Beth Zerr, PharmD, BCACP

Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice & Science

Beth Zerr, PharmD, BCACP, Ae-C serves as  assistant professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, Phoenix, where she co-coordinates the self-care therapeutics course for first-year pharmacy students and teaches third year students in the pharmacotherapy course. She serves as an ambulatory clinical pharmacy specialist for Banner Health, Phoenix, providing disease state management and comprehensive medication reviews for patients in the East Valley region.  She is a preceptor for APPE students and PGY2 pharmacy residents.

A certified asthma educator and contributing editor for the Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement Lipid Management, she helped develop adult healthcare guidelines. Her presentations address care transitions, geriatric medication use, respiratory tract infection antibiotics, asthma COPD, birth control, diabetes, NSAIDs and Parkinson’s disease.

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Education & Post Graduate Training: 

PGY1, Residency with Ambulatory Care Focus, Lake Region Health Care, North Dakota State University, 2010
PharmD, University of Minnesota, graduated with distinction, 2010
BS, Business Administration, University of Mary (Bismarck, North Dakota), Summa Cum Laude, 2003

Areas of Research: 

Birth control
COPD
Disease management
NSAIDs
Parkinson’s disease
Transitional care
Medication Adherence
Patient Education
Diabetes
Asthma / Inhaler device use

Types of Research: 
Behavioral Research
Medication Safety
Patient Care Models
Professional Organizations: 

Arizona Pharmacy Association
American College of Clinical Pharmacy
American Pharmacists Association