Amy Werremeyer has been named vice chair of the pharmacy practice department at North Dakota State University. In the position, she will assist all aspects of department administration, focusing on faculty development, workload assessment and continuing education for practicing pharmacists.
After earning her Doctor of Pharmacy from NDSU in 2005, Werremeyer completed her pharmacy practice residence at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Fargo, in 2006. In July of that year, she joined NDSU and is an associate professor in the department. She is a specialist in psychiatry at Sanford Hospital South University where she precepts pharmacy students and is a board certified pharmacotherapy specialist in psychiatry.
Werremeyer was named both teacher of the year and preceptor of the year by pharmacy students in 2012. Werremeyer also has been active in providing care for underserved patient populations globally through mission trips to Guatemala and Mozambique.
NDSU is recognized as one of the nation's top 108 public and private universities by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education.