Justine Schuller Gortney PharmD, BCPS

Justine Schuller Gortney PharmD, BCPS

Title

Associate Professor (Clinical), Director of Assessment

Department

Pharmacy Practice

Office Location

EACPHS, Room 2124

Phone

(313) 993-8196

Email

justine.gortney@wayne.edu

Justine Schuller Gortney PharmD, BCPS

Degrees and Certifications

Degrees
  • 1999 - Pharm.D., Purdue University
  • 1998 - B.S., Pharmacy, Purdue University

Certification

  • 2003-present - Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist

Positions and Employment

  • 2016-present - Clinical Associate Professor, Wayne State University 
  • 2014-present, Director of Assessment, Wayne State University
  • 2009-2016, 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

Awards and Honors

  •  2014, 2011 - Exam Item Writer for National Association Boards of Pharmacy

Professional Memberships

  • 2005-present - American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
  • 2003-present - Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties
  • 1998-present - American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists
  • 1999-2016 - American College of Clinical Pharmacy

Areas of Expertise

  • Scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Internal medicine

Recent Publications

  • August BA, Gortney JS, Mendez J.Evaluating interprofessional socialization: Matched student self-assessments surrounding underserved clinic participation.Curr Pharm Teaching Learn.Accepted for publication. April 2020.
  • Rudolph MJ, Gortney JS, Brownfield A, Caldwell D, Castleberry A, Le UM, Medina MS, Sease JM, Trujillo J, Welch AC, Daughtery KM. Student perceptions of the utility of the Pharmacy Curriculum Outcomes Assessment.Curr Pharm Teaching Learn 2020; 12(3): 255-264.
  • Rudolph MJ, Gortney JS, Maerten-Rivera JL, Bray BS, Shah S, Hein BE, Coyle EA, Buring SM. A study of the relationship between the PCOA and the NAPLEX using a multi-institutional sample. Am J Pharm Ed 2019; 80(2):Article 6867.
  • Sweet BV, Assemi M, Boyce E, DiVall MV, Garavalia LS, Gortney JS, McCollum M, Roberts R. Characterization of PCOA use across accredited colleges of pharmacy. Am J Pharm Ed. Published ahead of print 5/18
  • Gortney J, Mendez J, Bowers C, Appel J, Blanks D, Cheung WL. Patient assessment of engagement with students in an Interprofessional student-run free clinic for individuals experiencing homelessness. Journal of Social Distress and Homelessness. Published online January 22, 2018.
  • Gortney JS, Rudolph MJ, Augustine JM, Sease JM, Bray B, Pavuluri N, Wong SF. National Trends in the Adoption of PCOA for Student Assessment and Remediation.Am J Pharm Ed. Accepted for publication January 19, 2018.
  • Gortney JS, Moser LM, Patel P, Raub J. Clinical outcomes of student-pharmacist driven medication histories at an academic medical center. J Pharm Prac. Accepted for publication January 16, 2018.
  • Raub J, Fiorvento A, Franckowiak T, Wood T, Gortney J. Implementing and sustaining a mentorship program at a college of pharmacy: The Keys to Successful Mentorship. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. 2017;9(2): 296-301.
  • Davis, LE, Miller M, Raub JN, Gortney JS (corresponding author). Constructive ways to prevent, identify, and remediate challenging trainees in experiential education. Am J Health Syst Pharm. Am J Health Syst Pharm 2016; 73(13): 996—1009.
  • Giuliano CA, Gortney JS, Binienda J. Predictors of performance on the Pharmacy Curriculum Outcomes Assessment (PCOA). Curr Pharm Teach Learn 2016; 8(2): 148-154.
  • 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 2016; 83(1):67-79.
  • 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 2015;79(9) Article 137.
  • 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; 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. AJHP 2011; 68: 36-42.
  • 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, Fagan A, Kissack J. Neuroleptic malignant syndrome secondary to quetiapine. Annals of Pharmacotherapy 2009; 43(4):785-791.
  • 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.
