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Therese I. Poirier, PharmD, MPH, FASHP, FCCP, BCPS

Senior Scholar Professor, Pharmacy Practice      Poirier Terri May 2017                                                                       

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Dr. Terri Poirier, Senior Scholar and professor of pharmacy practice, joined SIUE from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Penn. At Duquesne, she was a professor of pharmacy practice and director of lifelong learning, responsible for the nontraditional Pharm.D. program and continuing education programs. She received her B.S. in pharmacy from the Albany College of Pharmacy in Albany, N.Y., and then completed a Pharm.D. and hospital pharmacy residency from the University of Michigan in 1979. In 1985, Dr. Poirier earned a master of public health degree in health services administration from the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Poirier is a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist and a fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy and American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists.

B.S. in Pharmacy (Summa Cum Laude), Albany College of Pharmacy, 1977
Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Michigan, 1979
Certificate of Residency in Hospital Pharmacy, University of Michigan Hospital, 1979
Master of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Health Services Administration, 1985
Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, 1994; re certification 2001-2008 and 2008-2015
APhA Certification in Pharmacy-Based Immunization, 2000
Educational Scholar Program, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, 2000

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Academic administration, instructional design and assessment.

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To view Dr. Poirier's Curriculum Vitae, click here.


From 1979 to 2004, I was a Pharmacy Practice faculty at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. I was also affiliated with healthcare systems where I developed innovative clinical services. Besides curriculum innovation, I was Director of Life long Learning at Duquesne responsible for the non-traditional Pharm.D. program and continuing education.

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