Apryl N Peddi, PharmD, BCACP
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacotherapy & Outcomes Science
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Dr. Peddi (formerly Dr. Anderson) joined VCU School of Pharmacy faculty in 2019 with a focus in advancing the role of ambulatory care pharmacists and practicing evidence-based teaching. She graduated from The University of Tennessee in 2012 with a B.S. in Biochemistry and VCU School of Pharmacy in 2017 with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. After graduation, she completed a PGY1 residency with an emphasis in ambulatory care practice and a PGY2 residency in academic pharmacy. She aims to prepare students for the practical skills necessary in all fields of pharmacy by using innovative teaching methods and systematic analysis of instruction and assessments to practice evidence-based teaching. She practices in a preventive cardiology clinic at VCU Health.

Area of Focus

  • Pharmacy Skills Laboratory Expertise
  • Pharmacy Education
  • Ambulatory Care


  • Pharm.D., (Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy, 2017)
  • B.S., Biological Sciences, Biochemistry (University of Tennessee, 2012)

Post-Graduate Training

  • PGY2 - Academic Pharmacy Residency (Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy, 2019)
  • PGY1 - Pharmacy Residency with Ambulatory Care Focus (Moses H. Cone Hospital, Greensboro, NC, 2018)

Professional Experience

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

Professional and Scholarly Interests

  • Ambulatory Care
  • Pharmacy Skills Laboratory
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning


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Recent Publications

  • Esposo LR, Klein MS, Peddi AN, Cook K, Haggerty LC, Vandervoort LM, Wilson MN. Analysis of Laboratory Skills Curricula Surrounding Professional Identity Formation in Doctor of Pharmacy Students. Am J Pharm Educ. 2023. Published online July 1, 2023. doi:10.1016/j.ajpe.2023.100564
  • Peddi AN, Eukel HN, Meyer BA, Caldas LM. Teaching Independent Decision-Making Through a Computer-Based Drug Utilization Review Simulation. Journal of Pharmacy Technology. 2023;39(4):159-204. doi:10.1177/87551225231179327
  • McBane S, Alavandi P, Allen S…Peddi AN…Seybert A. Overview of implementation and learning outcomes of simulation in pharmacy education. J Am Coll Clin Pharm. 2023;6(5):528-554. doi:10.1002/jac5.1784
  • Rude TA, Eukel HN, Ahmed-Sarwar N, Sutton Burke, E, Anderson AN, Riskin J, Caldas LM. An Introductory Over-The-Counter Simulation For First-Year Pharmacy Students Using A Virtual Pharmacy. Am J Pharm Educ. 2023;87(2):8940. doi:10.5688/ajpe8940
  • Anderson AN, Chan AR*, Roman YM. Pharmacogenomics and clinical cultural competency: pathway to overcome the limitations of race. Pharmacogenomics. 2022;23(6):363-370. doi:10.2217/pgs-2022-0009 *Student investigator
  • Eukel HN, Llayton C, Anderson AN, Ballou JM, Donohoe KL, Hunt AT, Meyer BA, Caldas LM. Insurance Adjudication Simulation Across Multiple Institutions and Levels of Learners. 2022;8 (7):8766. doi: 10.5688/ajpe8766
  • Llayton C, Wagner TD, Anderson AN, Crawford AN, Donohoe KL, Matulewicz AT, Caldas LM. Introducing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, Others (LGBTQIA+) Patient Care Through Laboratory-Based Exercises. Am J Pharm Educ. 2021;86(7):8766. doi: 10.5688/ajpe8569
  • Anderson AN, Patterson JA, Donohoe K, Matulewicz AT, Frankart LM, Peron EP, Caldas LM. Lessons learned: Assessing team creation by personality inventories in pharmacy students. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2021;13(11):1389-1546. doi: 10.1016/j.cptl.2021.09.014
  • Omecene NE, Patterson JA, Bucheit JD, Anderson AN, Rogers D, Goode JV, Caldas LM. Implementation of pharmacist-administered pediatric vaccines in the United States: major barriers and potential solutions for the outpatient setting. Pharm Pract (Granada). 2019;17(2):1581. Epub 2019 Jun 18. doi: 10.18549/PharmPract.2019.2.1581