Michael Hegener

Michael A. Hegener , PharmD, BCACP

Associate Professor Educator

Director, Wuest Family Pharmacy Practice Skills Center
Associate Professor

Kowalewski Hall

273

Pharmacy Practice and Admin Sciences - 0004

Professional Summary

Dr. Hegener is an Associate Professor of Pharmacy and Director of the Wuest Family Pharmacy Practice Skills Center at the University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University Of Kentucky College Of Pharmacy in 2005 and completed a residency in pharmacy practice with an emphasis in community care at the University Of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College Of Pharmacy in 2006. 

In addition to directing the Skills Center, Dr. Hegener currently coordinates and teaches the Pharmaceutical Calculations and Pharmacy Jurisprudence courses at the college. He also serves as faculty advisor for the National Community Pharmacists Association at the College. 

He has received numerous awards for his teaching including the AACP Crystal APPLE Award, Rho Chi Faculty Excellence Award, and several First Professional Year Faculty Excellence Awards.

Research interests include the scholarship of teaching and learning, anticoagulation monitoring, and pharmacy history. These interests have resulted in grant funding, peer-reviewed manuscripts, and invited presentations. 

Education

Pharmacy Practice Residency with Emphasis in Community Care: University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy. Cincinnati, OH., 2006

Doctor of Pharmacy: University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy Lexington, KY., 2005 (Summa Cum Laude.)

Positions and Work Experience

2009 -To Present Visiting Assistant Professor., University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy., Cincinnati, OH.

2005 -2009 Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy., University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy., Cincinnati, OH.

2006 -2009 Clinical Pharmacist., Ruwe Family Pharmacy (Community Pharmacy Care)., Bellevue, KY.

2011 -To Present Ambulatory Care Pharmacist , St. Elizabeth Healthcare Pharmacy Anticoagulation Clinic , Fort Thomas, Kentucky

Research Support

Investigators:Hegener, M. 07-15-2012 -07-15-2013 OhioPACE Improving Patient Adherence to Therapies: The Value of Interprofessional Education, Communication, and On-site Training. Role:Primary Investigator $12,500 Active Type:Grant

Investigators:Hegener M, Turner B, Gerwin H, Wright J, Yiu C. 2012 -2013 Cardinal Health Foundation 2012 GenerationRx Collegiate Grant Program Role:Primary Investigator $2,500 Active Type:Grant

Investigators:Arvin K, Frede S, Puening E, Hegener M, Heaton P. 2011 -2012 American Pharmacists Association Foundation Development and implementation of a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease management program in a large community chain pharmacy. Role:Co-PI $1,000 Completed Type:Grant

Investigators:Hegener M, Swensgard K, Heaton P, Conrad W. 2005 -2006 American Pharmacists Assocation Foundation Expansion of a community pharmacy vaccination program to increase pneumococcal vaccine administration in high-risk and elderly patients. Role:PI $1,000 Completed Type:Grant

Grant: #2012 Colligiate Grant Program Investigators:Hegener, Michael 10-01-2012 -12-31-2013 Cardinal Health Foundation Increasing Awareness of Prescription Drug Abuse at the University of Cincinnati Role:PI $2,500.00 Active Level:Private Non-Profit

Grant: #008973 Grant agreement Investigators:Hegener, Michael 09-01-2013 -08-31-2014 Cardinal Health Foundation Continuing to Increase Awareness of Prescription Drug Abuse at the University of Cincinnati Role:PI $2,500.00 Awarded Level:Private Non-Profit

Investigators:Hegener M. 2014 -To Present Faculty Development Council, University of Cincinnati Improving Teaching, Scholarship and Practice Through Advanced Training Role:PI 2,717.20 Active Type:Grant

