Faculty Profiles

David Fuentes David G. Fuentes, Pharm.D., BCPP, CGP
Department Chair of Pharmacy Practice
260-470-2736
dgfuentes@manchester.edu


Dr. David Fuentes joined the College of Pharmacy in November 2012, and is responsible for the programs of education, scholarship and service in the Department of Pharmacy Practice. He supports efforts in managing programs for faculty, education, scholarship, and service, initially focusing on site development and faculty mentoring. He serves on academic committees and teaches coursework within the curriculum. Dr. Fuentes has held faculty appointments at the University of the Pacific Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Pacific University School of Pharmacy, and most recently at Roosevelt University College of Pharmacy. He earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of the Pacific Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and completed a pharmacy practice residency at St. Joseph’s Medical Center. Dr. Fuentes is a member of the Dean's Leadership Team.

More about Dr. Fuentes

Curriculum Vitae (.pdf)

Classes Taught at Manchester

  • PHRM 320 Introduction to Pharmacy I
  • PHRM 321 Introduction to Pharmacy II
  • PHRM 311 Biomedical Sciences II

Areas of interest/Recent projects

  • Leadership development and management skills
  • Assessment of CAPE Outcomes in pharmacy education
  • Active learning and critical thinking
  • Differential diagnostics in pharmacy education
  • Innovative teaching strategies

