Leigh Anne Nelson
Leigh Anne Nelson, Pharm.D., BCPP
Division of Pharmacy Practice & Administration
UMKCSchool of Pharmacy
2464 Charlotte Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64108-2718
Western Missouri Mental Health Center
1000 E. 24th Street
Kansas City, MO 64108
Dr. Nelson is currently an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy and Psychiatry at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine. Prior to this appointment, she was a CNS Medical Science Liaison with Bristol-Myers Squibb. She began her academic career at the St. Louis College of Pharmacy and Saint Louis University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Nelson is Board Certified as a Psychiatric Pharmacist.
Dr. Nelson received her BS and Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas School of Pharmacy. After graduating she completed a Pharmacy Practice & Administration Residency at Hamot Medical Center in Erie, Pennsylvania, a Psychiatric Pharmacy Practice & Administration Residency at the Capital District Psychiatric Center and a Psychiatric Pharmacotherapy Fellowship at the Albany College of Pharmacy in Albany, New York.
Dr. Nelson teaches psychopharmacology in both the Pharmacy and Medicine programs at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She provides clinical pharmacy services to an adult inpatient acute care unit at Western Missouri Mental Health Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Her research interests include antipsychotic use and schizophrenia.
Antipsychotic use and Schizophrenia