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About KPIC


Patti Fabel, PharmD
Executive Director of Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center and Clinical Associate Professor 

Patti Fabel is the Executive Director of the Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center and a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy. She received her PharmD from the University of Rhode Island and completed a community pharmacy practice residency at the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy and Kroger Pharmacy. She has over 10 years’ experience developing and implementing patient-care services in community pharmacy settings. Specifically, she has implemented medication therapy management (MTM), vaccination, health and wellness, adherence and pharmacogenomics programs in both independent and chain pharmacies. In addition, Dr. Fabel has served as the Director for the college’s Community-based Residency Programs since 2015. Dr. Fabel is a former president of the South Carolina Pharmacy Association and is actively involved in the American Pharmacist Association, serving on committees and as a delegate in previous years, and was recently elected to their Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management Executive Committee.

Phone: 803.777.4659 Email:

Gene Reeder, RPh, PhD, FAPhA, FAMCP
Director of Outcomes Research & Professor Emeritus

Gene Reeder serves as the Director of Outcomes Research for the Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center and Professor Emeritus at the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy.  He has a B.S. and an M.S. in Pharmacy and a Ph.D. in Business Administration. He received the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy Distinguished Alumnus Award in 2015. Dr. Reeder intends to utilize his passion for the economic evaluation of pharmaceuticals and medical interventions, drug benefit design, formulary management, and health care public policy, combined with his practice experience in the areas of community pharmacy, long-term care, and managed care pharmacy to help  KPIC analyze and validate the impact of pharmacists in new clinical roles while also strengthening the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes Sciences research, graduate, and postgraduate programs.

Phone: 803.777.4395 Email:


Pamela Hite, GCDF
Program Coordinator

Pamela Hite is the Program Coordinator at the Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Columbia College.  She is a Global Certified Career Development Facilitator.

Phone: 803.777.4341 Email:




Sylvia Jenkins, MS 
Administrative Assistant

Sylvia Jenkins is the Administrative Assistant at the Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center.  She has a Master of Science degree in Management from Southern Wesleyan University. 

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