Publications/Presentations/Posters

  • Fuentes DG, Ray SD, Anxiolytics. Encyclopedia of Toxicology. Accepted, November 2013
  • Fuentes DG, Caudill WJ, Henriksen JA, Smith TR. The CAPE outcomes revisions shouldn’t require drastic curricular changes to pharmacy education. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, Accepted November 2013
  • Jobst E, Buhler AV, Fuentes DG, Johnson J, Rohner SD, Antick J, Randolph R. Design, Presentation, and Evaluation of an Interprofessional Case Conference on Fibromyalgia, Health and Interprofessional Practice Journal, Volume 12, Issue 1, 2013
  • Fuentes DG, Linn D, Murray A, Smith T. Review of treatment options for pediatric patients with ADHD. Mental Health Clinician, College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists, 2013
  • Woodis CB, Fuentes DG, Sease L. De-escalation of antipsychotic medications in an elderly patient with Alzheimer dementia residing in an assisted living facility. Mental Health Clinician, College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists, 2012
  • Fuentes DG. Book Review: The Rational Use of Psychotropic Medication for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities: Pathways to and from Polypharmacy (Edwin J. Mikkelsen, MD). Mental Health Clinician, College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists, September 2012
  • Fuentes DG. Integration of pharmacotherapy topics across the curriculum using a “Create-Your-Own-Patient Case” team project. Currents of Pharmacy Teaching and Learning, 2012;4(1):60-71
  • Fuentes DG, Brodeur MR. Pharmacist Manifesto: Our unified approach through leadership and organization. Mental Health Clinician, College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists, October 2011
  • Fuentes DG. Describing an elective teaching differential diagnostics to second-year pharmacy students. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 2011; 75(9):Article 185.
  • Buhler AV, Farrell K, Fuentes DG, Scott BJ, Shaffer KB. Von ME. An interprofessional case conference on Alzheimer’s Disease: Teaching students in the health professions to work together. Journal of Interprofessional Care 2011;25(3):223-5
  • Fuentes DG, DeGuire N, Boyce EG, Patel R. A team public health research project for first-year pharmacy students to apply content from didactic courses. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 2010; 74(6):Article 99
  • Ali FM, Aruru MV, Brock CM, Dymon TE, Fuentes DG. An accelerated teaching certificate program. American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Las Vegas, NV 2012.
  • Rohner S, Fuentes DG, Cicirello N, Von M. Using an interprofessional approach in dental hygiene educational research: Faculty perspectives. Allied Schools of Health Professions. Orlando, FL. 2012.
  • Brock CM, Aruru MV, Fuentes DG, MacKinnon K. Combining “Top 150” drug knowledge with adherence by assigning a simulated 10-week single-drug regimen, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. Kissimmee, FL. July 2012. In: Am J Pharm Educ. 2012; (76)9: Article 99.
  • Fuentes DG, Benken S, Kurup S. A Team-Based Drug "Unknown" Project to Integrate Medication Knowledge and Clinical Drug Response, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. Kissimmee, FL. July 2012. In: Am J Pharm Educ. 2012; (76)9: Article 99.
  • Fuentes DG. Comparing a 10-Minute teaching model to traditional faculty-directed teaching, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. Kissimmee, FL. July 2012. In: Am J Pharm Educ. 2012; (76)9: Article 99.
  • Brock CM, Fuentes DG, Rasty S. Integrating Non-prescription Learning into Longitudinal Pharmaceutical Care Lab Sequences throughout an Accelerated Pharm.D. Curriculum, Non Prescription Medicine Academy, October 2011. Cincinnati, OH.
  • Foeppel MP, Fuentes DG. Assessing the Utility of a Blog to Engage Students in a Psychopharmacotherapy Course, 112th AACP Annual Meeting and Seminars, July 2011. San Antonio, Texas. In: Am J Pharm Educ. 2011; (75)5: Article 105.
  • Buhler AV, Antick J, Fuentes DG, Jobst E, Randolph R, Rohner S. Describing an Inter-Professional Case Conference on Fibromyalgia: Learning with other Professions, 112th AACP Annual Meeting and Seminars, July 2011. San Antonio, Texas. In: Am J Pharm Educ. 2011; (75)5: Article 105.
  • Vo T, Fuentes DG, Krupicka M. Assessing baseline knowledge of foundational science topics prior to starting cardiovascular and psychiatric pharmacotherapy courses, 112th AACP Annual Meeting and Seminars, July 2011. San Antonio, Texas. In: Am J Pharm Educ. 2011; (75)5: Article 105.
  • Fuentes DG. A Create-Your-Own Algorithm Activity to Help Students Apply Concepts and Select Patient-Specific Drug Therapy, 112th AACP Annual Meeting and Seminars, July 2011. San Antonio, Texas. In: Am J Pharm Educ. 2011; (75)5: Article 105.
  • Della Paolera MA, Christensen L, Fuentes DG, Jordan JM, Vo T. Simulating an Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience using a Capstone Course to Prepare Students for Clinical Rotations and Facilitate Reflection, 112th AACP Annual Meeting and Seminars, July 2011. San Antonio, Texas. In: Am J Pharm Educ. 2011; (75)5: Article 105.
  • Fuentes DG. Describing an Elective Teaching the Principles of Differential Diagnostics to Second-Year Pharmacy Students, 112th AACP Annual Meeting and Seminars, July 2011. San Antonio, Texas. In: Am J Pharm Educ. 2011; (75)5: Article 105.
  • Fuentes DG. Using Warning Labels to Promote First-year Pharmacy Students’ Recognition of their Role as Public Educators, 112th AACP Annual Meeting and Seminars, July 2011. San Antonio, Texas. In: Am J Pharm Educ. 2011; (75)5: Article 105.
  • Rohner S, Fuentes DG. Using an Interdisciplinary Approach to Dental Hygiene Educational Research: A Student’s Perspective, ADEA Annual Session and Exhibition, March 2011, San Francisco, California.
  • Rahimi L, Phillips M, Christiansen LR, Fuentes DG, Thomas JC. Describing an Active-Learning Patient Education Module to Promote Psychotropic Medication Adherence, Annual CME Conference, Association of Medicine and Psychiatry, September 2010, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Fuentes DG, Cawley PA, Della Paolera MA, Foeppel MP, Fujisaki BS, Krupicka M, Lassiter JJ, Vo T. Supplementing lectures with cases, essays and drug information applications to promote active and life-long learning, 111th AACP Annual Meeting and Seminars, July 2010. Seattle, Washington. In: Am J Pharm Educ. 2010; 74(5): Article 96.
  • Fuentes DG. Integrating personality into psychopharmacotherapy instruction in a doctor of pharmacy curriculum, 111th AACP Annual Meeting and Seminars, July 2010. Seattle, Washington. In Am J Pharm Educ. 2010; 74(5): Article 96.
  • Fuentes DG. Documenting trends in empathy and learning in a psychopharmacotherapy course, 111th AACP Annual Meeting and Seminars, July 2010. Seattle, Washington. In: Am J Pharm Educ. 2010; 74(5): Article 96.
  • Buhler AV, Farrell K, Scott BJ, Von ME, Fuentes DG, Shaffer KB. Teaching pharmacy students to work in interprofessional teams using a case study in dementia, 111th AACP Annual Meeting and Seminars, July 2010. Seattle, Washington. In: Am J Pharm Educ. 2010; 74(5): Article 96.
  • Fuentes DG. Practitioners’ and educators’ use and perceptions of personality disorders in practice and teaching, College of Psychiatric and Neurological Pharmacists, Annual Meeting and Seminars, April 2010. San Antonio, Texas.
  • Fuentes DG, DeGuire N, Boyce EG, Patel R. Integrating skills and public health initiatives early in a pharmacy curriculum, 108th AACP Annual Meeting and Seminars, July 2007. Orlando, Florida. In: Am J Pharm Educ. 2007; 71(3): Article 60.
  • Fuentes DG, Carr-Lopez SM, Kehoe WA. The use of role-playing and reflection in a simulated healthcare learning environment, 106th AACP Annual Meeting and Seminars, July 2005. Cincinnati, Ohio. In: Am J Pharm Educ. 2005; 69(3): Article 60.

Honors/Awards

  • Finalist, Outstanding FacultySchool of Pharmacy, Pacific University OregonAcademic Year 2009-2010
  • Finalist, Block of the YearCourse Co-Instructors: Della Paolera M, Fuentes DG. Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Pharmacotherapy, School of Pharmacy, Pacific University OregonAcademic Year 2009-2010
  • Finalist, Block of the YearCourse Co-Instructors: Millard M, Fuentes DG. Psychiatric Pharmacotherapy, School of Pharmacy, Pacific University OregonAcademic Year 2008-2009
  • Block of the YearCourse Co-Instructors: Jordan J, Fuentes DG. Infectious Disease Pharmacotherapy, School of Pharmacy, Pacific University OregonAcademic Year 2008-2009
  • Teacher of the YearCourse Co-Instructors: Park M, Fuentes DG. Renal and Pulmonary Care, School of Pharmacy, University of the Pacific, Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health SciencesAcademic Year 2006-2007
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