Clinical Pharmacist

Holly Berry, PharmD, BCACP

Primary Care Population Health Pharmacist

Dr. Berry is a clinical pharmacist who has worked in several different areas including outpatient clinics, oncology, and solid organ transplant. She is passionate about optimizing medications for patients to reach their health related goals. She especially enjoys collaborating with the healthcare team to maximize the patient care experience.

Amit Patel, PharmD, BCACP

Primary Care Population Health Pharmacist

Amit obtained his pharmacy degree from the South Carolina College of Pharmacy. He also completed a PGY-1 Managed Care and PGY-2 Ambulatory Care residency with Kaiser Permanente of Georgia. Prior to coming to Duke, Amit worked as a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at Harris Health System in Houston, TX, managing patients with diabetes, hypertension, CAD, hyperlipidemia, and on anticoagulation. His interests also include disease state management in the primary care setting. He has a strong passion for improving patient outcomes and educating the next generation of pharmacists.

Brittney Champagne, PharmD

Primary Care Population Health Pharmacist

Brittney graduated from Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy. She completed two years of pharmacy residency training with a focus in ambulatory care and population health at Novant Health in Winston Salem, North Carolina. Prior to joining Duke Health, Brittney practiced as a clinical pharmacy specialist, managing lipid, anticoagulation, and primary care clinics at various Novant Health locations.

V. Lee Jackson Carter, PharmD, BCACP

Express Scripts - Senior Clinical Account Executive

Dr. Jackson Carter serves Duke employees and their dependents as senior clinical account executive with Express Scripts. She manages the Duke pharmacy benefit and works with physician leadership on realizing cost savings, improving patient care, and increasing patient safety. Through her efforts at Duke, Dr. Jackson Carter was awarded a "Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute Excellence Award" in 2016 for innovative care management strategies. Dr. Jackson Carter graduated from UNC Chapel Hill with a degree in biology and doctorate in pharmacy. She completed a residency in ambulatory care with Mission Hospitals and holds her ACCP board certification in ambulatory care.

Cindy Leslie Roberson, PharmD, BCACP

DukeWELL Clinical Pharmacist

Dr. Roberson obtained her pharmacy degree from the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. She also received a PGY-1 with a focus in Ambulatory Care and is a Board Certified Pharmacist in Ambulatory Care. Prior to coming to Duke, She worked as a Clinical Pharmacist at Advocate Medical Group in Chicago, Illinois, managing patients with diabetes, hypertension, heart failure, hyperlipidemia, and on anticoagulation. She also worked as an Assistant Professor at Chicago State University. She is interested in chronic disease states and drug development research. Being a chronic disease state pharmacist has allowed her to help and educate patients regarding preventative medicine. It also has given her the opportunity to educate and mold young pharmacists regarding the profession's role.

Holly Alvarado, PharmD, BCPS

DukeWELL Clinical Pharmacist

Dr. Alvarado graduated from the UNC-Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy in 2007 and is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS). Prior to joining Duke, she worked at Dorothea Dix and then practiced as a clinical pharmacist practitioner (CPP) managing lipid and anticoagulation clinics in various Research Triangle locations. She also serves on the advisory board of Pharmacist Moms, a national group dedicated to advocacy for women in pharmacy. Dr. Alvarado’s specific areas of interest are cardiovascular risk reduction and mental health.

Patrick Gregory, PharmD, BCACP, CPP

Clinical Pharmacist & Coordinator, Primary Care Population Health Pharmacy Services

Dr. Gregory is a clinical pharmacist and adjunct assistant professor of clinical education at UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Patrick graduated from the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy in 2004 and worked as a community pharmacist from 2004-2010. In 2010, he completed a PGY1 General Practice Residency at WakeMed Health & Hospitals and subsequently moved into the role of Ambulatory Care Specialist prior to his move into population health. Dr. Gregory is also an active member of ASHP and currently sits on the Clinical Practice Advancement Section Advisory Group. Patrick’s scholarly interests include diabetes, anticoagulation, hypertension and hyperlipidemia.

Yolanda Williams, PharmD, PhD

DukeWELL Clinical Pharmacist

Dr. Williams received her PharmD from Hampton University and her PhD in Clinical Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Kentucky, and has worked over 15 years combined in the retail and managed care settings. She previously served as pharmacist for the Northern Piedmont Community Care Network. SheDr. Williams' passion is improving healthcare outcomes of our community via collaborative medication interventions, especially in the area of mental health.

Benjamin Smith, PharmD, BCACP, CPP, BCGP

Associate Chief Pharmacy Officer, Population Health and Ambulatory Services

Dr. Smith leads clinical pharmacy programs and initiatives for the Duke Population Health Management Office and serves as pharmacist for the Duke Connected Care Network and adjunct assistant professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Dr. Smith graduated from the Eshelman School of Pharmacy at UNC-Chapel Hill and completed a pharmacy residency in ambulatory care at Mission Hospital and the Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) in Asheville. Prior to joining Duke Health in 2012, he practiced in an outpatient clinic at Mission Hospital. He is board certified in both ambulatory care and geriatric pharmacy practice.