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Cynthia P. Koh-Knox Sharp
Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Phone: 765-496-3907
Fax: 765-494-0801
Specialization: Preceptor development and engagement
1998 Pharmacy Practice Residency, Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana 1997 PharmD, Purdue University

Continuing Professional Development, treating addiction in front of the counter, health care advocacy, innovative active learning techniques, qualitative analysis of reflection writings


Complementary and alternative medicine, substance use disorder, mindfulness, professional communication, healthcare advocacy for neglected populations

Service and Engagement

Section 8 housing (Fairington Apartments); Advanced wound healing 


PHRM 48500, Intercultural and Global Health Issues
PHRM 88000, APPE Ambulatory care (Advanced wound healing; Community Engagement and Patient Advocacy; Academia)
PHPR 48600, Beyond Ecstasy
PHPR 48900, Complementary and Alternative Medicine
PHRM 40500, Mindfulness
PHRM 41000 Professional Communication

Honors and Credentials

College of Pharmacy Chili cookoff champion 2022
AACP Substance Use Disorder SIG Best Paper Award 2022
Most likely to lead an excursion, Class of 2022
Chaney Faculty Preceptor of the Year 2021, 2014
AACP Substance Use Disorder SIG Distinguished Service Award 2020
Vision Award, CILMAR and International Programs 2019
YWCA Salute to Women, Woman of Distinction 2019
IMPACT Informed Learning Faculty Fellow 2019
Robert K. Chalmers Award for Distinguished Service to Experiential Programs 2018
IMPACT Faculty Fellow Spring 2018
Horizons Faculty Mentor of the Year 2017, 2015
Cardinal Health Generation Rx Champion Award 2012
Bowl of Hygeia, APhA Foundation and NASPA 2011
Great Lakes Young Pharmacists Leadership Conference, Indiana Pharmacists Alliance 2006
Dean’s World of Thanks Award 2002
Laura M. Lohman Scholarship 1996
Lemmon Company Outstanding Student Award 1996
Richard and Patricia Zapapas Pharmacy Scholarship, 1995
Upjohn Company Scholarship (in honor of Nicholas Popovich), 1994
Zada M. Cooper Scholarship (Kappa Epsilon National Grand Council), 1993

Clinical Practice

Fairington Apartments
St. Elizabeth Advanced Wound Healing

Administration and Committee Work

College of Pharmacy
Director, Preceptor Development and Engagement
Experiential Learning Advisory Committee
Faculty Liaison, Pharmacy Continuing Education and Professional Development
Advisor (founding), National Community Pharmacists Association, Purdue chapter since 2006
Co-advisor, Student National Pharmacists Association since 2021 
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee, College of Pharmacy since 2017
Experiential Learning Advisory Committee
Grade appeals committee 2022-2026

Purdue University
Alternative Dispute Resolution/Grievance Resolution Committee, Purdue Human Resources since 2022
Beliefs, Events, Values Inventory (BEVI) Administrator since 2017
Grade appeals committee 2022-2026
Mentor, HORIZONS Student Support Program since 2003
Qualified Administrator, Intercultural Development Inventory since 2015

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
Contnuing Professional Development section
Experiential Education section
Substance Use Disorder Special Interest Group

Indiana Pharmacy Association
Education Council
Continuing education review committee, Chair


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Representative Publications

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