Amanda Corbett, Pharm.D.

Clinical Associate Professor Clinical Associate Professor, Infectious Diseases Associate Director of Global Engagement

In addition to her appointment in the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, Amanda Corbett, Pharm.D., is a clinical associate professor in the UNC School of Medicine, global pharmacology coordinator for the UNC Institute of Global Health and Infectious Diseases, clinical associate for the UNC Center for AIDS Research, and a pharmacologist for the AIDS Clinical Trials Group. She is a board certified pharmacotherapy specialist and is a fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy.

Corbett received a B.S. in chemistry at UNC-Chapel Hill in 1994 and a Doctor of Pharmacy from Campbell University in 1999. She completed pharmacy practice residency training at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center before completing an Infectious Diseases specialty residency at UNC-Hospitals and an HIV pharmacology fellowship at UNC-Eshelman School of Pharmacy under the mentorship of Angela Kashuba, Pharm.D.. During Corbett’s fellowship she received the American College of Clinical Pharmacy Infectious Diseases Fellowship Award for global translational research and the Infectious Diseases Society of America Travel Award.

Corbett joined the faculty at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy in 2003 where she leads translational research efforts in antiretroviral use and treatment of opportunistic infections in resource poor countries. Her research efforts have been recognized by awards from the American College of Clinical Pharmacy Infectious Diseases Investigator Development Research Award and the UNC Center for AIDS Research Developmental Award, the UNC Research Council Junior Development Award and Research Grant and the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy SEED Grant. She received the Pam Herriott award both in 2007 and 2012 from the UNC Center for AIDS Research for her outstanding collaborative clinical and research efforts both domestic and global.

Corbett’s responsibilities include teaching (didactic and precepting) clinical practice (UNC ID clinic), and clinical research (HIV pharmacology of antiretrovirals in developing countries). More recently, Corbett has pioneered Integrative Medicine at the pharmacy school where she developed an elective in 2011 focusing on teaching pharmacy students the perspective of combining Western and traditional medicine in caring for patients in a holistic way. In addition, she is pursuing intensive training in herbal medicine, mind-body practices, and integrative medicine.

  • Food and Drug Administration, Antiviral Drugs Advisory Committee (2011-2015), Antimicrobial Drugs Advisory Committee (2015-present)
  • Biomedical Research International, Editorial Board Member (2012-present)
  • Lexi-Comp, Inc., Clinical Expert Advisor and Reviewer
  • UNC Center for AIDS Research Clinical Pharmacology and Analytical Chemistry Lab, CAP General Supervisor (2011-present)
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)
    • Secretary/Treasurer, ID PRN (2006-7)
    • Chair and Vice Chair, Awards Committee (2007-2010)
    • Vice Chair, Programming Committee (2013)
    • Member, Fellows Committee (2014-present)
  • Triangle College of Clinical Pharmacy
    • President (2008-9); Secretary/Treasurer (2007)
  • UNC Covenant Scholars Program Mentor (2014-present)
  • Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine (AIHM)
  • International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP)
  • PharmD, Campbell University
  • BS Chemistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • PGY1 Residency, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
  • PGY2 Infectious Diseases Residency, University of North Carolina Hospitals
  • HIV Pharmacology Academic Fellowship, University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy
  • Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist
  • Veda Venyasa Yoga Teacher
  • Reiki Master
  • North Carolina Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner (2012 – 2014)
  • American Academy of HIV Medicine Expert (2008 – 2012)