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

Area of Focus

  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Hematology/Oncology


  • 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


Books/Book Chapters

  • Pamulapati LG, Hickey Zacholski E (2022). Research mentorship (Chapter 2). In: Aparasu R, Bentley J, Pate A eds. Student Handbook for Pharmacy Practice Research, 1e New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education.

Recent Publications

  • Zacholski K, Hambley B, Hickey E, Kashanian S, Li A, Duong VH, Newman MJ, DeZern A, Gojo I, Smith BD, Levis MJ, Varadhan R, Gehrie E, Emadi A, Ghiaur G. Arsenic trioxide dose capping to decrease toxicity in the treatment of acute promyelocytic leukemia. J Oncol Pharm Pract. 2021 Jun 17:10781552211024727. Doi: 10.1177/10781552211024727.
  • 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