Kelly M. Smith, Pharm.D., FASHP, FCCP is Dean and Professor, University of Georgia College of Pharmacy. A University of Georgia and UF Health Jacksonville residency program graduate, she began her career as a drug information pharmacist and board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist, was a long-time PGY1 program director, and developed Kentucky’s statewide residency network. During her decades long-tenure at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, she focused on projecting the profession’s needs to shape workforce capacity, postgraduate training, and practice innovations.
Smith’s ASHP service includes Board of Directors; Chair, Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists; Chair, Commission on Credentialing; Council on Therapeutics; Council on Education and Workforce Development; Pharmacy Technician Accreditation Commission; House of Delegates; PPMI delegate; Task Force on Organizational Structure; Task Force on Science; and AJHP Editorial Board. Others include UHC/Vizient Executive Committee; Chair, ACCP Drug Information PRN and Residency Task Force; and Chair, AACP Deans’ Task Force. She has received awards from ASHP, KSHP, KPhA, ACCP, and AACP.