Kristine A. Parbuoni, PharmD, BCPPS, is an associate professor in the Department of Practice, Sciences, and Health Outcomes Research (P-SHOR) and Director of OSCE Programs at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.
About Dr. Parbuoni:
Dr. Parbuoni grew up in California and attended the University of Southern California in Los Angeles for her Bachelor’s degree. She then moved to Baltimore and obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy (2005). She completed a PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency and PGY-2 Pediatric Residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Following residency training, Dr. Parbuoni practiced as the Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at the University of Maryland Children’s Hospital. Dr. Parbuoni has always been passionate about residency training, serving as the PGY2 Pediatric Residency Coordinator for the University of Maryland from 2007 – 2013 and the PGY1 Residency Coordinator for the University of Maryland Medical Center from 2010 – 2013.
In 2013, Dr. Parbuoni moved to California to be closer to her family and joined the faculty at Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy as an assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice. At Loma Linda University Medical Center, she practiced in the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit and with one of the General Pediatrics teams. Dr. Parbuoni also served as the Residency Program Director of the PGY2 Pediatric Residency Program at Loma Linda University from 2014 – 2018 and the Residency Academic Coordinator for all Loma Linda University residency programs during that time.
She was excited to return to the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy in 2018 as faculty. She is the Director of OSCE Programs, where she oversees all simulation-based education in the pharmacy curriculum. She currently maintains a clinical practice site at the University of Maryland Children’s Hospital in the PICU. She became the Residency Program Director of the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy PGY2 Pediatric Residency in 2019. In 2023, Dr. Parbuoni was appointed as the Director of Postgraduate Training.
Dr. Parbuoni has been actively involved in professional organizations throughout her career. She served as the President of the Maryland Society of Health-System Pharmacy (MSHP) in 2012 – 2013, and later served on their Board of Directors from 2019 – 2022. She was a delegate for the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), on ASHP’s Council on Education and Workforce Development and the SCSS’s Preceptor Development SAG and Pediatrics SAG. Dr. Parbuoni served as Chair of the Research Committee of the Pediatric Pharmacy Association (PPA) in 2019 – 2020. She has been an active member of the American Academy of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), serving as a delegate to their House of Delegates and as Chair of the AACP Pediatric Special Interest Group (SIG). Dr. Parbuoni is a Board Certified Pediatric Pharmacy Specialist (BCPPS).
Dr. Parbuoni’s research interests include clinical outcomes in pediatrics (infectious diseases, critical care), pediatric pharmacokinetics, educational methods and outcomes in simulation, and post-graduate training.
Kristine A. Parbuoni, PharmD, BCPPS
Associate Professor and Director of OSCE Programs
Department of Practice, Sciences, and Health Outcomes Research
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
20 N. Pine Street, Room S443
Baltimore MD 21201