Patricia Freeman, Shelley Jones, Clark Kebodeaux, Craig Martin

Patricia Freeman, RPh, PhD, FAPhA

Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice and Science
Director, Center for the Advancement of Pharmacy Practice (CAPP)
Faculty Associate, Institute for Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy (IPOP)
University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy
Lexington, Kentucky

Dr. Freeman's research interests are focused on substance use policy. In addition to her role as research lead for the Kentucky’s BJA COAP Category 6 project Data-driven Responses to Prescription Drug Misuse in Kentucky, she is a co-investigator on the NIH initiative Helping to End Addition Long-term (HEAL), a trans-agency effort to speed scientific solutions to stem the national opioid public health crisis. Other recent activities include evaluating prescription drug monitoring programs and their impact and effectiveness at preventing prescription drug misuse and diversion.

She earned a BS in pharmacy and a PhD from the University of Kentucky and completed postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and the University of Kentucky College of Medicine.

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Shelley Jones, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy
Lexington, Kentucky

Dr. Jones received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy and her Masters of Physician Assistant Studies at the University of Florida College of Medicine: PA Program in 2002. Dr. Jones currently coordinates and teaches Patient Care Laboratory III (Physical Assessment Module) and lectures in several courses in the College of Pharmacy. She is also the Course Coordinator for Non-prescription Pharmaceuticals and Supplies in the spring semester. Dr. Jones serves the College as faculty advisor for KAPS Salvation Army Clinic and serves on the College’s Mission, Planning, and Evaluation Committee.

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Clark Kebodeaux, PharmD, BCACP

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacy Practice & Science
University of Kentucky, College of Pharmacy
Lexington, Kentucky

Clark Kebodeaux, PharmD, BCACP, is a clinical assistant professor of pharmacy practice and science at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy. He graduated from the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy and completed a PGY1 community pharmacy residency at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy. Dr. Kebodeaux is an adjunct faculty member at the School of Nursing at St. Louis University and coordinator of the advanced pharmacology course for advanced practice nurse practitioners. Dr. Kebodeaux currently practices in a patient centered medical home at Bluegrass Community Health Center in Lexington, KY. In the past, Dr. Kebodeaux served as the primary site preceptor at Walgreens for the PGY1 St. Louis College of Pharmacy community residency program and primary preceptor for several APPE and IPPE student pharmacist rotations. He has completed two separate immunization certifications and is a faculty trainer for the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Certificate program.

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Craig Martin, PharmD, BCPS, MBA

Director, Professional Practice Development
University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy and UK HealthCare Pharmacy Services
Lexington, Kentucky

Dr. Martin develops and oversees clinical practice sites for College of Pharmacy faculty, serves as administrative director for UK Pharmacy Residencies, and leads professional development initiatives for UK HealthCare pharmacy staff.

As a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist with Added Qualifications in Infectious Diseases, Dr. Martin remains active in the clinical arena by working with UK HealthCare’s Infectious Diseases Division and Infection Prevention and Control staff. Since 2002, he has helped lead the nationally-recognized UK HealthCare Antimicrobial Stewardship Program.

Dr. Martin is a recipient of American Society of Health-System Pharmacists’ “Best Practice Award” for 2004 as well as the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists’ “Outstanding Clinical Practice in Infectious Diseases Pharmacotherapy” award for 2005 and the Kentucky Society of Health Systems Pharmacists’ “Pharmacist of the Year” award for 2010.

A native Kentuckian, Dr. Martin earned a PharmD from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy and completed an Infectious Diseases Specialty Residency at UK HealthCare.

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