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.  


The goals of the Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE) program are to:

  • provide pharmacists and pharmacy technicians with high quality educational opportunities that enhance their knowledge and improve their practice.
  • evaluate and improve educational programs to better meet the needs of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.
  • utilize innovative educational technologies to deliver content in a flexible and relevant manner.

Advisory Board

  • Nathan Ash, PharmD, MBA, BCPS
    Vice President of Pharmacy
    Acute Care
  • Kimber Boothe, PharmD, MHA
    System Director Pharmacy Services
    St. Elizabeth Healthcare
  • Jacqueline Dages, Pharm.D., BCPS
    Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Ambulatory Care / Pain
    Cincinnati VA Medical Center
  • Michael Doherty, BS Pharm, PharmD, BCACP
    Director of Experiential Education
    James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy
  • Kelly Epplen, PharmD, BCACP, FASHP
    Continuing Pharmacy Education Director
    James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy
  • Colin Fitzgerrel
    Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator, PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program Director
    Good Samaritan TriHealth Hospital
  • Stacey Frede, PharmD, BCACP, CDE
    Clinical Coordinator
    The Kroger Company
  • Pamela Heaton, PhD
    Pharmacy Practice & Administrative Science Division Chair
    James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy
  • Bradley Hein, BS, PharmD, BCPS
    Associate Dean for Professional Education and Assessment
    James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy
  • Dan Hein, PharmD
    Area Healthcare Supervisor
  • Karissa Kim, PharmD, BCPS
    Director of Office of Continuing Pharmacy Education
    James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy
  • Alissa Lee, Pharm.D., BCPS
    Clinical Coordinator, Pharmacy Services
    PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program Director 

    The Christ Hospital Health Network
  • Joey Lyon
    Instructional Designer
    James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy
  • Neil MacKinnon, BSc (Pharm), MSc (Pharm), PhD
    James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy
  • Paula Miller, RPh
    Ruwe Family Pharmacy
  • Eric Mueller, BS Pharm, PharmD, FCCM, FCCP
    Assistant Director of Clinical Services and Research
    University of Cincinnati Medical Center
  • Jennifer Rudell, BS Pharm
    Pharmacy Supervisory
    CVS Caremark

Contact Us

To contact us, please visit the Office of Continuing Pharmacy Education page.