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Kelly Gable
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology and Psychiatry
St. Louis University School of Medicine


Phone: 314-603-5223
E-mail: kgable@siue.edu
Personal webpage:


Education/Training/Background:

2005 - 2007: Clinical Coordinator, Spring Grove Hospital Center, Catonsville, Maryland
2006 - 2007: Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
2004 - 2005: PGY-2 Psychiatric Pharmacy Practice Resident, University of Southern California School of Pharmacy
2004: Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy
2002: Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy


Clinical interests:

Psychopharmacology, Assertive Community Treatment (ACT), Motivational Interviewing, Personality Disorders


Practice site information:

My current practice site is with Community Alternatives ( http://www.community-alternatives.org/) in St. Louis, Missouri. This is also a practice site for Saint Louis University Psychiatry Residents. It is a not-for-profit community mental health center with core values that include providing mental health care to the underserved in the greater St. Louis region. The client population includes the chronically homeless, those with severe and persistent mental illness (e.g. schizophrenia, bipolar disorder), substance abusers, refugee and torture-victim survivors, and individuals with mental illness and co-occurring HIV. I work collaboratively with psychiatry and social work services and have developed a practice site that incorporates a clinical pharmacist into the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) teams. The majority of my clinical time is spent providing medication management and disease-state education to clients in the community, on the streets of St. Louis and at their places of residence. This rotation site provides a unique treatment environment for SIUE APPE students to expand upon their clinical pharmacy skills, utilize the art of empathetic listening, and understand the meaning and practice of patient-centered care in the mental health recovery process.

Scholarship and representative publications:

Gable KN, Muhlstadt K., Celio MA, Pharmacy Student Perspectives on Mental Illness and the Impact of a Mental Health Elective. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, In Press.

Gable KN, Stunson MJ. Clinical Pharmacist Interventions on an Assertive Community Treatment Team. Community Mental Health Journal. Vol 46, Number 4, August 2010 pp 351-355.

Gable, KN. Personality Disorders and Eating Disorders, CPNP/ASHP Board Certification Review Course, 2009-2010.

Gable, KN. Clinical Pharmacist Involvement in Assertive Community Treatment for the Chronically Mentally Ill. Journal of Pharmacy Practice, Vol 21, February 2008.

Gable KN, Dopheide JA. Eating Disorders, An Update on Recognition, Diagnosis and Treatment,

Rx Consultant; Vol XVI, Number 6, June 2007.

Freeman DJ, DiPaula B, Love RC, Gable KN. IM Haloperidol vs. IM Olanzapine in Acute

Agitation: A Cost-Minimization Study, Poster Presentation, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, May 2007.

Gable KN, Dopheide JA. Brief Report: Psychotropic Medication Use at a Private Eating

Disorders Treatment Facility: A Retrospective Chart Review and Descriptive Data Analysis, Current Therapeutic Research; Vol 66, Number 6, November/December 2005.


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