Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice
Pharm.D. (Pharmacy), Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy, Richmond, VA
Dr. Traci Poole joined the faculty of the College of Pharmacy in the summer of 2010. She is a 2009 graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy in Richmond, VA. Upon graduation, Dr. Poole completed an ASHP/APhA-accredited pharmacy practice residency with an emphasis in community care at VCU School of Pharmacy and Kmart Pharmacy. She also served in several roles at the VCU School of Pharmacy including co-preceptor for students on introductory and advanced pharmacy practice experiences, clinical instructor in pharmacy practice laboratories, and guest lecturer in the Self-Medication courses.
Dr Poole is a board certified ambulatory care pharmacist with a practice focus of geriatrics and family medicine. Her other areas of particular interest and expertise include immunizations, medication therapy management, and self-care. Dr. Poole has great interest in the advocacy of the profession and is actively involved in the Tennessee Pharmacists Association and American Pharmacists Association. She currently serves as the faculty advisor to TPA’s Society of Student Pharmacists and APhA’s Academy of Student Pharmacists.
As Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Dr. Poole is the course coordinator of Pharmaceutical Care III and Self-Care Therapeutics. She is actively involved in other courses related to community and ambulatory care and teaches various topics throughout the Pathophysiology and Therapeutics sequence. She currently serves as the college’s coordinator for the American Pharmacists Association’s certificate program in medication therapy management and is faculty for the immunization certificate program. She has an established practice site at LivingWell by HealthSpring, an NCQA-recognized patient-centered medical home located in Gallatin, TN. Her practice site serves as an advanced pharmacy practice experience site for student pharmacists in community and ambulatory care during their fourth year of course work.
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