Marvanova named to national pharmacy board

October 24, 2016 – Fargo, North Dakota – Dr. Marketa Marvanova, chair of pharmacy practice in the College of Health Professions at North Dakota State University, has been appointed to serve as a specialist member on the Board of Pharmacy Specialties - Psychiatric Pharmacy Specialty Council. 

Members of the Psychiatric Pharmacy Specialty Council make recommendations to the Board of Pharmacy Specialties to:


  • Develop standards and other requirements for certification and recertification of pharmacists in the psychiatric pharmacy (BCPP)
  • Develop and administer examinations as required for BCPP certification and recertification of pharmacists
  • Evaluate the qualifications of individual pharmacists
  • Submit the names of those pharmacists recommended for BCPP certification or recertification 

The three-year term begins in January 2017. 

Dr. Marvanova’s areas of specialization in pharmacy include neurology, psychiatry and gerontology. She received her Ph.D, from Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic and her Pharm.D. from the University of Eastern Finland School of Pharmacy. She previously served in positions at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Chicago State University College of Pharmacy, Rush University Medical Center, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

For more information about the Board of Pharmacy Specialties, visit

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