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Pharmacy Practice & Science Dept.
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Dr. Samantha Bochenek received her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy and her Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics. She completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice residency and PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration residency at University of Kentucky HealthCare. Dr. Bochenek joined the UK Healthcare team in 2016 and has been a pharmacy director since 2018. At UK Healthcare, she has led many initiatives promoting the growth and oversight of infusion, specialty, and oncology services. She is also active in precepting both pharmacy residents and students. Dr. Bochenek serves as the Program Director of the PGY1 and PGY2 Specialty Pharmacy Administration and Director of Infusion Pharmacy Services & Pharmacy Systems.



  • Pharmacy Operations
  • Revenue Integrity
  • 340B
  • Continuous Quality Improvement
  • Residency Training


  • Adjunct Faculty
  • Director, UK Healthcare Specialty Pharmacy
  • Program Director, UK Healthcare PGY1 & PGY2 Specialty Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Residency program


  • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina
  • Master of Business Administration, University of Kentucky
  • PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, UK Healthcare
  • PGY2 Pharmacy Residency in Health-System Pharmacy Administration, UK Healthcare

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.