Kim Currie Mason, Pharm.D.
Executive Director, Pharmacy and Research
Dr. Mason is the Executive Director of Pharmacy and Research at The University of Tennessee Medical Center. She also has joint faculty appointments in The University of Tennessee Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy. In addition, Dr. Mason precepts PGY1 and PGY2 pharmacy residents as part of the department’s ASHP-accredited residency programs in critical care, internal medicine, and pharmacotherapy. She has provided required and elective coursework in the areas of Drug Information, Medication Safety and Practice Management, and continues to teach third and fourth year pharmacy students about pharmacy administration.
Dr. Mason received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Mississippi and completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency followed by a Critical Care/Nutrition Residency at UT Medical Center where she served as the organization’s first Chief Pharmacy Resident. After joining the staff at UT Medical Center, she served as the Drug Information Specialist and later became the first Medication Safety Specialist at UT Medical Center, managing the new Medication Safety Office now responsible for coordinating adverse drug event reporting, pharmacy performance improvement, and medication standards compliance.
As part of her interest in assuring overall patient safety, Dr. Mason has served for many years on The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine’s Institutional Review Board (IRB) and became Chair of the IRB in June 2009. She was later asked to serve as Administrator for UTMC’s newly formed Office of Clinical Trials, partnering with sponsors all over the world to participate in cutting edge research. She is an active member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, American College of Clinical Pharmacy and has served on advisory boards for wholesalers and group purchasing organizations, such as Premier’s Academic Innovators Committee. She is currently serving a one-year term as President of the Tennessee Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Dr. Mason and her husband reside in North Knoxville with their five children and enjoy leading contemporary music at their local church.
Amy B. Flatt, Pharm.D.
Director, Pharmacy Operations
Dr. Flatt received her Doctor of Pharmacy from The University of Tennessee Allied Health Sciences in 2003 and subsequently completed an American Society of Health System Pharmacists-accredited Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Tennessee Medical Center. Following her residency, she practiced as a Clinical Pharmacist at the East Tennessee Heart Consultants Heart Failure Clinic before returning to the University of Tennessee Medical Center as a Lead Pharmacist in operations. During this time, Dr. Flatt facilitated various beta tests and implementation projects for technologies such as automated dispensing cabinets throughout the Medical Center. Dr. Flatt also served as the first Computerized Provider Order Entry and Systems Specialist for the Medical Center before assuming the role of Associate Director of Pharmacy in 2010.
Dr. Flatt oversees all inpatient operations, as well as purchasing and lead technical staff. She is an expert in strategies to mitigate institutional drug shortages and works closely with the medical staff on these and other initiatives. Dr. Flatt serves as the UT Medical Center Inpatient Pharmacy Pharmacist in Charge for the Tennessee State Board of Pharmacy. She and her husband, who is also a pharmacist, live in Knoxville with their daughter and twin sons.
Barbara Eve Faircloth, Pharm.D., BCPS
Assistant Director, Pharmacy | Program Director, PGY2 Critical Care Residency
Dr. Faircloth is the Assistant Director of Pharmacy at The University of Tennessee Medical Center. She is also an Assistant Professor with The University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy.
Dr. Faircloth was born and bred in the lovely state of New Jersey, where she received her Bachelor of Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees from Rutgers University College of Pharmacy in May 1997. She completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency and PGY2 Critical Care Residency at UT Medical Center, after which she practiced as the critical care medicine specialist and critical care residency program director.
In addition to her commitment to patient care and furthering the education of the future of our profession, Dr. Faircloth is a wife and mother of two wonderful boys.
Troy Rebert, DPh
Director, Outpatient Pharmacy Operations
Dr. Rebert is the Director for Outpatient Pharmacy Operations at University Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Medical Center. He received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy degree from Ohio Northern University in May of 1998. He also serves on the medical oversight committee for the Board of Directors of the Free Medical Clinic of America. Prior to his move to UT Medical Center, Dr. Rebert served as manager for chain and independent pharmacies in the greater Knoxville area.
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