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society, 2011

Pharmacist of the Year, Kentucky Pharmacists Association, 2008

Pharmacist of the Year, Kentucky Society of Health-System Pharmacists, 2005


American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP),  president

American Academy of Wound Management

American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)

American Association of College of Pharmacy (AACP)

American Pharmacists Association (APhA)

Research Interests

Dr. Smith’s research focuses on pharmacy practice models and workforce development, particularly through student career development and residency training.

Selected Publications

Smith Kelly M. The Accidental Leader. American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

Smith Kelly M, Bochenek Samantha, Fugit Ann, Cook Aaron M. (2016). Pharmacy residents’ perception of preceptors as role models. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, 73(Suppl 3), S94-99.

Butts Allison R, Smith Kelly M. (2015). Application and Interview Features Used to Assess Applicant Qualifications for Residency Training. Hospital Pharmacy, 50(2), 125-133.

Bookstaver B, Quidley A M, Rudisill C R, Smith Kelly M. (2013). Roadmap to Postgraduate Training in Pharmacy. McGraw Hill,

Holder Martina, Smith Kelly M, Fugit Ann, Macaulay Tracy, Cook Aaron M. (2013). National survey of pharmacy residency on-call programs. Amer J Health-System Pharmacy, 70(19), 1676-1680.

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