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Jennifer Smith
Associate Professor
School of Clinical Sciences
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Jennifer G Smith, PharmD
Associate Professor, Pharmacy

Education

PharmD

2009,
Medical University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy

BS

1999, Biology
Emory University

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Jennifer G Smith received a Bachelor of Science degree from Emory University, and her Doctor of Pharmacy from the Medical University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy in 2009. She completed a pharmacy practice residency at Emory Healthcare in Atlanta in 2010. Dr. Smith is a board certified pharmacotherapy specialist and maintains a clinical practice site with an inpatient internal medicine team. Dr. Smith is active in several state and national professional organizations. She has served as a chapter president for the South Central chapter of the Louisiana Society of Health-System Pharmacists (LSHP), and has served as the President of LSHP (2016-2017). She served as a Louisiana delegate to the ASHP House of Delegates in 2015, 2016, and 2017. 

Licensure & Certification

BLS-Healthcare Provider, American Heart Association. (August 29 2013 - Present)
Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, Board of Pharmacy Specialities. (December 2011 - Present)
Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery, American Pharmacists Association. (March 25 2011 - Present)
Pharmacy license (Louisiana), Louisiana Board of Pharmacy. (November 9 2010 - Present)
Pharmacy license (Georgia), Georgia Board of Pharmacy. (July 21 2009 - Present)
ACLS Provider, American Heart Association. (July 16 2009 - July 2011)

Research Interests

  • Cultural competency development
  • Transitions of care
  • International health and infectious diseases
  • Disaster/emergency preparedness and response
  • Interprofessional education

Recent Publications

Salario, A., Nguyen, T., Smith, J. G. (2018). LucemyraTM (lofexidine): First non-opioid FDA-approved treatment for the management of opioid withdrawal symptoms (pp. 6-7). Baton Rouge, LA: LA Health System Pharmacist: LSHP Newsletter.
Smith, J. G., Posey, S. K. (2018). An activity to improve pharmacy students’ ability to care for non-English-speaking patients using a translator (pp. 492). American Journal of Pharmacy Education.
Braddock, E. C., Smith, J. G. (2018). Avycaz® (ceftazidime-avibactam): Place in therapy with respect to emerging carbapenem resistance. Baton Rouge, LA: LA Health System Pharmacist: LSHP Newsletter.
Posey, S. K., Brady, J. H., Pate, K., Smith, J. G., Peveto, S. (2018). Description and assessment of a pilot interprofessional education case competition activity. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning.
Pate, A., Smith, J. G., Horace, A. E., Caldwell, D. J., Zagar, M. (2017). Development, implementation, and impact of a collaborative junior faculty engagement and professional growth program: The Young Faculty Leadership Initiative. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning.
Brady, J. H., Smith, J. G., Comeau, J. M., Jacobs, T. (2014). Evaluation of deficiencies in challenging learners by faculty preceptors in the experiential pharmacy setting [abstract]. (pp. 111). American Journal of Pharmacy Education.
Johnson, J. L., LaRochelle, J. M., Horace, A. E., Smith, J. G., Karpinski, A. C. (2015). A state-wide pilot survey of inpatient physician perceptions of clinical pharmacy faculty services [abstract]. (pp. S4). American Journal of Pharmacy Education.
Horace, A. E., Smith, J. G., Johnson, J. L., LaRochelle, J. M., Karpinski, A. C. (2015). A pilot study on outpatient physician perceptions of clinical pharmacy faculty services in Louisiana [abstract] (pp. S4). American Journal of Pharmacy Education.
Brady, J. H., Posey, S., Smith, J. G., Pate, K. (2016). Evaluation of an interprofessional education (IPE) case competition activity for health professions students [abstract] (pp. S2). American Journal of Pharmacy Education.
Ngo, J., Tran, K., Smith, J. G. (2015). Emerging drugs of abuse. Baton Rouge, LA: LA Health System Pharmacist: LSHP Newsletter.
Patel, K., Patel, N., Smith, J. G. (2014). Afrezza: The newly approved inhaled insulin (pp. 3). Baton Rouge, LA: LA Health System Pharmacist: LSHP Newsletter.
Robertson, A. D., Chasuk, R., Smith, J. G. (2016). Is there an association between prenatal acetaminophen use and development of asthma? (pp. 12). Evidence-Based Practice.
Gauthier-Lewis, M., Smith, J. (2011). Pharmacologic Management of Epilepsy (pp. 10-17). The Louisiana Medicaid Provider-LADUR.
Smith, J., Metzger, N. L. (2011). Evaluation of Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates After Vaccine Protocol Changes and Nurse Education in a Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital (pp. 701-708). Alexandria, VA: Jounal of Managed Care Pharmacy.
Perry, E., Storer, A. R., Caldwell, D., Smith, J. (2013). Design and Implementation of a Medical Outreach Elective Course (pp. 10). Columbia, South Carolina: American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education.
Smith, J. (2013). Assessing asthma control and appropriate use of relief inhalers. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana Medicaid Provider Update.

Research Grants

Smith, J. G. (Principal), Posey, S. K. (Co-Principal), "Henry Schein Health Kit Outreach Program" (Funded), Sponsored By Henry Schein Cares Foundation, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $250.00 (in-kind support). (January 2018 - April 2018).
Smith, J. G. (Principal), "Henry Schein Health Kit Outreach Program" (Funded), Sponsored By Henry Schein Cares Foundation, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $250.00 (in-kind support). (March 2017).
Evans, E. (Supporting), Evans, J. (Principal), Chelette, C. T. (Supporting), Sampognaro, L. A. (Supporting), Horace, A. (Supporting), Smith, J. (Supporting), "Bringing high-risk, medically underserved citizens of Louisiana into the healthcare system through pharmacist outreach in communities" (Not Funded), Sponsored By Louisiana Clinical & Translational Science Center (La CaTS), The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $27173. (June 3 2013 - June 2014).
Smith, J. (Principal), Horace, A., Labruzzo Mohundro, B. A., Evans, E., Sampognaro, L. A., Chelette, C. T., "2013 Heart to Heart Community Health Fair Funding Opportunity" (Not Funded), Sponsored By National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation, The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $1000. (January 2013 - February 2013).

Awards & Honors

May 2018 2018 Tommy Himel Memorial Award.

May 2016 Poster award-Pharmacy administration.

May 2015 Outstanding Affiliate Chapter President.

March 2015 3rd Place Poster Award, Medical Education Quality Improvement & Patient Safety Regional Research Day.

May 2014 Health System Pharmacist of the Year.

Courses Taught

PHAR 4070Hospital Pharmacy, 1 course(s)

PHRD 4054INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATIONS, 4 course(s)

PHRD 4079SELF CARE/PATIENT ASSESS I MOD, 7 course(s)

PHRD 4081INFECTIOUS DISEASES MODULE, 7 course(s)

PHRD 5004ADVANCED COMMUNICATION, 9 course(s)

PHRD 5012PHARMACY COMMUNICATIONS, 1 course(s)

PHRD 5029SPECIAL POPULATIONS MODULE, 1 course(s)

PHRD 5033RENAL/UROLOGY MODULE, 5 course(s)

PHRD 5037EYES, EARS, THROAT & DERM MOD, 6 course(s)

PHRD 5054HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATION, 6 course(s)

PHRD 5061WOMEN'S HEALTH AND PHARMACIST, 4 course(s)

PHRD 5066MEDICAL OUTREACH EXPERIENCE, 6 course(s)