Alexa Valentino

Alexa Valentino

Alexa Valentino, PharmD

Assistant Professor - Clinical
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Pharmacy Practice and Science
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Professional Interests

Professional Interests

Alexa Sevin Valentino, PharmD, BCACP is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy in the Division of Pharmacy Practice and Sciences at The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Duquesne University. She then completed a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency and PGY2 ambulatory care residency at The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy (OSU COP) and is a Board Certified Ambulatory Care Specialist.  Currently, in addition to didactic and experiential teaching, she provides innovative patient-centered care to underserved patient populations at two PrimaryOne Health clinics which are National Committee for Quality Assurance tier-3 patient-centered medical homes. In this setting, she provides disease state management services for diabetes and hypertension, smoking cessation services, comprehensive medication reviews, spirometry and asthma/COPD management.  She also serves as Lead Clinical Pharmacist overseeing all clinical pharmacy programs, two part-time pharmacists, and a pharmacy resident.  In this role, she is serves on several practice-wide committees, most recently including a committee to ensure all the PrimaryOne Health clinics are meeting the clinical quality requirements of Ohio’s Comprehensive Primary Care program.  She is passionate about health administration and clinical team management and is pursuing a Masters in Business Administration at the Ohio State University Fisher College of Business to further her expertise in these areas. Dr. Valentino serves as a site lead in a state-wide demonstration project in partnership with OSU COP, Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Pharmacists Association, and Ohio Association for Community Health Centers to demonstrate the impact of pharmacists providing medication therapy management in federally qualified health centers on chronic disease markers. In this role, she created a process for utilizing population health management to proactively identify patients with uncontrolled diabetes and hypertension and reach out to get them scheduled with a pharmacist. Her areas of focus include developing, implementing, and demonstrating impact of innovative pharmacist services for underserved patient populations in federally qualified health centers. She has a passion for preparing student pharmacists and pharmacists to provide culturally-appropriate care to underserved patients within an interprofessional team. She currently serves as site coordinator for the PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency at OSU COP and PrimaryOne Health. Her research focuses on expansion of pharmacist-provided services in federally qualified health centers and impact of those pharmacist services on outcomes for underserved patient populations.  She also has an interest in the scholarship of teaching and learning, specifically around interprofessional education and service-learning.


  • Presentation Merit Award, 2017
  • 1st Place Research Poster Award, 2016
  • Young Pharmacy Leaders Conference Attendee, 2016
  • 2nd Place Research Poster Award, 2015
  • Walmart Scholars Program Recipient, 2014
  • Poster Presentation Award, 2014
  • Emerging Service-Learning Award, 2014
  • Presentation Merit Award, 2013
  • Excellence in Pharmacy Practice Award for Pharmacy Students, 2012

Journal Articles

Wheeler S, Valentino AS, Liston BW, Li J, McAuley JW. A team-based learning approach to interprofessional education of medical and pharmacy students. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2019 Nov;11(11):1190-1195. doi: 10.1016/j.cptl.2019.07.010. Epub 2019 Aug 9. PMID: 31783968.

Gaborcik JW, Groves BK, Palettas M, Clark AD, Valentino AS. An Ambulatory Care Clinic and Community Pharmacy Collaboration to Address Prescription Abandonment. Innov Pharm. 2019 Aug 31;10(1):10.24926/iip.v10i1.1540. doi: 10.24926/iip.v10i1.1540. PMID: 34007535; PMCID: PMC7643707.

Whitner JB, Mueller LA, Valentino AS. Pharmacist-Driven Spirometry Screening to Target High-Risk Patients in a Primary Care Setting. J Prim Care Community Health. 2019 Jan-Dec;10:2150132719889715. doi: 10.1177/2150132719889715. PMID: 31771404; PMCID: PMC6882036.

Mueller LA, Valentino AS, Clark AD, Li J. Impact of a Pharmacist-Provided Spirometry Service on Access to Results in a Primary Care Setting. J Prim Care Community Health. 2018 Jan-Dec;9:2150132718759213. doi: 10.1177/2150132718759213. PMID: 29468934; PMCID: PMC5937149.

Rodis JL, Sevin A, Awad MH, Porter B, Glasgow K, Hornbeck Fox C, Pryor B. Improving Chronic Disease Outcomes Through Medication Therapy Management in Federally Qualified Health Centers. J Prim Care Community Health. 2017 Oct;8(4):324-331. doi: 10.1177/2150131917701797. Epub 2017 Apr 5. PMID: 28381095; PMCID: PMC5932724.

Sabatino JA, Pruchnicki MC, Sevin AM, Barker E, Green CG, Porter K. Improving prescribing practices: A pharmacist-led educational intervention for nurse practitioner students. J Am Assoc Nurse Pract. 2017 May;29(5):248-254. doi: 10.1002/2327-6924.12446. Epub 2017 Feb 18. PMID: 28213909.

Sevin AM, Romeo C, Gagne B, Brown NV, Rodis JL. Factors influencing adults' immunization practices: a pilot survey study of a diverse, urban community in central Ohio. BMC Public Health. 2016 May 23;16:424. doi: 10.1186/s12889-016-3107-9. PMID: 27216805; PMCID: PMC4877755.

Sevin AM, Hale KM, Brown NV, McAuley JW. Assessing Interprofessional Education Collaborative Competencies in Service-Learning Course. Am J Pharm Educ. 2016 Mar 25;80(2):32. doi: 10.5688/ajpe80232. PMID: 27073285; PMCID: PMC4827583.