Janet Schmittgen

Janet Schmittgen, Pharm.D.

Instructional Assistant Professor

Department: Pharmacotherapy & Translational Research
Business Phone: (352) 273-9547
Business Email: jschmittgen@cop.ufl.edu

About Janet Schmittgen

Dr. Janet Schmittgen received her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from the University of Florida, College of Pharmacy Working Professional Pharm.D. Program in 2019. She received her B.S. in Pharmacy from The Ohio State University in 1986. She practiced at several hospital pharmacies including; Kettering Memorial Hospital in Kettering, OH, Mount Carmel Medical Center in Columbus, OH, and Santa Teresita Hospital in Duarte, CA. She has also practiced in both Independent and Chain Community Pharmacy settings. She accepted a position as Instructor of Pharmacy Practice at Washington State University in Pullman, Washington in 1996 and served as Coordinator of the Pharmaceutical Care Laboratory and Instructor of Record for three courses in the entry level Pharm D curriculum. She also practiced at Express Scripts as a Clinical Pharmacist specializing in Prior Authorizations.

Currently she is a Instructional Assistant Professor at University of Florida College of Pharmacy in Gainesville and serves as the Teaching Partnership Leader for the 2PD Skills Laboratory course (PHA5163/5164). She also assists with Continuing Professional Education in the College of Pharmacy. She has a special interest in Pharmacy History. She serves as Director for the Pharmacy Museum at UF COP and teaches a 2-credit hour elective course in History of Pharmacy.


Leadership Award
2019 · University of Florida College of Pharmacy Working Professional Pharm.D. program
Teacher of the Year
2002 · Washington State University, College of Pharmacy

Research Profile

Areas of Interest
  • Communication Skills
  • History of pharmacy
  • History of pharmacy
  • Practice skills related to pharmacy health systems
  • Sterile product compounding


Pharm.D., Working Professional Program
2019 · University of Florida College of Pharmacy
Bachelor of Science
1986 · The Ohio State University

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
PHA5020 History of Pharmacy
PHA5163L Prac Skills Lab III
PHA5164L Prof Skills Lab Iv
PHA5104 Sterile Compounding
PHA5166L Prof Skills Lab Vi
PHA5165L Prof Skills Lab V
PHA5161L Pract Skills Lab I
PHA5162L Prac Skills Lab II
PHA5109L Pharmaceu Skls Lab 2
PHA5703 Prin Ph Law and Ethics

Contact Details

(352) 273-9547