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Koehler, Julia

Professor - Pharmacy Practice, Associate Dean for Clinical Education and External Affiliations
College of Pharmacy/Health Science

jkoehler@butler.edu
317/940-9055

Pharmacy Building - 203B




Academic/Professional/Personal Focus

Areas of Expertise

  • Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy (Hypertension, Heart Failure) and Pulmonary Pharmacotherapy (Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease); Women's Health (contraception, hormone therapy)

Contributions: (published works or studies, conference presentations)

  • Schwinghammer TL, Koehler JM, eds., Pharmacotherapy casebook: A patient-focused approach, 8th Edition. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill; 2011.
  • Schwinghammer TL, Koehler JM, eds., Instructor’s guide to pharmacotherapy casebook: A patient-focused approach, 8th Edition. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill; 2011.
  • Koehler JM. Contraception. In Schwinghammer TL, Koehler JM, eds., Pharmacotherapy casebook: A patient-focused approach, 8th Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2011: 241-243.
  • Koehler JM. Contraception. In Schwinghammer TL, Koehler JM, eds., Instructor’s guide to pharmacotherapy casebook: A patient-focused approach, 8th Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2011: 91-1 – 91-7.
  • Koehler JM, Walton A. Heart Failure: Systolic Dysfunction. In Schwinghammer TL, Koehler JM, eds., Pharmacotherapy casebook: A patient-focused approach, 8th edition. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2011: 62-65.
  • Koehler JM, Walton A. Heart Failure: Systolic Dysfunction. In Schwinghammer TL, Koehler JM, eds., Instructor’s guide to pharmacotherapy casebook: A patient-focused approach, 8th edition. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2011: 15-1 – 15-7.
  • Koehler JM, Maffeo CM. Asthma. In Schwinghammer TL, Koehler JM, eds., Pharmacotherapy casebook: A patient-focused approach, 8th Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2011: 95-97.
  • Koehler JM, Maffeo, CM. Asthma: In Schwinghammer TL, Koehler JM, eds., Instructor’s guide to pharmacotherapy casebook: A patient-focused approach, 8th Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2011: 29-1 – 29-8.
  • Koehler JM, Tisdale J. Hypertension. In Schwinghammer TL, Koehler JM, eds., Pharmacotherapy casebook: A patient-focused approach, 8th edition, New York: McGraw-Hill; 2011: 57-60.
  • Koehler JM, Tisdale J. Hypertension. In Schwinghammer TL, Koehler JM, eds., Instructor’s guide to pharmacotherapy casebook: A patient-focused approach, 8th edition. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2011:13-1 -13-7.
  • Kalsekar I, Koehler JM, Mulvaney J. Impact of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors on mortality and morbidity in patients with acute myocardial infarction: Does tissue selectivity matter? Value in Health. 2011; 14: 184-91.
  • Ansara A, Nisly S, Arif S, Koehler JM, Nordmeyer SM. Aspirin dosing for the prevention and treatment of ischemic stroke: An indication-specific review of the literature. Ann Pharmacother. May 2010; 44:851-862. (Also published on-line ahead of print: 13 Apr 2010, theannals.com, DOI 10.1345/aph.1M346).
  • “Hormonal Therapy Options for Contraception and Menopause.” Continuing Medical Education Program for Physicians, Pharmacists, and Nurses. The Discovery Channel, Discovery Health. Atlantic Video, Washington, DC, May 8-9, 2010.
  • Koehler JM. Photosensitivity. In Miller DL, Tisdale JE, eds., Drug-Induced Diseases, 2nd Edition. Bethesda: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists; 2010: 117-134.
  • Koehler JM, Haynes KB. Contraception. In Chisholm-Burns MA, Wells BG, Schwinghammer TL., et al., Eds. Pharmacotherapy: Principles and Practice, 2nd Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing. 2010: 841-854.
  • Schwinghammer TL, Koehler JM, eds., Pharmacotherapy casebook: A patient-focused approach, 7th Edition. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill; 2008.
  • Schwinghammer TL, Koehler JM, eds., Instructor’s guide to pharmacotherapy casebook: A patient-focused approach, 7th Edition. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill; 2008.
  • Monaghan MS, Ryan-Haddadd A, Wilkin NE, Anderson HM, Koehler JM, Howard PA. Academic administrators' and faculty’s perceptions of current and ideal reward systems: A multisite investigation. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. 2009; 1: 71-78.
