Betty J. Harris is Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice and APPE Coordinator at Husson University's School of Pharmacy in Bangor, Maine. Prior to joining the faculty at Husson, Dr. Harris was Assistant Dean of Experiential Education and Student Services at NSU College of Pharmacy from 2006 to 2011. She joined academia after an extensive career in long-term care and specialty pharmacy care with Colonial Drugs and Pharmerica.
Prior to joining PharMerica, Dr. Harris practiced in community chain pharmacy and worked part-time in hospital settings. She is a graduate of the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (formerly Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science) and received her Pharm.D. degree from Nova Southeastern University.
Dr. Harris is currently serving as the Treasurer of the Florida Pharmacy Association and Chair of the Policy Affairs Committee for AACP. Dr. Harris was appointed to the ACPE Board of Directors by APhA and served as a member from 2002 to 2008. She served as the 1998-99 Speaker of the APhA House of Delegates and as APhA Trustee from 1997 to 2002, Dr. Harris has served on APhA policy and reference committees. She is a past president and past speaker of the Florida Pharmacy Association (FPA), past Speaker of the FPA House of Delegates, and past president of the Florida Pharmacy Foundation, and has served as a trustee of the Foundation.