Faculty

Curtis L. Triplitt, Pharm.D.
Clinical Associate Professor
Medicine/Diabetes
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Associate Director
Diabetes Research Unit
Texas Diabetes Institute, University Health System
San Antonio, Texas

Curtis L. Triplitt, Pharm.D., is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Diabetes and Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Dr. Triplitt practices at the Texas Diabetes Institute, where he manages patients with an endocrinologist and is involved with diabetes and metabolism research. 
    
Dr. Triplitt received his doctor of pharmacy from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and the University of Texas at Austin. He completed an ASHP-accredited primary-care residency at the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin. 

Dr. Triplitt is Vice-Chair of the Texas Diabetes Council, Texas Department of State Health Services. He is a current Associate Editor and future Editor-in-Chief of Diabetes Spectrum. Dr. Triplitt has served as an investigator on multiple clinical trials focusing on the effects of medications on insulin sensitivity in overweight and obese subjects with hypertension and type 2 diabetes, as well as many type 2 diabetes medication trials and has published over 50 peer-reviewed articles and 8 book chapters on diabetes. In 2008 he was honored as Pharmacy Preceptor of the Year for the University of Texas. He lectures at both the national and statewide levels concerning diabetes and has been involved with the development of multiple clinical treatment algorithms for the prevention and treatment of diabetes in the State 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.