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College of Pharmacy

Faculty and Staff

Jordan M. Ballou, Pharm.D.

Title: Interim Associate Dean for Students and Diversity
Clinical Associate Professor
Department: Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes Sciences (CPOS)
College of Pharmacy
Phone: 803-544-0034
Office: College of Pharmacy
715 Sumter Street - CLS 416C
Columbia, SC 29208
Jordan Ballou


Pharm.D.  Campbell University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, 2015

PGY1 Community Residency, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, 2016


Jordan Marie Ballou, Pharm.D., BCACP, is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy & Outcomes Sciences and the Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center. Dr. Ballou received her Bachelor of Science in Molecular and Structural Biochemistry from North Carolina State University in 2009 and earned her Pharm.D. at the Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in 2015. She then was chief resident in the community pharmacy residency program at the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy. 

Prior to joining the college, she was on faculty the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy in the department of pharmacy practice from 2016-2022. In this role, Dr. Ballou was in leadership roles in the School's Skills Laboratory Curriculum and Community Residency Program. She also practiced at Tyson Drug Company and served as the Lead Network Facilitator for the Community Pharmacy Enhanced Services Network of Mississippi.

In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, cheering on the NC State Wolfpack and Ole Miss Rebels, spending time at the beach, and bragging about her nieces and nephew. 

Research Interests

  • Community Pharmacy
  • Practice Transformation
  • Implementation of Clinical Services
  • Rural Health

Awards & Honors

  • Outstanding Mentor Award, University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy, 2023
  • Distinguished Young Pharmacist, Mississippi Pharmacists Association, 2022
  • Faculty Service Award, University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, 2021
  • Preceptor of the Year, University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy Community-Based Residency program, 2017, 2021, 2022
  • Kappa Psi Grand Council Deputy Certificate of Excellence, 2019, 2022


Capino AC, Ballou JM, Malinowski S. Change in Student Pharmacists' Perceptions and Confidence of Pediatric Related Topics After Participation in Pediatric Pharmacy-Focused Skills Laboratory. J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. 2022;27(3):277-283. doi: 10.5863/1551-6776-27.3.277. Epub 2022 Mar 21. PMID: 35350162; PMCID: PMC8939271.

Love Baggett AC, Dorval E, Ballou JM, Dalton E, Rhodes LA. Barriers and best practices related to documentation of electronic care plans: A survey of community-based pharmacies in 4 states. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2022 Jul-Aug;62(4S):S11-S16.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.japh.2021.11.016. Epub 2021 Nov 18. PMID: 34887187.

Eukel HN, Llayton C, Anderson AN, Ballou JM, Donohoe KL, Hunt AT, Meyer BA, Caldas LM. Insurance Adjudication Simulation Across Multiple Institutions and Levels of Learners. Am J Pharm Educ. 2021 Oct 29:8766. doi: 10.5688/ajpe8766. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34716136.

Wagner JL, Boyle J, Boyle CJ, Choi D, Ballou JM, Patel N, Persky AM, Malcom DR. Overcoming Past Perceptions and Profession-Wide Identity Crisis to Reflect Pharmacy's Future. Am J Pharm Educ. 2021 Nov 16:8829. doi: 10.5688/ajpe8829. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34785501.

Frenzel JE, Nuziale BT, Bradley CL, Ballou JM, Begley K, Donohoe KL, Riley BL. A Modified Delphi Involving Laboratory Faculty to Define Essential Skills for Pharmacy Graduates. Am J Pharm Educ. 2021 Feb;85(2):848114. doi: 10.5688/ajpe848114. Epub 2020 Nov 13. PMID: 34283746; PMCID: PMC7926273.

Stover, KR, Ballou, JM, Liles, AM, et al. Assessment of clinical productivity tracking via reporting of quality patient indicators. J Am Coll Clin Pharm. 2019; 2: 108– 115.

Ballou, JM, Chapman, AR, Roark, AM, Huie, CH, McKee, J, Marciniak, MW. Conducting depression screenings in a community pharmacy: A pilot comparison of methods. J Am Coll Clin Pharm. 2019; 2: 366– 372.

Smith JO, Malinowski SS, Ballou JM. Public perceptions of naloxone use in the outpatient setting. Ment Health Clin. 2019 Jul 1;9(4):275-279. doi: 10.9740/mhc.2019.07.275. PMID: 31293847; PMCID: PMC6607948.

Crocker A, Bloodworth L, Ballou J, Liles AM, Fleming L. First Responder knowledge, perception and confidence in administering naloxone: Impact of a pharmacist-provided educational program in rural Mississippi. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2019 Jul-Aug;59(4S):S117-S121.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.japh.2019.04.011. Epub 2019 May 17. PMID: 31109810.

Renfro CP, Patti M, Ballou JM, Ferreri SP. Development of a medication synchronization common language for community pharmacies. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2018 Sep-Oct;58(5):515-521.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.japh.2018.04.032. Epub 2018 Jul 3. PMID: 29980447.


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