Andrew Traynor, PharmD, BCPS

Assistant Dean for Experiential Education and Professor, College of Pharmacy
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5-110D Weaver-Densford Hall
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Titles

Professor, College of Pharmacy
Assistant Dean for Experiential Education, College of Pharmacy

Education

Ambulatory Care Leadership Residency, University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, Minneapolis, MN

PharmD, University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy

Gallup Certified Strengths Coach, Gallup, Inc., Chair and Academic Administrators Management Program, AAL, Atlanta, GA

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Biography

Bio

Dr. Traynor joined the College of Pharmacy in 2020 after spending 10 years at Concordia University Wisconsin School of Pharmacy serving the last six year as Department Chair of Pharmacy Practice. A 2004 alumnus of the University of Minnesota Pharm.D. Program, Dr. Traynor completed the college's 24-month pharmacy practice residency and began his academic career on the Duluth campus as an Assistant Professor and Assistant Residency Director.

Dr. Traynor’s teaching focus is the development of student leadership skills and his scholarship has centered on the development of curriculum to prepare leaders in pharmacy Dr. Traynor’s focus in pharmacy practice has included the spread and sustainability of comprehensive medication management in ambulatory settings through residency education and academic and practice collaborations.

Expertise

Dr. Traynor’s teaching focus is the development of student leadership skills and his scholarship has centered on the development of curriculum to prepare leaders in pharmacy Dr. Traynor’s focus in pharmacy practice has included the spread and sustainability of comprehensive medication management in ambulatory settings through residency education and academic and practice collaborations.

Awards & Recognition

  • 2019 Excellence in Innovation Award, Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin
  • 2017, 2019 AACP Leadership Development SIG Best Manuscript Award, 1st Place
  • 2017 AACP Leadership Development SIG Best Manuscript Award, Honorable Mention
  • 2015, 2010, 2008 AACP/Wal-Mart Annual Meeting Scholarship Program
  • 2010 AACP Innovations in Teaching Award Competition Winner
  • 2008 AACP Innovations in Teaching Award Competition, Honorable Mention

Professional Associations

Dr. Traynor has held several leadership roles in the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy on a number of task forces and standing committees and served as Chair-elect, Chair and Past Chair of the Leadership Development SIG from 2013-2016. He has held other leadership positions in state associations and the American Pharmacists Association, most notably serving as APhA-ASP National President from 2003-2004.