KariLynn Dowling, PharmD, MPH, BCACP, completed the Fellowship Program in June 2018. Dr. Dowling is a 2014 graduate of the University of Montana Skaggs School of Pharmacy. She completed residency training at Penobscot Community Health Care in Bangor, Maine, as a member of the 2014-15
PGY1 Community Pharmacy and 2015-16 PGY2 Health-Systems Pharmacy Administration residency classes. As a resident, Dr. Dowling focused on controlled substance stewardship and program implementation for intranasal naloxone and medication-assisted therapy initiatives. During the Fellowship Program, Dr. Dowling primarily focused her research and professional development activities on harm reduction strategies, including significant involvement on the ETSU Research Development Committee grant, “
Community Pharmacist Engagement in Hepatitis C and HIV Prevention: A Feasibility Study
” (PI: Dr. Nick Hagemeier). She earned her Master of Public Health degree with a concentration in Community and Behavioral Health in May 2018. Her career interests include drug abuse research, opioid use disorder treatment, and academia. After completing the Fellowship Program, Dr. Dowling took a position as an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the Gatton College of Pharmacy.