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Katelyn Parsons

Clinical Associate Professor of Ambulatory Care
Department of Pharmacy Practice

Email:     katelyn.parsons@wne.edu
Phone:   413-796-2448
Office:    CSP 416

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Dr. Katelyn Parsons is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ambulatory Care. She received her PharmD degree from the University of Connecticut. While working towards her PharmD, Dr. Parsons completed the Pharmacy Veteran Affairs Learning Opportunities Residency (VALOR) Program at VA Central Western Massachusetts, where she developed a love for ambulatory care pharmacy working in the various pharmacist-run clinics. Upon graduation, Dr. Parsons completed a PGY-1 pharmacy residency largely focused in ambulatory care at the VA Boston Healthcare System.


  • PHAR 720: Musculoskeletal/Dermatologic Integrated Pharmacy Care, Co-Instructor of Record
  • PHAR 715: Applied Pharmacy Care and Patient Management II Laboratory Course, Instructor of Record 
  • PHAR 623: Cardiovascular I Integrated Pharmacy Care, Instructor on Anticoagulation         
  • PHAR 620: Self-Care Therapeutics, Instructor
  • Ambulatory Care Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) preceptor


Areas of interest include chronic disease state management, anticoagulation, collaborative practice, active learning, pedagogical strategies in laboratory courses, and curriculum design.

  • Parsons KA, Derkits ME. Visual Hallucinations Associated with Gabapentin Use. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2016 May 15;73(10):631-4.

  • Parsons K, Woolley AB. Use of an instant messaging application to facilitate pharmacy students' learning during medical rounds. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2013 Oct 1;70(19):1654-5.

Professional Affiliations

  • Alpha Zeta Omega Pharmaceutical Fraternity – Supreme Second Sub-Directorum, Delta Tau Faculty Advisor
  • Phi Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Leadership Society
  • Rho Chi Society
  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists             
  • American Pharmacists Association
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy        
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy

Practice Area

MassMutual Financial Group Employee Health Services, Springfield, MA
Pharmacy Consultation Services: medication management service for MassMutual employees and family members

BigY Consultation and Wellness Center, Springfield, MA
Pharmacy consultation and wellness center focused on diabetes and metabolic conditions