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Nicole L (Nikki) Olenik
Clinical Associate Professor
2012 PGY1 Community-Based Pharmacy Residency, Mathes Pharmacy/Purdue University 2011 PharmD, Butler University

Chronic disease management services implemented by community-based pharmacists, with a special interest in diabetes

Healthcare-related needs of the Spanish-speaking population


PHRM 852, Public Health Pharmacy

PHRM 844, Integrated Pharmacotherapy II

PHRM 840, Professional Program Laboratory III

PHRM 841, Professional Program Laboratory IV

Honors and Credentials

Licensed Diabetes Educator (LDE) in Indiana

Board Certified Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM)

Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES)

First Quarter AADE Pharmacy COI Best Practices in Diabetes Care Award

AADE Pharmacy COI Best Practices in Diabetes Care Award

Clinical Practice

HealthNet - Indianapolis, IN

Residency Program Director (RPD) for a PGY1 Community-based Pharmacy Residency Program at Mathes Pharmacy

Residency Program Director (RPD) for a PGY1 Community-based Pharmacy Residency Program at Purdue University Pharmacy

Administration and Committee Work

Chair, Community Pharmacy Advancement Committee (CPAC)

Representative Publications

1. Adeoye-Olatunde OA, Olenik, NL. Research and scholarly methods: Semi-structured interviews. J Am Coll Clin Pharm. 2021 April; doi: 10.1002/jac5.1441.

2. Kelly KR, Fernandez JR, Moses MG, Golembeski DM, Olenik NL. Exploring diabetes management behaviors among varying health literacy levels: A qualitative analysis. JAPhA. 2021 Jul-Aug:61(4S):S25-S29. DOI:

3. Meredith AH, Olenik NL, Farris KB, Hudmon KS. Women’s perceptions of pharmacist-prescribed hormonal contraception. JACCP. 2019 August. DOI: 10.1002/jac5.1169

4. Moses MG, Olenik NL. Perceived Impact of Caregiver’s Participation in Diabetes Education Classes on Implementation of Self-Care Behaviors. JAPhA. 2019 July-August:59(4):S47-S51.e1. DOI: 10.1016/j.japh.2019.05.014

5. Gildea CM, Lantaff WM, Olenik NL. Identifying barriers to glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes after completion of an accredited education program. JAPhA. 2017 May-June:57(3):S211-S216. DOI: 10.1016/j.japh.2017.02.008

6. Olenik NL, Schuh MJ. Are student pharmacists prepared for practice? JAPhA. 2016 September:56(487-488).  DOI: 10.1016/j.japh.2016.08.003

7. Gonzalvo J, Kruckeberg E, Newton M, Chang E, Olenik N, Gernant S. Advanced Diabetes Credentials for the Community Pharmacist: A Pilot Study. JAPhA. 2016 May-June:56(3):274-279.e3.

8. Olenik N, Fletcher L, Gonzalvo J. The community pharmacist as diabetes educator. ADCES In Practice. 2015 September;3(5):46-50.

9. Olenik N, Gonzalvo J, Snyder M, Nash C, Smith C. Perceptions of Spanish-speaking clientele of patient care services in a community pharmacy. Res Social Adm Pharm. 2015 March-April;11(2):241-252.