Dr. Thornhill is the Vice Chair of Experiential and Professional Education in the Department of Pharmacy Practice. She is a 1991 graduate of the Campbell University School of Pharmacy and completed a residency in geriatrics and long-term care with Campbell University at the Methodist Retirement Community in Durham, NC. In 1992, she became the Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Geriatrics at the VA Medical Center in Salem, VA. In 1996, she returned to Campbell as a full-time faculty member precepting students at Wake Forest Baptist Health in Winston-Salem. She was appointed Vice Chair for Professional Education in 2015 and assumed the responsibility as Vice Chair for Experiential Education in 2019. Her clinical areas of interest are geriatric medicine and neurology. Her professional interests include preceptor and professional development and experiential education. She has been recognized as “Preceptor of the Year” and “Teacher of the Year.” She is a Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist and a Fellow of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists. She is active in state and national pharmacy organizations and currently serves as the Editor-in-Chief for the North Carolina Pharmacist.