Jen Phillips, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, FASHP

Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice

Midwestern University
Chicago College of Pharmacy
Alumni Hall 358
555 31st Street
Downers Grove, IL  60515


B.S. Chemistry University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy 1996
PharmD Pharmacy University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy 2001


Pharmacy Practice Residency, Medical College of Virginia (MCV) Hospitals of the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) 2002


PPRA 1513, Principles of Evidence-Based Pharmacy Practice (Course Director/Instructor)

PPRA 1721, Introductory Pharmacy Practice III (Instructor)

PPRA 1621, Introduction to Health-System Pharamcy (Instructor)

PPRA 1631 (Instructor)

Selected Publications

Original Research

Phillips J, Gettig J, Goliak K, Allen S, Fjortoft N.  Do Fourth year pharmacy students use of Facebook to form workplace-based learning groups during rotations?   Curr Pharm Teach Learn.  2017;9(6):1016-21. 

Komperda K, Phillips J, Quninones-Boex A, Borchert B.  Implementing and Refining a Reflective Portfolio Course Sequence in a College of Pharmacy.  Curr Pharm Teach Learn.  2016(8):855-62.

Phillips J, Arif S, Schumacher C.  Measuring time Spent and Workload when Implementing a Blended Learning Environment in a College of Pharmacy.  Am J Pharm Educ 2016; 80(6).

Phillips J, Doshi A.  Use of Liposomal Bupivacaine in Total Knee Arthroplasty.  Ann Pharmacother 2016;50(9):706-11.

Phillips J, McLaughlin MM, Rose C, Gettig J, Gallagher J, Rhodes N.  Student characteristics associated with successful matching to a PGY-1 residency program.  Am J Pharm Educ.  2016;80(5).  Article 84. 

O'Sullivan TA, Phillips J, Demaris K.  Medical literature evaluation education at US schools and colleges of pharmacy.  Am J Pharm Educ.  2016;80(1).  Article 5. 

Phillips J.  Replacing traditional live lectures with online learning modules:  Effects on learning and student perceptions.  Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2015;7(6):738-744.

Phillips J, Fusco J.  Use of the jigsaw technique to teach students about clinical controversy.  Am J Pharm Educ.  2015;79(6):Article 90.

Koppen L, Phillips J, Papageorgiou R.  Analysis of reference sources used in drug-related Wikipedia articles.  J Med Libr Assoc.  J Med Libr Assoc.  2015 Jul;103(3):140-4.

Anderson G, Phillips J.  Use of a technician double check system to help reduce IV compounding errors.  KeePosted.  2015; March/April (on-line only).  

Phillips J, Gettig JP, McLaughlin MM, Fajiculay JR, Advincula MR.  An analysis of motivation factors for pursuit of leadership positions by students.  Am J Pharm Educ 2015; 79(1). 

Phillips J, Lam C, Palmisano L.  Analysis of the accuracy and readability of herbal supplement information on Wikipedia.  J Am Pharm Assoc 2014;54: 406-414.  

Review Articles

Van Dril E, Bagnell R, Phillips J.  A New Year and New Goals: Release of the 2017 ACC/AHA Hypertension Guidelines Provide Clarity to the Controversy of Blood Pressure Management.  KeePosted 2018(2). 

Gabay M, Smith JA, Goldwire M, Walker S, Coon SA, Gosser R, Hume AL, Musselman M, Phillips J, Abe A. White paper on natural products.  Pharmacotherapy.  2017;37(1):e1-15.

Phillips J.  Medical Marijuana:  Evaluating the Quality and Quantity of Evidence Available.  Pharmacy Tech Topics 2016;21(1).

Phillips J, Bachenheimer B.  Medication errors associated with technology.  KeePosted 2013; 39(10).

Phillips J, Gabay M, Ficzere C, Ward K.  Instructional methods in drug information.  Ann Pharmacother 2012 Jun;46(6):793-801

Hays A, Phillips J.  Drug Interactions:  A Systematic Approach.  KeePosted 2017; 43(6):  Online only. 

