Natasha Petry, PharmD, BCACP

Associate Professor of Practice
20D Sudro Hall 


Pharmacy Practice (PGY1) Residency, 2012-2013
Trinity Hospital /North Dakota State University - Minot, ND

Doctor of Pharmacy, 2012
North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND

Bachelor of Science, Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2010
North Dakota State University. Fargo, ND

Bachelor of Science, Microbiology, 2001
Minors: Chemistry, Food Safety, Biotechnology
North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND

Clinical Site 

Sanford Health Imagenetics


Associate Professor of Practice, Department of Pharmacy Practice
Co-Advisor American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists
Preceptor, Ambulatory Care Clinical Clerkship
Pharmacogenetics Clinical Pharmacist, Sanford Health Imagenetics


Department of Pharmacy Practice Experiential Education Committee
School of Pharmacy Curriculum Committee
College of Health Professions Inclusivity Committee
Sanford Health Enterprise Pharmacogenetics Committee
APhA-APPM Diabetes Management SIG Education Committee Member

Pharmacist Licensure 

North Dakota


Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist
Teaching Certificate, North Dakota State University
Pain Management Certificate Program, North Dakota State University
Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Certification, North Dakota State University

Areas of Expertise 

  • Diabetes
  • Patient-Centered Medical Home Model
  • Pharmacogenomics
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Public Health


PHRM 340 Pathophysiology (Course Coordinator)
PHRM 534 Endocrine Therepeutics
PHRM 580 Pharmacotherapy Capstone (Co-Course Coordinator)
PHRM 581-583 Clinical Clerkship: Ambulatory Care
PHRM 536/636 Pharmacotherapy: Neurology/Psychiatry (Previously taught)
PHRM 189 Skills for Academic Success (Previously taught)

Professional Organization Memberships

North Dakota Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists
American Pharmacists Association
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Recent Publications

Petry N, Baye JF, Aifaoui A, Wilke RA, Lupu RA, Savegeau J, Gapp B, Massmann A, Hahn D, Hajek C, and Schultz AJ; Implementation of Wide-Scale Pharmacogenetic Testing in Primary Care. Pharmacogenomics. 2019 Aug;20(12):903-913. 

Petry, N., Lupu, R., Gohar, A., Larson, E. A., Peterson, C., Williams, V., Zhao, J., Wilke, R.A., Hines, L. J; CYP2C19 genotype, physician prescribing pattern, and risk for long QT on serotonin selective reuptake inhibitors. Pharmacogenomics 20(5):343-351, 2019. PMID 30983508

Empey PE, Stevenson JM, Tuteja S, Weitzel KW, Angiolillo DJ, Beitelshees AL, Coons JC, Duarte JD, Franchi F, Jeng LJB, Johnson JA, Kreutz RP, Limdi NA, Maloney KA, Owusu Obeng A, Peterson JF, Petry N, Pratt VM, Rollini F, Scott SA, Skaar TC, Vesely MR, Stouffer GA, Wilke RA, Cavallari LH, Lee CR; IGNITE Network. Multisite Investigation of Strategies for the Implementation of CYP2C19 Genotype-Guided Antiplatelet Therapy. Clin Pharmacol Ther 104(4): 664-674, 2018. PMID 29280137

Petry N and Chavour S; HLA Genotyping for Allopurinol: Lessons Learned. S D Med 70(10):462-464, 2017. PMID 28957621

Petry N and Hines L; Point-Counterpoint: Genotyping for SSRIs. S D Med 70(6):246-248, 2017. PMID 28813759

Cavallari LH, Beitelshees AL, Blake KV, Dressler LG, Duarte JD, Elsey A, Eichmeyer JN, Empey PE, Franciosi JP, Hicks JK, Holmes AM, Jeng L, Lee CR, Lima JJ, Limdi NA, Modlin J, Obeng AO, Petry N, Pratt VM, Skaar TC, Tuteja S, Voora D, Wagner M, Weitzel KW, Wilke RA, Peterson JF, Johnson JA. The IGNITE Pharmacogenetics Working Group: An Opportunity for Building Evidence with Pharmacogenetic Implementation in a Real-World Setting. Clin Transl Sci. 2017 Mar 14. doi: 10.1111/cts.12456. [Epub ahead of print] 

Barnacle M, Strand MA, Werremeyer A, Maack B, Petry N. Depression Screening in Diabetes Care to Improve Outcomes: Are We Meeting the Challenge? Diabetes Educ. 2016;42(5):646-51. 

Werremeyer A, Maack B, Strand M, Barnacle M, Petry N.  Disease Control Among Patients with Diabetes and Severe Depressive Symptoms.  J Prim Care Community Health. 2016 Apr;7(2):130-4. 

Willborn R, Barnacle M, Maack B, Petry N, Werremeyer A, Strand M. Use of the 9-Item Patient Health Questionnaire for Depression Assessment in Primary Care Patients with Type-2 Diabetes. J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv. 2016 Jan 1;54(1):56-63.  

