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


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


LeGros TA, Amerongen HM, Cooley JH, Schloss EP. "Using learning theory, interprofessional facilitation competencies, and behavioral indicators to evaluate facilitator training." J Interprof Care. 2015;29(6):596-602. PMID: 26230378
Cooley J, Nelson M, Slack M, Warholak T. "Outcomes of a Multi-faceted Educational Intervention to Increase Student Scholarship." Am J Pharm Educ. 2015;79(6):80. PMCID: PMC4584372  PMID: 26430267


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


Aguilar C, Chau C, Giridharan N, Huh Y, Cooley J, Warholak TL. "How to plan workflow changes: a practical quality improvement tool used in an outpatient hospital pharmacy." J Pharm Pract. 2013;26(3):214-9. PMID: 22842498
Goldstone LW, Cooley J. "An interprofessional psychiatric advanced pharmacy practice experience." Am J Pharm Educ. 2013;77(6):129. PMCID: PMC3748310  PMID: 23966732
Cooley JH, Quale LM. "Skin cancer preventive behavior and sun protection recommendations." Semin Oncol Nurs. 2013;29(3):223-6. PMID: 23958220