Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (FCCP)
Association Memberships (professional/educational)
- International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) since 2010
- ACCP Women’s Health Practice Research Network (PRN) since 2008
- Heart Failure Society of America since 2007
- American Society of Hypertension since 2007
- Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties (BPS) - APhA since 2006; Ambulatory Care Role Delineation Task Force, 2006-2007; Psychiatric Specialty Council, 2007 – 2009 (first appointed term); Psychiatric Specialty Council, 2009 - 2011 (second appointed term)
- Indiana Pharmacists’ Alliance since 2006
- ASHP Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists (SCSS), since 2003; National Network Facilitator for the Section of Primary Care, SCSS 2004-05; National Network Facilitator for the Section of Primary Care, SCSS 2003-04
- ACCP Infectious Diseases Practice Research Network (PRN), 1999-2004
- ACCP Cardiology Practice Research Network (PRN) since 1999
- ACCP Ambulatory Care Practice Research Network (PRN)since 1998
- American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)since 1998; Butler University Faculty Delegate to AACP, 2006; Lyman Award Committee, 2005-06; Quorum Committee Chair for the Council of Faculties, 2005; Butler University Alternate Faculty Delegate, 2005; Academic Leadership Fellow, 2004-05
- American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)since 1997; Full Member, 2002-present; Associate Member, 1997-2002
- Indiana College of Clinical Pharmacy (ICCP)since 1997; Past-President, 2004-2005; President, 2003-2004; President-Elect, 2002-2003; Recruitment Chair, 2001-2002
- American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)since 1996
Upon completion of her post-graduate education in 1998, Dr. Koehler accepted a co-funded position with Clarian Health as a Clinical Pharmacist and with Butler University as an Assistant Professor in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.
During her career as a clinician-educator, Dr. Koehler has served at Clarian (now Indiana University Health) as both an inpatient clinical pharmacist at Methodist Hospital and an ambulatory care clinical pharmacist at the IU-Methodist Family Medicine Center. For the Department of Family Medicine, she has served an instructor for both medical residents specializing in Family Medicine, as well as medical students from IU. Since joining Clarian in 1998, she has helped to establish and oversee numerous pharmacist-run clinical services for the IU-Methodist Family Medicine Center. In 1999, she established a PGY-2 residency program with a focus in Family Medicine, and she served as the Director of that program until 2008.
Since accepting her faculty appointment with Butler University in 1998, Dr. Koehler has received numerous awards as an instructor in the College of Pharmacy, including the Outstanding Pharmacy Practice Professor Award, the Board of Visitors Award of Excellence, and the Mortar Board Outstanding Faculty Member Award. In addition to teaching pharmacy students, pharmacy residents, medical students, and medical residents, Dr. Koehler served as a volunteer instructor for the Indiana University School of Dentistry from 1998 until 2008. In 2003, Dr. Koehler was named Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice. In 2004 and 2005, she completed a Fellowship in Academic Leadership through the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).
Dr. Koehler has given numerous invited presentations at local, state and national levels. She has served as a volunteer instructor for both the American Lung Association of Indiana and the American Lung Association of Ohio and is a member of the Indiana Asthma Alliance and the Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition (InJAC) of the Indiana State Department of Health. She is an active member of several professional organizations, including ASHP, AACP, the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), and the Indiana College of Clinical Pharmacy (ICCP). Dr. Koehler served as President of ICCP in 2003 and 2004. She also served as the national Network Facilitator for the Section of Primary Care within ASHP’s Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists from 2003 to 2005. In 2006 and 2007, Dr. Koehler was invited to be one of ten national experts in the field of Ambulatory Care to serve on the national Ambulatory/Primary Care Pharmacy Role Delineation Study Task Force for the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties (BPS). She has also served as a non-specialist member of the Psychiatric Specialty Council for the BPS since 2006.
As Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice from 2003 to 2011, Dr. Koehler led one of the largest academic departments (including more than 50 full-time faculty, staff, residents, and fellows) on Butler University’s campus.
In 2010, Dr. Koehler was promoted to the rank of Professor at Butler University. Also in 2010, Dr. Koehler was awarded Fellow status by the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (the highest honor that the College can bestow upon its members) in recognition of her demonstration of a sustained level of excellence in clinical pharmacy practice and research.
Recently, Dr. Koehler was promoted to a newly created administrative role within the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Butler. As Associate Dean for Clinical Education and External Affiliations, Dr. Koehler now handles external affiliations on behalf of the college as they relate to clinical practice and experiential education, and she is focused on developing and maintaining experiential sites for both the pharmacy and health sciences (physician assistant) programs in addition to overseeing faculty functions at those sites.
In addition to her administrative duties at the college, Dr. Koehler remains an active teacher, clinician, and scholar. She has served as co-editor and author for the seventh and eighth editions of the Pharmacotherapy Casebook: A Patient-Focused Approach, a text which is widely used by pharmacy schools throughout the country as well as internationally.