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Johnson City, TN
March 30, 2018

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Emily Ann Russell

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Johnson City, Tennessee 37604



Belmont University College of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy, GPA 3.73

2012 – 2016

Belmont University

Pre-Pharmacy Studies, GPA: 3.97

2010 – 2012


East Tennessee State University Gatton College of Pharmacy PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Resident and Clinical Instructor Residency Program Director: Brian Cross, PharmD, BCACP July 2017 – Present

• Providing patient care in family medicine practices, working as part of an integrated interprofessional team with medical residents, attending physicians, nurses, and behavior health specialists, focusing on transitions of care, comprehensive medication management, interprofessional care, teaching, and precepting (See PGY2 residency rotations)

• Providing patient care in ambulatory care specialty areas including diabetes, mental health, and infectious disease

• Completing a Teaching and Learning Certificate through East Tennessee State University with an emphasis on precepting pharmacy students

Mountain Home Veterans Affairs Health System

PGY1 Pharmacy Resident

Residency Program Director: Ketrin Mount, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP July 2016 – June 2017

• Provided patient care in a variety of settings (see PGY1 Residency Rotations)

• Created a research protocol and received approval through the East Tennessee State University (ETSU) Institutional Review Board and the Veterans Affairs (VA) Research and Development Department

• Completed a Teaching and Learning Certificate through East Tennessee State University Cigna-Healthspring Summer Intern

Supervisor: Jeffrey Tunney, PharmD

June 2014 – August 2014

• Coordinated and organized an extensive data review to determine rate of acceptance of manual pharmacist interventions made in the MTM process

• Contacted members via telephone to complete comprehensive medication reviews using the PharmMD platform

Kroger Pharmacy Intern/ Certified Technician May 2011 – February 2016 Supervisor: Nishi Geeta, PharmD

• Assisted pharmacist in the delivery of pharmaceutical care to include third-party reconciliation, inventory control, physician and patient communication, and vaccine administration

• Facilitated a patient care education booth and provided prescription counseling Page 2 of 6


Ambulatory Care Experience Two

ETSU Family Physicians of Kingsport – Kingsport, TN Preceptor: McKenzie Calhoun, PharmD

September, November 2017 – February 2018

Mental Health Experience

Johnson City Community Health Center – Johnson City, TN Preceptor: Sarah Melton, PharmD, BCPP, BCACP, FASCP October 2017

Ambulatory Care Experience One

ETSU Family Medicine Associates – Johnson City, TN Preceptor: Emily Flores, PharmD, BCPS

July – August 2017

Transitions of Care Clinic - Longitudinal

ETSU Family Medicine Associates – Johnson City, TN Preceptor: Ryan Tewell, PharmD

Half day Weekly

Infectious Disease Clinic (focus on HIV) - Longitudinal ETSU Physicians Infectious Disease – Johnson City, TN Preceptor: David Cluck, PharmD

Half day Weekly November – January 2018

PGY2 RESIDENCY CLINICAL ROTATIONS – TO BE COMPLETED Specialty Diabetes Experience - State of Franklin Healthcare Associates Preceptor: Richard Hess, PharmD

Ambulatory Care Experience Three - ETSU Family Physicians of Bristol Preceptor: Larissa Bossaer, PharmD

Ambulatory Care Experience Four (Learning how to Initiate an Ambulatory Care Practice Experience) Mountain States Medical Group

Preceptor: Brooklyn Nelson, PharmD


Critical Care

Preceptor: Rola Franks, PharmD, BCCCP, CNSC

June 2017

Geriatrics/ Long-term Care

Preceptor: Paul J. Laucka, PharmD, BGSP

May 2017

Ambulatory Care 3

Preceptor: Ketrin Mount, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP

April 2017

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Pain Management

Preceptor: Kellie Rose, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP

March 2017

Hepatology/Specialty Clinics

Preceptor: Ashley Smith, PharmD, BCPS

February 2017


Preceptor: Que-Chau Ngo, PharmD

January 2017

Ambulatory Care 2

Preceptor: Ketrin Mount, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP

November 2016

Emergency Department

Preceptor: Mohammad Zakaria, PharmD

October 2016

Acute Care

Preceptor: Erin Harshbarger, PharmD

September 2016

Ambulatory Care

Preceptors: Nicole Boatright, PharmD, BCPS and Garren Woodby, PharmD, CDE August 2016



Preceptor: Erin Harshbarger, PharmD

• Created a continuing education presentation (see Presentations)

• Presented a patient case, non-formulary review, or journal club once monthly

• Attended biweekly Board Certified Pharmacy Specialty review sessions Pharmacy Economics

• Created a Medication Use Evaluation regarding gabapentin over-prescribing practices (in process)

• Co-wrote and presented a brand to generic conversion to the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and received approval

• Attended and prepared for administrative meetings (Pharmacy Management and P&T Committee)

• Recorded facility-wide adverse drug events in the VA Adverse Drug Event Reporting System

• Created a Gap Analysis to contrast the anticipated 797 Sterile Compounded Revision and current facility practices

