Healthy Horizons

Healthy Horizons Staff

Carrie Maffeo

Dr. Carrie Maffeo received her Doctor of Pharmacy from Butler University and completed a Primary Care Specialty Residency at the University of Southern California. She is an Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice and the Director of the Health Education Center at Butler University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Dr. Maffeo helped develop Butler's employee health promotion program, Healthy Horizons and currently serves as the program director. Healthy Horizons received the Three Star Business Wellness Certification Award from the Wellness Council of Indiana in 2005 and the Four Star Award in 2009. She is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist and a Certified Diabetes Educator. Dr. Maffeo was awarded the Innovative Pharmacy Practice Award from the Indiana Pharmacists Alliance in 2009. Her areas of clinical practice include health promotion, disease prevention, weight management, cardiovascular risk reduction, and diabetes prevention and management. Her areas of teaching are Self-care and Health Promotion and Pharmacy Based Immunization Delivery.


Dr. Isabel Hagedorn graduated from Purdue University College of Pharmacy with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2009.  She completed an ambulatory care PGY1 residency with St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in South Bend, IN and subsequently completed a PGY2 residency with Butler University's Health Education Center.  Upon finishing her PGY2, she went on to complete a Global Health Fellowship through a collaboration with Purdue University College of Pharmacy, Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (Kenyan governmental hospital), and the United States Agency for International Development's Academic Model Providing Access To Healthcare (USAID AMPATH) where she lived and worked in Eldoret, Kenya.  Her main projects during this time were to create a Drug Information Center for the hospital, design a study to assess prevalence of gestational diabetes in rural Western Kenya, and participate in a study to assess cardiovascular risk factors in a rural population around Webuye, Kenya.  She rejoined the Healthy Horizons team as a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in the summer of 2013.

S. Patel

Dr. Sheel M. Patel graduated from the University of the Sciences, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. She completed an ASHP-accredited Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center/University of Pittsburgh. Prior to joining Butler's faculty, she was Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh, School of Pharmacy and maintained a clinical practice in inpatient internal medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Patel maintained a high level of involvement in the pharmacy practice residency program as the Program Director of the PGY1 residency program. Dr. Patel joined Butler University as an Assistant Professor at the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Her current role includes Course Director for RX415/RX416 Self Care and Health Promotion and a clinical pharmacist with the Health Education Center at Butler University. She is a Board Certified Specialist in Pharmacotherapy and has completed the APhA Immunization for Delivery Certification Program. She advises pharmacy students in all professional years and is a mentor for Senior Research Projects. She is currently the Pharmacy Advisor for the class of 2014 and resides on the College Interview Committee.

Dr. Michelle L. Piel received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from The University of Toledo College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences in Toledo, Ohio. She is the current Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Resident associated with Butler University and Healthy Horizons. As a graduate student, Dr. Piel spent two years as a graduate teaching assistant in the Pharmacy Practice department at The University of Toledo. She completed her first year of residency training at the Toledo Hospital and Flower Hospital Family Medicine Residency Programs in Toledo, Ohio with a focus on outpatient and ambulatory care practice. Her clinical interests include diabetes management, collaborative practice, geriatric care, and disease state prevention. Her teaching interests include self-care and pharmacy practice laboratory instruction. After completion of this residency, Dr. Piel hopes to obtain a shared faculty position with a college of pharmacy where she can teach within the pharmacy practice laboratory curriculum and maintain an ambulatory care clinical practice site.

T. Sprunger

Dr. Tracy Sprunger  is an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Butler University.  She received a B.A. in Biology from Hanover College, and then received her B.S. and Pharm.D. from the University of Cincinnati followed by a PGY1 and PGY2 Specialty residency in Family Medicine at Clarian Health (Now IU Health).    In her current role she directs the Therapeutics Case Series, serves as a resident and student preceptor for academic rotations, and serves as a clinical pharmacist with the Health Education Center at Butler University.  Dr. Sprunger obtained board certification in Pharmacotherapy in 2005 and was awarded the Butler University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences Outstanding Pharmacy Professor Award in 2007.  Dr. Sprunger also serves as a program coordinator for the Indiana Pharmacy Teaching Certificate Program (IPTeC) and is actively involved with the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) and the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP).  Her research and clinical practice interests include cardiovascular risk reduction, substance abuse education and prevention, anticoagulation, dyslipidemia, health promotion as well as residency training and mentorship. 


Dr. Deborah Zeitlin graduated from Butler University with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Upon graduation, she completed a pharmacy practice residency at Medical College of Virginia Hospitals and a primary care specialty residency at University of Illinois at Chicago. Prior to her becoming an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Butler University, she worked in a chronic disease management ambulatory clinic specializing in anticoagulation, heart failure, hyperlipidemia, and cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation. Currently she works as a clinical pharmacist at the Indiana University Methodist Family Medicine Center, where she manages anticoagulation patients as well as training pharmacy and medical students and residents, and the Health Education Center at Butler University. She is a co-advisor for Kappa Psi and a co-chair for the College of Pharmacy Interview Committee. Her teaching interests include anticoagulation and self-care management. She has also completed the APhA Immunization for Delivery Certification Program.