Barbara Brandt and Mark Schneiderhan Inducted into Academies of Excellence

Minneapolis, Minn.
Dec. 29, 2020

Barbara Brandt, PhD, has been selected as an inductee into the Academy for Excellence in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and Mark Schneiderhan, PharmD, BCCP, has been selected as an inductee into the Academy for Excellence in Clinical Practice.

Brandt, a professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems, is an internationally recognized leader in the field of interprofessional practice and education and serves as the founding director of the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education. Induction into the Academy for Excellence in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning is the highest recognition of excellence in health-related teaching and learning scholarship. Faculty members selected for this honor have contributed to developing a culture of learning at the University of innovation, creativity and dissemination of scholarly works. 

Schneiderhan, an associate professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences, provides comprehensive medication management (CMM) at the Human Development Center in Duluth, Minnesota. The center is a community health facility serving northeast Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin regions. His expertise is in the management of symptoms of schizophrenia, major depressive, bipolar, anxiety, obsessive compulsive, post-traumatic stress and substance abuse disorders. Induction into the Academy for Excellence in Clinical Practice is the highest recognition of excellence in the practice or provision of health care clinical faculty. Those selected have demonstrated their ability to deliver the highest level of clinical care through innovative techniques as well as demonstrated the highest level of ethics and professionalism throughout their career.

See a list of all 2020 inductees.

About the Academies for Excellence

Members of the Academies for Excellence are elected to lifetime membership in one of four academies: the Academy for Excellence in Health Research; the Academy for Excellence in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning; the Academy for Excellence in Clinical Practice; and the Academy for Excellence in Team Science.

Past inductees from the College of Pharmacy include Philip Portoghese (2003, Academy for Excellence in Health Research), Robert Vince (2009, Academy for Excellence in Health Research), Kristin Janke (2011, Academy for Excellence in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning), Gunda Georg (2013, Academy for Excellence in Health Research), Amy Pittenger (2015, Academy for Excellence in the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning), Heather Blue (2018, Academy for Excellence in Health Care Practice), Sarah Westberg (2018, Academy for Excellence in Health Care Practice), Anne Schullo-Feulner (2019, Academy for Excellence in Clinical Practice) and Lisa Coles (2019, Academy for Excellence in Team Science).

 

Contact: 

College of Pharmacy, pharm@umn.edu

The University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, the only school of pharmacy in Minnesota, offers its program on the Twin Cities and Duluth campuses. Founded in 1892, the College of Pharmacy educates pharmacists and scientists, and engages in research and practice to improve the health of the people of Minnesota and society. The college is part of the health sciences, which are home to the University of Minnesota’s six health professional schools and colleges as well as several health-related centers and institutes.