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Kristin Casper, PharmD

Chair of the Division of Pharmacy Education and Innovation

Professor - Clinical

Pharmacy Education and Innovation
College Administration

136A Parks Hall
(614) 292-1712

Professional Interests

Dr. Casper’s areas of focus include teaching nonprescription medications and foundational patient care concepts, post-graduate mentoring to prepare trainees for future teaching experiences, and faculty development with an emphasis on recognizing and rewarding teaching innovation and excellence. Her scholarly contributions and interests align with these areas of focus and are enhanced by her earlier work related to advancing patient care pharmacy services in community-based settings.


Kristin A. Casper, PharmD, is a professor of clinical pharmacy and chair of the Division of Pharmacy Education and Innovation at The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy. She received her Bachelor of Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees from the University of Toledo. She was the second graduate of the Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency at The Ohio State University where she discovered her passions for teaching and innovative patient care services. Dr. Casper is an Ohio-licensed pharmacist and is the inaugural chair of the Pharmacy Education and Innovation division where she has served since May 2020.

Dr. Casper has taught nonprescription medications and self-care for more than twenty years. She has served in national leadership roles as part of the Nonprescription Medicines Academy and the AACP Self-Care/Nonprescription Special Interest Group. She also chaired the College Curriculum Committee and was the faculty co-lead for the 2018 College of Pharmacy ACPE accreditation process.

As a faculty practitioner, Dr. Casper pioneered numerous shared faculty partnerships that resulted in the establishment of expanded pharmacy services. She was one of the first shared faculty members with the Kroger Company and was integral in programmatic development for immunization and medication therapy management services. She subsequently served as a clinical practitioner at OSU Clinical Partners and further expanded pharmacy services as a practitioner at OSU Carepoint Lewis Center Family Medicine. Prior to transitioning to her leadership role at the College of Pharmacy, Dr. Casper was a shared faculty practitioner at the Charitable Pharmacy of Central Ohio where she assisted with patient care, practice-based research, and resident and student precepting.


  • 1998, Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency, The Ohio State University
  • 1997, PharmD, University of Toledo
  • 1995, BS, University of Toledo, Pharmacy


  • 2021 OSU SoTL/DBER Learning Community
  • 2019-2020 OSU President and Provost Leadership Program
  • 2018 Pharmacy Quality Alliance and Community Pharmacy Foundation Community Pharmacy Innovations in Quality Award
  • 2018 Ohio State University Excellence in Community Partnership Award
  • 2018 APhA Community Pharmacy Residency Excellence in Precepting Award
  • 2017 AACP Lawrence C. Weaver Transformative Community Service Award
  • 2016-2017 AACP Walmart Scholar mentor
  • 2014-2015 AACP Walmart Scholar mentor
  • 2014-2015 OSTEP Mid-Career & Senior Faculty Learning Community
  • 2013 AACP Innovations in Teaching Award (team member)
  • 2013-2014 OSTEP Mid-Career & Senior Faculty Learning Community
  • 2010 APPM Merit Award for APhA poster presentation
  • 2009 APPM Merit Award for APhA poster presentation
  • 2008 OSU Excellence in Experiential Education Award to the Kroger Company
  • 2007 AACP Inaugural Crystal APPLE (Academic-Practice Partnerships for Learning Excellence) Award
  • 2004 Ohio Pharmacists Association Innovative Pharmacy Practitioner Award
  • 1998 APhA 3M Community Health Award
  • 1998 Ohio State University Community Wellness Award