Amber Cipriani, Pharm.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor
2318 Kerr Hall, 301 Pharmacy Lane, , Chapel Hill, NC, 27599
Amber Proctor Cipriani, Pharm.D., joined the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy as a clinical assistant professor in the Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapy. Cipriani’s appointment is cofunded by UNC Hospitals, where she serves as a clinical oncology specialist in thoracic oncology. Cipriani began her appointment on August 1, 2015.
At the hospital, Cipriani established a pharmacy presence in the ambulatory oncology clinics for lung, sarcoma, head and neck and melanoma malignancies. At the School, Proctor co-coordinates PHYC 447, a hematology and oncology course for third-year pharmacy students, with William Zamboni, Pharm.D., Ph.D., in the fall and coordinates DPET 812, an oncology elective, in the spring.
Cipriani earned her Doctor of Pharmacy from the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences University of Colorado Denver in 2013. She then came to UNC Hospitals to complete a PGY1 pharmacy residency and a PGY2 hematology and oncology pharmacy practice specialty residency.
Dr. Cipriani’s research interests include exploring real-world use of oncology medications to identify the most appropriate dose and patient characteristics that ensure safe and efficacious use. She is interested in utilizing genomic and transcriptomic information to guide clinical use of drugs, especially in the area of oncology. She is interested in researching implementation strategies for precision medicine in healthcare systems.
- Pharm.D., University of Colorado – Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
- B.A. in Biochemistry & B.A. in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology – University of Colorado