Ana C. Quiñones-Boex, M.S., Ph.D.

Professor of Pharmacy Administration

Midwestern University
College of Pharmacy
Department of Pharmacy Practice
Alumni Hall 379
555 31st St.
Downers Grove, IL 60515

Office: (630)515-6307


PhD Pharmacy Administration Purdue University
MS Pharmacy Administration Purdue University
BS Pharmacy University of Puerto Rico


Dr. Quiñones-Boex's main research interests include pharmacy workforce issues, with an emphasis on part-time and shift workers.

Selected Publications

Kim, CY, Mazan, JL, Quiñones-Boex, AC. "Comparison of community and hospital pharmacists' attitudes and behaviors on medication error disclosure to the patient: A pilot study." Journal of theAmerican Pharmacists Association, 2016, DOI:

Komperda, KE, Phillips, JA, Quiñones-Boex, A, Borchert, JS. "Implementing and Refining a Reflective Portfolio Course Sequence in a College of Pharmacy." Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. 2016, (8):855-62.  

Lee, BJ, Wang, SW, So, C, Chiu, BG, Wang, WY, Polisetty, R, Quiñones-Boex, A, Liu, H. "A Student-Led Health Education Initiative Addressing Health Disparities in a Chinatown Community." American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2015, 79(9): 132.

Quiñones-Boex, A, Turgeon, A. "A Profile of Retirement Age Pharmacists in Illinois." Innovations in Pharmacy. 2015, 6(1) Article 195.

Cryder, B, Schmidt, J, Arif, S, Schumacher, C, Rockey, N, Quiñones-Boex, A. "Re-evaluation of a scholarship committee's ability to foster scholarly growth of pharmacy practice faculty." Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. 2014, 6: 716-722.

Cooper, LA, Vellurattil, RP, Quiñones-Boex, A. "Pharmacy students' perceptions of cultural competence encounters during practice experiences." American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 2014, 78(2): 31.

Vos SS, Quiñones-Boex, AC, Atienza HM. "Assessing pharmacy workforce issues as the profession arrives at a critical juncture." Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, 2014, 54(1): 8-12.

Gilligan SM, Myers J, Nash J, Lavigne J, Moczygemba L, Plake KS, Quiñones-Boex AC, Holdford DA, West-Strum DS, Warholak, TL. "Educating Pharmacy Students to Improve Quality (EPIQ) in colleges and schools of pharmacy."  American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 2012, 76(6): 109.

Quiñones, AC, Pullin, RF. "Reexamining shift work pharmacists in Illinois." Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 2011, 7(4): 444-50.

Quiñones, AC, Tsau, K. "2009 Illinois pharmacist compensation survey: Part II - Comparisons between practice settings." KeePosted, 2010, 36(6): 21-27.

Quiñones, AC, Shajan, S. "2009 Illinois pharmacist compensation survey: Part I - Overall Marketplace Trends." KeePosted, 2010, 36(5): 32-38.

Quiñones, A, Thompson, J. "Characteristics of Illinois night shift work pharmacists." Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 2009, 5(1): 71-5.

Quiñones, A, Humphrey, G. "Addressing the pharmacist shortage through a cooperative internship program for foreign pharmacy graduates." Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, 2007, 47(2): 191-196.

Quiñones, AC. "Life and Times of a New Social and Administrative Sciences Faculty Member." Journal of Pharmacy Teaching, Special Issue:  Handbook for Pharmacy Educators:  Getting Adjusted as a New Pharmacy Faculty Member, 2002, 9(1): 61-71.

Quiñones, AC. Mason, HL. "Characterizing pharmacy part-time practice." Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association, 2000, 40(1): 17-25.

Quiñones, AC. "Part-time workers in pharmacy: A role for women." International Pharmacy Journal, 1999, 13(1): 11-12.

Quinones, AC, Mason, HL. "An Assessment of Pharmacy Graduates' Educational Outcomes." American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 1994, 58(2): 131-136.