Katelyn Hipwell, Pharm.D., MPH 


Dr. Hipwell is the Pharmacy Education and Graduate Programs Manager and the residency program director for the PGY1 Pharmacy residency program at University of Virginia Health. Additionally, she serves as the residency coordinator for the 11 other pharmacy residency programs and director for the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy-UVA Division. Previously, Dr. Hipwell served as the Pharmacy Manager of Clinical Operations at UVA since 2016. Dr. Hipwell earned a Doctor of Pharmacy from West Virginia University before advancing into a combined two year Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership (HSPAL) Residency at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, while also earning a Master of Public Health (MPH) from the University of Pittsburgh. Awards include 2020 Virginia Society of Health-System Pharmacists (VSHP) New Practitioner of the Year. She has been the Virginia Delegate for ASHP House of Delegates, and Region 1 President of VSHP. Dr. Hipwell also serves on the Vizient Professional Development and Workforce Committee contributing to advanced preceptor education webinars such as “Developing Emotional Intelligence in Residents”.