Grant: #URC Interdisciplinary Awards Investigators:Hegener, Michael; Pauletti, Giovanni; Steckl, Andrew 04-01-2014 -03-31-2015 UC's University Research Council Clinical Assessment of a Novel Paper-based Microfluidics Device: Towards Patient-Controlled Monitoring of Blood Coagulation Role:PI $25,000.00 Active Level:Internal UC

Grant: #NSF IIP-1500236 Investigators:Hegener, Michael; Pauletti, Giovanni; Steckl, Andrew 04-01-2015 -09-30-2016 National Science Foundation Developing an Engineering Prototype for Ultra-Low-Cost Blood Coagulation Diagnostics Using Paper-Based Microfluidics Role:Collaborator $200,000.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #CSP906318 Investigators:Boone, Jill; Cuadros, Diego; Heaton, Pamela; Hegener, Michael; Hincapie Echeverri, Ana Lucia; MacKinnon, Neil; Weed, Elizabeth 11-28-2017 -08-31-2018 Ohio Department of Health Naloxone Access and Impact Evaluation Role:Collaborator $74,957.00 Awarded Level:State of Ohio

Publications

Published Abstracts

Hegener M, Swensgard K, Heaton P, Conrad W (03-2006. ) Expansion of a Community Pharmacy Vaccination Program to Increase Pneumococcal Vaccine Administration in High-Risk and Elderly Patients .[Abstract]Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, 46 (2 ) ,252

Arvin K, Frede S, Puening E, Hegener M, Heaton P (2012. ) Development and implementation of a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease management program in a large community chain pharmacy .[Abstract]Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, 52 (2 ) ,260

Barney J, Wigle P, Hegener M, Wedig J, Ellis R (2012. ) Younger verses older patients’ perceptions of community pharmacies .[Abstract]Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, 52 (2 ) ,251

Hegener M, Buring S. (2013. ) Student Performance and Satisfaction with a Performance-Based Pharmaceutical Calculations Review Module. The American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education,

Hegener M, Kim K. (2013. ) Impact of an Interdisciplinary Continuing Education Program Regarding Patient Adherence on Knowledge and Practice Changes. The American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education,

Peer Reviewed Publications

Hegener, Michael A; Buring, Shauna M; Papas, Elizabeth (2013. ) Impact of a required pharmaceutical calculations course on mathematics ability and knowledge retention.American journal of pharmaceutical education, , 77 (6 ) ,124 More Information

Hegener, Michael A Human use of antibiotics marketed for pets: an alarming trend.Journal of the American Pharmacists Association : JAPhA, , 54 (6 ) ,572, 576 More Information

Hegener, Michael A; Li, Hua; Han, Daewoo; Steckl, Andrew J; Pauletti, Giovanni M (2017. ) Point-of-care coagulation monitoring: first clinical experience using a paper-based lateral flow diagnostic device.Biomedical microdevices, , 19 (3 ) ,64 More Information

Li, H; Han, D; Hegener, M A; Pauletti, G M; Steckl, A J (2017. ) Flow reproducibility of whole blood and other bodily fluids in simplified no reaction lateral flow assay devices.Biomicrofluidics, , 11 (2 ) ,024116 More Information

Bailey, Lydia; Curington, Russell; Brown, Bethanne; Hegener, Michael; Espel, Mike (2017. ) Motivational interviewing education: Creation and assessment of a learning module implemented among advanced pharmacy practice students.Currents in pharmacy teaching & learning, , 9 (5 ) ,786-793 More Information

Other Publications

Hegener M, Kim K, Compton J (12-2011. ) Medication adherence assessment and management .America's Pharmacist, Continuing education article ,

Piascik M, Hegener M (12-2011. ) When dietary changes are not enough: a pharmacist's guide to recommending fiber supplementation .PowerPak, Continuing education article ,

Hegener M (2014. ) Human use of antibiotics marketed for pets: An alarming trend .JAPhA, 54 (6 ) ,572 -576

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Hegener M, Schiesler N. (04-30-2013. ) Working Collaboratively to Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse .Ohio's 2013 Opiate Conference, Columbus, OH.

