Justine Schuller Gortney PharmD, BCPS

Justine Schuller Gortney PharmD, BCPS


Associate Professor (Clinical), Director of Assessment

Office Location

EACPHS, Room 2124


(313) 993-8196




Pharmacy Practice


Clinical Assistant Professor Director of Assessment Department of Pharmacy Practice

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Gortney JS, Fagan A, Kissack J. Neuroleptic malignant syndrome secondary to quetiapine. Ann Pharmacother 2009; 43(4):785-791.

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).

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.

Huang V, Gortney JS. Risk of serotonin syndrome with concomitant administration of linezolid and serotonin agonists. Pharmacotherapy 2006; 26(12):1784-93.

Porter KB, Huang V, Gortney JS. Management of childhood ear infections. Drug Topics. 2005; 149(21): 63-72.

Gortney JS, Porter KB. Letters to the Editor: Risk of death with nesiritide. JAMA. 2005; 294(8): 897-98.

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