Maria Pruchnicki

Maria Pruchnicki

Maria Pruchnicki, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, BCACP, CLS

Unit / Department / Division
Pharmacy Education and Innovation
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Professional Interests

Professional Interests

Dr. Pruchnicki teaches in the Clinical Pharmacokinetics sequences for both Pharm.D. programs, and her therapeutic areas of interest include outpatient anticoagulation management, chronic disease management (including hypertension, diabetes, and hypercholesterolemia), and disease prevention services. Her teaching interests include TA training and support, educational technology, and distance education.


  • 2021, Certified Lipid Specialist, Accreditation Council for Clinical Lipidology
  • 2021, Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist, Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties
  • 2018, Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties
  • 1999, PharmD, Ohio State University
  • 1991, Bachelor of Pharmacy, Ohio State University

Journal Articles

  • Sevin, A.M.; Pruchnicki, M.C.; Ulbrich, T.R.; Adkins, S.E. et al. Perceptions of Preparedness for Interprofessional Practice: A Survey of Health Professional Students at Three Universities INNOVATIONS in Pharmacy. 2015 Oct; 6(3):.
  • Kane, S.L.; Bobek, M.B.; Boye, M.E.; Coyle, J.D. et al. Use of continuous enoxaparin infusion in hospitalized patients Critical Care Medicine. 1999 Dec; 27(12 SUPPL.):.
  • 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.
  • Shin TR, Clark Dula CA, Mehta BH, Rodis JL, Pruchnicki MC. Pharmacy residents' pursuit of academic positions. Am J Pharm Educ. 2015 Apr 25;79(3):38.
  • Rodis JL, Backo J, Schmidt BM, Pruchnicki MC. Student-peer mentoring on a drug information response. Am J Pharm Educ. 2014 Mar 12;78(2):38.
  • Nahata M, Kelley K, McAuley J, Bennett M, Carnes C, Casper K, Knoell D, Pruchnicki M, Schneider P, Massaro A. Renewing vision and strategic priorities for an academic unit. Am J Pharm Educ. 2010 Feb 10;74(1):13.
  • Tkacz VL, Metzger A, Pruchnicki MC. Health literacy in pharmacy. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2008 May 15;65(10):974-81.
  • Pruchnicki MC, Rodis JL, Beatty SJ, Clark C, McAuley JW, Mehta BH, Pedersen CA, Protus B, Bennett MS. Practice-based research network as a research training model for community/ambulatory pharmacy residents. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2008 Mar-Apr;48(2):191-202.
  • Clark CA, Mehta BH, Rodis JL, Pruchnicki MC, Pedersen CA. Assessment of factors influencing community pharmacy residents' pursuit of academic positions. Am J Pharm Educ. 2008 Feb 15;72(1):03.
  • LeBlanc JM, Pruchnicki MC, Rohdieck SV, Khurma A, Dasta JF. An instructional seminar for online case-based discussions. Am J Pharm Educ. 2007 Jun 15;71(3):42.
  • Clark CA, Mehta BH, Pruchnicki MC, Rodis JL. The pharmacist's role in teaching methotrexate injection for patients with Crohn's disease. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2006 Oct 01;63(19):1792-4.
  • LeBlanc JM, Dasta JF, Pruchnicki MC, Schentag JJ. Impact of disease states on the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors. J Clin Pharmacol. 2006 Sep;46(9):968-80.