Justine Schuller Gortney PharmD, BCPS

Justine Schuller Gortney PharmD, BCPS


Associate Professor (Clinical), Director of Assessment


Pharmacy Practice

Office Location

EACPHS, Room 2124


(313) 993-8196



Justine Schuller Gortney PharmD, BCPS

Degrees and Certifications

  • Pharm.D., Purdue University, 1999
  • B.S., Pharmacy, Purdue University, 1998
  • Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, 2003-present

Positions and Employment

  • 2014-present, Director of Assessment, Wayne State University
  • 2009-present, Clinical Assistant Professor, Wayne State University
  • 2009-2014, Faculty (shared appointment), Wayne State University and Detroit Receiving Hospital
  • 2005-2009, Assistant Professor, Mercer University
  • 2002-2005, Clinical Pharmacist, Baylor University Medical Center
  • 2000-2002, Faculty (shared appointment), Wayne State University and Harper University Hospital
  • 1999-2000, Pharmacy Practice Resident, University of Pittsburgh

Professional Memberships

  • American Association Colleges of Pharmacy
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy
  • American Society of Health System Pharmacists

Areas of Expertise

  • Scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Internal medicine

Recent Publications

Selected publications

  1. Gortney JS, Raub JN, Patel P, Kokoska L, Kasha M, Owczarek A. Review of pharmacotherapy for the alcohol withdrawal syndromes in the non-critically ill medical patient. Cleve Clin J Med. Accepted for publication Feb 9, 2015.
  2. Gortney JS, Bray B, Salinitri FS. The utilization and implementation of the Pharmacy Curriculum Outcomes Assessment at U.S. Colleges and Schools of Pharmacy. Am J Pharm Ed. Accepted for publication on Jan. 16, 2015.
  3. Gortney JS, Seed S, Borja-Hart N, Young V, Woodard LJ, Nobles-Knight D, Scott DM, Nash J. Assessing the prevalence and characteristics of dual PharmD/MPH programs offered at colleges/schools of pharmacy in the United States. Am J Pharm Ed 2013; 77(6): Article 116.
  4. Gortney JS, Lundquist LL. Experience and evaluation of oral examinations in a therapeutics course for second year pharmacy students. Curr Pharm Teach Learn 2013; 5(5):321-330.
  5. Garwood CL, Gortney JS, Ollie TL. The use of fondaparinux in perioperative management of anticoagulation therapy. Am J Health Syst Pharm 2011; 68: 36-42.
  6. Lundquist LM, Gortney JS. Implementation of an oral examination in a therapeutics course. Let’s Think About It (publication at Mercer University, Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning) 2009; 12(1):2-3.
  7. Gortney JS, Fagan A, Kissack J. Neuroleptic malignant syndrome secondary to quetiapine. Ann Pharmacother 2009; 43(4):785-791.
  8. Lundquist LM, Gortney JS. Classroom incorporation and students’ perceptions of preparedness for oral examinations in a therapeutics course. International Journal of Pharmacy Education and Practice 2008; 4(2).
  9. Gortney JS, Sanders RM. Impact of C-reactive protein on treatment of patients with cardiovascular disease. Am J Health Syst Pharm 2007; 64(19): 2009-16.
  10. Huang V, Gortney JS. Risk of serotonin syndrome with concomitant administration of linezolid and serotonin agonists. Pharmacotherapy 2006; 26(12):1784-93.
  11. Porter KB, Huang V, Gortney JS. Management of childhood ear infections. Drug Topics. 2005; 149(21): 63-72.
  12. Gortney JS, Porter KB. Letters to the Editor: Risk of death with nesiritide. JAMA. 2005; 294(8): 897-98.