Bethany Von Hoff, PharmD

Ph.D. Student, Social and Administrative Pharmacy
Bethany Von Hoff, PharmD



Ph.D. Student, Social and Administrative Pharmacy
Community Pharmacist, SuperValu (Cub) Pharmacies (2015-Present)


PharmD, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 2015

BS, University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI, 2011

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Bethany Anne Von Hoff is pursuing her PhD in Social and Administrative Pharmacy at the University of Minnesota- College of Pharmacy. Dr. Von Hoff graduated with her PharmD from the University of Minnesota- Twin Cities Campus in 2015. Dr. Von Hoff maintains a connection to practice and patient care as she continues to practice in community pharmacy as she pursues her PhD. Her research interest is within the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL). Bethany participates in a weekly SoTL Journal Club to foster and strengthen these interests. Her career goals are to combine her interest in teaching and SoTL research through a faculty position at a College of Pharmacy. Bethany enjoys working with current pharmacy students in and outside of the classroom through teaching, mentorship, and through her role as chapter advisor of the Phi Delta Chi- Theta chapter.

Professional Associations

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)

American Pharmacists Association (APhA)

Minnesota Pharmacists Association (MPhA)

Pharmacy Alumni Society (PAS)

Wulling Center for Innovation and Scholarship in Pharmacy Education (WCISPE)

Research Summary

My research interest is within the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. I am interested in researching student success, and the ways students face and overcome challenges. I am especially interested in the learning and growth that happens at periods of transition for students, as they transition from undergraduate to graduate level course work, from didactic to experiential education, and from student to practitioner.


Course Instructor:

Phar 1001: Orientation to Pharmacy (Fall 2015-Spring 2016)

Phar 1004: Common Prescription Drugs and Diseases (Fall 2015-Present)

Phar 3700/5700: Fundamentals of Pharmacotherapy (Fall 2016- Present)

Graduate Teaching Assistant:

Phar 6700: Becoming a Pharmacist (Fall 2014, Fall 2015, Fall 2016)

Phar 7411/7412/7413: Community Pharmacy Ambulatory Care Advanced

Pharmacy Practice Experience (Summer 2016)

Guest Lecturer:

Phar 6715: Career and Professional Foundations I (Spring 2017)


1. Holton R, Patel R, Eggebrecht M, Von Hoff B, Garrison O, McHale S, Bednar J, Olson A. “Rounding on Rounds: Creating a Checklist for Patient-and Family-Centered Rounds.” American Journal of Medical Quality. 2015 Sep-Oct;30(5):493

2. Pestka, D.L., Frail, C.K., Palombi, L.C., Von Hoff B.A., Conway J.M. & Sorensen, T.D., "Strategies and steps fostering the success of medication management services in community pharmacies." Journal of the American Pharmacists Association 56.5 2016: 504-512.

3. Pestka D, Frail CK, Palombi L, Von Hoff B, Conway J, Sorensen TD. Prescription for Healthy Communities: Carrying out Successful Medication Management Services in Community Pharmacies. Report to Minnesota Department of Health. September 2015. Available at