Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Rhode Island
Faculty, Rhode Island Geriatric Education Center
PharmD, Medical College of Virginia; BS, University of PittsburghDHHS Primary Health Care Fellowship, 2003
Dr. Hume teaches pharmacotherapeutics in the residency program and precepts Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) students on inpatient and FCC rotations at Memorial Hospital. She facilitates FM resident sessions on geriatric drug therapy on the Geriatrics rotation and participates in the FCC diabetes medical group visits. She also participates in the PCMH rotation. She is a member of Phi Kappa Phi, a national honor society for teaching excellence and has received a teaching excellence award from the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. In 2010, she was selected Teacher of the Year at the URI College of Pharmacy. Dr. Hume’s scholarship includes pharmacoepidemiology, complementary medicine, evidence-based interprofessional education and practice, as well as geriatric and cardiovascular therapeutics. The author of over 130 publications, she is the editor of two textbooks and writes a monthly column on integrative medicine. She has been a co-investigator on several AHRQ grants on e-prescribing and improving physician-patient education. In 1999, Dr. Hume was elected a Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. She is available to help residents with projects and manuscripts, as well as to answer patient-specific drug therapy questions and is always willing to help residents evaluate the complex drug regimens of FCC patients.