Dr. Kelly Ragucci received her undergraduate pharmacy degree from Ohio Northern University and her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Toledo. Subsequently, she completed a clinical pharmacy residency in Family Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina. Kelly was a faculty member at Wilkes University for 2 years and then on faculty at MUSC for 19 years. She served as Assistant Dean for Curriculum for 4 of those years and as Department Chair of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes Sciences for 6 years. She is currently the Vice President of Professional Development with the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.
Her teaching and research interests include interprofessional education, the scholarship of teaching and learning, educational technology, transformative practice models and women’s health. Dr. Ragucci was a finalist for the South Carolina Governor’s Teacher of the Year Award in 2013, recipient of the ACCP Education Award in 2015, recipient of the MUSC Teaching Excellence Award for Educator-Lecturer in 2012 and recipient of the MUSC Outstanding Clinician Award in 2011. She was also named Preceptor of the Year in 2006 and has also been named Professor of the Year 10 times over her career. She has published a total of 59 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters.
Dr. Ragucci is a Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy and a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist. She is an active member of a variety of professional organizations, including AACP, ACCP, APhA, and IPEC.