The ETSU Gatton College of Pharmacy is pleased to offer a 2- to 3-year pharmacy practice research fellowship training program with particular emphases on social/behavioral research and academic pharmacy. The overarching goal of the fellowship program is to equip fellows for careers that advance practice and education by conducting methodologically rigorous, applied research.
The fellow will foster his/her skills through multiple avenues at ETSU, including: contributing to interprofessional research projects that advance pharmacy practice; completion of a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree; engagement in interprofessional centers and institutes, including ETSU’s Center for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment; advancement of patient care skills through tailored pharmacy practice experiences; development of teaching skills through active participation in the Gatton College of Pharmacy professional curriculum; and service to the college, state, and the profession. The fellow will have the opportunity to complete a Teaching and Learning Certificate program through the College of Pharmacy. The length of the fellowship is fellow-dependent and based primarily on previous training and/or previous practice experience.
To provide an analytic, integrative, and authentic practice-focused training program of such scope and quality that trainees will develop the background, confidence, and capacity to undertake innovative, fundable practice-focused research
To equip fellows with a breadth of knowledge and skills to enable them to function in a teaching capacity in social and behavioral pharmaceutical sciences disciplines
To develop the ability to evaluate research endeavors critically and to communicate scientific thought effectively in verbal and written form
To advance knowledge, with particular emphasis placed on public health, social/behavioral pharmacy, and wellbeing
To develop fellows both personally and professionally
The Gatton College of Pharmacy is part of ETSU Health, which also includes the colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Public Health, and Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences. ETSU enrolls nearly 15,000 students and is located in Johnson City, a vibrant, family-friendly community in beautiful Northeast Tennessee. Postgraduate trainee offices are located in the Department of Pharmacy Practice wing at the Interprofessional Education and Research Center on ETSU’s Veterans Affairs campus in Johnson City. The fellow will be mentored by the program director and successful researchers and clinicians across multiple colleges, including Pharmacy, Medicine, and Public Health.
Applicants should have completed a PharmD or other terminal pharmacy degree and be eligible for pharmacist licensure in the State of Tennessee. Applicants who have completed a PGY-1 residency or have equivalent pharmacy practice experience are preferred. Applicants should have a strong desire for scholarship and teaching in an academic environment.
Qualified applicants should submit their application materials to:
Nicholas E. Hagemeier, PharmD, PhD
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Director, Pharmacy Practice Fellowship
ETSU Gatton College of Pharmacy
Johnson City, TN 37614
About Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy/East Tennessee State University
The College of Pharmacy is located on the Mountain Home campus of East Tennessee State University. The college is fully accredited by ACPE and residency programs are fully accredited by ASHP. ETSU is a special place to train as one of our biggest strengths is our faculty and staff. Our goal is to train tomorrow's pharmacist to not only positively impact the healthcare of the region but to lead the profession in the 21st century. We hope you'll learn more about ETSU by visiting our website at www.estu.edu/pharmacy.