UMB faculty serve as instructors for the NAPLEX®/MPJE® Pharmacy Licensing Review Courses hosted at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.

MPJE-Ready Review Course:

Instructors for the MPJE-Ready Review Course are:

Frank Palumbo, BSPharm, MS, PhD, JDFrancis B. Palumbo, PhD, is professor and executive director of the Center on Drugs and Public Policy at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy in Baltimore, Maryland. He is a member of the Maryland and District of Columbia Bars and is a licensed pharmacist.

 

 

Michelle Andoll, BSP '90, JDMichelle Andoll, BSP '90, JD, is an alumna of the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy and the University of Maryland School of Law. Her career has taken her from volunteer legal work with the Maryland Office of Administrative Hearings and the Office of the Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division Health Advocacy to a pharmacist compliance officer with the Maryland Board of Pharmacy.

 

Linda Bethman, JD, is an attorney in Baltimore, MD, who practices in government, administrative law, and life and health. She currently serves as an assistant attorney general for the Department of Health & Mental Hygiene in the state of Maryland.

 

 

Lisa LebovitzLisa Lebovitz, JD, is assistant dean of academic affairs at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, where she facilitates institutional and programmatic assessment. She is an alumna of Duquesne University School of Law.

 

NAPLEX-Ready Review Course:

Instructors for the NAPLEX-Ready Review Course may include:

Nicole Brandt, PharmD - Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Science

Nicole Brandt, PharmD, completed her PharmD in 1997 and geriatrics residency training in 1998 from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. Since joining the University of Maryland, School of Pharmacy in 1999, she has expanded geriatric training opportunities (e.g. geriatrics pathway, accredited geriatrics residency, co-investigator on geriatric education consortium).
 
 

Joga Gobburu, PhDJoga Gobburu, PhD, is a world-renowned scientific leader in the area of quantitative disease models and their applications to decisions. He is best known for transforming the field of pharmacometrics into a decision-supporting science. His experience as a senior biomedical research scientist and Director of Pharmacometrics at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gives him unique insight into the technical, regulatory, and decision-making aspects in all phases of drug development. He obtained his BPharm and MSc in chemistry from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, his PhD in pharmaceutical sciences from North Dakota State University, and his MBA from Johns Hopkins University.

Jeffrey Gonzales, PharmD - Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Science

Jeffrey Gonzales, PharmD, is an associate professor at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.



 
 

Lauren Hynicka, PharmD - Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice and ScienceLauren Hynicka, PharmD, is an associate professor at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.

 
 

 

Ashlee Mattingly, PharmD is a professor at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.

 

Lynn McPherson, PharmD - Professor & Vice Chair for EducationLynn McPherson, PharmD, BCPS, CPE, serves on the Board of the Hospice Network of Maryland and is also president of the American Society of Pain Educators. She has received many honors for her work, including the American Pharmacists Association Distinguished Achievement Award in Specialized Practice, the University of Maryland Teacher of the Year Award, the Maryland Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists W. Purdum Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Robert K. Chalmers Distinguished Pharmacy Educator Award from the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.


Jill Morgan, PharmD - Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Science

Jill Morgan, PharmD, BCPS, received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Illinois Chicago.  She completed pharmacy practice and pediatric pharmacy specialty residencies at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland.  She is a Pediatric Clinical Pharmacy Specialist with practice sites at Pediatrics at the Harbor, the President’s Interdisciplinary GI clinic and the Children’s Hospital Intestinal Rehabilitation Program (CHIRP) at the University of Maryland Medical Center.  For a number of years, Dr. Morgan has been teaching pediatric and neonatal pharmacotherapy to nursing and pharmacy students as well as medical residents.  She has performed research in a variety of areas related to pediatrics.  Dr. Morgan is the Director for the PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency program.  She is also a board certified pharmacotherapy specialist.


Neha Pandit, PharmD - Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Science

Neha Pandit, PharmD, BCPS, is an Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland Baltimore School of Pharmacy.  She serves as a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at the HIV ambulatory care clinic at the University of Maryland Medical System, Evelyn Jordan Center as well as the Oncology Infectious Diseases Clinic.  Dr. Pandit received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of Sciences in Philadelphia and completed her Pharmacy Practice Residency at New-York Presbyterian Hospital in New York City.  She also completed an HIV/Infectious Diseases Specialty Residency at the University at Buffalo.  Since the completion of her training, Neha has become credentialed as an HIV Pharmacist by the American Academy of HIV Medicine and a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) by the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties. She serves as member of the Drug Utilization Board of Maryland Medicaid and the Board of Directors of Chase Brexton Health Services in Baltimore City.


Kathleen Pincus, PharmD - Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Science

Kathleen Pincus, PharmD, BCPSis a board certified pharmacotherapy specialist and an assistant professor in the department of pharmacy practice and sciences at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. An alumna of the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy (’09), Dr. Pincus completed her pharmacy practice residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center and her pharmacotherapy specialty residency at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. Dr. Pincus practices as an embedded clinical pharmacist at the University of Maryland Family and Community Medicine practice, a NCQA designated level 3 patient-centered medical home.


James Polli, PhD‌James Polli, PhD, is Professor and Ralph F. Shangraw/Noxell Endowed Chair in Industrial Pharmacy and Pharmaceutics at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, as well as Vice-Chair of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
 


Tim Rocafort, PharmD - Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Science

Tim Rocafort, PharmD, is an assistant professor at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.
 
 
 
 


Charmaine Rochester, PharmD - Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Science‌Charmaine Rochester, PharmD, BCACP, BCPS, CDEis a board certified pharmacotherapy specialist and an assistant professor in the department of pharmacy practice and sciences at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. An alumna of the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy (’09), Dr. Pincus completed her pharmacy practice residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center and her pharmacotherapy specialty residency at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. Dr. Pincus practices as an embedded clinical pharmacist at the University of Maryland Family and Community Medicine practice, a NCQA designated level 3 patient-centered medical home.


Bruce Stuart, PhDBruce Stuart, PhD 
is a professor and director of the Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging. 

 
 
 

Chanel Whittaker, PharmD - Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Science

Chanel Whittaker, PharmD, BCPS, CGP, FASCP, is a board certified pharmacotherapy specialist (BCPS) and certified geriatric pharmacist (CGP). She currently serves as residency program director for the PGY2 – Geriatrics Residency Program. Her practice and teaching specialties include geriatric pharmacotherapy and chronic kidney disease. She has practiced in a number of ambulatory and community settings providing services to older adults in the Baltimore area. Her current practice sites include the Geriatric Education and Medication Management (GEM) Clinic and the ambulatory nephrology clinic at the Baltimore Veterans Affairs and in Baltimore, Maryland.