  • Bartholomew LK, Cushman WC, Cutler JA, Davis BR, Dawson G, Einhorn PT, Graumlich JF, Piller LB, Pressel S, Roccella EJ, Simpson L, Whelton PK, Williard A, ALLHAT Collaborative Research Group. Getting clinical trial results into practice: design, implementation, and process evaluation of the ALLHAT Dissemination Project. Clin Trials. 2009;6:329-343.
  • Wright JT Jr, Probstfield JL, Cushman WC, Pressel SL, Cutler JA, Davis BR, Einhorn PT, Rahman M, Whelton PK, Ford CE, Haywood LJ, Margolis KL, Oparil S, Black HR, Alderman MH; ALLHAT Collaborative Research Group. ALLHAT findings revisited in the context of subsequent analyses, other trials, and meta-analyses. Arch Intern Med. 2009;169:832-842.
  • Davis BR, Whelton PK; ALLHAT Collaborative Research Group. Benazepril plus amlodipine or hydrochlorothiazide for hypertension. N Engl J Med. 2009 :360:1148-1149.
  • Connor U, Ruiz-Garrido, Rozycki W, Goering E, Kinney ED, Koehler JM. Patient-directed medicine labeling: Text differences between the United States and Spain. Communication and Medicine 2008; 5:117-132.
  • Arkins EA, Koehler JM. Use of the observation option and compliance with guidelines in treatment of acute otitis media. Ann Pharmacother 2008;42:726-727.
  • Cushman WC, Ford CE, Einhorn PT, Wright JT Jr, Preston RA, Davis BR, Basile JN, Whelton PK, Weiss RJ, Bastien A, Courtney DL, Hamilton BP, Kirchner K, Louis GT, Retta TM, Vidt DG; ALLHAT Collaborative Research Group. Blood pressure control by drug group in the Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT). J Clin Hypertens. 2008;10:751-760.
  • Cushman WC, Ford CE, Einhorn PT, et al; ALLHAT Collaborative Research Group. Blood pressure control by drug group in the Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT). J Clin Hypertens 2008;10:751-60.
  • Davis BR, Kostis JB, Simpson LM, et al; ALLHAT Collaborative Research Group. Heart failure with preserved and reduced left ventricular ejection fraction in the antihypertensive and lipid-lowering treatment to prevent heart attack trial. Circulation 2008;118:2259-67.
  • Rahman M, Baimbridge C, Davis BR, et al; ALLHAT Collaborative Research Group. Progression of kidney disease in moderately hypercholesterolemic, hypertensive patients randomized to pravastatin versus usual care: a report from the Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT). Am J Kidney Dis 2008;52:412-24.
  • Einhorn PT, Davis BR, Massie BM, Cushman WC, Piller LB, Simpson LM, et al. for the ALLHAT Collaborative Research Group. The Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT) heart failure validation study: Diagnosis and prognosis. Am Heart J 2007; 153: 42-53.
  • Howell LK, Kochhar K, Saywell RM, Zollinger TW, Koehler JM, Mandzuk C, Sutton BS, Sevilla-Martir J, Allen DI. Use of herbal remedies by Hispanic patients: Do they inform their physician? J AmBoard Fam Med 2006; 19: 566-78.
  • Leenen FHH, Nwachuku C, Black HR, Cushman WC, Davis BR, Simpson LM, et al. ALLHAT Collaborative Research Group. Clinical events in high-risk hypertension patients assigned to calcium channel blocker versus angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor in the Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial. Hypertension 2006; 48: 374-384.
  • Piller LB, Ford CE, Davis BR, Nwachuku C, Black HR, Oparil S, et al. ALLHAT Collaborative Research Group. Incidence and predictors of angioedema in elderly hypertensive patients at high risk for cardiovascular disease: a report from the Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT). Journal of Clinical Hypertension 2006; 8:649-656, 657-658.
  • Davis BR, Piller LB, Cutler JA, Furberg C, Dunn K, Franklin S et al. for the Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT) Collaborative Research Group. Role of diuretics in the prevention of heart failure. Circulation 2006; 113:2201-2210.
  • Barzilay JI, Davis BR, Cutler JA, Pressel SL, Whelton PK, Basile J, et al. for the ALLHAT Collaborative Research Group. Fasting glucose levels and incident diabetes mellitus in older nondiabetic adults randomized to receive three different classes of antihypertensive treatment. A report from the Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT). Arch Intern Med 2006; 166: 2191-2201.
  • Whelton PK, Barzilay JI, Cushman WC, Davis BR, Ilamathi E, Kostis JB, et al. for the ALLHAT Collaborative Research Group. Clinical outcomes in antihypertensive treatment of type 2 diabetes, impaired fasting glucose concentration, and normoglycemia. Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT). Arch Intern Med 2005; 165: 1401-1409.
  • Wright JT, Dunn JK, Cutler JA, Davis BR, Cushman WC, Ford CE, et al. for the ALLHAT Collaborative Research Group. Outcomes in hypertensive black and nonblack patients treated with chlorthalidone, amlodipine, and lisinopril. JAMA 2005; 293: 1595-1608.
