Department


Pharmaceutical Sciences

Regional Dean; Associate Professor, Vermont Campus
Focus: Pharmacology

Contact Information
(802) 735-2612
jennifer.mathews@acphs.edu


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Jennifer Mathews, Ph.D.
EDUCATION
  • Ph.D. in Pharmacology, University of Rochester School of Medicine
  • M.S. in Pharmacology, University of Rochester School of Medicine
  • M.A. in Biological Sciences, University of Northern Colorado
  • B.A. in Biology, State University of New York at Potsdam
PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE
  • Founding Associate Dean of Assessment, Accreditation and Curricular Affairs, Stony Brook School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Interim Assistant Dean of Assessment, Wegmans School of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher College
  • Interim Department Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Wegmans School of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher College
  • Associate Professor (tenure), Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Wegmans School of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher College
RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
  • LGBTQ Healthcare
  • Deaf Healthcare
  • Substances of Abuse
POLICY WORK
  • Jacobson AN, Mathews JL and Smith K (2017). Proposed Equal Opportunity and Anti-Discrimination Resolution, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. “AACP affirms its unequivocal support of equal opportunities for employment, advancement, compensation, access to resources, professional development, and leadership positions for all faculty, administrators, preceptors, trainees, students and staff affiliated with colleges and schools of pharmacy. AACP opposes discrimination based on an individual’s gender, gender identity or expression, race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal or state law”. Policy statement passed July 2017 at AACP Annual Meeting
  • Smith K, Jacobson AN and Mathews JL (2017). Proposed amendment to 2012, 1989 Equal Rights and Opportunities for Pharmacy Personnel, American Pharmacist’s Association. “APhA reaffirms its unequivocal support of equal opportunities for employment and advancement, compensation, and organizational leadership positions. APhA opposes discrimination based on gender, gender identity or expression, race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal or state law. Amendment passed March 2017 at APhA Annual Meeting.
HONORS AND AWARDS
  • Teacher of the Year, Wegmans School of Pharmacy (2007, 2014, 2015, 2017)
  • Advisor of the Year, Wegmans School of Pharmacy (2013, 2014, 2015)
  • AACP/Walmart Scholarship, Faculty Mentor, AACP Meeting (2011)
  • AACP Innovations in Teaching, honorable mention (2010)
  • Diversity Innovations Award, St. John Fisher College (2010)
PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
  • Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (2014-Present)
  • Assoc. for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education (2014-Present)
  • American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (2007-Present)
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (2007-Present)
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

MANUSCRIPTS

Jackson AN, Matson KL, Mathews JL, Parkhill AL and Scartabello TA. (2017) Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender inclusion: survey of campus climate in colleges and schools of pharmacy. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. 9(1):60–65. Available online.

Human Rights Campaign Foundation and Mathews JL (2016) Providing LGBTQ-inclusive care and services at your pharmacy. Available online through the Human Rights Campaign.

Human Rights Campaign Foundation and Mathews JL (2016) The LGBTQ patient’s guide to pharmacy care. Available online through the Human Rights Campaign.

Lull ME and Mathews JL (2016) Online self-testing resources prepared by peer tutors as a formative assessment tool in pharmacology courses. AJPE 80 (7): article 124 (9 pages).

Parkhill AL, Mathews JL, Fearing S, and Gainsburg J (2013) A transgender healthcare panel discussion in a required diversity course. AJPE 78(4): article 81 (7 pages).

Lavigne JE, Heckler C, Mathews JL, Palesh O, Kirshner JJ, Lord R, Jacobs A, Amos E, Morrow GR, and Mustian K (2012) A randomized, controlled, double-blinded clinical trial a gabapentin 300 versus 900 mg versus placebo for anxiety symptoms in breast cancer survivors. Breast Cancer Res Treat 136(2): 479-486.

Parkhill AL, Gainsburg J, Fearing S, and Mathews JL (2011) The need for transgender health content in the pharmacy curriculum. Innovations in Pharmacy 2(4): article 58 (4 pages).

Mathews JL, Parkhill, AL, Schlehofer DA, Starr MJ, and Barnett S (2011) Role-Reversal Exercise with Deaf Strong Hospital to Teach Communication Competency and Cultural Awareness. AJPE 75(3):1-10.

Lavigne JE, Mathews JL, Knox KL (2010) The pharmacology and epidemiology of post-market surveillance for suicide: the case of gabapentin. JPHSR 1:47-51.

