Clinical Affairs Division

Clinical Affairs Division

The division of Clinical Affairs works to unite clinical faculty across departments for support in clinical practice, scholarship and teachingThe purpose of the Clinical Affairs Division is to provide visionary leadership of clinical practice for the College of Pharmacy.   This includes developing and maintaining relationships with external clinical partners for both the Twin Cities and Duluth campuses. 

Clinical practice faculty are embedded into 3 departments within the College of Pharmacy:  Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Pharmaceutical Care and Health Systems.

Upcoming Seminars

Evaluating and Improving Pharmacy Analytics for Real World Use

Beth AlexanderBeth Alexander, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP
Clinical Pharmacist
OptumInsight at UnitedHealth Group

Jody HolandJody Holand, PharmD, BCPS
Pharmacy Informaticist
OptumInsight at UnitedHealth Group

Shannon ReidtShannon Reidt, PharmD, MPH, BCPS
Director, Clinical Pharmacy Analytics
OptumInsight at UnitedHealth Group

Monday, April 8, 2019

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Twin Cities Campus 5-130C WDH
Duluth Campus 160 Life Science Building (via ITV)

Learning Objectives:

Following the presentation, attendees will be able to:

  1. Describe how claims-based pharmacy analytics can measure medication regimen complexity and predict health care cost
  2. Outline strategy to evaluate the validity of a medication regimen complexity analytic
  3. Discuss how real world medication use affects the design of a pharmacy analytic to predict health care cost

Mariner Seminar Series

Rural Communities, Stakeholder Engagement, and the Pursuit of Educational Aspirations – The Journey to Grow and Sustain a Rural Pharmacy Health Initiative on a Distance Campus

kiserStephanie Norris Kiser, RPH

Director of Rural Health & Wellness
Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina

Thursday, April 11, 2019
9:00 - 10:00 AM

Twin Cities Campus 7-193/195 Weaver-Densford Hall
Duluth Campus (via ITV) 160 Life Sciences

Learning Objectives:

Following the presentation, attendees will be able to:
1. Describe the implementation and ongoing efforts to establish, sustain, and continue the growth of a rural pharmacy health initiative
2. Discuss the benefits and challenges associated with the engagement of key stakeholders that support the authentic connection of rural communities with our campus

This seminar is open to the public.


Seminar“The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.”
In support of improving patient care, University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.  Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education The Universal Activity Number is JA000810-0000-19-038-L04-P. This knowledge-based activity has been approved for 1 contact hour. Other Health Professionals  It is the responsibility of each participant to determine if the program meets the criteria for re-licensure or re-certification for their discipline.