Katie Kiser, PharmD, BCACP
Associate Professor, Director of Interprofessional Education
South College School of Pharmacy
Dr. Katie Kiser is an Associate Professor and Director of Interprofessional Education at South College School of Pharmacy in Knoxville, Tennessee. She is a board-certified ambulatory care pharmacist and currently practices in transitions of care and anticoagulation management at NHC Farragut. Dr. Kiser is Chair of the South College Interprofessional Education Committee and also serves on committees for the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. Academically, Dr. Kiser specializes in teaching and assessing clinical abilities and entrustable professional activities (EPAs) as well as developing and conducting objective standardized clinical exams (OSCEs). Dr. Kiser’s research focuses on interprofessional education, EPA and OSCE assessment, and practice readiness.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Research and practice wisdom demonstrate that health outcomes require more than simply prescribing the right medication for a disease. A wide variety of patient, family, caregiver, and community factors ranging from medication costs to high risk home situations may hinder desired outcomes and even lead to premature death. A pilot project was developed by health professions faculty from two schools to teach social determinants of health outcomes. Programs involved included pharmacy (PharmD), medical (PA, DO), nursing (FNP), social work (BSSW), and physical therapy (DPT). The pilot utilized…