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Laura Shane-McWhorter, PharmD

Specialities and Expertise

  • Diabetes Care, Hypertension and Hyperlipidemia, Psychiatric Medicines, Herbal Medicines



  • Pharmacy School: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Residency: Clinical Pharmacy, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Residency: Geriatric Pharmacy, VA Medical Center, Salt Lake City, UT


  • American Board of Pharmacy Specialties – Pharmacotherapy (BCPS)
  • American Board of Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM)
  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDCES)

Select Awards, Achievements and Publications

  • Fellow, American Society of Consultant Pharmacists
  • Fellow, Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists
  • Utah Pharmaceutical Association Award for Innovative Pharmacy Practice, 2002
  • University of Utah School of Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Outstanding Specialist Teacher, 1998
  • University of Utah Physicians' Assistants Program Teaching Award, 1995, 2016, 2017
  • University of Utah Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award, 1992, 2015
  • University of Utah Academy of Health Sciences Educators Outstanding Educator Award of Health Sciences Professional Students, 2017
  • APhA Clinical Research Paper Award for manuscript: Pharmacist-Provided Diabetes Management and Education Vía A Telemonitoring program