Eric C. Nemec, Pharm.D., BCPS

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

Director of Research & Assessment/Clinical Assoc. Professor

Dr. Nemec’s practice and areas of expertise include evidence-based practice, pharmacotherapeutics, and pharmacy informatics. Educational areas of interest include integrating technology into health-professional 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 on education and informatics topics.

Professional Interests

  • Science of Teaching, Learning, and 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
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Phi Delta Chi Professional Pharmacy Fraternity
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

Degrees and Certifications

    • Masters of Education in the Health Professions, 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, 2016, 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, Course Director
    • Foundation of Healthcare Information Systems

Research Interests and 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)  

Awards and Fellowships

    • Excellence in Scholarship, Western New England University 2016
    • 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

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    Physician Assistant Studies
    Tandet Building
    College of Health Professions
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