  • Rahman M, Brown CD, Coresh J, Davis BR, Eckfeldt JH, Copyt N, et al. for the ALLHAT Collaborative Research Group. The prevalence of reduced glomerular filtration rate in older hypertensive patients and its association with cardiovascular disease. A report from the Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT). Arch Intern Med 2004; 164: 969-976.
  • Barzilay JI, Davis BR, Bettencourt J, Margolis KL, Goff DC Jr., Black H, et al. ALLHAT Collaborative Research Group. Cardiovascular outcomes using doxazosin vs. chlorthalidone for the treatment of hypertension in older adults with and without glucose disorders: a report from the ALLHAT study. Journal of Clinical Hypertension 2004; 6:116-25.
  • The ALLHAT Officers and Coordinators for the ALLHAT Collaborative Research Group. Diuretic versus alpha-blocker as first-step antihypertensive therapy: Final results from the Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT). Hypertension 2003; 42: 239-246.
  • Papademetriou V, Piller LB, Ford CE, Gordon D, Hartney TJ, Geraci TS et al. ALLHAT Collaborative Research Group. Characteristics and lipid distribution of a large, high-risk, hypertensive population: the lipid-lowering component of the Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT). Journal of Clinical Hypertension 2003; 5:377-84.
  • The ALLHAT Officers and Coordinators for the ALLHAT Collaborative Research Group. Major outcomes in high-risk hypertensive patients randomized to angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor or calcium channel blocker vs. diuretic: The Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT). JAMA 2002; 288: 2981-97.
  • The ALLHAT Officers and Coordinators for the ALLHAT Collaborative Research Group. Major outcomes in moderately hypercholesterolemic, hypertensive patients randomized to pravastatin vs. usual care: The Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT-LLT). JAMA 2002; 288: 2998-3007.
  • Cushman WC, Ford CE, Cutler JA, Margolis KL, Davis BR, Grimm RH, et al. ALLHAT Collaborative Research Group. Success and predictors of blood pressure control in diverse North American settings: the antihypertensive and lipid-lowering treatment to prevent heart attack trial (ALLHAT). Journal of Clinical Hypertension 2002; 4:393-404.
  • Pressel S, Davis BR, Louis GT, Whelton P, Adrogue H, Egan D, et al. ALLHAT Research Group. Participant recruitment in the Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT). Controlled Clinical Trials 2001; 22:674-86.
  • Wright JT Jr., Cushman WC, Davis BR, Barzilay J, Colon P, Egan D, et al. ALLHAT Research Group. The Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT): clinical center recruitment experience. Controlled Clinical Trials 2001; 22:659-73.
  • Barzilay JI, Jones CL, Davis BR, Basile JN, Goff DC Jr., Ciocon JO, et al. Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT). ALLHAT Collaborative Research Group. Baseline characteristics of the diabetic participants in the Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT). Diabetes Care 2001; 24:654-8.
  • Pressel SL, Davis BR, Wright JT, Geraci TS, Kingry C, Ford CE, et al. ALLHAT Collaborative Research Group. Operational aspects of terminating the doxazosin arm of The Antihypertensive and Lipid Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT). Controlled Clinical Trials 2001; 22:29-41.
  • The ALLHAT Officers and Coordinators for the ALLHAT Collaborative Research Group. Major cardiovascular event in hypertensive patients randomized to doxazosin vs. chlorthalidone: the Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT). JAMA 2000; 283: 1967-75.
  • Koehler JM. Photosensitivity. In Miller DL, Tisdale JE, eds., Drug-Induced Diseases, 2nd Edition. Bethesda: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists; 2009: 117-134.
  • Koehler JM, Haynes KB. Contraception. In Chisholm-Burns MA, Wells BG, Schwinghammer TL., et al., Eds. Pharmacotherapy: Principles and Practice, 2nd Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing. 2009: 48-1 – 48-19. (In press)
  • Koehler JM. Cultivating relationships with hospitals and health-systems: Partners in experiential education. In Chase P, Hayes B, Yanchick V, eds., The Dean's Compass: Practical Advice for Achieving Excellence. Alexandria, VA: American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy; 2008: 205-212.
  • Koehler JM. Julie Koehler – Dear Julie: Letter to my younger self. In: Broberg A, Colwell J, Koselke B, Steckel A, Albert E, eds. Prescription to My Younger Self: What I Learned after Pharmacy School. Bloomington: Authorhouse, 2008: 59-64.
