A South Florida native and Sailfish alumna, Dr. Jessica Bailey Finke joins the faculty as assistant professor of pharmacy practice. Upon graduation from the Gregory School of Pharmacy (GSOP), Dr. Finke completed both her PGY-1 Community-based Pharmacy Residency and Enhanced Community Pharmacy Services Fellowship at Palm Beach Atlantic University. During these two years of post-graduate training, she gained experience in the community-based pharmacy setting through development and implementation of patient-centered enhanced services at independent community-based pharmacies. Dr. Finke serves the profession of pharmacy at multiple levels including within the GSOP and through regional and national positions. Within GSOP, Dr. Finke serves on the Residency Advocacy Committee and Student Advocacy Committee. She also serves as co-advisor of the student chapter for the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA), co-advisor of the Beta Phi Chapter of Phi Delta Chi, and champion for the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy’s (AACP) ACT (Academia-Community Transformation) Pharmacy Collaborative. Regionally, Dr. Finke serves the Community Pharmacy Enhanced Services Network (CPESN) Florida as a coach for Flip the Pharmacy (FtP) Team Florida. Nationally, she serves on the Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management (APPM) Communications Committee for the American Pharmacists Association (APhA). Dr. Finke is the preceptor for the research learning experience to the PGY-1 community-based pharmacy resident. She is an active member in state and national pharmacy organizations including Florida Pharmacy Association (FPA), National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA), and American Pharmacists Association (APhA). Her current research interests include expansion of community-based pharmacy practice through development and implementation of enhanced services, development of enhanced service coaches, transformation in pharmacy payment models, and transformation in pharmacy workflows. Dr. Finke feels blessed to serve the GSOP to advance and impact future pharmacists through pharmacy with faith foundation. She lives in Palm Beach County with her new husband, Christopher.
B.S., Florida Atlantic University. Pharm.D., Palm Beach Atlantic University ‘21.