Willborn R, Werremeyer A, Petry N, Barnacle M, Maack B, and Strand MA. A cross-sectional cohort study comparing health outcomes among type 2 diabetes patients with contrasting depression severity. NTIS #TR-06-2015. Western States Medical Monographs Series, 2015.

Posters Presented at Professional Meetings

Baye JF, Petry N, Massmann A, Aifaoui A, Hajek C, Wilke RA, Schultz A.  Implementation of pharmacogenomics into primary care across a large multi-state healthcare system. American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG), Houston TX, October 16, 2019. 

Aifaoui A, Petry NJ, Hutchinson A, Schultz AJ, Baye JF, Massmann A, VanHeukelom J, Hajek C, Wilke RA, Moore M, Tucker B, Mullineaux L, Royer R. Description of an active educational system supporting the implementation of a personalized medicine program, in a large multi-site rural hospital. American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG), Houston TX, October 17, 2019. 

Butler LM, Chen AM, Borja-Hart N, Armbruster AL, Arif S, Riley A, Petry N. Multi-institutional assessment of the impact of two educational activities on student cultural competence, AACP Annual Meeting, Pharmacy Education 2019 in Chicago, IL. 

Scott D, Naughton C, Petry N, Friesner D. “Practice Management Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs): Preliminary Evidence from North Dakota” Podium Presentation. 32st Annual Conference of the Business and Health Administration Association (BHAA) Conference in Chicago, March 27-29, 2019. 

Tucker B, Mullineaux L, Leonhard J, Moore M, Pyatt RE, Schultz A, Reiner J, Lyalin D, Shaaban S, DeBerg K, Bell M, Borovik L, Risty L, Wolf L, Reardon M, Royer E, Baye J, Petry N, Mroch A, Flanagan J, Hajek C. The Sanford Health Preemptive Genetic Screening Program. American College of Medical Genetics Annual Meeting 2019. Seattle, WA. 

Stoneberg M, Petry N, Roemmich M, Grindeland C, Schultz A. Implementation of Pharmacogenomics Dosing Guidance for Psychotopic Medications Beyond Current CPIC Guidelines. Poster Presentation. ASHP Midyear Meeting December 2018. Anaheim, CA. 

Schultz A, Baye J, Petry N, Wilke R, Reiner J, Aifaoui A. Building quality assurance measures into an effective evidence based precision medicine program. American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) 2018 Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. 

Butler L, Arif S, Armbruster A, Brown B, Chen A, Hart N, Petry N. Multicenter Assessment of Cultural Competency Active Learning Strategies for Pharmacy Students. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy 2018 Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. 

Petry N, Wieland G, Newman W, Hammer KDP, Fischer K, Carver A, and Lo TS. Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) screening upon inpatient hospital admission: is there concordance between nasal swab results and wound/tissue? Academy of Microbiology Microbe Conference. Atlanta, GA. 

Duong B, Arwood MA, Hicks JK, Elsey AR, Franch F, Limdi NA, Mills AE, Owusu-Obeng A, Petry N, Tuteja S, Cavallari LH, Weitzel KW. Development of Implementation Guides to Support Clinical Adoption of Genomic Medicine: Experiences of the Implementing Genomics in Practice (IGNITE) Network. American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics Annual Meeting. Charlotte, NC.

Curtis B, Petry N, Breidenbach J, Leedahl D, Biberdorf R, Hines L, Larson E, Wilke R. Quantifying Provider Behavior in Response to CYP2C19 Genotyping Results Through Best Practice Advisories. Poster Presentation. ASHP Midyear Meeting December 2015. New Orleans, LA. 

Khan S*, Sheikh M*(*co-first authors), Williams V, Peterson C, Thielke K, Hines L, Feng Q, Wei W, Denny JC, Wilke RA, Stys T, Larson EA, Puumala S, and Petry N (senior author). Manual validation of electronically extracted phenotypes for pharmacogenetic studies of clopidogrel outcome. March 9, 2017, Orlando Florida. Precision Medicine Conference 2017.

Maack B, Strand M, Werremeyer A, Petry N, Barnacle M, Willborn R. Correlation of Antidepressant Use with PHQ-9 Score Severity in Diabetics with or without Depression. American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting 2015. 

Barnacle M, Strand M, Werremeyer A, Petry N, Willborn R, Maack B. The Underutilization of PHQ-9 Screening for Depression in Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes.  North Dakota Center for Nursing Conference 2014.

Focken RL and Petry N. Development of a Pharmacotherapy Capstone Course to Further Develop Problem Solving and Clinical Reasoning Skills. Poster session presented at: American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting; 2014 July 26-30; Grapevine, TX.

Albano CB, Altstadt A, Petry N, Aaberg L, Gross D, Brown W, Peterson CD. Applying Public Health Theories to Implement a Smoke-Free Policy: A Pharmacy Practice Project. Poster session presented at: American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting; 2010 July 10–14; Seattle, WA.

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