  • Koehler JM. Contraception: Babies aren’t us yet. In Schwinghammer TL, Koehler JM, eds., Pharmacotherapy casebook: A patient-focused approach, 7th Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2008:215-217.
  • Koehler JM. Contraception: Babies aren’t us yet. In Schwinghammer TL, Koehler JM, eds., Instructor’s guide to pharmacotherapy casebook: A patient-focused approach, 7th Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2008:86-1 – 86-6.
  • Koehler JM, Papineau E. Osteoporosis: Bone up on osteoporosis. In Schwinghammer TL, Koehler JM, eds., Pharmacotherapy casebook: A patient-focused approach, 7th edition. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2008:237-239.
  • Koehler JM, Papineau E. Osteoporosis: Bone up on osteoporosis. In Schwinghammer TL, Koehler JM, eds., Instructor’s guide to pharmacotherapy casebook: A patient-focused approach, 7th edition. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2008:95-1 – 95-7.
  • Koehler JM, Maffeo CM. Asthma: Cat got your tongue? In Schwinghammer TL, Koehler JM, eds., Pharmacotherapy casebook: A patient-focused approach, 7th Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2008:79-80.
  • Koehler JM, Maffeo, CM. Asthma: Cat got your tongue? In Schwinghammer TL, Koehler JM, eds., Instructor’s guide to pharmacotherapy casebook: A patient-focused approach, 7th Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2008:24-1 – 24-8.
  • Koehler JM, Tisdale J. Hypertension: Salty Sam. In Schwinghammer TL, Koehler JM, eds., Pharmacotherapy casebook: A patient-focused approach, 7th edition, New York: McGraw-Hill; 2008:39-42.
  • Koehler JM, Tisdale J. Hypertension: Salty Sam. In Schwinghammer TL, Koehler JM, eds., Instructor’s guide to pharmacotherapy casebook: A patient-focused approach, 7th edition. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2008:7-1 – 7-6.
  • Ansara A, Koehler JM. Ischemic stroke: Different strokes for different folks. In Schwinghammer TL, Koehler JM, eds., Pharmacotherapy casebook: A patient-focused approach, 7th edition. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2008: 66-68.
  • Ansara A, Koehler JM. Ischemic stroke: Different strokes for different folks. In Schwinghammer TL, Koehler JM, eds., Instructor’s guide to pharmacotherapy casebook: A patient-focused approach, 7th edition. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2008:18-1 – 18-7.
  • Koehler JM, Haynes KB. Contraception. In Chisholm-Burns MA, Wells BG, Schwinghammer TL., et al., Eds. Pharmacotherapy: Principles and Practice. New York: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing. 2007: 737-750.
  • Koehler JM. Photosensitivity. In Tisdale J, Miller D, eds., Drug-Induced Diseases: Prevention, Detection, and Management. Bethesda, MD: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, 2005:69-81.
  • Koehler JM. Contraception: I need the pill. In Schwinghammer TL, ed., Pharmacotherapy casebook: A patient-focused approach, 6th edition., McGraw-Hill; 2005.
  • Koehler JM. Contraception: I need the pill. In Schwinghammer TL, ed., Instructor’s guide to pharmacotherapy casebook: A patient-focused approach, 6th edition. McGraw-Hill; 2005. CD-ROM.
  • Koehler JM. Osteoporosis: These brittle bones. In Schwinghammer TL, ed., Pharmacotherapy casebook: A patient-focused approach, 6th edition. McGraw-Hill; 2005.
  • Koehler JM. Osteoporosis: These brittle bones. In Schwinghammer TL, ed., Instructor’s guide to pharmacotherapy casebook: A patient-focused approach, 6th edition. McGraw-Hill; 2005. CD-ROM.
  • Koehler JM. Contraception: I need the pill. In Schwinghammer TL, ed., Pharmacotherapy casebook: A patient-focused approach, 5th edition, New York: McGraw-Hill; 2002: 231-3.
  • Koehler JM. Contraception: I need the pill. In Schwinghammer TL, ed., Instructor’s guide to pharmacotherapy casebook: A patient-focused approach, 5th edition, New York: McGraw-Hill; 2002. (CD ROM)
  • Koehler JM. Osteoporosis: These brittle bones. In Schwinghammer TL, ed., Pharmacotherapy casebook: A patient-focused approach, 5th edition, New York: McGraw-Hill; 2002: 251-3.
  • Koehler JM. Osteoporosis: These brittle bones. In Schwinghammer TL, ed., Instructor’s guide to pharmacotherapy casebook: A patient-focused approach, 5th edition, New York: McGraw-Hill; 2002. (CD ROM)
  • Cutler JA, Gordon DJ, Davis BR, Wright, Jr. JT, Furberg for the ALLHAT Collaborative Research Group. Rationale and design for the Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT). In Black HR, ed., Clinical Trials in Hypertension, Chicago: Marcel Dekker; 2001: 531-86. .

