Nora Stelter, PharmD, is the Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice, and Coordinator, Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPE) at Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. In her current role she delivers education and wellness programs to senior citizens at senior centers in Polk County and serves as a preceptor for introductory and advanced pharmacy practice experiences at her site. She also coordinates IPPEs for third year student pharmacists.
Stelter teaches in the Pharmacy Skills and Applications course series, the Self Care course, and an elective course on Health Coaching. Stelter also enjoys dedicating her time as a chapter advisor for the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists at Drake. In addition, she serves as a member of the Collaborative Education Institute to develop quality, innovative continuing professional development programs for pharmacists and technicians.
Prior to her current academic career, Stelter spent eight years at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) where her most recent position was Director of Education and Training where she developed pharmacy education and training programs for chain pharmacists and managed all student programs.
Stelter, a Chicago-area native who earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of Iowa in 2000, gravitated toward leadership positions as a student with various pharmacy organizations. This led Stelter to pursue a summer internship at NACDS, and upon graduation from pharmacy school, she became NACDS’ first Executive Resident. In addition to her responsibilities at Drake, Stelter works as a relief pharmacist at an area chain pharmacy. She is married to die-hard Iowa Hawkeye fan/husband, Nathan, and the couple has 3 children, Ben, Brody, and Brynn.