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Kristi Kelley

Kristi Kelley

Clinical Professor
Departments: Pharmacy Practice
2151 Highland Avenue South, Suite 230
Birmingham, Alabama 35205
Email: watsokm@auburn.edu
Phone: 205-224-9174
Fax: 205-979-2980


  • B.S., Pharmacy - Auburn, 1999
  • Pharm.D. - Auburn, 2000

Practice Site: Continuity Clinics, Brookwood Baptist Health

Kristi W. Kelley, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS, BCACP, CDE, BC-ADM is a Clinical Professor at Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy. Dr. Kelley earned both her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy (’99) and Doctor of Pharmacy (’00) degrees at HSOP. She then completed an ASHP-accredited primary care residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in 2001.

Dr. Kelley practices at the Continuity Clinics with Brookwood Baptist Health, Internal Medicine Residency Program in Birmingham, Alabama where she serves as non-physician faculty. She is responsible for planning, implementing, and managing all pharmacy services related to patient care while precepting pharmacy students on ambulatory care rotations. During her time with HSOP, she has established clinical pharmacy services in three outpatient internal medicine clinics in the Birmingham area.

In addition to teaching in her clinical practice, Dr. Kelley is also involved in didactic teaching, service, and scholarship within the School. Dr. Kelley’s scholarship interests include diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and pharmacy education. Complementing her practice and research interests is Dr. Kelley’s involvement in professional associations. She is an active member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), the Alabama chapter of ASHP (ALSHP), the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), and the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) serving on a variety of committees and holding leadership roles.

While on faculty at Auburn University, Dr. Kelley has been honored to receive the Hargreaves Faculty Mentor Award, Roche's Preceptor of the Year, and be recognized as a Preceptor of Excellence four times. Dr. Kelley was part of a 3-member team that received the school's inaugural Excellence in Teaching award and were also recognized as the school's representatives at the 2014 AACP Annual Meeting as a "Teacher of the Year." In 2018, Dr. Kelley was again awarded AUHSOP's Excellence in Teaching award. In 2016, Dr. Kelley was the recipient of ACCP's Education Award.

Last Updated: February 13, 2019