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Charlene Williams

Director of Preceptor Development Director of Preceptor Development

Charlene Williams, Pharm.D., BCACP, CDE

Director of Preceptor Development

Assistant Professor


(828) 250-3906
One University Heights, Karpen 114C, CB# 2125, Asheville, NC, 28804

Charlene Williams, PharmD, BCACP, CDCES, completed her Doctor of Pharmacy at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and completed an ASHP-accredited specialty residency in primary care at Mission Hospital and the Mountain Area Health Education Center. Currently, she is Director of Preceptor Development and a clinical assistant professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Dr. Williams is a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist and is board certified in ambulatory care pharmacy by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties. She has prior experience starting hospital-based and primary-care pharmacotherapy clinics, serving as a residency director and preceptor, and working in ADA-accredited diabetes education centers. Her research interests include preceptor and leadership development.

Prior to coming to the School, Williams was employed by Mission Health System. As a clinical pharmacist practitioner, she developed a clinical pharmacy services program in a patient-centered medical home for Mission Health System and has implemented clinical pharmacy services in several other clinic settings. She also served as residency director for the PGY-1 pharmacy practice residency in the ambulatory care setting at Mission Hospital/MAHEC.While at Mission, she implemented a medication reconciliation program for presurgical patients, was a care manager for the Asheville Project and Mission’s My Healthy Life employer-sponsored disease management programs and provided care in an ADA-accredited diabetes education center.