Faculty Member – Michelle (Piel) Balli

Michelle (Piel) Balli, PharmD, BCACP
Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice

Phone: 479.713.8403
Fax: 479.713.8440
Office: NW Campus Office P07
Email: mlpiel@uams.edu

Education & Training

  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences: The University of Toledo College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (2010)
  • PharmD: The University of Toledo College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (2012)
  • Post-Graduate Year One Pharmacy Practice Residency: The Toledo Hospital and Flower Hospital Family Medicine Residency Programs (2012-2013)
  • Post-Graduate Year Two Ambulatory Care Specialty Residency: Butler University Health Education Center and College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (2013-2014)

Teaching Responsibilities

PHPR 5654 Patient Assessment and Application. Co-coordinator (2015 – present). Lecturer (2015 – present). Lectures: General Assessment and Vital Signs; Cardiology; ENT/Neurology.

PHPR 4625 Therapeutics I. Lecturer (2015 – present). Lectures: Hypertension Overview and Classification; Hypertension Drug Therapy; Special Situations in Hypertension Treatment; Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia; Erectile Dysfunction and Male Hormone Replacement; Overactive Bladder and Incontinence.

PHPR 6724 Direct Patient Care/Ambulatory Care Rotation (Primary Care). Preceptor, 4-week practical
rotations in adult ambulatory care at the Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks.

Clinical Practice

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist for Primary Care with the Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks (VHSO)

Research & Scholarly Interests

  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Patient satisfaction with the initiation of innovative clinical pharmacy services
  • Post-graduate residency training
  • Student and resident health and wellness


Arkansas Pharmacists Association (2014-present)
Arkansas Association of Health-System Pharmacists (2014-present)
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (2014-present)
American College of Clinical Pharmacy (2012-present)
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (2011-present)
American Pharmacists Association (2011-present)


Curriculum Vitae