Harrison School of Pharmacy
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Associate Clinical Professor
Department: Pharmacy Practice
Princeton Baptist Medical Center
701 Princeton Ave
Birmingham, AL 35211-1399
- Pharm.D. - Auburn, 2004
Jessica Starr, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at the Harrison School of Pharmacy. Originally from Pensacola, Florida, Dr. Starr completed her pre-pharmacy coursework at the University of California - Santa Barbra and graduated with her Doctor of Pharmacy from the Harrison School of Pharmacy in 2004. After graduation, she moved to Charleston, South Carolina where she completed an ASHP-accredited pharmacy practice residency (2005) and a specialty residency in adult internal medicine (2006) at the Medical University of South Carolina.
Dr. Starr is extensively involved in curricular design for the practice ready curriculum where she serves as the course coordinator for the P3 fall semester. She has developed the evidenced based medicine course work which is integrated throughout the first three professional years. Her primary area of expertise is cardiovascular pharmacotherapy where she has both mapped and extensively taught these disease states during the P1, P2, and P3 years. She also offers both an IPPE and APPE clinical rotation in Internal Medicine at her practice site, Princeton Baptist Medical Center.
While on faculty, Dr. Starr has been honored to receive the school’s inaugural Excellence in Outreach award for her work at Princeton Baptist Medical Center. She has also been recognized as a Preceptor of Excellence numerous times and has received the Rho Chi Distinguished Alumni Award.
Dr. Starr is extensively involved in both the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) where she has served on a variety of committees and held numerous leadership roles. Most notably she is a past chair of the Adult Medicine PRN for ACCP and was recognized as a fellow in this organization in 2014.
She and her husband Eddie live in Birmingham with their twins, Matthew and Katherine.
Dr. Starr practices as a clinical pharmacy specialist at Princeton Baptist Medical Center where she works with an interdisciplinary medical team to the provide direct patient care to the patients admitted to an internal medicine rounding team.
Dr. Starr also holds a faulty appointment with the Department of Medical Education where she serves as a non-physician attending for an Evidenced Based Medicine Rotation offered to second and third year internal medicine medical residents. She is also extensively involved in medical resident education throughout this three-year residency program.
Dr. Starr founded and directed a PGY-1 pharmacy residency program from 2008-17 where she served as the program director for 21 residents. She continues to be heavily involved in this program where she serves as a preceptor for both clinical rotations and residency projects.
Last Updated: July 15, 2019