Becky Schoen

Assistant Professor
School of Pharmacy
Division of Pharmacy Practice

321 Bayer
Phone: 412.396.2367
schoenr@duq.edu

Education:

Pharm.D., Purdue University, 2014
PGY1, Pharmacy Practice, William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital
PGY2, Ambulatory Care, William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital
Bio

Becky Schoen, PharmD, BCACP is an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice in the School of Pharmacy. Dr. Schoen earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at Purdue University. She completed a PGY1 and PGY2 residency focused in Ambulatory Care at the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin. After completing residency training, Dr. Schoen was a faculty member at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Dallas, TX where she maintained a practice site at the North Texas Veterans Affairs Hospital with prescriptive authority under a scope of practice. During this time, she served as the Director of Practice Labs and Simulation for the Dallas campus from 2018-2020. Since joining Duquesne in 2020, Dr. Schoen currently practices within the Allegheny Health Network as an embedded clinical pharmacist in primary care. She manages chronic disease states as a member of an interprofessional team under a collaborative practice agreement and precepts fourth year professional students at the site. Dr. Schoen teaches in the Pharmacy Practice course series including several direct patient care skills and innovation in the pharmacy profession such as incorporation of digital health, developing new pharmacy services, and practicing within a value based care system. Dr. Schoen is board certified in Ambulatory Care and is an active member of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.

Research Interests

Dr. Schoen is interested in the scholarship of teaching and learning including innovative teaching methods and the impact on critical thinking. She is also interested in disease states managed by pharmacists in the ambulatory care setting.

Scholarship

Peer Reviewed Publications

Haines S, Kelley K, Eiland LS, Allen JM, Howard ML, Nealy KL, Ball J, Bell AM, Schoen RR, Smith SE. Mentorship in a professional pharmacy association: a tale of two programs. Journal of Faculty Development. 2022; 36(1): 82-95

Montepara CA. Schoen RR. Guarascio AJ. McConaha JL. Horn PJ. Health system implementation of a collaborative core curriculum for advanced pharmacy experiential education during the COVID-19 pandemic. Am J Hosp Pharm. 2021; 78(10):890-895. doi 10.1093/ajhp/zxab073

Schoen RR. Smith S. Ball J. Bell AM. Kelley K. Haines S. Insight into Development of a Mentorship Program in a Professional Pharmacy Organization. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2021; 13(7):875-880. Doi 10.1016/j.cptl. 2021.03.009

Sigler M. Schoen R. Enriquez B. Basso K. Rana T. The Integration, Benefits, and Risks of Mobile Health Apps in Pharmacy Practice. Texas Journal of Health System Pharmacy. 2020; 19(1).

Schoen R, Henneman A. Addressing Sexual and Gender Harassment in Pharmacy Education to Improve Provider Wellness and Patient Care. Am J Pharm Educ. 2020; 84(3).

Schoen RR, Nagy MW, Porter AL, Margolis AR. Patient Satisfaction with Extended International Normalized Ratio Follow-up Intervals in a Veteran Population. Ann Pharmacother. 2020; 54(5): 442-449.

Porter AL, Margolis AR, Staresinic CE, Nagy MW, Schoen RR, Ray CA, Fletcher CD. Feasibility and Safety of a 12- Week INR Follow-up Protocol Over Two Years in an Anticoagulation Clinic. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2019; 47(2):200-208.

Schoen RR, Heim M. Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes: Which Non-Insulin Glycemic Therapies Help or Hurt?: Continuing Education for Pharmacists. The Journal of the Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin. Jan/Feb 2018.

Porter AL, Margolis AR, Schoen RR, Staresinic CE, Ray CA, Fletcher CD. Feasibility of an extended INR follow-up interval for Veteran patients in an anticoagulation clinic. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2017; 43(3): 318-325.

Schoen RR, Gallimore CE. Why Pharmacists Should Be Facilitators of Mental and Physical Health Within Patient Centered Medical Homes. The Journal of the Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin. Mar/Apr 2016.

Peer Reviewed Book Chapters

Black RB. Schoen RR. Perioperative Use of Antithrombotics. In: Ambulatory Care Self-Assessment Program 2020 Book 1 Cardiology Care. Dixon DL, Harris IM, eds. American College of Clinical Pharmacy and American Society of Health System Pharmacists; 2020: 61-80.

Peer Reviewed Published Abstracts

Schoen R. Hatcher T. Garmong G. Stewart-Lynch AL. Development and Implementation of a Remote Community Pharmacy and Ambulatory Care Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience. Am J Pharm Educ. 2021; 85(7): 8737. doi.org/10.5688/ajpe8737

Stewart-Lynch A. Schoen R. Korczynski M. The Impact of an Ambulatory Care Concentration Track on Student Knowledge, Confidence and Preparedness. Am J Pharm Educ. 2021; 85(7): 8737. doi.org/10.5688/ajpe8737

Stewart-Lynch A. Korczynski M. Schoen R. The Development and Implementation of an Elective Ambulatory Care Concentration. Am J Pharm Educ. 2021; 85(7): 8737. doi.org/10.5688/ajpe8737

Mahan-Fox R. Schoen RR. Edwards KL. Alibhai A. Ho D, Bibb T. A Workshop to Improve Pharmacy Student Letters of Intent and Cover Letters. Am J Pharm Educ. 2020; 84(6): 8220. doi: 10.5688/ajpe8220

Howard ML. Haines SL. Kelley KW. Smith SE. Schoen RR. Measuring the Impact of the Pharmacy Practice Section Mentor Program. Am J Pharm Educ. 2020; 84(6): 8220. doi: 10.5688/ajpe8220

Bell A, Ball J, Haines S, Kelley K, Schoen R, Smith S. Creation of a Mentorship Program in the Pharmacy Practice Section. Am J Pharm Educ. 2019; 83(5): 7654. Doi: 10.5688/ajpe7654

Schoen R, Khan W, Chastain L. Gamification of Patient Cases to Simulate Longitudinal Chronic Disease Management. Am J Pharm Educ. 2018; 82(5): 513.

Margolis A, Nagy M, Schoen R, Porter A. Provider comfort and confidence with an extended INR follow-up interval for Veteran patients on stable doses of warfarin. Am J Hematol. 2018; 93(9):E44.

Porter AL, Staresinic, CE, Margolis AR, Ray CA, Schoen RR, Fletcher CD. Baseline characteristics of patients on an extended interval of International Normalized Ratio follow-up protocol in an anticoagulation clinic. Am J Hematol. 2016; 91(9):E363.