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Roxie Stewart
Clinical Associate Professor
School of Clinical Sciences
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Roxie L Stewart, PharmD
Clinical Associate Professor, Pharmacy



University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences


1990, Pharmacy
Northeast Louisiana University

Biographical Sketch

As Program Director of Interprofessional Education (IPE) and Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPEs), I serve as the administrative officer responsible for comprehensive programmaatic delivery of IPE and oversight of IPPEs

My essential duties and responsibilities relating to IPE include the following, with other duties that may be assigned by the Dean.

1. Lead in creating, coordinating, promoting and conducting IPE pharmacy experiences across the health sciences.

2. Oversight of grant applications, administration and reporting.

3. Actively pursue and maintain a quality assurance program and coordinate with the Assessment committee.

4. Ensure IPE Program meets ACPE Standard accreditation requirements as well as assist other health programs with IPE accreditation requirements.

5. Supervise faculty and staff as the IPE Program grows.

6. Assume responsibility for budgeting, financial oversight and financial reporting.

7. Serve as liaison between the College of Pharamcy and its partner schools/colleges and programs, as well as external organizations (AACP, IPEC, etc) to accomplish the strategic goals and objectives of the IPE Program.

8. Serve on committees as directed by the Dean's office.

9. Educate Faculty and Students on the IPE requirements each semester.


Essential duties and responsibilities relatng to Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences include the following, with other duties that may be assigned by the Dean.

1. Design, implement and refine, in collaboration with other faculty, the IPPE program for the College of Pharmacy

2. Ensure appropriate quality and quantity of IPPE preceptors

3. Develop, implement and maintain an orientation program for IPPEs

4. Develop and publish the IPPE calendar annually

5. Establish and maintain contractual/affiliation agreements between the University and approved practice sites and/or preceptors throughout the state and in other states.

6. Seek extramural funding, as appropriate, to advance experiential education initiatives.

7. Monitor student, preceptor and IPPE site evaluations on a routine basis

8. Resolve experiential learning problems with full-time and contracted services faculty

9. Maintain the IPPE manuals

10. Maintain relationships with state and national practitioner organizations and AACP related to experiential education

11. Actively participate in state and national practitioner organizations where possible

12. Actively participate in AACP and, in particular, the AACP PEPSIG


As a Clinical Professor and Faculty member, I teach in assigned didactic courses and maintain an active scholarship program. I currently coordinate and teach Pharmaceutical Calculations (PHRD 4004) to first year pharmacy students. I am also an APhA certified faculty member for the Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Certificate Training Program for our students and area pharmacists. 



Licensure & Certification

LABP - Medication Administration Registration, Louisiana Board of Pharmacy. (July 2009 - Present)
American Heart Association - Certified Instructor, American Heart Association. (February 13 2009 - Present)
BLS for Healthcare Providers, American Heart Association. (March 14 2008 - Present)
Pharmacy Based Immunization - APhA Faculty Trainer, American Pharmacist Association. (March 18 2007 - Present)
Registered Pharmacist, Louisiana Board of Pharmacy. (January 15 1991 - Present)
IS-00100.b - Introduction to Incident Command System ICS-100, FEMA - DHS. (May 30 2013)
Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services, American Pharmacists Association. (July 3 2012)
Pharmaceutical Care for Patients with Diabetes, American Pharmacists Association. (September 23 2011)
Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Certification, American Pharmacist Association - Merck. (September 9 2006)

Research Interests

Experiential Education

Interprofessional Education and Practice

Student Assessment

Disease Prevention (Immunizations)


Recent Publications

Smith, C., Stewart, R., Smith, G., Anderson, H., Baggarly, S. (2020). Developing and Implementing an Entrustable Professional Activity Assessment for Pharmacy Practice Experiences: A Pilot Study (pp. 7876). Arlington, VA: American Journal of Pharmacy Education.
Stewart, R. L., Mike, E., Kennedy, K., Calk, P. (2019). : Evaluation of an Innovative Interprofessional Education (IPE) Activity (pp. Article 10). Monroe: Online Journal of Interprofessional Health Promotion.
Stewart, R. L. (2019). Student led interprofessional activities: An example using collaboration between Student National Pharmaceutical Association, Student Nursing Association, and the National Kidney Foundation. (pp. Article 10). Monroe: Online Journal of Interprofessional Health Promotion.
Horace, A., Stewart, R. L., Lavespere, C. (2019). Student-led interprofessional activities: A case of collaboration between Student National Pharmaceutical Association, Student Nursing Association, and the National Kidney Foundation of Louisiana (pp. 1). Monroe, LA: Online Journal of Interprofessional Health Promotion.
Robertson, C., Stewart, R. (2014). Pneumococcal Vaccination Recommendations for Disease Prevention - 2014 (pp. 12-15). Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana Medicaid Provider Update.
Stewart, R., Cockerham, M., Jastram, C., Mannino, T. (2014). ASHP Delegates' Report (pp. 3). Baton Rouge, LA: Newsletter of the Louisiana Society of Health Systems Pharmacists.
Stewart, R., Baggarly, S., Chelette, C. T. (2013). Student Self-Assessment of Knowledge and Application of Legal Concepts in a Community Pharmacy Simulation (pp. 499-507). Downers Grove, IL: Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning.
Stewart, R. (2010). Clinical Drug Data (pp. 246-254). East Syracuse, NY 13057: McGraw-Hill.
Wicker, A. M., Stewart, R., Smith, C. (2007). New Drugs of 2006. America's Pharmacist.
Stewart, R., Steffenson, M. B., Racca, M. S., Glaze, D., Shows, J. (2007). Simulated Mannequin: New Classroom and Laboratory Tool at ULM College of Pharmacy. (pp. 7). Baton Rouge, LA: LA Health-System Pharmacist.
Pierron, N., Pierron, W., Walker, A., Stewart, R. (2007). Pharmacy Laboratory Design: Four Weeks of Investigation. (pp. 8-9). Monroe, LA: Le Pharmacien Louisianais..

