Patricia Jusczak

Patricia Jusczak, B.S.Pharm

Associate Specialist

Patricia Jusczak, RPh, received her B.S. in Pharmacy from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and is licensed as a registered pharmacist in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Hawaii. Her background includes work in community pharmacy practice, but most extensively in hospital pharmacy, for more than 30 years. Working in various practice models in acute care community hospital settings, she was Director of Pharmacy Services for over 13 years, Clinical Coordinator for over 8 years, and has practiced as a consulting pharmacist for an outpatient surgery center. During this time she developed, implemented, and managed drug formularies, drug distribution systems, drug therapy protocols, clinical intervention programs, pharmacy computer systems, and quality improvement programs. Before joining faculty in May 2010 she was preceptor to pharmacy students and adjunct faculty with colleges of pharmacy for more than 20 years. Her areas of specialty include experiential education, interprofessional education, medication safety, sterile products, Joint Commission Standards for Hospitals, and medication management practice standards. Areas of experience in academia include, design and management of clinical pharmacy training for Pharm.D. student pharmacists, teaching in multiple areas of pharmacy practice and management, developing partnerships and expanding experiential education programs.

Contact information

Office: Interim Facility D (COP-D), Room 105
Office Phone: (808) 932-7704
Fax Phone: (808) 933-0839
Email: jusczakp@hawaii.edu

Education

  • B.S. Pharmacy - Massachusetts College of Pharmacy

Recent publications

  • Batz F, Jusczak P: “Living with Diabetes – An Experiential Activity to Develop Empathy and Perspective.” Abstract accepted for the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy 2016 Annual Meeting, Pharmacy Education, Anaheim, CA, July 23-27, 2016.
  • Wen A, Ito S, Wong L, Ma C, Kaopua L, Tokumaru S, Deutsch M, Ing D, Jusczak P, Masaki K. Interprofessional Education Using Teamwork Simulation at the University of Hawaii. Abstract presented at the Health Professions Education Conference at the University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, February 2016
  • Jusczak P, Ma C, Wongwiwatthananukit S. Evaluation of simulation intravenous admixture training for students enrolled in an introductory pharmacy practice experience. Published in the Bulletin of Health, Science and Technology, Volume 13, Number 2, 2015.