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Anne Hume, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS

  • Professor
  • Office: 244F
  • Phone: 401.874.2734
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  • Office Location: 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 / Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) interdisciplinary student team training program at Memorial Hospital. She works with family medicine and internal medicine residents on the Geriatrics and ambulatory care rotations. She precepts PharmD students on inpatient general medicine and ambulatory care APPEs. Dr. Hume received the URI College of Pharmacy Teacher of the Year award in 2010 and 2014.

Dr. Hume has published extensively and is a reviewer for many primary care, nursing, and pharmacy journals. She is an Associate Editor of the APhA Handbook of Nonprescription Drug Therapy and writes a monthly column on Integrative Medicine for Pharmacy Today. She is currently developing a new book on the clinical use of botanicals, along with a co-editor.

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


Interprofessional education/practice; Geriatric pharmacotherapy; 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


Gabay M, Smith J, Abe A, Chavez M, Coon S, Goldwire M, Gosser R, Hume AL, Musselman M, Phillips J, Walker S. 2016 ACCP White Paper on Natural Products. Pharmacotherapy. 2016 (In press)

Ulbricht C, Pimentel C, Hunnicutt R, Tjia J, Hume AL, Lapane KL. Mood and Anxiety Disorders. Oxford Textbook of Geriatric Medicine, 3rd Edition (in press).

Pimental C, Gurwitz J, Tija J, Hume AL, Lapane KL. New initiation of long-acting opioids in long-stay nursing home residents. J Am Geriatr Soc 2016 Aug 3.

Lapane KL, Hume AL, Ulbricht C, Gambassa G. Safety of psychotropic drugs in the elderly. Pharmacovigilance in Psychiatry 2016 (Book chapter)

Solomon J, Hume AL. The new oral anticoagulants: a patient-centered review. J Nurse Practitioners 2016.

Springer S, Hume AL, Orr KK. Public service announcements to facilitate dietary supplement education. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. 2015;

Gulum A, Hume AL. Statins: A focused update on clinical issues and selected adverse effects. J Nurse Practitioners 2015.

Orr K, Feret B, Lemay G, Cohen L, MacDonnell C, Seeram N, Hume AL. Assessment of Team Based Learning (TBL) in a Required Self-Care Course. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. 2015

Buderwitz P, Hume AL. Chamomile. HerbalGram March 2015.

Cohen L, Eisenhower C, Hume AL. Endocrine diseases. In Sleeper R, Hutchison L (eds) Pharmacotherapy in Older Adults. 2nd ed. 2014 (Book chapter)

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