Dr. Nicole Rockich Winston

Nicole Rockich Winston, M. S., Pharm. D.
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Phone: 304.696.7369

Dr. Winston received her B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Toledo in 2006, followed by her Master’s in Pharmaceutical Sciences and PharmD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2010 and 2012, respectively. She is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Education (EdD) in Curriculum & Instruction from Marshall University. She joined the faculty of Marshall University School of Pharmacy in 2012 and has taught a variety of courses including Biopharmaceutics I & II, Integrated Laboratory (sterile/non-sterile compounding) and an advanced compounding elective. In three out of the last four years, she has received “Instructor of Year” and “Course of the Year” from first year student pharmacists.

In addition to her teaching responsibilities, Dr. Winston has been appointed as the Director of the Center for Pharmacy Education. The Center enhances faculty and student development and mentoring to cultivate an innovative educational environment at MUSOP. Her current research interests include integration of foundational science principles into clinical practice experiences, evaluating learner-centered principles into didactic and laboratory courses and assessing faculty perceptions of active learning. Dr. Winston is also the advisor for the student chapter of the American Pharmacists Association and co-advisor for Rho Chi.

Selected Publications

N Rockich-Winston, C Gillette, H Koc, J Wolcott, E Blough, K Broedel-Zaugg. First semester experiences of using the flipped classroom model in a new school of pharmacy. Pharm Educ. 2015;15(1):120-123.

N Rockich-Winston, C Gillette, B Train, AS Tippens, S Flesher, M Shepherd. A model to integrate patient preferences into delivery systems: the importance of end-user input into pulmonary delivery. Therapeutic Delivery. 2016;7(9): 591-593.

C Gillette, M Rudolph, N Rockich-Winston, et al. Predictors of student performance on the Pharmacy Curriculum Outcomes Assessment at a new school of pharmacy using admissions and demographic data. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2016; doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cptl.2016.08.033.

C Gillette, N Rockich-Winston, JA Kuhn, S Flesher, M Shepherd. Inhaler technique in children with asthma: A systematic review. Acad Pediatr. 2016; doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2016.04.006

C Wang, E Blough, R Arvapalli, O Olajide, H Driscoll, M Milhem, S Elhamdani, N Winston, W Triest, M Wu. AK12/AK19 PLGA-PEG-PLGA triblock polymer: thermo-gelation properties and in vivo biocompatibility. J J Mol Transl Med. 2016, 2(1):009

V Selvaraj, S Bodapati, E Murray, KM Rice, N Winston, T Shokuhfar, Y Zhao, E Blough. Cytotoxicity and genotoxicity caused by yttrium oxide nanoparticles in HEK293 cells. Int J Nanomedicine. 2014;9:1379-1391.

Y Bae, AWG Alani, NC Rockich, TSZC Lai & GS Kwon.  Mixed pH-sensitive polymeric micelles for combination drug delivery. Pharm. Res. 2010;27:2421-2432.

H Shin, AWG Alani, DA Rao, NC Rockich & GS Kwon. Multi-drug loaded polymeric micelles for simultaneous delivery of poorly soluble anticancer drugs. J. Control. Release. 2009;140(3):294-300.