Erin Hickey Zacholski, Pharm.D., BCOP
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacotherapy & Outcomes Science

Area of Focus

  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Chronic myeloid and lymphoid malignancies
  • Benign Hematology


  • Pharm.D., (Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy, 2017)
  • B.S., Biology (James Madison University, 2013)

Post-Graduate Training

  • PGY2 Residency - Oncology Pharmacy (University of Kentucky HealthCare, 2019)
  • PGY1 Residency - Pharmacy Practice (University of Kentucky HealthCare, 2018)

Professional Experience

  • (2019 - Present) Assistant Professor, VCU School of Pharmacy

Research Interests

  • Oncology supportive care
  • Gynecologic oncology
  • Acute promyelocytic leukemia
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
  • Perception of the pharmacy profession
  • Patient education


Recent Publications

  • Hawley CE, Hickey E, Triantafylidis LK. Pharmacologic Considerations for Opioid Use in Kidney Disease. Seminars in Nephrology, 2021; 41(1): 2-10.
  • Hickey EL, DiPiro JT, Romanelli F. Prospective Health Students’ Misperceptions of Pharmacists [Commentary]. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 29 Aug 2019. Volume 83, Issue 6, Article 7195. DOI: 10.5688/ajpe7195
  • Hickey EL, Clemons B, Griffin S, Cox JN, Sutphin SD, Ramlal R, Benitez L. Multi-center Evaluation of Arsenic Trioxide Dosing in Obese Patients with Low-Intermediate Risk Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia. Leukemia and Lymphoma. 11 Jul 2019 Epub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1080/10428194.2019.1639163
  • Hickey EL, Dumke EK, Brown BL, Ballentine RL. Prospective health students' perceptions of the pharmacist role in the interprofessional team. Journal of Interprofessional Care. 23 Oct 2017. DOI: 10.1080/13561820.2017.1381671