Jenny Van Amburgh, BS, PharmD, FAPhA, FNAP, BCACP, CDCES

Clinical Professor, Assistant Dean Academic Affairs

Department of Pharmacy and Health Systems Sciences, School Leadership Team, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Office: 140 The Fenway, X205

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 617-373-7444

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Dr. Van Amburgh’s teaching focuses on self-care, wellness, telehealth-telepharmacy medication management, disease prevention and health promotion. Her scholarly interests include patient-centered care outcomes in community health centers and telehealth, teaching methodologies, and faculty and leadership development. She has published articles in peer-reviewed journals and authored textbook chapters. Dr. Van Amburgh’s clinical practice expertise is in ambulatory care, self-care therapeutics and telepharmacy services. Complementing her practice and scholarly interests is her involvement in professional associations. Dr. Van Amburgh is actively involved in American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), American Pharmacist Association (APhA), and American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) through nominated committee work. She serves on several AACP committees and task-forces, and was a lead planning member for the AACP Nonprescription Medicines Academy (NMA) Conferences. Dr. Van Amburgh has received several recognitions including AACP’s 2007 Crystal APPLE Award, 2010 Innovations in Teaching Award, and the 2011 Excellence in Assessment as well as MPhA’s 2012 Nathan Goldberg Award and the 2007 Distinguished Young Pharmacist Award. 


Post-grad Residency – Ambulatory CARE & Adult Teaching/Learning
PhD/PharmD, Albany College of Pharmacy
BS, Albany College of Pharmacy


Ambulatory Care
Faculty Development
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Selected Publications:

Darbishire P, Schoelles-Williams J, Petrelli HMW, Van Amburgh JA. The COVID-19 pandemic across the academy: challenges to pharmacy school enrollment management caused by a global pandemic COVID-19 global lessons in enrollment management. Am J Pharm Educ. 2020;84(6): Article 8150. Available at: 

Rose TN, Van Amburgh JA, Miller DM. In the midst of curricular revision, remember the importance of over-the-counter and self-care education. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. 2020; 12(5): 493-5.  

Haines S, Van Amburgh JA, Stein SM. Well-being and well-thinking: how to stay healthy in academia. Academic Leader. Mar 2020. Available at:  Accessed on December 20, 2020.  

Schoelles-Williams J, English DE, Godwin DA, Hammond L, Mason HL, Petrellie HMW, Roni M, Sousa KM, Van Amburgh JA, Ross LJ. AACP report: report of the 2018-2019 Student Affairs Committee report. Am J Pharm Educ. 2019;83(10): Article 7656. Available at:  

Castleberry AN, Haines SL, Stein SM, Van Amburgh JA, Persky AM. 5-Minute University: a description and discussion of 5-minute faculty teaching training videos. The Journal of Faculty Development. 2018;32(2):67-74. 

Courses Taught:

Nu Explore Students: Self-Care Strategies from Head-to-Toe Pre-Pharmacy Year 1
Bouve First Year Seminar
Intro to Profession Professional Year 3: Exploring Academic Careers elective, Self-Care
Therapeutics elective, APPE Prep