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Rachel Mayer, Pharm.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor

Location

College of Pharmacy Building 219
On campus
Teaching online

Dr. Rachel Mayer is an Assistant clinical professor at the University of New England School of Pharmacy and also a graduate of the inaugural class of '13.  Upon graduation she completed a PGY1 residency at the Veteran Affairs Health System in Augusta Maine.  She then went on to work at the Maine VA for 2 years as a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, working in ambulatory clinics with a focus in diabetes, anticoagulation and hepatitis C.  In December 2015, Dr. Mayer established an integrated ambulatory care clinical pharmacy site at InterMed, a large internal medicine practice in Portland, ME.  This ambulatory care practice site also served as a learning facility for pharmacy students and pharmacy residents. Dr. Mayer's pharmacy practice was highly focused in direct patient care working with patients in areas such as; diabetes management, opioid tapering, benzodiazepine tapering, hepatitis C, and other primary medical disorders. Her work at the University of New England currently includes the coordination of two core courses; Drugs and Disease II and Abilities Lab IV.  In addition she co-coordinates the School of Pharmacy's lifestyle medicine elective. In addition Dr. Mayer is an instructor in several other core courses and serves as a trainer for the point of care certificate program, immunization certificate program, and medication therapy management certificate program.  Dr. Mayer is a member of the Wellness Committee, a committee focused on integrating wellness initiatives into the School of Pharmacy.  She is also the School of Pharmacy's Faculty Liaison for Service Learning, a university program that allows students to serve the local community, seeking to promote health within vulnerable populations. Dr. Mayer is also an active participant in several of the University's inter-professional learning experiences including; the Ghana Health Immersion and the Inter-Professional Team Immersion.  

Credentials

Education

PharmD
University of New England College of Pharmacy
2013

Expertise

Ambulatory care
Global education
Global health
Interprofessional education
Interprofessional practice
Service learning
Wellness

Clinical Affiliations

InterMed (Portland, Maine)

Post-Doctoral Training

Residency, Post Graduate Year One (PGY1) Residency Program
Veteran Affairs Health System (Augusta, Maine)

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