Katherine Kelley, PhD
Dr. Kelley publishes in the area of the scholarship of teaching, learning and assessment. This area of inquiry revolves around answering questions about whether students are learning and what teaching methods are effective. Dr. Kelley also publishes about assessment strategies and techniques.
Jennifer Rodis, PharmD, BCPS, FAPhA
Dr. Rodis’ areas of focus that guide her teaching, research, and service include advancing pharmacy practice through empowering current and future pharmacists to develop and sustain pharmacist-provided patient care services and equipping future pharmacists with knowledge and skills to practice evidence-based medicine and contribute to advancement of the profession of pharmacy practice. Her passion for moving the profession forward spurred the creation of Partner for Promotion (PFP), a nationally-recognized program that joins students and community-based pharmacy practitioners to develop and implement advanced patient care services.
Alexa Valentino, PharmD
Dr. Valentino’s passion for caring for underserved patient populations and interprofessional education drive her scholarly work, teaching, and practice. Her research focuses on expansion of pharmacist-provided services for underserved patient populations and in demonstrating the importance of the pharmacist’s role within community health centers (CHC), through evaluation of impact of pharmacist services on patient outcomes and quality measures. Her research also embraces the scholarship of teaching and learning, specifically concerning interprofessional education.
Jennifer Whetstone, PhD
Dr. Whetstone focuses on the development and utilization of active learning and flipped classroom activities. Her goals are to engage students in the learning process, build a sense of community in the classroom, and challenge students to be more curious. She currently teaches biochemistry and medicinal chemistry, has received three Distinguished Teaching Awards from the BSPS students (2006, 2017, 2020), and has most recently co-authored a chapter titled “Drugs Used to Advance Men’s and Women’s Health” in Foye’s Principles of Medicinal Chemistry textbook. In the PharmD curriculum, she teaches specialty topics including antihyperlipidemics, anticoagulants, antiplatelet agents, women’s health, steroidal hormones, and antihistamine and antiulcer drugs.