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Terrence L. Schwinghammer

Chair and Professor
Clinical Pharmacy
West Virginia University
United States of America


 Terry L. Schwinghammer, PharmD, FCCP, FASHP, FAPhA, BCPS, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy. In this capacity, he is responsible for directing the department’s missions in the areas of teaching, patient care, scholarship, and service. His teaching focuses on the development of patient assessment skills, communication skills, and case-based learning. In addition to authoring 80 journal publications and 29 book chapters, he is co-editor of the Pharmacotherapy Casebook, Pharmacotherapy Handbook, and Pharmacotherapy Principles & Practice.

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  • Nesbit SA, Nutescu EA, Rodgers JE, Schwinghammer TL, Seaton TL. Board of Regents Commentary. Qualifications of pharmacists who provide direct patient care: perspectives on the need for residency training and board certification. Pharmacotherapy 2013;33(8):888–891.

  • Shord SS, Schwinghammer TL, Badowski M, Banderas J, Burton ME, Chapleau CA, Gallagher JC, Matsuura G, Parli SE, Yunker N. ACCP guidelines for desired professional development pathways for clinical pharmacists. Report of the 2012 ACCP Certification Affairs Committee. Pharmacotherapy 2013;33(4):e34–e42.

  • Schwinghammer TL, Rodriguez TE, Weinstein G, Sorofman BA, Bosso JA, Kerr RA, Haden NK. AACP Strategy for Addressing the Professional Development Needs of Department Chairs. Am J Pharm Educ 2012; 76(6): 1–8. Article S7

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