July 6, 2022
Trisha Jordan, PharmD, MS, has been named as assistant dean in the College of Pharmacy and the Wexner Medical Center’s chief pharmacy officer, effective July 1, 2022. Dr. Jordan will be succeeding Robert Weber, PharmD, MS, BCPS, who will remain a faculty member in the College of Pharmacy after stepping down from the leadership role in January.
In this role, Dr. Jordan will oversee the pharmacy-related clinical, research and education functions across all hospital, outpatient and ambulatory care environments.
She has spent her 22-year career at Ohio State in various pharmacy leadership roles, assuming the role of systemwide director of pharmacy patient care services in 2018. In that role, Dr. Jordan was responsible for over 300 acute care and ambulatory pharmacists, technicians, and medication access staff across the enterprise.
Dr. Jordan’s professional goals have centered around improving patient care outcomes by creating advanced pharmacy practice models in the acute and ambulatory care settings. Her research focuses on pharmacy services and their effect on quality, safety and cost, in addition to the impact of the changing role of the pharmacist in health systems. Her teaching involves educating our graduate students in the classroom and serving as a coordinator for Ohio State’s Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership residency program. She is also involved in professional pharmacy organizations and dedicates time to advocacy efforts at the state and national level.
After completing undergraduate studies at Wittenberg University, Dr. Jordan received her doctor of pharmacy degree from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree in health-system pharmacy administration from The Ohio State University. She also completed a pharmacy administration residency at Ohio State and earned a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification through the Fisher College of Business.