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Pharmacy Practice & Science Dept.
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A.07.261C UK Chandler Medical Center
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859-218-1779
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bherndon01@uky.edu

Brooke Herndon is a clinical pharmacist specialist in the area of orthopedic surgery and geriatric medicine. She completed her undergraduate degree at Bellarmine University in Louisville, KY where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. She then completed her PharmD at the University of Kentucky (UK) College of Pharmacy in Lexington, KY and went on to complete a PGY1 residency at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston, TX. Brooke’s practice interests include surgical site infections, geriatric optimization and deprescribing, and student and resident development. She is an assistant adjunct professor at UK College of Pharmacy and serves as the faculty advisor for the Student Society of Health-System Pharmacy (SSHP). Her interests outside of work include outdoor activities, University of Kentucky basketball and traveling the world.

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We wish to remember and honor those who inhabited this Commonwealth before the arrival of the Europeans. Briefly occupying these lands were the Osage, Wyndott tribe, and Miami peoples. The Adena and Hopewell peoples, who are recognized by the naming of the time period in which they resided here, were here more permanently. Some of their mounds remain in the Lexington area, including at UK’s Adena Park.

In more recent years, the Cherokee occupied southeast Kentucky, the Yuchi southwest Kentucky, the Chickasaw extreme western Kentucky and the Shawnee central Kentucky including what is now the city of Lexington. The Shawnee left when colonization pushed through the Appalachian Mountains. Lower Shawnee Town ceremonial grounds are still visible in Greenup County.

We honor the first inhabitants who were here, respect their culture, and acknowledge the presence of their descendants who are here today in all walks of life including fellow pharmacists and healthcare professionals.