Butler Assignment (classes or work duties)

  • As Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice from 2003 to 2011, Dr. Koehler led the largest academic department (including more than 50 full-time faculty, staff, residents, and fellows) on Butler University’s campus with clinical faculty and residents based at a number of healthcare sites throughout the Indianapolis and surrounding areas, including Indiana University Health (formerly, Clarian Health), the Community Health Network, the Roudebush Veterans Administration Medical Center, St. Vincent Hospital, Wishard Health Services, Deaconess Hospital, and the Logansport State Hospital. 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 continues to teach in the therapeutics courses offered within the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Butler University and also serves as a clinical instructor for pharmacy residents affiliated with Indiana University Health and the Community Health Network as well as medical students and medical residents affiliated with the Indiana University School of Medicine Family Medicine Residency Program. Clinical courses in which she has taught for Pharm.D. students have included general medicine, advanced general medicine, ambulatory care, and advanced ambulatory care.

Personal Hobbies

  • Enjoys golfing, boating and spending time with her two daughters and with her many nieces and nephews whenever possible!


Education/Experience

Education/Degrees

  • Earned Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from Purdue University, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences in 1997.
  • Completed an American Society of Health-System Pharmacists-accredited Post-graduate year-1 (PGY-1)Pharmacy Practice Residency at the Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis before joining the Butler faculty in 1998.
  • Completed a Fellowship in Academic Leadership through the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy in 2004-05.

Certifications

  • Certified Provider of Asthma Education by the American Lung Association of Indiana.
  • Member of the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Team at Methodist Hospital (Clarian Health) since 1998, and recognized as a Certified Provider of Pulmonary Rehabilitation Education by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.
  • Also received certification in basic life support and advanced cardiac life support.

Professional Credentials
Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (FCCP)

Awards/Honors

  • Professional Woman’s Achievement Award, U.S. Department of Defense, Accounting,and Finance Services (DFAS), 2010
  • Named American College of Clinical Pharmacy Fellow (FCCP), 2010
  • Promotion to full professor, Butler University, 2010
  • Outstanding Pharmacy Practice Professor Award, Butler University, 2009
  • Silver Service Award, Pulmonary Rehab Department, Clarian Health, 2009
  • Ten-Year Service Award, Butler University, 2008
  • Tenure, Butler University, 2008
  • Silver Service Award, Pulmonary Rehab Department, Clarian Health
  • Silver Service Award, Pulmonary Rehab Department, Clarian Health, 2007
  • Outstanding Pharmacy Professor Award, Butler University, 2007
  • Indianapolis Business Journal Forty Under 40 Award, 2007
  • Silver Service Award, Pulmonary Rehab Department, Clarian Health, 2006
  • Mortar Board Society Teacher of the Year Award, Butler University, 2005
  • Silver Service Award, Pulmonary Rehab Department, Clarian Health, 2005
  • Outstanding Pharmacy Practice Professor Award, Butler University, 2004
  • Silver Service Award, Pulmonary Rehab Department, Clarian Health, 2004
  • Five-Year Service Award, Butler University, 2003
  • Outstanding Pharmacy Practice Professor Award, Butler University, 2003
  • Board of Visitors Award of Excellence, Butler University, 2003
  • Silver Service Award, Pulmonary Rehab Department, Clarian Health, 2003
  • Silver Service Award, Pulmonary Rehab Department, Clarian Health, 2002
  • Five-Year Service Award, Clarian Health Partners, 2002
  • Outstanding Pharmacy Practice Professor Award, Butler University, 2001
  • Silver Service Award, Pulmonary Rehab Department, Clarian Health, 2001
  • Silver Service Award, Pulmonary Rehab Department, Clarian Health, 2000

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

Professional Experience
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.