Janet Cooley, PharmD, BCACP

Associate Clinical Professor
Associate Professor

Janet H. Cooley, PharmD, BCACP, associate professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, serves as director, experiential education and associate director, interprofessional education. Cooley serves as a preceptor for pharmacy student rotations and a mentor for resident scholars.  Her articles, lectures, and presentations have addressed quality improvement education, interprofessional collaboration and education, curriculum development and the scholarship of teaching and learning.

A member of the American Pharmaceutical Association, Phi Delta Chi, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), American Society Health-Systems Pharmacists and Arizona Pharmacy Association, she’s received the AACP Innovations in Teaching Competition, and American College of Apothecaries Albert E. Rosica Memorial Awards, and the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy Schnellmann Family Faculty Awards.

Education & Post Graduate Training: 

PharmD, University of Arizona, 2006
BS, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, 1999

Areas of Research: 

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Preceptor assessment
Quality improvement in education
Pharmacy education curriculum
Interprofessional Education and Collaboration

Select Publications


Albon SP, Cooley JH, Janke KK. "A Tool for Creating Snapshots of Faculty Contributions to Pharmacy Education." Am J Pharm Educ. 2022;86(2):ajpe8628. PMCID: PMC8887065  PMID: 34301569
Slack MK, Cooley J. "Using retrospective pretests to obtain subjective patient data: A case example." Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2022;79(8):701-703. PMID: 34878517
Obeng-Kusi M, Choi BM, Axon DR, Cooley J, Warholak T. "Improving and validating a rating scale to assess student pharmacists' perception of professional identity." J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2022;62(5):1623-1630.e2. PMID: 35637153


Lott BE, Anderson EJ, Zapata LVilla, et al. "Expanding pharmacists' roles: Pharmacists' perspectives on barriers and facilitators to collaborative practice." J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2021;61(2):213-220.e1. PMID: 33359117
Lee JK, McCutcheon LRM, Fazel MT, Cooley JH, Slack MK. "Assessment of Interprofessional Collaborative Practices and Outcomes in Adults With Diabetes and Hypertension in Primary Care: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis." JAMA Netw Open. 2021;4(2):e2036725. PMID: 33576817
Cooley J, Larson S, Stevens A. "What does experiential education look like in a global pandemic? Reflecting back and looking forward." Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2021;13(7):881-884. PMCID: PMC8017443  PMID: 34074522


Lott BE, Anderson EJ, Zapata LVilla, et al. "Pharmacists' perceptions of the pharmacists' patient care process and performance in a simulated patient interaction." J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2020;60(6):796-803.e3. PMID: 32354632


Fazel M, Cooley J, Kurdi S, Fazel M. "A co-curricular diabetes-specific elective with interprofessional students and faculty." Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2019;11(2):172-177. PMID: 30733014
McManus K, Metrejean C, Schweitzer K, Cooley J, Warholak T. "Quality Improvement and Safety in US Pharmacy Schools." Am J Pharm Educ. 2019;83(9):7042. PMCID: PMC6920643  PMID: 31871342
Schussel KE, Forbes S, Taylor AM, Cooley JH. "Implementation of an Interprofessional Medication Therapy Management Experience." Am J Pharm Educ. 2019;83(3):6584. PMCID: PMC6498209  PMID: 31065160