Kim Coccodrilli Coley, PharmD, FCCP is a Professor of Pharmacy and Therapeutics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy from the University of Pittsburgh and her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science.
Dr. Coley's research focuses on evaluating clinical outcomes of medications and examining patient and system factors that impact beneficial and adverse outcomes to medications. She has worked extensively with clinical electronic medical records to evaluate drug safety and effectiveness in large patient cohorts. Additionally, Dr. Coley conducts patient-centered research that focuses on the role of the pharmacist in improving medication adherence and patient outcomes in the community and during care transitions.
She is particularly interested in the changing roles of pharmacists in the current health care environment and study the impact of new pharmacy care models. Dr. Coley serves on several national pharmacy award panels and is a reviewer for numerous psychiatry and pharmacy journals.