Department of Pharmacy Practice

WHAT WE DO

Our department is a leader in pharmacy education, world-class basic and applied research, innovative medication management models, and delivery of exemplary patient care.

Our Programs

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Nationally Ranked Program

Cutting-edge research, practical experience, and our commitment to innovation, interdisciplinary collaboration, and personalized mentorship empower students to reach new heights and set the standard for greatness in pharmacy education.

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How We Serve Others

Through innovative initiatives and dedicated outreach efforts, we are actively partnering with our local community to enhance healthcare access and promote wellness.

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Learn More About Our Department

The Department of Pharmacy Practice is unique within the School of Pharmacy. Housed in Oxford and Jackson at the University of Mississippi Medical Center campuses, it is one of the largest departments in the school.

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Center for Clinical and Translational Science

The Center for Clinical and Translational Science catalyzes the clinical and translational sciences between the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy and UMMC. CCTS will facilitate the translation of fundamental research discoveries into clinically validated therapies to improve the health of populations in Mississippi and beyond.

Meet the Department

Adam Pate

Adam Pate

  • Chair and Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Kayla Stover Hielscher

Kayla Stover Hielscher

  • Assistant Dean-Jackson/Vice Chair and Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Sheryl Conner

Sheryl Conner

  • Coordinator of Clinical Affairs for Pharmacy Practice
Courtney Davis

Courtney Davis

  • Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Nadia McIntosh

Nadia McIntosh

  • Administrative Coordinator I
Tressa McMorris

Tressa McMorris

  • Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Peggy Duke

Peggy Duke

  • Program Coordinator
Danny Riche

Danny Riche

  • Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Research Professor in the National Center for Natural Products Research and in the Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Stuart Haines

Stuart Haines

  • Director of the Division of Pharmacy Professional Development and Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Kim Adcock

Kim Adcock

  • Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Research Professor in the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences in the Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Laurie Fleming

Laurie Fleming

  • Director Professional Experience Programs and Experiential Affairs and Clinical Professor of Pharmacy
Seena Haines

Seena Haines

  • Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Director of Professional Wellbeing and Belonging
Katie McClendon

Katie McClendon

  • Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Katie Barber

Katie Barber

  • Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Sandra Bentley

Sandra Bentley

  • Director, Student Pharmacy and Clinical Assistant Professor in Pharmacy Practice
Meagan Brown

Meagan Brown

  • Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Director of the Center for Clinical and Translational Science in the Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Sally Earl

Sally Earl

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Joshua Fleming

Joshua Fleming

  • Clinical Associate Professor
Kristopher Harrell

Kristopher Harrell

  • Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Mary Anastasia Jenkins

Mary Anastasia Jenkins

  • Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Natalie Montgomery

Natalie Montgomery

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy
Kristen Pate

Kristen Pate

  • Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Ha Phan

Ha Phan

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
James Pitcock

James Pitcock

  • Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Justin Sherman

Justin Sherman

  • Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Gary Theilman

Gary Theilman

  • Coordinator of Instructional Technology and Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Emily Tschumper

Emily Tschumper

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Jamie Wagner

Jamie Wagner

  • Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Crystal Chancellor

Crystal Chancellor

  • Program Coordinator
Alesha Collier

Alesha Collier

  • Administrative Secretary
Kristin Gilbert

Kristin Gilbert

  • Program Coordinator
Robert Metzger

Robert Metzger

  • Records Coordinator

Practice News

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Faculty News / Philanthropy

OXFORD, Miss. – A new gift to the University of Mississippi will help bring expert speakers to the Oxford campus, broadening the education students receive in the School of Pharmacy while paying tribute to a beloved professor.