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Michelle BlakelyMichelle Blakely

Assistant Professor of Social and Administrative Pharmacy


2011    PhD   Auburn University
2008    MEd   Auburn University
2005    BA     University of South Alabama

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Dr. Blakely holds a Ph.D. in Social and Behavioral Sciences and an M.Ed. in Counseling from Auburn University. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with Psychology Departmental Honors from the University of South Alabama. Dr. Blakely is a National Certified Counselor (NCC) and a Motivational Interviewing (MI) expert. She has extensive experience teaching MI to a variety of health care professionals including physicians, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, case managers, and counselors. Dr. Blakely is also an active scholar, having authored numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and an interdisciplinary book that combines the natural and social sciences to increase our understanding of human behavior.

Dr. Blakely was faculty at the University of Connecticut (UConn) in the Department of Pharmacy Practice, and Director of Disability Services at Truman State University before coming to the University of Wyoming. Her fields of specialization are social and behavioral sciences, communications, and patient health outcomes.

Dr. Blakely has delivered lectures at Yale-New Haven Hospital (Yale University), the Lincoln Medical Center (NYC), and Virginia Commonwealth University. She has delivered presentations to audiences at the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Annual Meetings and Seminars and the American Pharmacists Association Annual Conferences. During her doctoral studies, Dr. Blakely received the WalMart/AACP Annual Conference Scholarship to encourage her commitment to higher education and healthcare disciplines. Since that time, she has served as an annual reviewer for this prestigious award. Dr. Blakely is also a former American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE) Fellow and a lifetime member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.


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