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Alex N. Isaacs
Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Phone: 765-496-0914
E-mail: isaacs5@purdue.edu
Specialization: Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Internal Medicine (Indiana University Health Arnett Hospital)
Education
Master of Science in Educational Psychology, Purdue University Global (2021) PGY1 & PGY2 Pharmacotherapy Residency, Butler University/Indiana University Health (2014) Doctor of Pharmacy, Butler University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (2012)
Research

Scholarship of teaching and learning

Teaching

PHRM 464 - Preparing for a Postgraduate Residency Training Program (Co-coordinator)

PHRM 468 -  Clinical Integration and Application (Co-coordinator)

PHRM 864 - Integrated Pharmacotherapy IV (Co-coordinator)

PHRM 820, 821, 840, 841, 860, 861 - Professional Skills Laboratory

PHRM 880 - Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience - Adult Medicine

Honors and Credentials

Emerging Teaching Scholar - American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Council of Faculties (2022)

Outstanding Peer Reviewer - Journal of American College of Clinical Pharmacy (2022)

New Educator Award - American College of Clinical Pharmacy (2020)

Chaney Family Faculty Preceptor of the Year - Purdue University College of Pharmacy (2019)

Innovation in Teaching and Learning Award - Purdue University College of Pharmacy (2018)

Walmart Scholar Mentor - American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (2016, 2019)

Distinguished Young Pharmacist Award - Indiana Pharmacists Association (2016)

Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist - Board of Pharmacy Specialties (2013 - Present)

Clinical Practice

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Internal Medicine - Indiana University Health Arnett Hospital

Administration and Committee Work

Purdue University College of Pharmacy Curriculum Committee (Chair)

American College of Clinical Pharmacy Education & Training PRN (Chair-elect)

Indiana Pharmacy Teaching Certificate Program (Director)

Indiana University Health PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Advisory Council

Representative Publications
  1. Johnson JL, Arif S, Bloom T, Isaacs AN, Moseley L, Janke KK. Preparing pharmacy educators as tour guides: Supporting professional identity formation in pharmacy education. Am J Pharm Educ. Epub ahead of print February 2022.
  2. Isaacs AN, Steuber TD, Howard ML, Dy-Boarman EA, Nisly SA. Evaluating the impact of advanced pharmacy practice experience on student pharmacist metacognition. Am J Pharm Educ. 2022;86(5): Article 8676.
  3. Welch BE, Arif SA, Bloom TJ, Isaacs AN, Janke KK, Johnson JL, Moseley LE, Ross LJ. Report of the 2019-2020 student affairs standing committee. Am J Pharm Educ. 2020;84(10):Article 8198.
  4. Isaacs AN, Scott SA, Nisly SA. Move out of ‘Z’ way Millennials. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2020; 12(12):1387-9.
  5. Beckett RD, Isaacs AN, Montagano KJ, Sheehan AH, Ramsey DC, Sprunger T. Perceived value of teaching and learning curriculum programs among pharmacy practice department chairs. Am J Pharm Educ. 2020;84(12):Article 7981.  
  6. Howard ML, Yuet WC, Isaacs AN. A review of pharmacy student and resident preceptor development initiatives. Am J Pharm Educ. 2020;84(10):Article 7991. 
  7. Villa KR, Sprunger TL, Walton AM, Costello TJ, Isaacs AN. Inter-rater reliability of a clinical documentation rubric within problem-based learning courses. Am J Pharm Educ. 2020;84(7):Article 7648.
  8. Darbishire PL, Isaacs AN, Miller ML. Faculty burnout in pharmacy education. Am J Pharm Educ. 2020;84(7):Article 7925.
  9. Isaacs AN, Miller ML, Hu T, Johnson B, Weber ZA. Inter-rater reliability of calibrated peer-review within a pharmacy curriculum. Am J Pharm Educ. 2020;84(4):Article 7583.
  10. Isaacs AN, Nisly SA, Walton AM. Student-generated e-learning for clinical education. Clin Teach. 2017;14(2):129-33.