As we prepare to begin a new academic year, the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy is pleased to announce the class Teachers of the Year for the 2016-2017 academic year. The Teacher of the Year is the student-nominated award for recognizing outstanding faculty.
Jeffrey Reist, Class of 2020 Teacher of the Year
Reist's research areas include innovations in teaching and improvement in the care of patients with dementia. He is particularly interested in the appropriate treatment of behavioral symptoms these patients.
Michael Farley, Class of 2019 Teacher of the Year
Farley has researched and written on pharmacist-physician collaboration and collaborative care models in the community hospital environment. He has also been published in peer-reviewed journals on topics such as novel oral anticoagulants, medication reconciliation, diabetes management and active learning educational techniques. Dr. Farley also has an interest in infectious diseases and coordinates data-review, publishing and P&T committee formulary review of the hospital antibiogram for Mercy Hospital in Iowa City.
John Swegle, Class of 2018 Teacher of the Year
Swegle serves as a member of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Subcommittee and the Institutional Review Board for Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa. He also collaborates with the Palliative Medicine team and serves as a clinical pharmacist for Hospice of North Iowa.