Parkhill AL, Mathews JL, and Blanchard NR (2009) Pediatric and adolescent sports-related Injuries and ailments. US Pharmacist 34(3).

BOOK CHAPTERS

Mathews JL and Schweighardt A (2017) The role of natriuretic peptides in the pathophysiology and treatment of heart failure, in Handbook of Research on Recent Advancements in Cardiovascular Disease”. IGI Global Publishers.

Mathews JL and Bidlack JM (2008) The chemistry and pharmacology of mu opioid antagonists, in Opioid Receptors and Antagonist: From Bench to Clinic (Dean RL, Bilsky EJ, and Negus SS eds) pp 83-97, Springer/Humana Press, New York.

POSTERS

Pierce D, Schweighardt A, Lull ME, Mathews JL. Workshop for assessment of emotional intelligence, self-awareness and group dynamics: student characteristics and impressions. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, July 2017.

Birnie C, DeLucenay A, Lull ML, Parkhill AL, Schwandt K, Mathews JL, Chablani L, DelMonte K, and Sapinoro R. Expanding co-curricular experiences: global and domestic service projects for pharmacy students. International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) Annual Meeting, Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 2016.

Lull ME, Castleberry A, Mathews JL. Sharing success: expansion of a tutor-run assessment method to multiple courses and colleges. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Meeting, Anaheim, California, USA, July, 2016.

Mathews JL and Hutchinson D. Clinical application of a basic science principle: from starling forces to nephrotic syndrome. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Meeting, National Harbor, Maryland, USA, July, 2015.

Lull ME and Mathews JL. Expanding the role of peer tutors through the use of online quizzes. The Teaching Professor Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, May, 2015.

Jackson AN, Matson KL, Mathews JL and Parkhill AL. Survey of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Inclusion: Survey of Campus Climate in Colleges and Schools of Pharmacy. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Meeting, Grapevine, Texas, USA, July, 2014.

Mathews JL, Parkhill AL, Jackson AN and Matson KL. Survey of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Inclusion: Curricular Coverage in Colleges/schools of Pharmacy. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Meeting, Grapevine, Texas, USA, July, 2014.

Lull ME and Mathews JL. The use of student development workshops to supplement the traditional pharmacy curriculum. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Meeting, Grapevine, Texas, USA, July, 2014.

DelMonte KJ, Parkhill AL, Mathews JL, Birnie CR, Connor KA, Phillips E, Swigart SA. Application for the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Community Engagement Classification for 2015. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Meeting, Grapevine, Texas, USA, July, 2014.

Lull ME, Moore N, Stryker M and Mathews JL. Expanding the Role of Pharmacology Tutors Through the Use of Online Quizzes. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Meeting, Grapevine, Texas, USA, July, 2014.

PLATFORM PRESENTATIONS

Mathews, JL. Creating an LGBTQ-Inclusive Environment: From Classrooms to Clinics. Ashby Distinguished Lecturer presentation, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center/College of Pharmacy. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA, January 2017.

Mathews JL, Lull ME, Hillenburg KL, Sachdeo A and Quintar R. LGBT curricular coverage and student services in health professions programs. Gay and Lesbian Medical Association Annual Conference, Portland, Oregon, USA, September 2015.

Plaza CM, Hanneman T and Mathews JL. The role of pharmacists in LGBTQ health. Gay and Lesbian Medical Association Annual Conference, Portland, Oregon, USA, September 2015.

Souza JM and Mathews JL. Applying the peer review process. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Meeting, National Harbor, Maryland, USA, July, 2015.

Souza JM and Mathews JL. Test question editing workshop – improve your test item writing skills through editing. Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education Annual Conference, Lexington, Kentucky, USA, June 2015.

Lull ME and Mathews JL. Using peer instructors to design and implement online self-assessments. Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education Annual Conference, Lexington, Kentucky, USA, June 2015.

Lull ME and Mathews JL. Implementation of a student development workshops series to supplement a traditional curriculum. The Teaching Professor Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, May, 2015.

Mathews JL. All In: faculty perspectives on everyday integration of assessment. Roundtable Discussion. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Meeting, Grapevine, Texas, USA, July, 2014.

Malhotra A, Appeddu LA, Devaud L, Goldin C, Jordan J, Martin LG, Mathews JL and Moser T. Women in pharmacy academia: a closer look at gender disparity; achievements, challenges and the future. Roundtable Discussion. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Meeting, Grapevine, Texas, USA, July, 2014.

Souza JM and Mathews JL. Course maps and exam blueprints to align evidence-based changes. Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education Annual Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, June 2014.