Jeanine Abrons

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, Division of Applied Clinical Sciences
Director, International Student Pharmacists Activities, College of Pharmacy

Abrons attended pharmacy school at the Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, graduating in 2004. She then pursued and completed a master of science in social and administrative pharmacy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her first teaching experience was at Albany College of Pharmacy where she taught and coordinated a pharmacotherapy and medicinal chemistry course focused on cardiology and internal medicine; created and ran an internal medicine rotation; served on numerous committees and became more involved with research/publishing and editing. Abrons' practice and research focus center on global health and underserved populations. She has developed and coordinated an international experience in rural and natural medicine in Dominica, West Indies, and currently trains students on providing preventative health service screenings to underserved patient populations. Abrons currently is working on developing innovations to assist with screening provision and documentation. She is active with the national American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) global special interest group. She is the director of Student Pharmacists International Activities for the UI College of Pharmacy. With regard to editing, she holds editing positions with the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, Currents in Pharmacy Teaching, and Learning and Pulses. She is the editor for the University of Iowa Teaching Cases and Active Learning Exercises. She is author/editor to the Pharmacists Peripheral Brain.

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Research areas
  • Global health
  • Underserved care
  • Health screening and promotion
  • Cardiology
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