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JoLaine Draugalis (University of Arizona)
Defining, Creating, and Documenting a Scholarship of Teaching
April 30, 2003

JoLaine R. Draugalis is a Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Assistant Dean for Assessment and Evaluation in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Arizona. She received a B.S. degree in pharmacy from Ferris State University in Michigan. After practicing hospital pharmacy for six years, Dr. Draugalis entered graduate school. She completed a M.Ed. in educational psychology and a Ph.D. in pharmacy (administrative and behavioral sciences) at the University of Arizona. Her research interests are in pharmaceutical education program design, administration, and evaluation as well as educational applications in pharmacoeconomics and outcomes research. She is the 2003-2004 President-Elect of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. In 1990, Dr. Draugalis and co-authors received the Rufus A. Lyman Award for the outstanding article published in the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education and she continues to be a frequent contributor to the journal. Dr. Draugalis was named Basic Science Educator of the Year in 1990, 1992, 1994, and 1997 at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy. Additionally, she has received nine Searle fellowship faculty mentor awards. In 1997, she received the Gloria Niemeyer Francke Leadership Mentor Award from the American Pharmaceutical Association and was elected as a Fellow by APhA-APRS in 2001. Dr. Draugalis received the University of Arizona Foundation Leicester and Kathryn Sherrill Creative Teaching Award and was named the Distinguished Pharmacy Educator by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy in 1998. She was a 2000-2001 Carnegie Scholar in the Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. In 2002, she was named a fellow of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Dr. Draugalis received the first Henry and Phyllis Koffler Prize for Teaching and the Mortar Board National Senior Honor Society Hall of Fame Award from the University of Arizona in 2002.

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