Susan M. Meyer, Ph.D., is Associate Dean of Education for the School of Pharmacy at the University of Pittsburgh and professor, Pharmacy and Therapeutics. Her current responsibilities include assuring a contemporary, valid, and quality curriculum; strategic leadership for the development of technology-enhanced learning programs; and faculty development. Prior to her current position, Dr. Meyer was Senior Vice president at the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. AACP is the national membership organization that promotes excellence in professional and graduate education in the pharmaceutical, administrative, and clinical sciences, as well as scholarship in education, the sciences, and health care delivery.
Dr. Meyer also served as Assistant Professor of pharmacy practice and administration at the Rutgers University College of Pharmacy, where she received the Louis D. King Recognition Award for outstanding dedication and service to the Rutgers College of Pharmacy undergraduate community, and was selected as the William Levine 1989 Teacher of the Year.
Dr. Meyer holds a baccalaureate degree in pharmacy from Ohio Northern University and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in pharmacy practice education from Purdue University. An educator with over 20 years of experience in the pharmacy and higher education fields, Dr. Meyer has been at the forefront of change in pharmaceutical education, addressing issues and influencing trends through innovative faculty development programs and resources.
Nemire, Ruth E. and Meyer, Susan M., "Educating Students for Practice: Educational Outcomes and Community Experience," Am. J. Pharm. Educ. 70(1):article 20 (2006).
Popovich, Nicholas G., Davis, Patrick J., Fuhrman, L. Clifton, Haddad, Amy M., Monk-Tutor, Mary M., Romanelli, Frank, and Meyer, Susan M., "Ensuring Individual Success in an Academic Career: Report of the 2004-05 Academic Affairs Committee," Am. J. Pharm. Educ. 69(5): article S20 (2005).
Boyce, Eric G., Maldonado, Wanda T., Murphy, Nanci L., Robinson, Evan T., Winter, Michael E., Boyer, J. Gregory, and Meyer, Susan M., "Building a Process for Program Quality Enhancement in Pharmacy Education:Report of the 2003-04 Academic Affairs Committee," Am. J. Pharm. Educ. 68(suppl): article S7 (2004).
Meyer SM. Competence for pharmaceutical care, Chapter 15. In Pharmaceutical Care, Penna and Knowlton (Editors). Bethesda (MD): American Society of Health-System Pharmacists; 2002.
Meyer SM, Penna RP. Promoting excellence in teaching in pharmaceutical education: The Master Teacher Credentialing Program. In New Directions for Teaching and Learning, no. 65: Honoring Exemplary Teaching, Menges RJ, Svinicki MD (Editors). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass; 1996.
Chalmers RK, Grotpeter JJ, Hollenbeck RG, Nickman NA, Zlatic TD, Loacker G, Meyer SM, Changing to an outcome-based, assessment-guided curriculum: A report of the focus group on liberalization of the professional curriculum," American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 58;1994:108-115.