Office of Continuing Pharmacy Education

The University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education (CPE) activities. This Office provides professional educational activities for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. Our Mission is to enhance the practice of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians by providing opportunities for them to learn, acquire, and apply the latest knowledge, skills and attitudes required for contemporary practice in a variety of practice settings. 

We offer a variety of CPE activities to meet the needs of today’s practitioners. Currently we offer mostly live programs; however, we hope to offer additional online programs in the near future. 

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The Office of Continuing Pharmacy Education also partners with many local and state organizations to cosponsor various CPE activities; we are always looking for new partners to help deliver activities for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. If you are looking to partner with an ACPE provider for your CPE activity, please contact the Office of Continuing Pharmacy Education at or (513) 558-4716.

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Karissa Y. Kim

Director of Continuing Pharmacy Education
Associate Professor
, Pharmacy Practice and Admin Sciences

187 Kowalewski Hall


Dr. Karissa Kim is Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Educator-Track.  She is Course Director for Therapeutics of Nonprescription Medicines Course Series, Pharmacy Practice Skills Development II, SBIRT, Anti-Racism and Equity in Pharmacy Practice, and Antithrombotic Therapy Management.  She teaches in other courses such as Biostatistics and Research Methods, Evidence-Based Practice, Therapeutics II and Therapeutics V.  She became a board certified pharmacotherapy specialist in 2008 and board certified ambulatory care specialist is 2021.  

Dr. Kim also serves as Director of Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE) and oversees all aspects of the CPE program.
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Laura Carnaghi

Associate Director of Student Success, CECH Student Services Center

Teachers College