Faculty and Staff Biography

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Kacie Monson

Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice
Department of Pharmacy Practice


Doctor of Pharmacy from St. Louis College of Pharmacy


Internal medicine, promoting health literacy, patient education, patient safety, cardiology, infectious disease

Current Research

Retrospective: Assessing the impact of pharmacist discharge education on CHF patients' re-admission rates

Classroom survey: Assessing the impact of elective course on student's knowledge/viewpoints of health literacy and appropriate patient education skills.

Current Courses, Activities, and Scholarly Interest

Favorite courses: Therapeutics 3

Scholarly Interest: patient education and safety, interprofessional education, health literacy, resident training

Activities: KE advisor / alumni member, APE preceptor, IPPE preceptor, PGY-1/PGY-2 residency preceptor, PGY-2 residency coordinator, T3 DGL, course coordinator for Indigent Populations: Focus on Health Literacy.

Vita Highlights


Grice G, Monson K, Pitlick J, Chereson R, Duncan W, Geslani G, Kilgore K, Patel P, Pautler H. Developing a Professionalism Plan. Innovations in Pharmacy 2013;4:1-13.

Ballantini K, Flesner J, Pitlick M. Plaque Psoriasis: A Review of Recent Guidelines and Pharmacologic Therapies. Formulary 2011;46:18-26.

Poster Presentations:

Grice G, Pearce E, Monson K, Roberts A, Berry T, Tiemeier A, Vouri S, Kebodeaux C, Burke J, Pole D, Bhansali H, Duncan W. Didactic and Experiential Interprofessional, Inter-Institutional Courses at a Private College of Pharmacy. Am J Pharm Educ 2012; 76(5): Article 99 (p 114).

Finnegan P, Brooks A, Juang P, Drew A, Monson K, Crannage A, Murphy J, and Burke J. Enhancing regional training capacity, recruitment, and networking through college of pharmacy-sponsored events. ASHP National Residency Preceptors Conference, Washington, D.C. August 2012


I have been happily married to my best friend, Ben, since 2009. We have one daughter, Jordyn McKenzie, who was born in March 2011.