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McKenzie  Calhoun 

PharmD
Assistant Professor
Contact:
423-439-6249 /
Building 7, Room 312

McKenzie Calhoun, PharmD, is an Assistant Professor in the Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy's Department of Pharmacy Practice at East Tennessee State University. Dr. Calhoun also holds an adjunct faculty appointment in the Department of Family Medicine at James H. Quillen College of Medicine. She maintains a clinical pharmacy practice with the ETSU Family Physicians of Kingsport. She is faculty advisor for the ETSU chapter of the APhA Academy of Student Pharmacists and a member of TPA, APhA, ACCP, STFM, Kappa Psi, and Phi Lambda Sigma. 

Education, Degree, & Post Graduate Training:

Doctor of Pharmacy at ETSU Gatton College of Pharmacy,
PGY1 Residency in Pharmacy Practice at Veterans Affairs Tennessee Valley Healthcare System in Nashville, TN
PGY2 Residency in Ambulatory Care at ETSU Gatton College of Pharmacy

Career highlights:

2013-2014 Outstanding Clinical Preceptor (Given by the College of Pharmacy Class of 2015)
2013-2014 Attending of the Year (Given by the Medical Residents of ETSU Family Physicians of Kingsport)
2014-2015 Faculty of the Year (Given by the Medical Residents of ETSU Family Physicians of Kingsport)
2014-2015 Outstanding Clinical Preceptor (Given by the College of Pharmacy Class of 2015)

Teaching specialty:

Chronic primary care diseases, anticoagulation, cardiovascular risk reduction, healthcare policy

Classes taught:

Course Coordinator for Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Practice in Appalachia and IDEALS Labs V and VI
Also teach in the Pharmacotherapy Series, Pharmacotherapy Lab, Integrated Series, Communications and OTC/ Natural Medicines

Research Interests:

Patient Centered Medical Home, Transitions of Care, Interprofessional Primary Care

Selected Publications:

Calhoun M, Cross LB, Cooper-DeHoff R. Clinical Utility of Beta-Blockers for Primary and Secondary Prevention of Coronary Artery Disease. Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy. 11(3), 289–291 (2013).

Lee P, Calhoun M, Stewart D, Cross LB. Transition of Care in Patients with Heart Failure. Home Health Care Management & Practice. (2013)

Significant Regional, State, or National Service:

  • Tennessee Pharmacists Association
    • Board of Directors
    • TN Society of Pharmacists Chair
    • Ambulatory Care/Collaborative Practice Committee

Organizational Involvement/Membership:

  • Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy
  • American Pharmacists Association (APhA)
  • Tennessee Pharmacists Association
  • Kappa Psi
  • Phi Lambda Sigma

Personal motto or favorite quote:

When in doubt, go ask Brian Cross.

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