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Holly R. Hurley

Holly Hurley

Dr. Holly R. Hurley is an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice and the Regional Coordinator of Community Practice at the Appalachian College of Pharmacy. Dr. Hurley is a native of Galax, Virginia. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tennessee. Dr. Hurley earned a Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the VCU/MCV School of Pharmacy in Richmond, Virginia. She then completed a one-year community pharmacy residency also at the VCU/MCV School of Pharmacy.

Dr. Hurley practiced at Buford Road Pharmacy, an independently owned pharmacy equipped with a healthy living center that provides patient care services. She was responsible for all health and wellness screenings, disease state management services, and immunization programs. She is a certified immunization and medication management trainer. Dr. Hurley’s research included establishing a self-care osteoarthritis program within the community pharmacy setting. She also contributed her time to health clinics for the medically underserved, such as the Richmond High Blood Pressure Center and the Craig Health Center. At the Craig Health Center, she helped maintain the smoking cessation grant program. Dr. Hurley enjoys involvement in several pharmacy organizations such as The American Pharmacists Association and the National Community Pharmacists Association. In the future, she hopes to continue her work in developing innovative patient care services within community pharmacy practices.

In her spare time, Dr. Hurley has a variety of hobbies and interests including snow skiing, shag dancing, traveling, and spending time with her husband and family.