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Jenana Maker, PharmD, BCPS



Phone: 209.946.2649


PharmD, University of Rhode Island, 2006

PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, Froedtert Hospital, 2007

PGY2 Infectious Diseases Residency, University of California, Davis Medical Center, 2008

At Pacific Since: 2008

Jenana Maker, PharmD, BCPS earned her doctor of pharmacy from University of Rhode Island in 2006. She completed a PGY1 pharmacy practice residency at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee and a PGY2 infectious diseases residency at the University of California, Davis Medical Center in Sacramento.

Dr. Maker has been teaching at Pacific since 2008. Her goal is to help students become practice ready pharmacists by sharpening their critical thinking skills and embracing lifelong learning. She likes to bring examples from her own clinical practice into the classroom to help students bridge the gap between textbook knowledge and clinical application. She also has an interest in assessment. She has chaired the School's Assessment Committee since 2014 and served on the University's Assessment Committee.

She is involved in several professional organizations including the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy and the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. She also serves as the faculty advisor for two student organizations, Pacific's chapters of the California Society of Health-System Pharmacists and the Student College of Clinical Pharmacy. Her clinical practice activities focus on antimicrobial stewardship, infectious diseases consult service and outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy.

In her free time she enjoys writing, traveling and Crossfit. In 2013, she was a visiting professor at the Kobe Gakuin University in Kobe, Japan. In 2018, she spent part of her faculty development leave as a visiting professor at the Aarhus University in Aarhus, Denmark.



PHRM 157 - Therapeutics IV Renal/Respiratory
PHRM 158 - Practicum III
PHRM 165 - Therapeutics V Infectious Diseases
PHRM 168 - Practicum IV


Research Interests: 

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Nephrology
  • Curriculum and Assessment