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Patti Fabel, PharmD
Interim Executive Director of Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center

Patti Fabel serves as the Interim Executive Director of the Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center and Clinical Assistant Professor at the South Carolina College of Pharmacy in the Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes Sciences (CPOS) Department. 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. Currently she also serves as the Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Lead for the Columbia West District of Walgreens Pharmacy. Patti has published articles in the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education on MTM and pharmacy advocacy.


Phone: 803.777.4659


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 South Carolina College of Pharmacy – University of South Carolina Campus. 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 


Bob Davis, PharmD, FAPhA

Bob Davis is a consultant for the Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center and retired clinical professor at the South Carolina College of Pharmacy, University of South Carolina. He is a graduate of the Medical University of South Carolina, a Fellow and past President of the American Pharmacists Association, and past President of the South Carolina Pharmacy Association. Dr. Davis was awarded the Arnold and Marie Schwartz Pharmacy Innovation Award for the innovative interdisciplinary pharmacy practice and entrepreneurial business model developed at Lexington Family Practice, Lexington, SC. Bob brings a wealth of business knowledge acquired through a varied and successful career in the pharmacy industry including positions with a specialty pharmacy, pharmacy benefit managers, drug wholesalers, healthcare purchasing organizations, and community pharmacy.



Kristi Niro, M.Ed.
Program Coordinator

Kristi Niro is the Program Coordinator at the Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center.  She is a graduate of the University of South Carolina's School of Journalism and Mass Communications. She also recently received her Master's in Higher Education and Student Affairs from USC's College of Education.

Phone: 803.777.4341