About Butler

Update My Profile
If you are a Butler faculty or staff member click the above link to login and update your profile.

Search more Faculty and Staff


Albert, Erin

Associate Professor - Pharmacy Practice
College of Pharmacy/Health Science

ealbert@butler.edu
317/940-6441

Pharmacy Building - 203C




Academic/Professional/Personal Focus

Areas of Expertise

  • Continuing Education
  • Preceptor Development
  • Pharmaceutical Industry: Field Based Medical Affairs & The Medical Science Liaison (MSL)
  • Entrepreneurialism/Intrapreneurialism in pharmacy
  • Pharmacist career development
  • Teaching creativity & innovation in healthcare
  • Pharmacy Law & Policy
  • Public Health Law & Policy
  • Social media & Healthcare
  • Leadership development through writing and publishing in healthcare

Contributions: (published works or studies, conference presentations)
Books:

  • The Medical Science Liaison: An A to Z Guide (AuthorHouse, 2007)
  • Indianapolis: A Young Professional's Guide (AuthorHouse, 2008, 2010)
  • The Life Science Lawyer (AuthorHouse, 2009)
  • Single. Women. Entrepreneurs. (IBJ Media, 2011)
  • Plan C: The Full-Time Employee and Part-Time Entrepreneur (ebookit.com, 2012)
  • Law School: A Few Short and Plain Statements (ebookit.com, 2013)
  • The Amazing Adventures of the Princesses from Planet STEM (Mascot Books, 2014)
  • The New Pharmacist: 46 Doses of Advice (Mascot Books, 2014)
Mentored Books/Student Projects:
  • Prescription To My Younger Self: What I Learned After Pharmacy School (AuthorHouse, 2008)
  • Pharmacy and Me (Mascot Books, 2012)
  • He Huffed and He Puffed, But...A Tale of a Wolf With Asthma (Mascot Books, 2013)

Butler Assignment (classes or work duties)

  • Director, Ribordy Center for Community Practice 
  • Director, Continuing Education and Preceptor Development
  • Interim Co-Director, Experiential Pharmacy Education (2012) 
  • Teaching/Taught in the following courses:
    PX100 - Intro to Pharmacy Practice - PP1
    PX200 - Intro to Pharmacy Practice - PP2
    PX320 - Delivery of Healthcare (debate judge) - P1
    PX325 - Ethics - (lecturer) - P1
    RX404 - Therapeutics Case Conference (evaluator) - P2
    RX432 - Business & Personal Finance (lecture) - P2
    RX515 - Self Care (OTCs - lab & lecturer) - P2
    RX500 - Introduction to Rotations (lecturer) - P3
    RX526 - Pharmacy, Policy & The Law (lecturer & coordinator) - P3
  • RX607 & 608 - Senior Research Projects (mentor) - P4 
    RX611 - Intra & Entrepreneurship in Health Care - P3
    RX661 - Community Practice Seminar Series - P4 


    Education/Experience

    Education/Degrees

    • BS, Pharmacy – Butler University (IN)
    • MBA, Marketing – Concordia University (WI)
    • PharmD – Shenandoah University (VA)
    • JD - Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law - Indianapolis (IN)

    Certifications

    • Immunizations - APhA
    • CPR

    Professional Credentials

    • Board member, RepuCare
    • Board member, CCRB - American College of Sports Medicine
    • Member, National Association of Women Business Owners, Indianapolis - Programming Committee

    Awards/Honors

    • Member, 22nd Hamilton County Leadership Academy - 2013
    • Indianapolis Starkey Entrepreneurial Woman Awards - 2011 Finalist
    • Health & Healthcare Common Pooled Resources Working Group - 2010
    • Fellow - Program on Law & State Government - IU Indy Law - 2010
    • INsider: Inside Indiana Business - Panelist - 2009-present www.insideindianabusiness.com
    • NOWIB - Woman To Watch Award - Nomination - 2009
    • Lacy Leadership's LEAD Program - 2009
    • ICW's Torchbearers Finalist - 2009
    • Inaugural NAWBO Indy Avatar Award Winner - 2008
    • CICF Women's Fund OPTIONS Program - Class 09 - 2009
    • Junior Achievement Best & Brightest - Life Science Winner - 2008
    • Junior Achievement Best & Brightest - Life Science Finalist - 2007 & 2008
    • Wal-Mart Scholarship Winner - 2005

    Association Memberships (professional/educational)

    • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
    • American Health Lawyers Association
    • National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)
    • Hamilton County Leadership Academy

    Professional Experience

    • Retail/community pharmacy practice & management
    • Pharmaceutical industry: product safety & epidemiology, clinical research operations, Medical Science Liaison, medical affairs, pharmaceutical brand/marketing
    • Entrepreneur