Lisa J. Woodard, Pharm.D., MPH

Doctor of Pharmacy, Washington State University

Master of Public Health, University of Washington

Bachelor of Pharmacy, Washington State University

Additional training
ASHP Pharmacy Practice Resident, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound

Lifestyle Coach for Group Lifestyle Balance Program, Diabetes Prevention Program, University of Pittsburgh

Master Training for Group Lifestyle Balance Program, Diabetes Prevention Program, University of Pittsburgh

Dr. Lisa J. Woodard directs the introductory pharmacy practice experiences for the third professional year student pharmacists. In addition, she teaches two interprofessional elective courses. The HealthWISE elective which prepares and places health profession students in elementary schools to teach science. The Diabetes Prevention elective prepares health profession students to deliver the Group Lifestyle Balance program in their communities.

Woodard’s scholarly interests are focused in teaching and learning in the practice environment with emphasis in community health and wellness. Specific research interests are in diabetes education and prevention, and STEM and interprofessional education. She is a member of the Human Patient Simulation Team and the WSU STEM Partnership Executive Council.

“Using Interprofessional Education to Improve Care for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions”
Health and Human Services: $1,102,818 awarded 7/2013
Barbara Richardson, Cynthia Fitzgerald, Tamara Odom-Maryon, Saleh Elgiadi, Karen Caines, Carrie Holliday, Sarah Kooienga, Anne Mason, Janet Purath, Melody Rasmor, Kevin Stevens, Linda Ward, Janet Beary, Brenda Bray, Megan Willson, Lisa J. Woodard, George Novan

“Diabetes Prevention in Pharmacies (The DPIP Project)”
Community Pharmacy Foundation: $33,847 awarded 2/2013
Lisa J. Woodard, Judy Knuth, Celestina Barbosa-Leiker, Washington State University

“On the Road – Medication Booklets”
Joslin Diabetes Center: $6500 awarded 1/2012
Lisa J. Woodard, Linda Garrelts Maclean, Washington State University

“Group Lifestyle Balance Training Workshop Education Grant”
NovoNordisk Educational Grant: $6,100 awarded 4/2011
Lisa J. Woodard, Judy Knuth, Washington State University

“Diabetes Community Health Education and Screening Study”
WSU Faculty Seed Grant: $7,500 awarded 2/2008
Lisa J. Woodard, Douglas L. Weeks, Judy Knuth, Janet Beary, Washington State University
Jennifer Polello, Inland Northwest Health Systems

“Diabetes Screening and Follow-up Study”
Washington State Department of Health Grant: $10,000 awarded, 9/2007
Jennifer Polello, Inland Northwest Health Systems
Lisa J. Woodard, Douglas L. Weeks, Kenn Daratha, Washington State University

Selected Publications
Tan E, Polello J, Woodard LJ. An evaluation of the current type 2 diabetes guidelines: where they converge and diverge. Clinical Diabetes. 2014;32:133-139.

Assessing the prevalence and characteristics of dual Pharm.D./M.P.H. programs offered at ACPE-accredited colleges/schools of pharmacy in the United States. Gortney JS, Seed S, Borja-Hart N, Young V, Woodard LJ, Nobles-Knight D, Scott DM, Nash JD. Am J Pharm Educ. 2013;77(6): Article 116.

Maldonado AQ, Bray BS, Woodard LJ. et al. Impact of Participation on a Solid Organ Transplant Team on Student Pharmacists’ Perceptions of interprofessional roles. Am J Pharm Educ. Am J Pharm Educ. 2013;77(4): Article 74.

Woodard LJ. Rev. of Facilitating Learning in Healthcare, by Carter, S. Am J Pharm Educ. 2012;76(5): Article 96.

Woodard LJ, Wilson JS, Blankenship J, Quock RM, Lindsey M, Kinsler JJ. An elective course to engage student pharmacists in elementary school science education. Am J Pharm Educ. 2011;75(10): Article 203.

Woodard LJ, Bray BS, Williams D, Terriff CM. Call to action: Integrating student pharmacists, faculty, and pharmacy practitioners into emergency preparedness and response. J Am Pharm Assoc. 2010;50:158-164.

Pollelo JM, Woodard LJ, Weeks DL. The impact of rural community-based diabetes screening to motivate clients to action. Washington State Journal of Public Health Practice. 2009;2(2);47-68.

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Clinical Associate Professor
Pharmacotherapy Department
509-358-7744 (fax)

Office: HSB 212 E
P.O. Box 1495
Washington State University
Spokane, WA  99210-1495