Eric C. Nemec, Pharm.D., BCPS

Eric C. Nemec II, Pharm.D., BCPS

Director of Research & Assessment/Clinical Assoc. Professor

Dr. Nemec’s practice and areas of expertise include evidence-based practice, pharmacy automation, smart pumps, and the utilization of technology to improve both efficiency and safety of the medication use process. Educational areas of interest include integrating pharmacy informatics and process improvement principles into traditional curriculum. He is also a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist with a clinical focus in geriatrics and general medicine. Dr. Nemec serves on a number of national pharmacy committees and has published and presented in pharmacy practice and informatics topics.

Professional Interests

  • Pedagogy
  • Assessment
  • Healthcare Informatics
  • Evidence-Based Practice & Teaching

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
    • Section of Pharmacy Informatics and Technology Advisory Group on Professional Development, Chair July 2015 – June 2016
  • Phi Delta Chi Professional Pharmacy Fraternity
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

Degrees and Certifications

    • Masters of Education in the Health Professions (Expected Spring 2017), Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
    • Post-Master's Certificate in Evidence-Based Teaching in the Health Professions, 2016, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
    • Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, 2010, Board of Pharmacy Specialties
    • PGY-2 Informatics Residency, 2010, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT
    • PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, 2009, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT
    • Doctor of Pharmacy, 2008, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Teaching Responsibilities

    • PA 507, 508, 509: Pharmacology I/II/III
    • PA 516: Evidence Based Practice
    • PA 611 & 612: MPAS Capstone Project
    • Foundation of Healthcare Information Systems

Research Interests & Grants

    • Evidence Based Practice, Technology and Safety, Pedagogy, History of Pharmacy
    • Science of Teaching and Learning
    • Assessment
    • Informatics
    • Walgreens Diversity Grant, Golden Bear Pharmacy Summer Camp. 2016, $3000 (funded)
    • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy New Investigator Award 2016 Grant, Biometric evaluation of PharmD student wellness and its relation to academic success. 2015, $10,000 (unfunded)
    • Western New England Alumni Grant, Generation Rx. 2015, $500 (funded)
    • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy New Investigator Award 2015 Grant, Note-taking methodology and its impact on cognitive functioning in the classroom. 2014, $6580 (unfunded)
    • Walgreens Diversity Grant, Spanish for Pharmacists. 2013, $2000 (funded)
    • ASHP Research and Education Foundation Leadership Academy 2013-2014 Student Leadership Speakers Bureau, $200. (funded)  

Honors, Awards & Fellowships

    • Excellence in Service, Western New England University 2015
    • Community Service Award, Western New England University 2013
    • Excellence in Scholarship, Western New England University 2012
    • Tufts Information Mastery Change Agent Award, Tufts Health Care Institute 2011

Publications and Presentations

Eric C. Nemec

Contact Information

Office Location & Hours

  • Location:
    Physician Assistant Studies
    Stamford Hosp. Tandet
    College of Health Professions
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