Ann Philbrick, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, BCACP

Director of Community Engagement and Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems
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Office Address

7-176 WDH 308 Harvard St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States


Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems
Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health Faculty
Woodwinds Family Medicine Residency Program
MTM Pharmacist Bethesda Family Medicine Clinic, St. Paul, MN
Director of Community Engagement


PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, Emphasis in Ambulatory Care, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA

PGY2 Specialized Residency, Ambulatory Care, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA

PharmD, University of Nebraska

Chemistry-Health Science, Wayne State College, Wayne, NE

Licensures and Certifications

Pharmacotherapy, Ambulatory Care

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Dr. Ann Philbrick is an associate professor at the College of Pharmacy and the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Minnesota. She is on the faculty of Woodwinds Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program and maintains her pharmacy practice at Bethesda Family Medicine Clinic. She is a 2006 graduate of the University of Nebraska Medical Center and completed a combined PGY1 and PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in 2008.


Routine immunizations, asthma, COPD, comprehensive medication management (CMM), medical cannabis, diabetes, hypertension

Professional Associations

American College of Clinical Pharmacy
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
Minnesota Pharmacist Association

Research Interests

  • Pharmacist's role in a family medicine teaching clinic
  • Pharmacist’s role in refugee healthcare
  • Education and attitudes about medical cannabis


Academic Interests and Focus

Immunization Delivery, Medical Cannabis

Teaching Areas

Immunization Delivery, Medical Cannabis


PHAR 6301: Veterinary Pharmacotherapy
PHAR 6970: Immunization Tour
PHAR 6716: Applied Pharmaceutical Care
(Immunization Deliver Content)
Preceptor for Ambulatory Care APPEs



Bethesda Family Medicine Clinic

Clinical Interests

Family Medicine, Comprehensive Medication Management (CMM), asthma, COPD, diabetes, hypertension, preventative care, refugee health care, social determinants of health (SODH), medical cannabis

Clinical Experience Statement

PRACTICE TIME LINE: I completed a 2 year residency in ambulatory care at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in 2008. I have been practicing at Bethesda Family Medicine since 2008, but the site has had a clinical pharmacist since 1998. PHARMACY ROLE: The clinical pharmacists serve a variety of roles at Bethesda Clinic including: Comprehensive Medication Reviews (CMR), medication reconciliation, anticoagulation management, patient education (diabetes, asthma/COPD, anticoagulation, smok


Philbrick AM. Immigrant health care in the context of an incredibly complicated health care system. Am J Pub Health. 2018;108(7):843-4.

Frail CK, Chapman SA, Jolowsky C, Moon JY, Philbrick AM. Supporting quality in experiential education through enhanced faculty engagement. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2017;9:962-5.

Ricco J, Danner C, Pereira C, Philbrick AM. “The times they are a-changin’” knowledges and perceptions regarding medical cannabis in an academic family medicine department. PRiMER. 2017; 1:20.

Philbrick AM, Wicks CM, Harris IM, Shaft GM, Van Vooren JS. Make Refugee Healthcare Great [Again]. Am J Pub Health. 2017; 107(5): 656-8.

Harris IM, Reidt S, Lounsbery LM, Moon J, Periera C, Philbrick AM, Westberg SM, Rojanasarot S. Assessment of core knowledge during ambulatory care advanced pharmacy practice experiences using online modules and pre- and post-testing. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2016:8:213-19.

Philbrick AM. Identifying Students’ Perceptions of Community Within, and Need for an Online Veterinary Pharmacotherapy Elective. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2016:8:178-83.

Philbrick AM, Harris IM, Schommer JC, Fallert CJ. Medication discrepancies associated with subsequent pharmacist-performed medication reconciliations in an ambulatory clinic. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2015 Jan-Feb;55(1):77-80. doi: 10.1331/JAPhA.2015.13160.

Harris IM, Philbrick AM, Fallert CJ, Soliman AM. Pharmacist-managed protocol to implement simvastatin labeling changes in a family medicine clinic. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2014 Aug 1;71(15):1248-51. doi: 10.2146/ajhp130459.

Milone AS, Philbrick AM, Harris IM, Fallert CJ. Medication reconciliation by clinical pharmacists in an outpatient family medicine clinic. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2014 Mar-Apr;54(2):181-7. doi: 10.1331/JAPhA.2014.12230.

Nelson EM, Philbrick AM. Avoiding serotonin syndrome: the nature of the interaction between tramadol and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. Ann Pharmacother. 2012 Dec;46(12):1712-6. doi: 10.1345/aph.1Q748. Epub 2012 Dec 4.

Philbrick AM, Ernst ME, McDanel DL, Ross MB, Moores KG. Metformin use in renal dysfunction: is a serum creatinine threshold appropriate? Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2009 Nov 15;66(22):2017-23. doi: 10.2146/ajhp080330.