Kelly L. Scolaro is an associate professor at the LECOM Bradenton School of Pharmacy. She teaches in a variety of LECOM courses and also serves as an ambulatory care preceptor for fourth-year pharmacy students at Turning Points One Stop Clinic in Bradenton. She also practices at Good Samaritan Pharmacy in Nokomis.
Prior to joining the LECOM faculty, Dr. Scolaro was a clinical assistant professor and director of pharmaceutical care labs (PCL) at the University of North Carolina (UNC) Eshelman School of Pharmacy in Chapel Hill, N.C. Dr. Scolaro received her BS in pharmacy and PharmD from Auburn University. She completed APhA-ASHP accredited community pharmacy practice residency at the University of Florida.
Dr. Scolaro has published and presented on the topics of non prescription therapeutics, clinical services in community pharmacy, distance education and skills lab learning. She is an author and reviewer for APhA's Handbook of Nonprescription Drugs and has been an active participant in both APhA's Self Care Institute and P&G's Nonprescription Medicines Academy for several years.
Dr. Scolaro also served six years in leadership positions within the AACP Self-Care and Nonprescription Medicines SIG. She has a strong interest in domestic and global outreach to the underserved. She has served on health-outreach trips in the U.S., Ecuador, Honduras and Mexico. While at UNC, she served as the adviser and pharmacy manager for the Student Health Action Coalition (SHAC) free clinic and outreach group.