Dr. Ashley Huntsberry earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology at The University of Texas at Dallas followed by a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. After graduation, Dr. Huntsberry completed a PGY1 pharmacy residency at Nebraska Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska. As part of her PGY1 pharmacy residency training, she earned a teaching certificate and participated in a leadership development program. Upon completion of her PGY1 residency year, she went on to do a PGY2 ambulatory care residency at the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences with an emphasis in family medicine. During this time, she earned a second teaching certificate as well as a research training certificate through the ASPIRE program at Kaiser Permanente Colorado. As a PGY2 ambulatory care resident, Dr. Huntsberry provided patient care in a variety of healthcare settings including patient centered medical homes, federally qualified health centers, university health system clinics, and efforts in population health. She also served as a clinical instructor for the school of pharmacy and teaching assistant for the distance degree program throughout her PGY2 residency year.
Dr. Huntsberry’s previous research endeavors included the effects of chronic proton pump inhibitor use on kidney function in older adults, the use of diltiazem and the role of heart rate reduction on exercise capacity in heart transplant patients, and a medication safety project regarding unreconciled dispenses and ADC overrides. Her scholarly areas of interest include chronic disease state management and expansion of clinical pharmacy services.