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


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


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


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


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
Cooley JH, Larson S. "Promoting a growth mindset in pharmacy educators and students." Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2018;10(6):675-679. PMID: 30025765


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