Weekend Staffing Every Other Weekend

• Provided inpatient pharmacy coverage to process hospital-wide medication orders and answer drug information questions

• Provided inpatient clinical pharmacy coverage to include vancomycin pharmacokinetic dosing, renal dosage adjustment, “PRN” order clarification, anticoagulation review, discharge medication reconciliation, outpatient order processing, and discharge medication counseling Page 4 of 6


Community Practice – Andy’s Pharmacy

Clarksville, TN

Preceptor: David Muiznieks, PharmD

March 2016

Missions Elective – Siloam Family Health Center

Nashville, TN

Preceptor: Elisa Greene, PharmD, BCACP

January 2016

Health Systems – Alvin C. York/ Nashville VA

Murfreesboro & Nashville, TN

Preceptor: Shawn McFarland, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, BCACP December 2015

Elective Pharmacotherapy – Alvin C. York VA Acute Psychiatry Murfreesboro, TN

Preceptor: Jennifer Bean, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP

November 2015

Pharmacotherapy – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Primary Care Clinics Ft. Campbell, KY

Preceptor: Nick Patterson, PharmD, BCPS

October 2015

Ambulatory Care – Nashville VA Primary Care Clinic Nashville, TN

Preceptor: Leela Kodali, PharmD, BCACP

September 2015

Missions Elective – Indian Health Services

Sells, Arizona

Preceptor: Nicholas Quaglietta, PharmD

August 2015

Gen Med II – Henry Country Medical Center Critical Care and Medical Units Paris, TN

Preceptor: Paula Bell, PharmD, BCPS

July 2015

Missions Elective – Honduras Medical Missions and VA Primary Care Clinic Honduras and Nashville, TN

Preceptor: Leela Kodali, PharmD, BCACP

June 2015

Gen Med I – Alvin C. York VA Hospice and Palliative Care Unit Murfreesboro, TN

Preceptor: Michael McKenzie, BS Pharm, PharmD, CDE May 2015


Continuing Education Presentation November 2017

“Pro’s and On No’s: The Benefits and Risks of Antidiabetes Medications Presented at ETSU

Continuing Education Presentation January 2017

Concentrated Insulin: When, Why, and How

Presented three times at ETSU and James H. Quillen VA Medical Center Page 5 of 6


East Tennessee State University (ETSU) Gatton College of Pharmacy Clinical Instructor (PGY2)


• Taught and facilitated a weekly interprofessional communication course

• Taught a 50-minute lecture, “Comprehensive Diabetic Foot Exams”, as part of the integrated pharmacy practice curriculum

• Served as a co-facilitator for ETSU’s IDEALS skills lab to assist pharmacy students in learning how to complete a comprehensive diabetic foot exam

• Taught Medical Residents “Cough, Cold, and Flu in Pediatrics”

• Co-precepted six Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) pharmacy students in September, October, and November

East Tennessee State University (ETSU) Gatton College of Pharmacy Clinical Instructor (PGY1)


• Served as a co-facilitator for ETSU’s IDEALS skills lab to assist pharmacy students in learning how to counsel on the use of a glucometer, differentiating among different types of glucometers, and practicing blood glucose testing on themselves

• Observed an ETSU faculty lecture to learn successful teaching strategies

• Served as a secondary preceptor for two APPE students

• Created a one-hour lecture in a traditional didactic setting to ETSU pharmacy students on systemic lupus erythematosus and coordinating exam questions

• Facilitated a small classroom discussion regarding primary literature assessment and application

• Served as the primary preceptor for an APPE student RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

An Interprofessional Approach to Achieving Opioid Guideline Recommendations at a Family Medicine Clinic

Authors: Emily Russell, PharmD, David Stewart, PharmD, BCPS, Brooklyn Nelson, PharmD; Jennifer Trotter, PharmD

Herpes zoster vaccination efficacy for secondary prevention of herpes zoster in a Veteran population Authors: Emily Russell, PharmD; Paul J. Laucka, PharmD, BGSP; Robyn McKeller, PharmD, MPH; David Burke, PharmD, BCPS; Julie Horne, PharmD, BCPS

Southeastern Residency Conference Presentation

ASHP Mid-Year Student Poster Presentation

April 2017

December 2016

Student perceptions of interprofessionality experienced in an international missions Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE)

Authors: Emily Russell; Leela Kodali, PharmD, BCACP; Adam Pace, PharmD ASHP Mid-Year Student Poster Presentation

December 2015

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National Drug Take Back Event Supervisor November 2017 RAM Clinic Volunteer

Wise, VA

Gray, TN

August 2017

November 2017

Honduras Medical Mission Trip 2016

Renewal House Annual Trick-or-Trunk Event 2015

St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer

Hike2Heal Volunteer

Nashville Food Project

Haiti Mission Trip Pill Packing Event Volunteer


American Heart Association Basic Life Support Certification 2016 American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification 2015 APhA Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services Certification 2015 APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Certification 2013


Academic Achievement Scholarship – Belmont University College of Pharmacy Rho Chi Society – Belmont University College of Pharmacy Presidential Scholarship – Belmont University

National Merit Finalist – National Merit Scholarship Corporation Revised November 2017

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