Faculty

Curtis L. Triplitt, Pharm.D., CDE
Associate Director, Diabetes Research Center, Texas Diabetes Institute
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Diabetes
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas

Curtis L. Triplitt, Pharm.D., CDE, is Associate Professor and Certified Diabetes Educator at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA) where he oversees many diabetes research projects. In addition, he clinically manages people with diabetes with an endocrinologist at the Texas Diabetes Institute.

Dr. Triplitt earned his Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy from the University of Iowa and his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Texas at Austin and the Health Science Center at San Antonio. He completed an ASHP-accredited primary-care residency at William S. Middleton Veteran Administration’s Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin.

Dr. Triplitt has published more than 40 peer-reviewed articles in the diabetes and metabolism field, as well as eight book chapters on diabetes mellitus. He is an associate editor for the ADA publication Diabetes Spectrum and serves on the editorial board for Clinical Diabetes, AADE in Practice, and several other diabetes journals. In addition, Dr. Triplitt is Vice-Chair of the Texas Diabetes Council (TDC), which is legislatively mandated to develop and implement a state plan for diabetes prevention, treatment, education, and training. In 2008, he was honored with the Pharmacy Preceptor of the Year Award from The University of Texas.

Susan Cornell, Pharm.D., CDE, FAPhA, FAADE
Associate Director of Experiential Education
Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacy Practice
Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy
Downers Grove, Illinois

Susan Cornell, Pharm.D., CDE, FAPhA, FAADE, is Associate Director of Experiential Education and Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy in Downers Grove, Illinois. Dr. Cornell is also a clinical pharmacy consultant and certified diabetes educator, specializing in community and ambulatory care practice.

Dr. Cornell’s current clinical practice is with Bolingbrook Christian Health Clinic and Will-Grundy Medical Clinic. She trains, educates, and supervises students from the colleges of medicine, pharmacy, and health sciences as they provide diabetes education classes, individual diabetes care, and medication therapy management for patients in underserved community clinics.

Dr. Cornell received her Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy from the University of Illinois College of Pharmacy and her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Midwestern University.

Dr. Cornell is a past president of the Illinois Pharmacists Association. She has received numerous awards and recognitions, including the 2014 Bowl of Hygeia, 2011 Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award, 2010 Teacher of the Year Award, and 2005 Midwestern University Golden Apple Teaching Award. She is an active member of the American Diabetes Association and American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE), previously serving of the board of directors for AADE. Dr. Cornell has given numerous presentations to healthcare professionals and community groups, and she has authored and contributed to many peer-reviewed print and online articles in the field of diabetes education.

Joshua J. Neumiller, Pharm.D., CDE, FASCP
Vice Chair and Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacotherapy
Washington State University College of Pharmacy
Spokane, Washington

Joshua J. Neumiller, Pharm.D., CDE, FASCP, is Vice Chair and Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacotherapy at Washington State University College of Pharmacy in Spokane, Washington.

Dr. Neumiller earned a Bachelor of Science degree in general science and a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Washington State University in Spokane, Washington. He is a certified diabetes educator (CDE) and a fellow of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP).

Dr. Neumiller’s research interests involve the management of diabetes and prevention of adverse drug events during transitions in care. He is Editor-in-Chief for Diabetes Spectrum, a journal of the American Diabetes Association (ADA). He also is a contributing author for the ADA books, Medications for the Treatment of Diabetes, Practical Insulin, and American Diabetes Association Guide to Nutrition Therapy for Diabetes.

Dr. Neumiller is a member of ADA, ASCP, American Association of Diabetes Educators, American Pharmacists Association, and Washington State Pharmacy Association. He was recently awarded the 2016 Albert B. Prescott Pharmacy Leadership Award from the Pharmacy Leadership and Education Institute.

Andrew S. Bzowyckyj, Pharm.D., BCPS, CDE
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Pharmacy
Truman Medical Centers – Hospital Hill
Kansas City, Missouri

Andrew S. Bzowyckyj, Pharm.D., BCPS, CDE, is Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Pharmacy in Kansas City, Missouri. He also maintains an active clinical practice site in the outpatient internal medicine and endocrinology clinics at Truman Medical Centers – Hospital Hill (TMC-HH), where he provides comprehensive medication management for patients approximately three days per week. A large portion of his teaching responsibilities involves precepting student pharmacists for ambulatory introductory and advanced pharmacy practice experiences and postgraduate year 1 (PGY1) residents for an elective rotation.

Dr. Bzowyckyj earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy in Storrs and completed an ASHP-accredited PGY1 residency at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy in the 24-month Pharmaceutical Care Leadership Residency program. He is board certified in pharmacotherapy through the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties and is a certified diabetes educator through the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators.

Since joining the team at TMC-HH, Dr. Bzowyckyj has provided Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) to outpatients enrolled in the American Diabetes Association-accredited program (individual and group education) in addition to conducting individual medication management visits with complex patients with diabetes and numerous other comorbidities. At UMKC, he teaches within the didactic pharmacy curriculum on a variety of topics, including thyroid disorders, dyslipidemia, diabetes, health policy, professional advocacy, and pharmacy practice leadership and management. He is currently an advisor for the UMKC chapter of the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP).

Dr. Bzowyckyj is a member of ASHP, APhA, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, American College of Clinical Pharmacy, and American Association of Diabetes Educators, in addition to several state and local affiliated organizations. He currently serves as an elected officer or appointed member of several committees related to pharmacy practice and education.