Dr. Melanie N. Smith received her Pharm.D. from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in 2015. She then completed a PGY1 pharmacy residency at UF Health Jacksonville in Jacksonville, FL as well as a teaching certificate from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. She finished her residency training with a PGY2 in Critical Care Pharmacy at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston, SC. She currently practices as the Surgery-Trauma ICU Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at MUSC and is an adjunct assistant professor with the MUSC College of Pharmacy. She is actively involved in leadership both nationally and internationally with the American College of Clinical Pharmacy and the Society of Critical Care Medicine. She also enjoys research and scholarship related to critical care pharmacy, infectious diseases, and trauma. In her free time, she enjoys going to Orange Theory Fitness, playing with her dog Pippa, and cheering on the Arkansas Razorbacks and South Carolina Gamecocks.