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7 Greenhouse Road Kingston, RI 02881 – Office: 401.874.2761 Fax: 401.874.2181

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The University of Rhode Island Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

Anne Hume, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS

  • Professor
  • Office: 244F
  • Phone: 401.874.2734
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  • Mailing Address: 7 Greenhouse Road, Kingston, RI 02881


Dr. Hume’s teaching and scholarship includes primary care, integrative medicine, geriatrics, and interprofessional education/practice. She has been a faculty member in the Rhode Island Geriatric Education Center (RIGEC) funded by the U.S. Bureau of Health Professions since 1996. She is co-leader of the RIGEC interdisciplinary student team training program at Memorial Hospital. She works with family medicine and internal medicine residents on the Geriatrics and the Patient Center Medical Home (PCMH) rotations. She precepts PharmD students on inpatient general medicine as well as on the PCMH rotation.

Dr. Hume has published extensively and is a reviewer for many primary care, nursing, and pharmacy journals. She serves on the Editorial Board of the Annals of Pharmacotherapy and was on the Editorial Board of the Pharmacotherapy Self-Assessment Program (PSAP) between 2005 and 2012. Dr. Hume is an Associate Editor of the APhA Handbook of Nonprescription Drug Therapy. She also writes a monthly column on Integrative Medicine for Pharmacy Today.

Dr. Hume is active in the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) and in other professional organizations including the Society for Primary Care Policy Fellows. She is a past Chair of Ambulatory Care Practice and Research Network of ACCP.


Interprofessional education/practice; Patient-centered medical home; Integrative medicine; Applying evidence-based guidelines in primary care


Pharm.D., Pharmacy, Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University

B.S., Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh


Hume, AL, Kirwin, J, Allen, N, Bieber, H, Couchenor, R, Hall, D, Kenney, A, Obering, C, Seaton, T, Trujillo, J, Wiggins, S. Improving care transitions: Current practice and future opportunities for pharmacists. Pharmacotherapy. 32: 326-37 (2012)

Wojtusik, A, Hume, AL. Polypharmacy. In Ferri’s Clinical Advisor (2012).

Cohen, L, Hume, AL. Statin-induced muscle syndromes. In Ferri’s Clinical Advisor (2012).

Jackson-Derezza, A, Hume, AL. Aspirin for primary prevention. J FamPract 60:518-23 (2011).

Hume, AL, Cohen, L. Cardiovascular disease in women. In Hansen, LB, O’Connell, MB, Smith, J, Calis, K (eds) Women’s Health Across the Lifespan: A Pharmacotherapeutic Approach (2010).

Hume, AL, Quilliam, BJ, Eaton, CB, Goldman, R, Lapane, KL. Alternatives to potentially inappropriate medications for use in e-prescribing software: triggers and treatment algorithms. BMJ Quality & Safety 2011.doi:10.1136/bmjqs.2010.049635

Estus, E, Hume, AL, Owens, N. Pharmacotherapy in geriatrics: Improving student perception and knowledge through an active learning course model. AJPE 74(3):Article 38 (2010).

Page, RL, Hume, AL, Trujillo, J, Leader, G, Vardeny, O, Neuhauser, M, Dang, D, Nesbit, S, Cohen, L. Interprofessional education: Principles and application. A Framework for Clinical Pharmacy. Pharmacotherapy 29:879-86 (2009).

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