Dr. Nikki Sowards began her career in pharmacy over 11 years ago as a pharmacy technician at East Tennessee Children's Hospital. She received her Bachelor's in Microbiology from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 2006 and her Pharm.D. from the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy in 2012. Dr. Sowards completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville, TN. During her residency, Dr. Sowards also received her Teaching Certificate through the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy. Throughout her pharmacy career, Dr. Sowards has continued her work at East Tennessee Children's Hospital which will now serve as her primary practice site.