|Dr. Lakesha Butler|
Dr. Lakesha Butler is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice. Dr. Butler received her doctorate of pharmacy from Mercer University in Atlanta, Ga. She also completed a post-graduate pharmacy residency specializing in primary care at the University of Illinois at Chicago and is a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist and certified CPR instructor. Dr. Butler practices as a clinical pharmacist providing medication management and diabetes education to uninsured patients in St. Charles, Mo., at the Volunteers in Medicine Clinic.
Dr. Butler is an advocate for increasing cultural competency among health care professionals, decreasing health disparities among minorities and underserved patients, improving health literacy and incorporating innovative, active learning strategies in the classroom.
Dr. Butler’s scholarly interest include development of cultural competency within healthcare, health disparities among minority and underserved populations, health literacy and incorporation of innovative, active learning strategies in the classroom.