  • Gortney JS, Porter KB. Letters to the Editor: Risk of death with nesiritide. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2005; 294(8): 897-98.
  • Porter KB, Huang V, Gortney JS. Management of childhood ear infections. Drug Topics. 2005; 149(21): 63-72
  • Gregory IA, Jenkins AM, Lang SD, Bowers C, Gortney J, Mendez J. Community Homeless Interprofessional Program (CHIP) at Wayne State University. Center for Interprofessional Education Newsletter, University of Toronto. April 2016.
  • Lundquist LM, Gortney JS. Implementation of an Oral Examination in a Therapeutics Course. Let’s Think About It 2009; 12(1):2-3.
  • Gortney JS, Lahiri M. Evaluation of an Instrument to Assess Students’ Personal and Professional Development During the Faculty Advising Process.Am J Pharm Ed2019; 83(5):Article 7654:989.
  • Gortney JS, Fern S, Lahiri M, August B. Pre and Post-Examsoft Use Perceptions of First Year Pharmacy Students to Improve Testing Administration.Am J Pharm Ed2019; 83(5):Article 7654:1014.
  • Gortney JS, Lahiri M. Evaluation of Students’ Personal and Professional Development in an Enhanced Student Advising Process. Am J Pharm Ed 2018; 82(5): Article 7158: 511
  • Daughtery K, Welch A, Gortney JS, Castleberry A, Coyle E, Trujillo J, Medina M, Sease J, Le U, Rudolph M, Brownfield A. Student Perceptions of the PCOAA Multi-institutional Sample. Am J Pharm Ed 2018; 82(5): Article 7158: 532.
  • Maerten-Rivera J, Chen A, Augustine J, Bush A, d'Assalenaux R, Gortney J, Lee K, Lindsey C, Mauro L, Malcolm D, Pavuluri N, Rudolph M, Wong SF, Zeeman J, Zeszotarski P. An Examination of the Implementation of Co-Curriculum Programs in US Schools and Colleges of Pharmacy. Am J Pharm Ed 2018; 82(5): Article 7158: 542.
  • Lahiri M, Gortney JS, Moser L, Garwood C. Designing and Implementing Student Focus Groups for Longitudinal Evaluation of Renewed-Curriculum Implementation Over P1-P2 Years. Am J Pharm Ed 2018; 82(5): Article 7158: 502.
  • August B, Gortney JS, Mendez J. Utilization of the interprofessional socialization and valuing survey for health professions students engaged in co-curricular programs of the underserved. JAPhA 2018; 58:e139
  • Jain R, Gortney JS, Kucemba M, Lang S. Evaluation of patient interventions in an interprofessional student clinic for underserved populations using a patient intervention capture survey. JAPhA 2018; 58:e149-50
  • Gortney JS, Lahiri M, Moser L, Garwood C, Crabtree B. School poster: An enhanced student advising process to develop and assess elements of CAPE Domain 4. Am J Pharm Ed 2017 81(5) Article S6: 3.
  • Lahiri M, Gortney JS, Moser L, Garwood C. Evaluating effectiveness of a renewed Pharm.D. curriculum implementation using exploratory focus group design. Am J Pharm Ed 2017 81(5) Article S6: 67.
  • Gortney JS, Rudolph M, Maerten-Rivera J, Bray B, Shah S, Buring S, Coyle E, Hein B. An examination of the relationships between PCOA and NAPLEX subtopic and total scores. Am J Pharm Ed 2017 81(5) Article S6: 52.
  • Gortney JS, Rudolph M, Augustine JM, Sease J, Bray B, Pavuluri N, Wong SF. Pharmacy Curriculum Outcomes Assessment Use for Remediation Across the Academy: Results of a National Survey. Am J Pharm Ed 2017 81(5) Article S6: 86.
  • Gortney JS, Delor J, O’Connell MB, Mendez J, Szydlowski E. Student
    pharmacist’s attitudes towards individuals experiencing homelessness in an interprofessional, co-curricular program. Am J Pharm Ed 2016; 80(5) Article S2: 83-84.
  • Gortney JS, Moser L, Garwood CL, Crabtree B, Slaughter R, Abramson H. Curricular revision in the face of ACPE Standards 2016. Am J Pharm Ed 2015; 79(5): Article S4:107.
  • Gortney JS, Giuliano CA, Slaughter RL, Salinitri FD. Relationship between PCOA performance and course performance in second year pharmacy students. Am J Pharm Ed 2015; 79(5): Article S4:69.
  • Gortney JS, Moser L, Patel P. Evaluation of patient outcomes of student pharmacist obtained medication histories versus a control group. Am J Pharm Ed 2014; 78(5) Article 111:59.
  • Giuliano C, Gortney JS, Binienda J. Predictors of performance on the Pharmacy Curriculum Outcomes Assessment. Am J Pharm Ed 2014; 78(5) Article 111:73.
