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JoLaine R. Draugalis, R.Ph., Ph.D.
JoLaine R. Draugalis, R.Ph., Ph.D.

JoLaine Reierson Draugalis, R.Ph., Ph.D. is Dean and David Ross Boyd Professor in the College of Pharmacy, University of Oklahoma, Health Sciences Center. Dr. Draugalis holds the B.S. degree in Pharmacy from Ferris State University. After practicing hospital pharmacy for six years, Dr. Draugalis entered graduate school, completing a M.Ed. in educational psychology and a Ph.D. in pharmacy (administrative and behavioral sciences) at the University of Arizona and served on the faculty from 1987-2007, most recently as Professor and Associate Dean for Assessment and Evaluation. Her research interests are in pharmaceutical education program design, administration, and evaluation; specifically with determining how resources, curricula, and academic programs are administered in pharmaceutical education as well as pursuing the definition, evaluation, and reward structures of the scholarship of teaching and learning.

Dr. Draugalis has been a very active member of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) since graduate school and was the 2004-2005 President. In 2001, she was named a fellow of the Academy of Pharmaceutical Research and Science of the American Pharmacists Association. She was a 2000-2001 Carnegie Scholar in the Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. In 2002, she was named a fellow of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. In addition to her contribution to Module 1 of the Education Scholar Program, Dr. Draugalis has written many articles and has given numerous national presentations regarding the scholarship of teaching and learning. She has also served as an educational consultant and/or provided workshops to a number of colleges and schools of pharmacy.