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Amy Heck Sheehan
Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Phone: 317-962-1437
Fax: 317-962-1756317-880-0568
Specialization: Drug Information
1998 Specialized Residency in Drug Information Practice and Pharmacotherapy, Warren G. Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD 1997 Pharm.D., University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 1995 B.S., Pharmacy, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Evidence-based practice, medical literature evaluation, drug information resources, and the scholarship of teaching and learning.

Service and Engagement

Director, Purdue University College of Pharmacy Postgraduate Industry-Affilated Fellowship Programs

Executive Committee, Indiana Pharmacy Resident Teaching Certificate (IPTeC) Program


PHRM 848, Principles of Drug Information and Literature Evaluation

PHRM 821, 841, 860, 861, Pharmacy Skills Labs (PSL)

PHRM 880, Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE)

CLPH 453, Advanced Literature Evaluation: A Therapeutic Focus

CLPH 450, Dossier Analysis and Formulary Management

Honors and Credentials

Fellow, Purdue University Teaching Academy

Indiana Pharmacy Teaching Certificate Program (IPTeC) Mentor of the Year

Finalist for Dr. Aziz Outstanding Teacher of the Year 

Who’s Who in Pharmaceutical Sciences Education

Outstanding Clerkship Instruction Award

Clinical Practice

Dr. Sheehan has over 25 years of experience providing comprehensive drug information services for the Indiana Univeristy (IU) Health Center for Medication Use Management where she precepts pharmacy fellows, residents, and students.

Representative Publications

Strong DM, Amin S, Caputo J, Amin S, Sheehan AH, Seyss C, Mistry A, Miller ML. Evaluation of perceived stress and resilience among postgraduate academic-affiliated pharmaceutical industry fellows. J Am Coll Clin Pharm. 2023;6(2):90-95. DOI: 10.1002/JAC5.1750

Phillips J, Kendrach M, Sheehan AH, Gettig JK. Drug Literature Evaluation I: Controlled Clinical Trial Evaluation. In: Drug Information: A Guide for Pharmacists, 7th Malone PM, Park S. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education; 2022.

Sheehan AH, Jordan JK. Formulating Effective Responses and Recommendations: A Structured Approach. In: Drug Information: A Guide for Pharmacists, 7th Malone PM, Park S. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education; 2022.

Sheehan AH, Chen JT, Yanovski JA. In: Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach, 12th Edition. Dipiro JT, Haines S, Nolin T eds. New York NY: McGraw-Hill; 2022.

Montagano KJ, Sheehan AH. Pharmacy students’ intrinsic motivation to participate in electronic peer-review of journal article critique assignments. Curr Pharm Teach Learn 2021;13(7):855-61. DOI: 10.1016/j.cptl.2021.03.005

Wasynzcuk J, Sheehan AH. Implementation of a teaching electronic medical record within didactic instruction using a drug information question assignment. Pharmacy 2021;9(1):35. DOI: 10.3390/pharmacy90100351

Beckett RD, Isaacs AN, Montagano KJ, Sheehan AH, Ramsey DR, Sprunger TL. Perceived value of teaching and learning curriculum programs among pharmacy practice chairs. Am J Pharm Educ 2020;84 (12):7981. DOI: 10.5688/ajpe7981

Sheehan AH, Sprunger TL, Viswesh V, Getting JP, and Boyle J. Current status of college-sponsored postgraduate teaching and learning curriculum (TLC) programs. Am J Pharm Educ 2020;84(7):7803. DOI: 10.5699/ajpe7803.

Fenn NE, Sprunger TL, Gonzalvo JD, Isaacs AN, Sheehan AH, Ramsey DR, Beckett RD. Global collaboration for the delivery of a live teaching and learning curriculum (TLC) program. Curr Pharm Teach Learn 2020;12(3):307-312. DOI: 10.1016/j.cptl.2019.12.011

Rybakov KN, Beckett RD, Dilley I, Sheehan AH. Reporting quality of survey research articles published in the pharmacy literature. Res Social Admin Pharm 2020;S1551-7411(19)30778-8. DOI: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2020.01.005.

Beckett RD, Linn DD, Tellor KB, Sheehan AH, Montagano KJ, Vonada B. Systematic evaluation of the methodological quality of clinical practice guidelines intended for pharmacists. JACCP 2019;2(1)14-25. DOI: 10.1002/jac5.1015

Folz HN, Sprunger TL, Sheehan AH, Aranda J, Bozymski K, Ramsey DC, Gonzalvo JD. Factors associated with mentor satisfaction among teaching and learning curriculum (TLC) program participants. Curr Pharm Teach Learn 2018;10(4):427-32.

Brown MN, Stout J, Sheehan AH. Development of an interprofessional case competition for pharmacy and medical students. Med Sci Educ 2017;27(3):457-60.

Fajiculay JR, Parikh BT, Wright CV,
Sheehan AH. Student perceptions of digital badges in a drug information and literature evaluation course. Curr Pharm Teach Learn 2017;9(5):881-86.

Sheehan AH, Wagner LE, Sowinski KM. Student pharmacists’ knowledge of biostatistical and literature evaluation concepts across a Doctor of Pharmacy curriculum. Curr Pharm Teach Learn 2016;8(5):622-628.

Parikh BT, Sheehan AH. Student pharmacists’ perceptions of the implementation of peer-assessment training and activities within a didactic course. Curr Pharm Teach Learn 2016;8(6):821-826.

Sheehan AH, Gonzalvo JD, Ramsey DC, Sprunger TL. Teaching certificate program participants’ perceptions of mentor-mentee relationships. Am J Pharm Educ 2016;80(3) Article 42.