Faculty Member – Christi Quarles Smith

Christi Quarles Smith, PharmD 

Assistant Director of Pharmacy

Department of Pharmacy Practice
Phone: (501) 686-6694
Fax: (501) 296-1133
Office: Ward Tower, Pharmacy Administration, G-1000
Email: SmithChristiQ@uams.edu

Education & Training

July 2010-June 2011
Pharmacy Practice Residency (PGY-1)
ASHP Accredited Residency
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS)
Medical Center
Little Rock, AR

August 2006-May 2010
Doctor of Pharmacy
UAMS College of Pharmacy
Little Rock, AR

August 2003-May 2006
Pharmacy Pre-requisite Coursework
Henderson State University
Arkadelphia, AR

Teaching Responsibilities

September 2014-Present
Lecturer
PhPr 5733 Pharmacy Management
UAMS College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice

Clinical Practice

Assistant Director of Pharmacy

Publications

  • Quarles Smith C, Sanders N, Mantz J, Gibson A, et al. An Exploratory Study Examining the Introduction of Two Novel Interventions to Decrease Readmission Rates in the Arkansas Delta. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Special Innovation Project. September 2012 – June 2014.
  • Quarles Smith C, Bondurant K, Johnston J, Camp J, et al. The Hospital-to-Home Intervention: A Quality Improvement Project to Reduce Hospital Readmission Rates through Patient Activation and Medication Adherence. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 10th Scope of Work Project. August 2011 – August 2013.
  • Quarles Smith C, Bondurant K, Johnston J, Nipps F, et al. Forming a Community Coalition to Improve Activation and Address Hospital Readmission Rates: A Quality Improvement Project. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 10th Scope of Work Project. August 2011 – August 2013.
  • Quarles Smith CL, Carver N. Will a Reengineered Discharge Process Decrease Readmission Rates in Patients with Congestive Heart Failure? UAMS Pharmacy Residency Project. July 2010 – June 2011.

Curriculum Vitae