Krista Best, PharmD, BCPSKrista Best, PharmD, BCPS

Current Position:
Clinical Staff Pharmacist, Baptist Health Louisville

PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Central State Hospital/Sullivan University College of Pharmacy, 2015
Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Kentucky, 2014

Professional Experience:
Clinical Staff Pharmacist, Baptist Health Louisville, Louisville, Ky., 2016–present
Clinical Staff Pharmacist, Saint Elizabeth Healthcare Fort Thomas, Ky., 2015–2016
Staff Pharmacist PRN, Central State Hospital; Louisville, Ky., 2015–2016


  • “Biological Bases of Behavior: Traumatic Brain Injury”; ECPY 775 University of Louisville, 2016
  • “Meningitis”; PCAS 628 Sullivan University College of Pharmacy, 2015
  • Best K, Byrnes, Palmer E. Stop! in The Name of Sleep. The Kentucky Pharmacist. Oct 2015
  • “Drug Interactions”; Continuing Education Jefferson County Academy of Pharmacy, 2014 
  • Best K, Mounce C, Palmer E and Strobl B. Assessing The Need for a Long Acting Injectable Antipsychotic Initiation Protocol in an Acute Care Psychiatric Facility.
         - Preliminary Results presented at:
           Poster Presentation. American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical       Meeting, 2014.
         - Final Results presented at:
           Platform Presentation. Great Lakes Regional Pharmacy Residency Conference, 2015.
  • "Suvorexant: An Orexin Antagonist for Insomnia Management”; Continuing Education Grand Rounds Sullivan University College of Pharmacy, 2014

Research/Practice Interests: 
Evidence based medicine, emergency medicine, behavioral health, medication error review and prevention

Personal Interests:
Cooking, travel, scuba diving, snowboarding

Evidence Based Medicine