Janet Cooley, PharmD, BCACP

Director, Experiential Education
Associate Professor

Janet H. Cooley, PharmD, BCACP, assistant professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, serves as director, experiential education and associate director, interprofessional education. Preceptor for pharmacy rotations and mentor for resident scholars, Cooley’s many peer-reviewed articles, lectures and presentations address quality improvement education, interprofessional education, curriculum development, and professional development.

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.

Education & Post Graduate Training: 

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

Areas of Research: 

Advance pharmacy practice
Preceptor assessment
Quality improvement in education
Pharmacy education curriculum
Interprofessional Education

Types of Research: 
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Select Publications


Cooley J, Lee J. "Implementing the Pharmacists' Patient Care Process at a Public Pharmacy School." Am J Pharm Educ. 2018;82(2):6301. PMCID: PMC5869754  PMID: 29606712
Augustine J, Slack M, Cooley J, Bhattacharjee S, Holmes E, Warholak TL. "Identification of Key Business and Management Skills Needed for Pharmacy Graduates." Am J Pharm Educ. 2018;82(8):6364. PMCID: PMC6221516  PMID: 30425401


Zhou L, Almutairi AR, Alkhatib NS, Warholak TL, Cooley J. "Establishing the Validity and Reliability Evidence of Preceptor Assessment of Student Tool." Am J Pharm Educ. 2017;81(8):5908. PMCID: PMC5701320  PMID: 29200445
Cooley J, Stolpe SF, Montoya A, et al. "An Analysis of Quality Improvement Education at US Colleges of Pharmacy." Am J Pharm Educ. 2017;81(3):51. PMCID: PMC5423067  PMID: 28496271


Patel M, Slack M, Cooley J, Bhattacharjee S. "A cross-sectional survey of pharmacists to understand their personal preference of brand and generic over-the-counter medications used to treat common health conditions." J Pharm Policy Pract. 2016;9:17. PMCID: PMC4839112  PMID: 27103997


Lee JKim, Cooley JH, Tanner NE, Hanauer CN, Schiefer DM, Herrier RN. "Development of a pharmacy capstone course from focus groups to advanced patient care." Am J Pharm Educ. 2014;78(8):156. PMCID: PMC4226293  PMID: 25386021