Allison C. Bernknopf, PharmD, MSMI, BCPS

Allison C. Bernknopf, PharmD, MSMI, BCPS
Allison C. Bernknopf, PharmD, MSMI, BCPS

Professor
Pharmacy Practice
Phone: (616) 643-1124
Email: [email protected]

Education

  • PharmD, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Pharmacy
  • MS, Northwestern University, Medical Informatics

Graduate/Post-Graduate Training

  • Residency, ASHP Accredited Residency in Drug Information Practice, Roche Laboratories, Nutley, NJ, United States

Biography

Dr. Bernknopf has specialty training in the area of drug information and a degree in medical informatics. Her primary passion is teaching students and implementing better ways to help students learn. She looks for new ways to teach and is interested in how games can be utilized to help people learn, in the classroom and healthcare settings. She is also interested in how technology can be leveraged to improve patient care. She runs the Drug Information Center for the College of Pharmacy where healthcare practitioners can obtain help with answering drug information questions and literature searching/evaluation. Students can elect to take her Drug Information APPE as well as work with her on an Academic APPE.

Publications and Intellectual Contributions

  • Book Chapter
    Bernknopf, A. C., Dowling, T. C. (2019). "Chapter 4: Randomized-Controlled Trials," Research Design and Drug Literature Evaluation. (2nd ed). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education.
  • Book Chapter
    Bernknopf, A. C., Dowling, T. C. (2019). "Randomized Controlled Trials (Ch. 4)," Principles of Research Design and Drug Literature Evaluation. (2nd Edition (2019)). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill. https://accesspharmacy.mhmedical.com/book.aspx?bookID=2733
  • Continuing Education
    VanLangen, K. M., Girand, H. L., Bernknopf, A. C. (2019). "Food allergies in the pharmacy: Why they DO matter," Pharmacy Times.
  • Continuing Education
    VanLangen, K. M., Girand, H. L., Bernknopf, A. C. (2019). "Food Allergies and Sensitivities in the Pharmacy: Why They Matter," Pharmacy Times. https://www.pharmacytimes.org/on-demand/food-allergies-and-sensitivities-in-the-pharmacy-why-they-matter
  • Book Chapter
    Bernknopf, A. C. (2015). "Epidemiology and Measures of Associated Risk," In M. Gabay (Ed.), The Clinical Practice of Drug Information. Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.
  • Journal Article
    Bernknopf, A. C., Rowley, K., Bailey, T. M. (2011). "A review of systemic lupus erythemasosus and current treatment options," Formulary. 46 pp. 178-194.
  • Journal Article
    Bernknopf, A. C. (2011). "Guanfacine (Intuniv) for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder," American Family Physician. 83 (4). pp. 468-475.
  • Journal Article
    Bernknopf, A. C., Karpinski, J. P., McKeever, A. L., Peak, A. S., Smith, K., Smith, W. D., Timpe, E. M., Ward, K. E. (2009). "Drug information: from education to practice." Pharmacotherapy. 29 (3). pp. 331-46.
  • Journal Article
    Bernknopf, A. C. (2007). "Aliskiren (Tekturna) for the Treatment of Hypertension," American Family Physician. 76 (8). pp. 1203-1204.

Presentations

  • Poster
    Czarnecki, M. (Author & Presenter), Bernknopf, A. C. (Author & Presenter), Straley, C. (Author), Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners Research Day, "Assessing the Readiness of Community Pharamcists to Initiate HIV and HCV Point-of-Care Testing," GRMEP, Grand Rapids, (April 19, 2017).
  • Poster
    Phillips, J. (Author), May, D. (Author), May, J. R. (Author), Timpe Behnen, E. (Author), Bernknopf, A. C., Cole, S. W. (Author), Ficzere, C. (Author), Gabay, M. (Author), Nieman, J. (Author), Brown, J. (Author), 2014 ACCP Annual Meeting, "Drug Information Practice and Research Network Needs Assessment Survey," American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), Austin, TX, (October 2014).
  • Oral Presentation
    Chrenka, L. M. (Author & Presenter), Courtright-Nash, D. (Author & Presenter), Thomas, J. (Author), Bernknopf, A. C., The 4th Annual SoTL Academy, "Collaboration within and between Colleges in the University to Motivate Student Learning," Grand Valley State Unviersity, Grand Rapids, (May 22, 2012).
  • Oral Presentation
    Bernknopf, A. C., MPA Annual Convention & Exposition, "Update in the Treatment of Lupus: A Case-Based Approach," Michigan Pharmacists Association (MPA), Detroit, MI, (February 25, 2012).
  • Poster
    Saadeh, C. E. (Author & Presenter), Bernknopf, A. C. (Author), Seiferlein, M. R. (Author), Stanislav, T. (Author), American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting & Seminars, "Bridging faculty and staff needs with professional development programming," American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), San Antonio, TX, (July 2011).
  • Poster
    Vavra Janes, K. L., Slagh, E. E., Bernknopf, A. C., Wellman, G. S., International Congress on Clinical Pharmacy, "What product attributes influence dieters on the selection of weight-loss food items," AACP/ESCP, Orlando, FL, (April 2009).
  • Oral Presentation
    Wellman, G. S., Bernknopf, A. C., Spring Learning Conference, "Using Captivate to create interactive online course materials," Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI, (February 2008).