Dr. Abrons attended pharmacy school at the Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa - graduating in 2004. She then pursued and completed a Masters of Science in Social and Administrative Pharmacy at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Her first teaching experience was at Albany College of Pharmacy where she taught and coordinated a pharmacotherapy and medicinal chemistry course focused on cardiology and internal medicine; created and ran an internal medicine rotation; served on numerous committees and became more involved with research / publishing and editing. Dr. Abrons' practice and research focuses center on global health and underserved populations. She has developed an coordinated an international experience in rural and natural medicine in Dominica, West Indies and currently trains students on providing preventative health service screenings to underserved patient populations. Dr. Abrons currently is working on developing innovations to assist with screening provision and documentation. She is active with the national American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) global special interest group. She is the Director of Student Pharmacists International Activities for the University of Iowa, College of Pharmacy. With regards to editing, she is an Associate Editor for the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association (JAPhA) and Editor for the University of Iowa Teaching Cases and Active Learning Exercises. She is Author / Editor to the Pharmacists Peripheral Brain.
-Dr. Abrons research currently focuses on service learning and community outreach initiatives related to global pharmacy including immunizations, planning / management, training, and resources [health screening apps].
-Dr. Abrons primary practice is in the delivery of preventative health services through health screenings and health education services. She practices related to the Mobile Clinic and health screenings in underserved patient populations in Dominica, West Indies.