Meet the Admissions Team

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Kelly T. Epplen

Associate Dean for Admissions & Student Affairs
Associate Professor
, Pharmacy Student & Alumni Affairs

135G Kowalewski Hall


Dr. Kelly Epplen received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Cincinnati in 1997.  She began her career at the former Health Alliance of Greater Cincinnati where her primary role was the development and implementation of ambulatory clinical pharmacist services. She has been instrumental in developing pharmacist-managed anticoagulation clinics and pharmacotherapy clinics at University Health, Cincinnati, as well as St. Elizabeth Healthcare of Northern Kentucky.  Her responsibilities include teaching and direct patient care. In addition, she is actively involved in residency training and has served as program director for both PGY1 and PGY2 pharmacy residency programs.  She joined the University of Cincinnati faculty in 2009 and currently practices in population health at St. Elizabeth Physicians in Northern Kentucky.  She is an advisory board member for the ASHP/APhA Ambulatory Care BPS examination review course and has several publications in the area of ambulatory pharmacy practice.  She has co-authored the business plan development chapter in ASHP's publication:  Building a Successful Ambulatory Practice and is a contributing author for ASHPs revision of the Minimum Practice Standards for Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Practice.  She is a member of the ASHP Section of Ambulatory Care Practitioners Executive Committee and obtained board certification as an ambulatory care pharmacist in October, 2011.
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Corrine Sams

Director of Admissions, Pharmacy Student & Alumni Affairs

135D Kowalewski Hall


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Lindsey Elizabeth Sturm

Assistant Director of Admissions, Pharmacy Student & Alumni Affairs

135C Kowalewski Hall


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Corey H Bjarnson

Associate Director, Academic, Pharmacy MS/PhD Education

3005F Medical Sciences Building