Joan Viets, PharmD, BCPS

Assistant Professor of Practice

Education and Training

Pharmacy Practice (PGY1) Residency, 2005-2006
Fargo VA Health Care System 

Doctor of Pharmacy, 2005
North Dakota State University 

Bachelor of Science, Pharmacy, 2003 
North Dakota State University 


Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Pharmacy Practice
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Fargo VA Health Care System
Preceptor, Acute Care Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience, Fargo VA Health Care System

Areas of Expertise 

  • Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Heart Failure
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Anticoagulation – especially warfarin
  • Acute Care/Adult Medicine

Professional Memberships 

American College of Clinical Pharmacy
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists


PHRM 537: Renal, Fluid and Electrolytes (Course Coordinator)
PHRM 545L: Pharmacotherapy LaboratoryPHRM
580: Pharmacotherapy Capstone
PHRM 538: Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Diseases
CHP 400: Interprofessional Health Care Practice

Pharmacist Licensure 

North Dakota 


Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) 2017

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