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Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy

East Tennessee State University

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Jessica  Burchette 

PharmD, BCPS
Associate Professor
423-439-6742 /
Building 7, Room 322

Dr. Jessica Burchette is from Newport, Tennessee and loves her East Tennessee roots. She graduated from Tusculum College in 2006 with a BA in Biology. She is also a proud 2010 graduate from the inaugural class at ETSU Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy. Upon graduation, Dr. Burchette obtained further post graduate training with a Pharmacy Practice (PGY1) residency at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, TN followed by an Internal Medicine (PGY2) residency with a secondary focus in academia at ETSU Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy. Dr. Burchette was fortunate to join the faculty at ETSU Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy in August 2012 as an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice. She maintains practice sites at Johnson City Medical Center and Holston Valley Medical Center working with interdisiplinary inpatient family medicine teams. In addition to her practice, Dr. Burchette also coordinates and teaches several courses within the curriculum. She enjoys teaching students about pulmonary disorders and basic critical care concepts in the classroom. In the fall of 2013 Dr. Burchette was honored to become a faculty advisor for Kappa Psi and the Student Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Recently, she also became a board certified pharmacotherapy specialist. She holds memberships in ASHP, ACCP, AACP, Rho Chi, Phi Lambda Sigma, Kappa Psi, TPA and TSHP.

Education, Degree, & Post Graduate Training:

Doctor of Pharmacy, Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy 2010
Pharmacy Practice Residency, University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville, TN 2010-2011
Internal Medicine Residency, Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy 2011-2012

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Career highlights:

  • Voted outstanding teacher 2012-2013 by the class of 2014
  • Outstanding teacher 2013-2014 by the class of 2016
  • Outstanding clinical preceptor 2012-2013 by the class of 2014

Teaching specialty:

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Classes taught:

Pharmacotherapy series

Research Interests:

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Personal motto or favorite quote:

Stop surviving and start living

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