Hegener M. (10-01-2012. ) Pharmacy Faculty Networking .Proctor and Gamble Midwest Pharmacy Faculty Day , Cincinnati, OH .

Hegener, M. (08-31-2016. ) Paper-based diagnostic device developed to monitor adherence to anticoagulant therapy .International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) 2016 World Congress, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Level:International

Hegener M, Taglieri C, Higby G. (07-25-2016. ) Pharmacy Education: A changing curriculum with changing times .American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA. Level:National

Poster Presentations

Hegener M. (10-06-2007. ) Utilizing Advanced Practice Experience Students to Provide Self-Care Medication Therapy Management .Nonprescription Medicines Academy Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH. .

Hegener M, Brown B, Hayes R. (09-24-2010. ) Effectiveness of Team-Based Learning in a Self-Care Module .Nonprescription Medicines Academy Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH. .

Hegener M, Kim K. (04-12-2013. ) Impact of an Interdisciplinary Continuing Education Program Regarding Patient Adherence on Knowledge and Practice Changes. Ohio Pharmacists Assocation Annual Meeting, Columbus, OH. .

Lecture

Kim K, Diers T, Hegener M (11-11-2012. ) Improving Patient Adherence to Therapies: An Interprofessional Approach .University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy.

Hegener, M. (10-13-2012. ) Ohio Pharmacy Law Review and Update. University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy.

Hegener, M. (05-19-2012. ) Spring 2012 Ohio Law Update. University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy.

Hegener, M. (11-19-2011. ) Therapeutics Review: Self-Care. University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy.

Honors and Awards

2009 Crystal APPLE Award Academic-Practice Partnerships for Learning Excellence American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

2007 Preceptor of the Year University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy.

2010 Darwin T. Turner Scholars Program Honoree

2011 Honorary Phi Lambda Sigma (PLS) membership

2013 First Professional Year Faculty Excellence Award University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy

2012 -2013 Winkle College of Pharmacy Rho Chi Faculty Excellence Award

2012 First Professional Year Faculty Excellence Award University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy

2015 First Professional Year Faculty Excellence Award University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy

2016 First Professional Year Faculty Excellence Award University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy

2017 First Professional Year Faculty Excellence Award University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy

2018 First Professional Year Faculty Excellence Award University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy

2017 University of Cincinnati Winkle College of Pharmacy Service Excellence Recognition

2015 University of Cincinnati Winkle College of Pharmacy Scholarly Excellence Recognition

2020 Third Professional Year Faculty Excellence Award University of Cincinnati James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy

2020 University of Cincinnati Winkle College of Pharmacy Service Excellence Recognition

Service

Journal of the American Pharmacists Association. Peer Review/Referee

American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. Peer Review/Referee

National Community Pharmacists Association (James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy Student Chapter ) Co-Coordinator 2011 -To Present

Generation Rx Initiative (James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy Student Group ) Faculty Coordinator 2011 -To Present

James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy (Student Affairs and Honors Committee ) Member

James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy (Doctor of Pharmacy Admissions Committee ) Member

James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy (Doctor of Pharmacy Curricular Review Team - Second Professional Year ) Member

Be Concerned, Inc. (Covington, KY ) Board Member 2008 -2009

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (History of Pharmacy ) Special Interest Group Chair 2015 -2016

Professional Affiliation

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)

American Pharmacists Assocation

Nonprescription Medicines Academy

Phi Lambda Sigma (PLS) Pharmacy Leadership Society

Rho Chi Pharmaceutical Honor Society

Courses Taught

25-PADM-631 PHARM JURISPRUDENCE

25-PHRX-627 PHARM CALCULATIONS

25-PHRX-634 PRACT SKILLS DEV I

Contact Information

James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy
Kowalewski Hall Room 273
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267-0004
Phone: 513-558-7806
michael.hegener@uc.edu