Dorris completed his pre-pharmacy coursework from the University of Tennessee – Knoxville in 2010. In 2014, he completed his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy.
Following graduation, he completed a PGY-1 Community Pharmacy Practice residency at Perkins Drugs in Gallatin, Tennessee through Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy. During the PGY-1 year, he completed a teaching certificate program and obtained certifications in medication therapy management and diabetes patient care. His PGY-1 research focused on the impact of a medication synchronization program on workflow and quality measures in an independent community pharmacy.
Currently, he is completing a PGY-2 residency in Pharmacy Informatics with Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy. The residency program is hosted in partnership with Vanderbilt University Medical Center and LifePoint Hospitals.
He is a member of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), Phi Lambda Sigma (PLS), and the Tennessee Pharmacists Association (TPA). He currently serves on the ASHP Section Advisory Group on Ambulatory Care Informatics and TPA Ad Hoc New Practitioner Development Committee.
Research interests include personalized medicine, business development, clinical decision support, ambulatory care, and international public health. And, he is actively involved with medical missions development projects in Baja California, Mexico and Catacamas, Honduras.