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Kyle Turner

Kyle M. Turner, PharmD

Academic Information

Departments Assistant Dean of Student Affairs - College of Pharmacy , Vice Chair of Clinical Practice - College of Pharmacy , Associate Professor (Clinical) - Pharmacotherapy

Academic Office Information


Research Interests

  • Research interests include development and impact of primary care pharmacy services, continuous quality improvement, health professional leadership development

Kyle Turner, PharmD, BCACP is an Associate Professor (Clinical) and Vice Chair of Clinical Practice at the University of Utah College of Pharmacy and a clinical pharmacist in primary care. He earned his doctor of pharmacy degree from the University of Utah and completed his residency training at the University of Minnesota. His scholarly interests center on fostering leadership, team-based practice development, healthcare innovation, and the scholarship of teaching and learning. He is the Faculty Lead for the College and sits on the Executive Committee of the University Interprofessional Education Program. He is a consultant and trainer for Intend Health Strategies, a non-profit organization dedicated to leadership development for health care teams.


  • Clinical pharmacist at the University of Utah Westridge Clinic


  • 2016-present Assistant Professor (Clinical), Department of Pharmacotherapy, University of Utah College of Pharmacy


  • PHARM 7340 Leadership and Management for Pharmacists
  • PHARM 7547 Creating Change Through Leadership and Advocacy
  • PHARM 6870



  • Member, Curriculum Committee
  • Member, Recruitment Committee
  • Chair, Admissions Committee
  • Faculty Advisor, Utah Student Pharmacist Alliance (USPA) Committee

Health Science Campus

  • Co-Chair, IPE Clinical Experience Committee
  • Member, IPE Executive Committee


  • Chair, Leadership Development SIG Programming Committee
  • Chair-Elect, Leadership Development SIG


  • 2023 Innovation in Leadership Award, AACP Leadership Development Special Interest Group
  • 2022 Fellow, University of Utah Academy of Health Science Educators
  • 2021 Early Career Educator Award in Health Sciences, University of Utah Academy of Health Science Educators
  • 2021 Nominated P4 Teach of the Year, University of Utah College of Pharmacy
  • 2018 Faculty Preceptor of the Year, University of Utah College of Pharmacy
  • 2018 Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award, Utah Student Pharmacist Alliance


  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)
  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)
  • Primary Care Progress (PCP)
  • Phi Lambda Sigma (PLS)
  • Utah Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (USHP)
  • University of Utah Academy of Health Science Educators


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College of Pharmacy

Education History

Residency University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy
Pharmaceutical Care Leadership Residency
University of Utah College of Pharmacy
Doctor of Pharmacy

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. The complete clinician model. Henricksen JW, Caplin D, Hemond J, Turner KM, Madden C.
    Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent). 2020 May 14;33(3):492-496. doi: 10.1080/08998280.2020.1763137. eCollection 2020 Jul. PMID: 32676002 Free PMC article.

  2. An Interprofessional Community-Based Complex Care Course Grounded in Social Determinants of Health. Hart SE, Turner K, Farrell TW. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2021 Feb;69(2):E6-E8. doi: 10.1111/jgs.16884. Epub 2020 Oct 20. PMID: 33079385.

  3. Abuse-Deterrent Opioid Formulations and the Opioid Crisis: A Pharmacist's Perspective.
    Gadd S, Cox N, Samuelson J, Kenney A, Turner K, Cochran G. Ther Drug Monit. 2021 Feb 1;43(1):35-41. doi: 10.1097/FTD.0000000000000844. PMID: 33278243 Review.

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