Magaly Rodriguez de Bittner

Magaly Rodriguez de Bittner, PharmD, BCPS, CDE, FAPhA is a professor and associate dean for clinical services and practice transformation at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. She also serves as executive director of the School’s Center for Innovative Pharmacy Solutions.

 About Dr. Rodriguez de Bittner:

Magaly Rodriguez de BittnerIn addition to serving as professor and associate dean for clinical services and practice transformation at the School of Pharmacy, Dr. Rodriguez de Bittner is the director of the Maryland P3 Program — a patient-centered comprehensive medication therapy and chronic disease management program provided by pharmacists throughout the Mid-Atlantic region — and executive director of the School’s Center for Innovative Pharmacy Solutions (CIPS).  She engages in legislative advocacy and state and national leadership to expand the role of pharmacists in chronic disease management. She is an innovator who has implemented many new health care delivery models particularly in community pharmacies and received many grants and contracts to develop innovative programs.

She is a member of the Maryland Health Care Reform Council Health Care Delivery Reform Subcommittee, subcommittee of the Maryland Patient-Centered Medical Home pilot,  Past-President of the Maryland Pharmacists Association (MPhA), past Board member and President of the American Pharmacists Association (APhA)Foundation, and member of the Pan-American Commission for Pharmaceutical Education. She has provided presentations and authored/co-authored many publications. She has received numerous awards including: the 2010 Pinnacle Award; 2007 APhA Community Pharmacy Residency Excellence in Precepting Award;  Distinguished Achievement in Pharmacotherapeutic Practice Award in 2006; LKS/Merck Vanguard Leadership Award 2005; AACP Leadership Fellow 2005; Bowl of Hygeia 2005; APhA Fellow 2003; the 2001 APhA Merit Award; the 1999 Innovative Pharmacy Practice Award by MPhA; Baltimore’s Magazine 1999 Best of Baltimore Pharmacist of the Year and the APPM Merit Award in 1998.

Contact Information:

Magaly Rodriguez de Bittner, PharmD
Professor and Associate Dean for Clinical Services and Practice Transformation
Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science
Pharmacy Hall
20 North Pine Street, Room N431
Baltimore MD 21201
Phone (410) 706-4146
Fax (410) 706-4725
mrodrigu@rx.umaryland.edu