Gayle A. Brazeau

Before coming to UNE, Gayle A. Brazeau was a Professor of Pharmacy Practice and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York. 

Previously, she was a faculty member at the University of Houston and the University of Florida. Dr. Brazeau is an Associate Editor for the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education and serves on several editorial advisory boards for other scientific journals. She has served as an elected officer, committee member and committee chair for numerous scientific and professional organizations including the Chair of the Council of Faculties for AACP and the Chair of the Student and Post-Doc Outreach and Development Committee for AAPS. 

She has been the recipient of teaching and student recognition awards at the University at Buffalo, University of Florida and the University of Houston. She served on FDA, USP and SBIR/STTR NIH panels and committees. She currently is the advisor to several organizations for pharmacy students including APhA-ASP, LKS and PLS. She served on the leadership team for the Middle States Accreditation at the University at Buffalo from 2001-2003.

Her pedagogical research interests focus on curricular assessment strategies, design and assessment of student learning. Her laboratory research interests focus on investigating the biochemical and toxicological interactions of drugs or excipients with skeletal muscle following intramuscular or systemic administration and the role of myostatin in muscle wasting conditions. Other research interests include the development of intramuscular formulations with reduced muscle damage upon injection without altering drug bioavailability. 

She is the author or co-author on over 45 peer-reviewed papers, chapters, books and other types of publications. She is a recipient of the State University of New York ChancellorÕs Award for Excellence in Faculty Service. She was a member of the 2005-2006 AACP Academic Leadership Fellows Program. She is also a member of the Community Health Foundation of Western and Central New York Fellows Action Network.

Education

B.S.

University of Toledo, College of Pharmacy

Ph.D.

University at Buffalo, State University of New York, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

M.S.

University of Toledo, College of Pharmacy

Clinical Affiliations

Maine

Expertise

Curricular assessment strategies

design and assessment of student learning.<br /><br />Biochemical and toxicological interactions of drugs or excipients with skeletal muscle following intramuscular or systemic administration and the role of myostatin in

Research

Research Interests

Curricular assessment strategies

Selected Publications

Recent Publications

1. J. Klapa, L. Nguyen, K. Wendt, R.G. Wahler and G.A. Brazeau, Clinical Use of Subcutaneous Injections, Pharmacotherapy, manuscript in preparation

2. G. A. Brazeau, S. L. Sauberan, L.Gatlin, P. Wisniecki and J. Shah, Effect of Particle Size of Parenteral Suspensions on In Vitro Muscle Damage,  manuscript in preparation for submission to Pharmaceutical Development and Technology.

3. C.A. Motycka, R.L. Rose, L.D. Ried, and G.A. Brazeau,  Self-Assessment in Pharmacy and Health Science Education and Professional Practice,  American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 74(5) Article 85, 2010.

4. G.A. Brazeau, S. M. Meyer, M. Beasley, E. M Bednarczyk, S. Bilic, G. E. DeLander, E.F. ÒGeneÓ Fiese, S. L. Giroux, D. McNatty, R. Nemire, W.A. Prescott and  A.P. Traynor, Preparing Pharmacy Graduates for Traditional and Emerging Career Opportunities, American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 73(8). Article 157, 2009.

5. S.M. Buring, A. Bhushan, G. Brazeau, S. Conway, L. Hansen and S. Westburg, Keys to Successful Implementation of Interprofessional Education: Learning Locations, Facility Development and Curricular Themes, American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 73(4) Article 60, 2009.
 

6. D. W. Fielding, G. A. Brazeau, and K.M. Wasan, International Pharmacy Education Supplement:  Introduction to the International Pharmacy Education Supplement, American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 72(6). Article: 126, 2007.

7. G.A.Brazeau, J.T. DiPiro, J.E. Fincham, B. A. Boucher and T.S. Tracy, Your Role and Responsibilities in the Manuscript Peer Review Process,  American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 72 (3) Article 69, 2008.

8. S. E. Renzi, M. M. Sauberan, D. A. Brazeau and G. A. Brazeau, Leadership Activities among Students with Varying Pre-Pharmacy Years in College, American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 72 (6) Article 149, 2009.

9. K. McCormick, L. Gangl, L. Krishhan, D. Brazeau, A. Forrest and G. Brazeau, Serum Myostatin Concentrations in Healthy Volunteers and Correlation with Indices of Body Composition and Physical Activity, Experimental Biology and Medicine, submitted for publication.