Schneider K, Phillips J. (2014).  Lutein and zeaxanthin for age-related macular degeneration.  Illinois Pharmacist. 2014;76(2):33-35.

Lukito J, Phillips J.  What's new in emergency contraception?  Illinois Pharmacist 2012; 73(3):16-17.

Book Chapters

Phillips J, Sincak S.  Career Options for Pharmacy Technicians.  Introduction to Health-System and Ambulatory Care Pharmacy.  American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. 2017.

Phillips J, Ward, K.  Chapter 8.  Descriptive Statistics.  In:  The clinical practice of drug information.   Jones & Bartlett Learning.  2015;p.141-52.

Book Reviews

Phillips J, Dabkey K.  Best practices for hospital and health-system pharmacy 2014-2015.  (Book review).  Curr Pharm Teach Learn.  2017(9):160-1.

Phillips J, Bachenheimer B.  The medication safety officer's handbook (book review).  Curr Pharm Teach Learn.  2015;7:560-61.


Lee J, Phillips J.  Pharmacist Burnout:  A Decline in the Health of Healthcare Professionals.  KeePosted 2018; 44(3):  Online only

Barkat S, Phillips J, Komperda K.  Implementation of a Student Mentoring Program at a College of Pharmacy.  KeePosted 2017;43(3).

Phillips J, Gettig J.  Considerations in determining the ideal pharmacy residency candidate.  [letter] Am J Pharm Educ. 2017; (81)5:98. 

Misher A, Westerhoff L, Phillips J.  Leadership - It's Not Just for Leaders.  KeePosted.  2016;42(4). 

Phillips J, Doshi A.  Reply - Assessing the economic impact of liposomal bupivacaine in total knee arthroplasty. [letter]  Ann Pharmacother.  2016;51(2):180. 

Phillips J.  ICHP Year in Review.  KeePosted 2016;42(7).  Online only. 

Phillips J.  E-professionalism.  KeePosted 2016;42(6).  Online only. 

Phillips J.  Women in Leadershp:  Bridging the Gap.  KeePosted 2016;42(5).  Online only. 

Phillips J.  Survival Skills.  KeePosted 2016;42(4).  Online only. 

Phillips J.  Chen S.  Strengthening Your Chance of Success by Using Soft Skills.  KeePosted 2016;42(3).  Online only. 

Phillips J. Mentorship.  KeePosted 2016;42(2).  Online only. 

Phillips J.  A Celebration of You.  KeePosted 2016;42(1).  Online only

Phillips J.  The Many Different Types of Intelligence.  KeePosted 2015;41(10).  Online only. 

Phillips J.  President's Inaugural Address.  Leadership:  It's Not Just for Leaders.  KeePosted 2015;41(9).  Online only.

Chen S, Phillips J, Lullo A.  Preceptor's Corner:  Managing Difficult Situations.  KeePosted.  2015; 41(10).  Online only. 

Islamaglu S, Phillips J, Misher A.  Update on the new FDA pregnancy categories.  KeePosted. 2015; 41(9).  Online only.    

Secord A, Phillips J.  Promoting situational awareness and a culture of safety.   KeePosted.  2015; February (on-line only). 

Phillips J.  Everything you always wanted to know about the NPN.  KeePosted 2009; 35(4): 20.

Phillips J.  Join our NPN team.  KeePosted 2008;24(8):16.

Phillips J.  ICHP leadership retreat:  A newbie's perspective.  KeePosted 2007; 33(10):21. 

Phillips J.  Pharmacy progress from the perspective of the cicada.  KeePosted 2007; 33(8). 

Phillips J.  Legislative day 101.  KeePosted 2007 33(2):19.

Phillips J.  Warning:  Don't hit that snooze bar!  KeePosted 2000.