Research Grants

Lacey, S. R. (Principal), Kennedy, K. (Co-Principal), Griswold, P. (Co-Principal), Stewart, R. L. (Co-Principal), "Screening for Life" (Funded), Sponsored By Blue Cross Blue Shield, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $97,000. (December 1 2018 - December 2022).
Risinger, M. (Principal), Stewart, R. L. (Supporting), Barbo, A. (Supporting), "September 11 - A Day of Service" (Not Funded), Sponsored By AmeriCorps (formerly known as the Corporation for National and Community Service - CNCS), External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $87,041.00. (March 2020 - May 2020).
Stewart, R. (Principal), Sampognaro, L. (Co-Principal), "Meditation/Relaxation Room" (Pending Funding Decision), Sponsored By University of Louisiana Academic Innovation Center, The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $730.44. (July 2019 - May 2020).
Kennedy, K. (Principal), Stewart, R. L. (Co-Principal), Lacey, S. R. (Co-Principal), "Healthy Today Healthy Tomorrow" (Funded), Sponsored By Living Well Foundation, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $2500.00. (December 1 2018 - December 2019).
Kennedy, K. (Principal), Stewart, R. L. (Co-Principal), Risinger, M. (Co-Principal), Lacey, S. R. (Co-Principal), "Healthy Today, Healthy Tomorrow" (Funded), Sponsored By Blue Cross Blue Shield, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $5,000.00. (December 1 2018 - December 2019).
Lasiter, J. (Co-Principal), Stewart, R. L. (Co-Principal), Kennedy, K. (Co-Principal), "Interprofessional Educational GlitterBug Project" (Funded), Sponsored By ULM Academic Innovation Center, The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $1,362.60. (December 2018 - November 2019).
Ashley, B. (Principal), Stewart, R. (Supporting), Smith, G. (Supporting), Baggarly, S. (Supporting), "Incorporating an Escape Room into an Integrated Lab Sequence Activity for Third Year Pharmacy Students: Assessing Skills Required for Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences" (Funded), Sponsored By ULM College of Pharmacy - Faculty Research Support Program (Dean's Office), The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $620.00. (March 27 2019 - May 30 2019).
Kennedy, K. (Principal), Stewart, R. (Co-Principal), "The Impact of Didactic and Experiential Learning on Interprofessional Competencies" (Not Funded), Sponsored By Academic Partnerships, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $2,250.00. (September 2018).

Awards & Honors

May 2020 Excellence in Teaching.

May 2013 Pharmacy Leadership Award from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists; presented by ASHP President Kathryn Schultz 2013.

May 2013 Certificate of Appreciation for presidential service to the Louisiana Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

July 2012 Hospital Pharmacist of the Year - Presented by the Louisiana Pharmacists Association 2012.

July 2012 Bowl of Hygeia Award -Established in 1958, the Bowl of Hygeia Award recognizes pharmacists who possess outstanding records of civic leadership in their communities and encourages pharmacists to take active roles in their communities. The award is presented annually by participating state pharmacy associations, including those in the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. In addition to service through their local, state, and national pharmacy associations, award recipients devote their time, talent, and resources to a wide variety of causes and community service..

May 2012 Excellence in Teaching Award - Voted on by the class of 2016 at the ULM College of Pharmacy .

May 2009 Poster Presentation Award (Clinical) -Assessment of Public's Comprehension of Medication Auxiliary Labels- Presented by the Louisiana Society of Health-System Pharmacists 2009.

May 2009 Poster Presentation Award (Administrative)- Effects of Active Learning in a Sterile Products Elective on Comprehensive Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience Examinations- Presented by the Louisiana Society of Health-System Pharmacists 2009.

August 2008 Merck Vaccination Service Award -In recognition of commitment to improving public health through vaccination advocacy. Received certificate. In honor of this award, Merck made a charitable donation to the CDC Foundation..

May 2008 Grant-Collens Award -Award given annually to a selected member of the Fifth District Pharmaceutical Association for professional service..

February 2007 Nomination - Pharmacist of the Year by the Louisiana Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

August 2006 Certificate of Appreciation-Hurricanes Katrina/RitaIn appreciation for the heroic work performed in the response to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita - Presented by the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Office of Public Health 2006.

Courses Taught

PHAR 4020Integrated Lab Sequence I, 1 course(s)

PHAR 4045Professional Pharmacy Practice Lab, 10 course(s)

PHAR 4047Parenterals, 1 course(s)

PHAR 4049Integrated Lab Sequence, 2 course(s)

PHAR 4070Hospital Pharmacy, 4 course(s)

PHAR 5016Sterile Products, 1 course(s)

PHAR 5059Pharmacy Immunization, 3 course(s)


PHRD 4014Top Drugs Med Terminology, 2 course(s)


PHRD 4047PARENTERALS, 6 course(s)

PHRD 4049Integrated Lab Sequence Ii, 6 course(s)


PHRD 4070Integrated Lab Sequence Iii, 2 course(s)

PHRD 4099Integrated Lab Sequence Iv, 2 course(s)


PHRD 5020Integrated Lab Sequence V, 1 course(s)



PHRD 5055Vaccinations, 1 course(s)