10. C. Kerr, G.A. Brazeau, J. Drake, J. Demirovic, R.A. Milch, D.A. Brazeau and J.A. Skretny, Methylphenidate Effects on Fatigue: A Double Blinded, Randomized, Placebo Controlled Study, Pharmacotherapy, submitted for publication.

11. H . Kranz, E. Yilmaz, G.A. Brazeau, R. Bodmeier, InVvitro and in Vivo Drug Release from a Novel in Situ Forming Drug Delivery System. Pharm Res. 25(6). 1347-1354, 2008.

12. W. Rungseevijitprapa, G.A. Brazeau, J. W. Simpkins and R. Bodmeier, Myotoxicity Studies of O/W-In Situ Forming Microparticle Systems, European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, 69(1): 126-33, 2008.

13. A. L. Smesny, J. S Williams, G.A. Brazeau, R. J. Weber, H.W. Matthews, S. K. Das, Barriers to Scholarship in  Dentistry,  Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy Practice Faculty, American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 71 (5) Article 91, 2007.

14. S. E. Renzi, M. A. Krzeminski, M. M. Sauberan, D.A. Brazeau and G.A. Brazeau, Pre-Pharmacy Years in College and Academic Performance in a Professional Program, American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 71 (4): Article: 69, 2007.

15. W.-J. A. Tsai, K.M. McCormick, D. A. Brazeau and G. A. Brazeau, Effects of Estrogen on Skeletal Muscle IGF-1 and Myostatin Expression in Ovariectomized Rats, Experimental Biology and Medicine, 232: 1314-1325, 2007.

Invited Plenary Presentation

Recent Invited Presentation - National
1. ÒACE: Attitude + Commitment = Excellence Moving Forward CollaborativelyÓ, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, May 12, 2010.

2. ÒMaking More Opportunities than We See for Our GraduatesÓ, AACP Curricular Summit, Scottsdale, AZ, September 10, 2009.

3. ÒReviewing and Navigating the AJPE Web Site for Manuscript Submission and ReviewÓ, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy 2009 Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, July 22, 2009.

4. ÒClinical and Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Tracks at the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical SciencesÓ, University at BuffaloÓ, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy 2009 Annual Meeting, Boston, MA July 21, 2009.

5. ÒProfessional Excellence In Colorado, University of Colorado School of Pharmacy, Aurora, CO, January 7, 2009.

6. ÒVenous/Tissue Irritation: Mechanisms and In Vitro ModelsÓ, Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN, November 6, 2008.

7. ÒMoving from Irritation Models to Clinical ApplicationÓ, Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN, November 6, 2008.

8. ÒScholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL): Practical Aspects and ApproachesÓ. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy 2008 Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL July 23, 2008.

9. Ò2008 Update on Injection Site ReactionsÓ, Roche Pharmaceuticals, Nutley, NJ June 17, 2008.

10. ÒHarmonization among Educator-Scientists, Educator-Clinicians and Clinical Scientists: Successfully Dovetailing Industrial Scientists/Clinicians into our Colleges/SchoolsÓ, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy 2008 AACP Institute on Faculty Recruitment, Retention and Enrichment, Phoenix, AZ, June 4, 2008.

11. ÒHarmonization among Educator-Scientists, Educator-Clinicians and Clinical Scientists: Successfully Dovetailing Industrial Scientists/Clinicians into our Colleges/SchoolsÓ, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy 2008 AACP Institute on Faculty Recruitment, Retention and Enrichment, Landsdowne, VA, May 21, 2008.

12. ÒThe Evolution of Pharmacy Education in an Academic Health Center (AHC) through 2015:
Working Collaboratively Toward Excellence!Ó, University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, Minneapolis, MN, May 14, 2008.

13. ÒSix Years Experience with an Integrated Assessment Plan for a Doctor of Pharmacy Curricular OutcomesÓ, Invited Round Table Discussion Leader, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Interim Meeting, Arlington, VA, February 4, 2008.

14. Ò2008 Update on Mechanisms of Tissue DamageÓ, Stryker Biotechnology, Boston, MA, Hopkinton, MA, January 8, 2008

15. ÒOpportunities in Academia, Myths vs. Realities RoundtableÓ, Invited Roundtable Participant, American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists Annual Meeting, San Diego, November 13, 2007.

Gayle A. Brazeau

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Ph.D.

Dean, College of Pharmacy

Pharmacy Building
117

gbrazeau@une.edu

(207) 221-4500