Sarah K. Schweiss, PharmD, BCACP

Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Sarah K. Schweiss

Contact Info

sschweis@d.umn.edu

Office Phone 218-726-6012

Fax 218-726-6500

Office Address:
223 Life Science, Duluth

Mailing Address:
University of Minnesota
College of Pharmacy, Duluth
Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences
232 Life Science
1110 Kirby Drive
Duluth, MN 55812-3003

Administrative Assistant Name
Anna Foster

Administrative Phone
218-726-6011

Administrative Email
afoster@d.umn.edu

PGY-1 (Ambulatory Care), University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, Duluth

PharmD, University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy

BA, University of Minnesota (Chemistry)

Summary

Expertise

  • Pharmacy Residency Education
  • Diabetes
  • Comprehensive Medication Management
  • Interprofessional Practice and Education
  • Primary Care

Awards & Recognition

  • Guest Lecturer of the Semester, Class of 2018, Spring 2017, Duluth Campus
  • Professor of the Semester, Class of 2018, Spring 2016, Duluth Campus
  • Merit Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2016, UofM College of Pharmacy
  • Merit Award for Excellence in Course Teamwork, 2016, UofM College of Pharmacy
  • Professor of the Semester, Class of 2017, Spring 2015, Duluth Campus
  • Merit Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2014, UofM College of Pharmacy
  • Merit Award for Innovations in Online Learning, 2014, UofM College of Pharmacy
  • Merit Award for Course Directors with Highest Student Satisfaction, 2011, UofM College of Pharmacy
  • Faculty Supervising Pharmacist of the Year, 2010-2011, Duluth Campus

Professional Associations

  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)
  • Minnesota Pharmacists Association (MPhA)
  • Duluth Area Pharmacists (DAP)

Research

Research Summary/Interests

  • Diabetes
  • Pharmacy Residency Education
  • Interprofessional Practice
  • Comprehensive Medication Management

Publications

Schweiss SK, Westberg SM, Moon JY, Sorensen TD. Expanding ambulatory care pharmacy residency education through a multi-site University-affiliated model. Journal of Pharmacy Practice. 2017, January 23. Available at: 10.1177/0897190016689368

Funk KA, Kolar C, Schweiss SK, Tingen J, Janke J. Experience with the script concordance test to develop clinical reasoning skills in pharmacy students. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching & Learning. Publication accepted and pending press August 2017.

Pittenger AL, Westberg S, Rowan M, Schweiss S. An Interprofessional Diabetes Experience to Improve Pharmacy and Nursing Students’ Competency in Collaborative Practice. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 2013, 77 (9): 197.

McNamara A, Janke K, Conway J, Schweiss S. Student Self-Ratings of Skill Acquisition from a Clinical Controversy Debate in a Third Year Pharmaceutical Care Lab. Innovations in Pharmacy 2013, 4:4. http://www.pharmacy.umn.edu/innovations/prod/groups/cop/@pub/@cop/@innov/documents/article/cop_article_464480.pdf

Huot KL, Lutfiyya MN, Akers MF, Amaro ML, Swanoski MT, Schweiss SK. A population-based cross-sectional study of health service deficits among U.S. adults with depressive symptoms. BMC Health Services Research 2013, 13:160. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3662567/

Tomaszewski D, Schweiss S, Hager K. Pharmacist-provided Ambulatory Patient Care: Progressing Pharmacy Practice and Preparing the Next Generation of Pharmacists. Journal of Experimental and Clinical Medicine 2012, 4 (4): 255-259.

Teaching

Teaching Areas

  • Diabetes
  • Pharmaceutical Care Practice
  • Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice
  • PGY-1 Residency Education
  • Pharmaceutical Care Skills

Courses

  • PHAR 6754 Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome Module
  • PHAR 6226 Interprofessional Diabetes Experience
  • PHAR 6770 Pharmaceutical Care Skills Lab V
  • PHAR 7411-7413 Community Pharmacy & Ambulatory Care (CPAC) Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience
  • PHAR 7431/7432/7433 Patient Care Elective Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience

Clinical

Clinics

St. Luke's Mount Royal Medical Clinic

Board Certifications

Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist (BCACP)