We dedicate the full measure of our resources and abilities to providing an exemplary pharmacy education in a stimulating and student-centered environment that produces health professionals of extraordinary competence and integrity. Because of our work, people’s lives are changed—in Maine, across the nation, and throughout the world.


The Department of Pharmacy Practice embraces the disciplines of the profession, including community care, health-systems pharmacy, clinical pharmacy, pharmacoepidemiology, experimental pharmacotherapeutics, pharmacotherapy, pharmacy practice management, health informatics, public health, and pharmacy administration.

Capitalizing on the synergy of these disciplines, the department provides state and national leadership in contemporary pharmacy practice, education, and research. Our professional services agreements with pharmacies and health systems throughout Northern New England support innovative patient care and vibrant experiential learning opportunities for pharmacy students. 

The department includes clinical specialists, research specialists, and an extensive practitioner-educator network with pharmacy expertise in a variety of areas, including pediatrics, geriatrics, adult medicine, intensive care, emergency care, drug information, community care, ambulatory care, cardiology, infectious diseases, oncology, toxicology, outcomes research, nephrology, neurology, pharmacy law and ethics, psychiatric pharmacotherapy, and nutrition.

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Faculty and professional Staff


Chair and Associate Professor
School of Pharmacy Building 243
Kimberly Cripps portrait
Clinical Instructor
Pharmacy Building, Room 223
Emily Dornblaser
Director for Interprofessional Education
Associate Professor, Critical Care Specialist
College of Pharmacy Building Office 231
Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacist Specialist
Associate Clinical Professor
Director of Continuing Education, Program Planning & Communications
Rachel Naida Headshot
Clinical Assistant Professor
College of Pharmacy Building 219
Stephanie Nichols portrait
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy, UNE
Psychiatry and Substance Use Disorder Faculty, Maine Medical Center
School of Pharmacy Rm 233
Headshot of Kathryn Sawicki
Assistant Clinical Professor
Primary Care Pharmacist at Penobscot Community Health Center
devon sherwood
Associate Professor
Clinical Psychopharmacology Specialist
SBIRT Trainer and Champion
College of Pharmacy Building 239
Headshot of Sydney Springer
Assistant Professor
College of Pharmacy Building 237
Sarah Vincent
Associate Clinical Professor, School of Pharmacy
Pharmacy 234

Affiliated Faculty