Cheyenne Newsome
Assistant Professor, Pharmacotherapy 509-358-7913 HSB 210H Spokane


Doctor of Pharmacy, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville


Newsome is a licensed pharmacist in Washington.

Additional Training

PGY-1 residency: Pharmacy practice residency at the University of New Mexico hospitals in Albuquerque. Newsome received a teaching certificate from the Health Sciences Center as part of this residency.

PGY-2 residency: Ambulatory care at the University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy in Albuquerque, New Mexico.


Newsome teaches in Pharmacotherapy IV, a course for which she is the instructor of record, and leads two elective courses, Residency Preparation and Advanced Diabetes Management. She also precepts students for their APPE ambulatory care rotations and serves as the student coordinator for all students at the Spokane VA.

Practice Site

Newsome’s practice site is at the Mann-Grandstaff Veterans Affairs Medical Center. She runs a metabolic clinic where she sees patients with diabetes and other chronic medical conditions. As a pharmacist provider, Newsome operates under a scope of practice which allows her to initiate, titrate and discontinue medications.


Newsome’s scholarly interests include increasing the quality of medical and pharmacy care for transgender and gender nonbinary patients.

Selected Publications
Eckstein MA, Newsome CC, Borrego ME, Burnett A, Wittstrom K, Conklin JR. A cross-sectional survey evaluating transgender-related care education in United States pharmacy school curricula, Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2019 Aug; 11(8):782-792.

Newsome C, Collip L, Sharon N, Conklin J. Incorporating a Pharmacist in a Transgender Medical Home: An Innovative Practice Description. AJHP. 2017 Feb; 74 (3):135-139.

Newsome C, Mallawarachichi I, Garcia J, Ray G. Association between health literacy and diabetes control in a pharmacist-run disease state management clinic. Cogent Medicine. 2017 Jan 6; 3(1).

Newsome C, Ryan K, Bakhireva L, Sarangarm P. Stat Pharm: Cultivating Statistical Knowledge in Resident Research. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2016 Apr; 73(7):434-5.

Nawarskas J, Newsome C, Anderson J, Ahmad B. P2Y12 inhibitors in acute coronary syndrome: current perspectives. Research Reports in Clinical Cardiology. 2015 Oct; 6:123-143.

updated 06/28/2017