Shaunta' Martina Ray, Pharm.D., BCPS

Associate Professor
Department of Clinical Pharmacy

KNOXVILLE TN 379200000
Tel: (865) 305-5061


ASHP Accredited Internal Medicine Specialty Residency

University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy

ASHP Accredited Pharmacy Practice Residency

University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy

Doctor of Pharmacy

University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy


Board Certification

Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS)                           

Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties


Other Certification

Advanced Cardiac Life Support                                  


University of Tennessee Student Government Association Executive Council Excellence in Teaching Award (2009-2010)


Shauntá M. Ray is an Associate Professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy, Knoxville Campus and the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine.  Dr. Ray practices in inpatient and outpatient Family Medicine with University Family Physicians at the University of Tennessee Medical Center.  Dr. Ray is a board certified pharmacotherapy specialist and serves as the Pharmacotherapy Residency Director at the University of Tennessee Medical Center.  She serves on the editorial board for The Annals of Pharmacotherapy and is a reviewer for several other journals.  Dr. Ray’s areas of interest include chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, tobacco cessation, and resident education.



Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Ray SM, Helmer RS, Stevens A, Franks AS, Wallace LS.  Clinical utility of the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Knowledge Questionairre.  Fam Med 2013; 45(3): 197-200. 
  2. Havrda DE, Engle JP, Anderson KC, Ray SM, Haines SL, Kane-Gill SL, Ballard SL, Crannage AJ, Rochester CD, Parman MG (2013), Guidelines for Resident Teaching Experiences. Pharmacotherapy. doi: 10.1002/phar.1250.
  3. Ray SM, Hall M, Stevens A.  Intractable epistaxis with Febuxostat.  Hosp Pharm 2012;47(6):460-462.
  4. Ray SM, Wylie DR, Rowe AS, Heidel E, Franks AS. Pharmacy student knowledge retention after completing either a simulated or written patient case. Am J Pharm Educ 2012; 76(5):86.
  5. Ray SM, McMillen JC, Treadway SA, Helmer RS, Franks AS.  Indacaterol: A Novel Long-Acting β2-Agonist.  Pharmacotherapy 2012 May;32(5):456-74. doi: 10.1002/j.1875-9114.2012.01025.x. Epub 2012 Apr 12.
  6. Watkins J, Ray SM, Gillion A, Finch CK.  Aripiprazole-Induced Diabetic Ketoacidosis: Remaining Vigilant.  Hosp Pharm 2011; 46(6): 432-435.
  7. Guirguis AB, Ray SM, Zingone MM, Airee A, Franks AS, Keenum AJ.  Smoking Cessation: Barriers to Success and Readiness to Change.  Tenn Med 2010 Oct; 103(9): 45-49.
  8. Hope NH, Ray SM, Franks AS, Heidel RE.  Impact of an Educational Intervention on Steroid Prescribing and Dosing Effect on Patient Outcomes in COPD Exacerbations.  Pharmacy Practice 2010; 8(3): 162-166.
  9. Rackham DM, Ray SM, Franks AS, Bielak KM, Pinn TM.  Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Nasal Carriage in a College Student Athlete Population.  Clin J Sport Med 2010; 20(3):185-8
  10. Maples PC, Franks AS, Ray SM, Stevens AB, Wallace LS.  Development and Validation of a Low-Literacy Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Knowledge Questionnaire (COPD-Q).  Patient Educ Couns 2009; 81(1): 19-22. 
  11. Franks AS, Ray SM, Wallace LS, Keenum AJ, Weiss BD.  Do Medication Samples Jeopardize Patient Safety?  Ann Pharmacother 2009;43:51-56.
  12. Nisly SA, Ray SM, Moye, RA.  Tobramycin-Induced Hepatotoxicity. Ann Pharmacother 2007; 41: 2061-5. 
  13.  Martina SD, Vesta KS, Ismail M.  Cilomilast.  Ann Pharmacother 2006;40: 1822-8
  14. Vesta KS, Martina SD, Kozlowski E.  Propofol-Induced Priapism, a Case Confirmed with Rechallenge.  Ann Pharmacother 2006;40: 980-2.
  15. Martina SD, Vesta KS, Ripley T.  Etoricoxib:  A Highly Selective COX-2 Inhibitor.  Ann Pharmacother 2005;39: 854-62.


Book Chapters

 Ray SM. Common Dermatologic Disorders.  In:  Gourley DR, Eoff JE III, eds. The APhA Complete Review for Pharmacy, 9th ed. Washington, DC: American Pharmacists Association, 2012: 607 – 629. 

 Other Publications

  1.  Ray SM, Nisly SA.  Asthma In-Focus Book Review.  J Pharm Technol 2007;23: 311-312
  2. Ray SM, McMillen JC.  Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs, 18th Revised Edition Book Review.  Ann Pharmacother 2009;43:2124-2125.