“I provide compassionate patient care that helps promote health through prevention and safe effective treatment.”

Certifications

  • Registered Pharmacist
  • Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services
  • Diabetes Management

Areas of Expertise

  • Anticoagulation
  • Asthma
  • Comprehensive Medication Management
  • CPR
  • Diabetes
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Immunizations
  • Patient Assistance (affording medications)
  • Smoking Cessation

Education

Fellowship

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Academic Leadership Fellows Program

Residency

McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Pharmacy Residency
Richmond, VA
2004

Medical School

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Doctor of Pharmacy
Richmond, VA
2003

Undergraduate School

Radford University
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Radford, VA
1999

Publications

“Student Pharmacists’ Perceptions of Access to Student Organization Opportunities and Student Services at Colleges/Schools of Pharmacy With Satellite Campuses” Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. 7.2. (2014): 185-191. Print.

“Is The End of Herpes Upon Us? Topics in Evidence Based Pharmacy Practice” Access Pharmacy. (2012). http://www.accesspharmacy.com/updatesContent.aspx?aid=4000168. Web.

“An Update on New Medications” US Pharm. 35.7 (2010): 49-53. Print.

“Herpes Zoster and Vaccination: A Clinical Review” AJHP.  67 (2010): 724 -727. Print.

“Smoothing the Path for IV to PO Conversion – Where Have We Come in 10 Years? Hospital Pharmacy” 44.11 (2010): 959-967. Print.

“Carbamazepine-Induced Hyperammonemia in a Patient with a History of Valproic Acid-Induced Hyperammonemia” J Health Syst Pharm 66 (2009): 1468-1470. Print.

“Evaluating the Utility of a Formulary Project in the Nonprescription Medicines Course” IJPEP. 5.1 (2009).

“Continuing Education: Asthma Diagnosis and Management: Identification of New Guidelines” US Pharm. 33.10 (2008): 30-44. Print.

“The Role of Vaccination in the Prevention of Pneumococcal Disease” US Pharmacist 33.7 (2008): 36-43. Print.

“A Smoking-Cessation Program Consisting of Extensive Counseling, Pharmacotherapy, and Office Spirometry: Results of a Pilot Project in a Veterans Administration Medical Center” Pharmacotherapy. 24.10 (2004): 1400-7. Print.

Academic Appointment

Shenandoah University School of Pharmacy
Associate Professor
2004 – Present

Personal Interests

Dr. Adams likes spending time with her husband, children, and friends.

Biography

Dr. Adams has a dual appointment with Fairfax Family Practice as an ambulatory care pharmacist and teaches student pharmacists at Shenandoah University School of Pharmacy. She is also an American Heart Association CPR instructor.