To learn more about the Teaching and Learning Academy faculty, please see below.

John M. Burke, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS

Using Cases to Enhance Learning

John M. Burke is currently a professor of pharmacy practice and associate dean for postgraduate education at St. Louis College of Pharmacy. He earned his B.S. degree in pharmacy from the University of Missouri–Kansas City and his Pharm.D. degree from the University of Texas. He completed his clinical pharmacy residency at Truman Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Burke is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist and has been a clinical practitioner and faculty member for over 25 years.


E. Kelly Hester, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS

Implementing Teaching and Learning Strategies

Kelly Hester, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS, AAHIVP is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy. She received her B.S. and Pharm.D. from Auburn University and completed a Pharmacy Practice residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. She worked for three years at the University of Alabama Birmingham AIDS outpatient/research clinic serving as a clinical and investigational drug pharmacist. Currently she has practice affiliations with two adult HIV clinics in Alabama to provide collaborative medication therapy management pharmaceutical care services for the HIV and primary care needs of her patients.


Kristi W. Kelley , Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS, BC-ADM, CDE

Implementing Teaching and Learning Strategies

Kristi W. Kelley is a Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy and Clinical Pharmacist with Continuity Clinics with Brookwood Baptist Health, Internal Medicine Residency Program in Birmingham, Alabama. She is responsible for planning, implementing, and managing all pharmacy services related to patient care as well as precepting pharmacy students and residents in this setting. Dr. Kelley has established clinical pharmacy services in 3 outpatient internal medicine clinics over the last 17 years.

Dr. Kelley earned both her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees at Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy. She completed an ASHP-accredited Primary Care Residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. Dr. Kelley is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS), a Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP), a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE), and a Board Certified Advanced Diabetes Manager (BC-ADM).


Sara L. Lanfear, Pharm.D., BCPS

Assessing Student Learning

Dr. Sara Lanfear graduated with her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Iowa in 1998. Following graduation, she completed a pharmacy practice residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Lanfear stayed in St. Louis as a faculty member at the St. Louis College of Pharmacy from 1999 until 2005 where she was an assistant professor in the Division of Pharmacy Practice and a Clinical Specialist in Internal Medicine at St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield, Missouri. In 2005, Dr. Lanfear moved to Michigan and worked for two years as a Regional Medical Scientist for GlaxoSmithKline. In 2007, she went back to practicing clinical pharmacy at Henry Ford Hospital. Recently, Dr. Lanfear has moved into a drug information role at Henry Ford Hospital, which is where she remains today.


Daniel S. Longyhore , Pharm.D., M.S., BCACP

Implementing Teaching and Learning Strategies, Formative, Summative, and Effective Feedback

Daniel S. Longyhore is an associate professor of pharmacy practice at Wilkes University and an ambulatory care pharmacist with the St. Luke’s Hospital & Health Network in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Longyhore received his Pharm.D. degree in 2002 from Wilkes University and completed a pharmacy practice residency with Palmetto Health and a specialty residency in family medicine with Mercy Family Medicine and the St. Louis College of Pharmacy. He is board certified in ambulatory care.

Longyhore serves as an ambulatory care preceptor for St. Luke’s PGY1 pharmacy residency and is the director of the Wilkes University pharmacy resident teaching and learning program. He completed an M.S. degree in education in 2015 and is taking coursework leading to an EdD degree in educational leadership (concentration in curriculum and instruction).