NMA: Nonprescription Medicines Academy

Misty Stutz

Misty Stutz

Current Academic Appointment

  • Assistant Professor
  • Clinical and Administrative Sciences
  • Assistant Dean of Experiential Education
  • Sullivan University College of Pharmacy (since 2008)


  • University of Kentucky/ Doctor of Pharmacy
  • University of Cincinnati/ BS in pharmacy
  • Immunization Certification (APhA)
  • MTM certification (APhA)
  • PPD Certification (Jefferson Co. Public Health Dept) (APhA)

Instructional Area:

  • CAM/Self-Care (required)
    Course coordinator (since 2010) and lecturer(since 2009)
  • DME in the community pharmacy (elective)
    Course coordinator and lecturer (since 2009)

Teaching Innovations

  • Incorporated prescription processing into a didactic lecture to prepare students for IPPE
  • Utilized application principles to bridge didactic learning to real life application
  • use patient counseling as the first step in self-care recommendation. Used as a capstone for progression to IPPE.
  • use of oral remediation techniques to foster student growth in patient counseling/ recommendation.
  • will move to competency based curriculum starting in 2013.

Research (focused / integrated with OTC-Self Care):

  • Posters
    • Teaching recommendation and Patient Counseling Skills in a Self-Care Course to Allow Achievement of Competencies in Intermediate Pharmacy Practice Experiences, Stutz, M, Soja, W, Daugherty, K and Tran, H. Presented at the NMA Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH September 2011.
    • A current assessment of clinical pharmacy services in Louisville, KY, a collaborating effort, Nash, J, Stutz, M. Presented at AACP in July 2010
  • Presentations
    • Community Pharmacy as a Profession, presented to SUCOP students 2008-9.
    • OTC review-Summer Edition, CE provided at University of Kentucky Clinical Education Center, Louisville, KY 2007.

Professional Organization Involvement:

  • American Pharmacists Association
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
  • Kentucky Pharmacists Association (Delegate)
  • Kentucky Society of Health Systems PharmacistsNational Community Pharmacists
  • Jefferson County Academy of Pharmacists
  • Nonprescription Medicines Academy
  • Rho Chi
  • Kappa Epsilon

Areas of Expertise

  • Experiential Education, Precepting, Self-Care, MTM

Practice Site

  • Academia/Community Pharmacy
  • Residency Director, Community Practice
  • Residency-SUCOP/Medical Pharmacy

Years Attending NMA

  • 2011