Ryan B Jacobsen

Ryan B Jacobsen

Ryan B Jacobsen

  • Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Ambulatory Care, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and University of Iowa College of Pharmacy
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science / Division of Applied Clinical Sciences




(319) 356-2577


Dr. Jacobsen is an Iowa farm kid from Elk Horn, Iowa and graduated from EH-K High School in 1994. He attended Dana College in Blair, NE and earned a B.A. in Biology. While at Dana he was active in varsity basketball, track & field and cross-country. Dr. Jacobsen completed his Doctorate in Pharmacy from Creighton University. He completed a primary care specialty residency at UIHC and is currently a clinical specialist and clinical coordinator in Ambulatory Care and assistant professor (clinical) in the Division of Applied Clinical Science.

Clinical Narrative

Dr. Jacobsen is a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Ambulatory Pharmaceutical Care. His primary practice sites include general cardiology, hypertension/nephrology, and anticoagulation. He serves as a preceptor to residents and Pharm.D. students. He is also an Assistant Professor (Clinical) with the University of Iowa and teaches in various courses at the College of Pharmacy. Dr. Jacobsen received his Pharm.D. degree from the Creighton University School of Pharmacy and completed an ASHP-accredited Specialized Residency in Ambulatory Care at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. In addition to his areas of practice, his interests include interprofessional collaborative care, vitamin D deficiency, cardiovascular disease, and motivational patient interaction.