  • Gortney JS, Giuliano C, Slaughter R, Salinitri F. Relationship between PCOA performance and course performance. Am J Pharm Ed 2014; 78(5) Article 111:73.
  • Gortney JS, Salinitri FS, Moser L, Lucarotti R, Slaughter R. Implementation and assessment of PCOA data at a state college of pharmacy. Pharmacotherapy 2013; 33(10): e296.
  • Gortney JS, Seed S, Hart NB, Woodard LJ, Knight DN, Scott DM, Nash JD. Assessing the prevalence and characteristics of a dual PharmD/MPH programs offered at ACPE-accredited schools of pharmacy. Am J Pharm Ed 2012; 76(5): Article 99:46.
  • Moser L, Gortney JS, Claeys K, Raub J. Impact of a student pharmacist driven medication history service. Am J Pharm Ed 2012; 76(5): Article 99:63.
  • Lundquist L, Shogbon A, Momary K, Gortney JS. Patient case-based oral examinations: five years of experience comparing students' performance and perceptions of preparedness. Am J Pharm Ed 2011; 75(5): Article 105:96.
  • Lundquist L, Shogbon A, Momary K, Gortney JS. Patient case-based oral examinations: four years of experience comparing students’ performance and perceptions of preparedness. Pharmacotherapy 2010; 30(10): 386e.
  • Gortney JS, Gilbreath M, Lundquist LM, Klein C. Perceptions of preparedness for institutional pharmacy-related activities based on IPPE experience. Am J Pharm Ed 2009; 73(4): Article 57: 83.
  • Gortney JS, Lundquist LM, Owen P. Relationship of oral and written exams with overall course grade in a cardiovascular-renal therapeutics course. Am J Pharm Ed 2009; 73(4): Article 57: 86.
  • Gortney JS, Lundquist LM, Owen PS. Comparison of students’ perception of preparedness for an oral examination versus a written examination. Pharmacotherapy 2009; 29 (10): 117e.
  • Lundquist LM, Gortney JS. Students’ perceptions of preparedness for oral examinations. Pharmacotherapy 2007; 27(10): 205.
  • Gortney JS. Development and implementation of a system for mapping newly revised curricular outcomes to existing courses in the Doctor of Pharmacy program. (School Poster) Am J Pharm Ed 2007; 71(3): Article 60: 72.
  • Lundquist LM, Gortney JS. Students’ perceptions of preparedness for oral examinations. Am J Pharm Ed 2007; 71(3): Article 60: 54.
  • Gortney JS, Slade JH, Lewis G. Interdisciplinary educational effort between pharmacy and nursing colleges at a community hospital. Am J Pharm Ed 2007; 71(3): Article 60:44.
  • Gortney JS, Foster K. Online problem-based learning experience for second year pharmacy (P2) students. Am J Pharm Ed 2006; 70(3): Article 65:53.
  • Gortney JS, Dadyan M, Thomas J, Abraham M. Clinical pharmacist formalized IV rounds on cardiology units for cost and error reduction in a tertiary care facility. International Pharmaceutical Abstracts: ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting. 40: p P-176R. 2005.
  • Gortney JS, Thomas J, Abraham M, Dadyan M. Evaluation of drug serum concentration monitoring at a large, tertiary care hospital. Pharmacotherapy 2004; 24(10): 1472.
  • Gortney JS, Sheehan V. Nesiritide: evaluation at a large, tertiary care facility. International Pharmaceutical Abstracts: ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting. 40(DEC): p P-176R. 2005.
  • Dumo P, Racine E, Popovic B, Gortney JS. Improving bridge-out with lowmolecular weight heparin in an urban, inner city medical center. J Thromb Haeomost 2003; 1(S1):19.
  • Schuller JM, Dougherty J. Heparin titration nomogram for patients with stroke and transient ischemic attack. International Pharmaceutical Abstracts: ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting. 37(DEC): p P-673R. 2002.
  • Schuller JM, Dougherty J, Dumo P. Development and implementation of a transitional orientation experience for Pharm.D. students prior to a longitudinal clerkship experience. Pharmacotherapy 2002; 22(10):1376.
  • Schuller JM, Shieh M, Piekos K. Review of peri-operative antibiotic use in neurosurgical patients with post-operative infection. International Pharmaceutical Abstracts: ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting. 2001.