North Dakota State University has named Dr. Amy Werremeyer as Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice in the School of Pharmacy, effective May 1.
Werremeyer, PharmD., BCCP, and Associate Professor, joined the faculty at NDSU in 2006. She served as Vice Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice from 2013 to 2016 and most recently served as Interim Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice since December 2019.
“We are excited that Dr. Werremeyer has accepted this position to chair Pharmacy Practice, bringing her expertise to lead the pharmacy program through a continually changing healthcare environment,” said Charles Peterson, Dean of the College of Health Professions at NDSU. “Her dedicated focus on students helps reinforce our commitment to preparing the next generation of pharmacists to serve patients and their profession.”
Werremeyer was selected as Pharmacy Teacher of the Year by the NDSU School of Pharmacy in 2019. She has been involved with teams initiating the ONE Rx program in the state to help stem opioid misuse, as well as Snap the Stigma, a program developed to assist students living with mental illness and create an environment to reduce the stigma of such illness.
She received her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees from NDSU and completed a post-doctoral PGY-1 pharmacy practice residency at the VA Medical Center in Fargo in 2006. Dr. Werremeyer has practiced as a psychiatry clinical specialist at Sanford South University since August 2006 and is a Board Certified Psychiatric Pharmacist (BCPP).
Werremeyer’s areas of expertise include patient education and medication experiences with psychotropic medications, photovoice and psychopharmacology.
She is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, American College of Clinical Pharmacy, College of Neurologic and Psychiatric Pharmacists, the North Dakota Pharmacists Association, and the North Dakota Society of Health Systems Pharmacists.
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