Prior to coming to Ohio Northern University, Dr. DiPietro was employed by Eli Lilly and Company for 6 years. In addition to the Visiting Scientist Fellowship Program, Dr. DiPietro worked in the areas of clinical drug development and drug safety (pharmacovigilance/pharmacoepidemiology). She has taught as an adjunct assistant professor at Indiana University and Butler University in Indianapolis. Dr. DiPietro is a registered pharmacist in the state of Ohio and is active in several professional and volunteer organizations, holding leadership roles in the Ohio Public Health Association and the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Public Health Special Interest Group.
Major Curricular Areas:
Profession of Pharmacy sequence
Professional Pharmacy Skills sequence
Pharmacy Administration module
Capstone in Pharmacy Practice module
Women's Health Issues
Extradisciplinary Seminar: Globalization and Health
• Doctor of Pharmacy, Ohio Northern University, 2001
• Eli Lilly & Company Visiting Scientist Fellowship Program in Women's Health, 2002
• Master of Public Health (epidemiology concentration), Indiana University-Indianapolis, 2006
• Pharmacy administration
• Public health
• Preventive medicine
• Women’s health
• Pharmacy professionalism
• Kappa Epsilon, Psi chapter
• The Pharmacy and Wellness Review: An Academic Review of Therapeutics
Innovations in Teaching Award, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, 2013
Ohio Young Public Health Professional of the Year, 2011
American Pharmacists Association Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management Presentation Merit Award, 2011
Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year, 2007-2008
- Public health
- Maternal and child health
- Women's health
Articles (mentored student authors*):
DiPietro NA, Bright DR. Medication therapy management and preconception care: Opportunities for pharmacist intervention. INNOVATIONS in Pharmacy. 2014;5(1).
DiPietro NA. An elective course in women’s health issues. INNOVATIONS in Pharmacy. 2013;4(3).
DiPietro NA, Rush MJ, Bright DR, Kroustos KR, Milks MM. Strategies to engage pharmacy students and residents in worksite-based health and wellness programs. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. 2013;5(1):68-74.
*Rodrigues CR, DiPietro NA. Knowledge of folic acid and counseling practices among Ohio community pharmacists. Pharmacy Practice. 2012;10(3):168-172.
Truong HA, *Taylor CR, DiPietro NA. The Assessment, Development, Assurance Pharmacist's Tool (ADAPT) for ensuring quality implementation of health promotion programs. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2012;76(1):12.
Shields KM, DiPietro NA, Kier KL. Drug literature evaluation for observational studies. Pharmacotherapy. 2011;31(2):115-127.
DiPietro NA. Methods in epidemiology: Observational study designs. Pharmacotherapy. 2010;30(10):973-984.
Farris KB, Ashwood D, McIntosh J, DiPietro NA, Monastersky Maderas N, Cohen Landau S, Swegle J, Solemani O. Preventing unintended pregnancy: Pharmacists’ roles in practice and policy via partnerships. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association. 2010; 604-612.
Truong HA, DiPietro NA, Hayes M. Chapter 22: Strategies and opportunities for students’ involvement in public health. In: Truong HA, Bresette JL, Sellers JA, eds. The pharmacist in public health: Education, applications, and opportunities. Washington, DC: American Pharmacists Association, 2010.
*Hazelet E, *Oliver A, *Salay K, *Rizzo B, *Huet A, DiPietro N. Healthy People 2020: Identifying roles for pharmacists in public health. Pharmacy and Wellness Review. 2011;2(2):16-21.
DiPietro NA. Epi 101: Basic epidemiology for non-epidemiologists. Ohio Public Health Association webinar series, October 2013.
DiPietro NA. What do Ohio pharmacists and interns know about folic acid? Ohio Public Health Combined Conference, Columbus, OH, May 2013.
DiPietro NA. Women’s health disparities. American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Health Disparities and Cultural Competence Special Interest Group webinar series, April 2013.
DiPietro NA. Preconception care: Theory and content. Ohio Pharmacists Association Midyear Meeting, Columbus, OH, November 2012.
Rush MJ, Bright DR, Colwell KR, DiPietro NA, Kier KL. Multidisciplinary “Healthy Campus” initiative promotes prevention and wellness at the worksite. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, October 2012.
DiPietro NA. Improving maternal outcomes in developed countries. American College of Clinical Pharmacy Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, 2011.
Selected professional affiliations:
- American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
- Chair-elect, Public Health Special Interest Group, 2013-2014
- Chair, Public Health Special Interest Group, 2014-2015
- American Pharmacists Association
- American Public Health Association
- Ohio Pharmacists Association
- Ohio Public Health Association
- Co-founder, Clinical Health Section, 2013
- Vice-chair, Clinical Health Section, 2013-present