Kajua Lor, PharmD, BCACP was the first Hmong pharmacist to obtain a pharmacy academia position in the nation. She joined the Medical College of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy on August 1, 2016 as an Associate Professor. Previously, Dr. Lor was an Associate Professor at Touro University California College of Pharmacy in Vallejo, CA and Interim Director of Pharmacy at OLE Health a safety net clinic in Napa, CA. She is a board certified ambulatory care pharmacist. Dr. Lor is a Native Hmong speaker with proficiency in Spanish.
The American Pharmacist Association noted her unique consultation skills and she was selected as the One-to-One Patient Counseling Recognition Awardee. Dr. Lor earned her Doctorate of Pharmacy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy and completed a one-year post-graduate clinical pharmacy residency training at Westside Community Health Services with the University of Minnesota Ambulatory Care Residency Program. She has several peer-reviewed publications and is co- author of “Getting in: a practical guide to pharmacy admission”
Dr. Lor’s public health research interests include medication adherence, comprehensive medication management and herbal medicines. She was selected as a Programs to Increase Diversity among Individuals Engaged in Health-Related Research (PRIDE) Scholar in 2012 and completed extensive research training at Columbia University. She has more than 6.5 years of teaching experience and 4 years of leading a Resident Research Seminar.