Nicole Brandt

Dr. Brandt is a professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science (PPS) and executive director of the Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.

nbrandtAbout Dr. Brandt:

Dr. Brandt is a professor of pharmacy practice and science and executive director of the Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging. Since joining the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, she has expanded the range of geriatric training opportunities available at the School, including its geriatrics pathway and ASHP-accredited geriatrics residency, as well as served as co-investigator on a geriatric education consortium. She also has worked on various interdisciplinary teams across numerous practice settings, and is currently leading initiatives to integrate sustainable pharmacist-directed services to help older adults with multiple co-morbidities age in place.

Dr. Brandt has been active in promoting optimal care for older adults and has affected this through her educational, clinical, as well as health care policy work. She has directed projects such as Medication Use Safety Training for Seniors and Medicare Part D Medication Therapy Management programs. Her public policy advocacy occurs on both a state and national level, through which she has worked with the Maryland Board of Pharmacy on the Maryland Assisted Living Regulations. She also completed tenure at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as a special technical director in the Nursing Home Survey and Certification program, working on interpretive guidance regarding medication management in nursing homes. She is one of the authors of the 2012 and 2015 American Geriatrics Society Beer’s Criteria and the immediate past President of American Society of Consultant Pharmacists. She has two very active children, and in her free time loves to compete in triathalons as well as bake.

Contact Information:

Nicole Brandt, PharmD, MBA, BCPP, CGP, FASCP
Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Science
Executive Director, Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
220 Arch Street, SGO 01-125
Baltimore, MD 21201
Office: (410) 706-1491
Fax: (410) 706-1488
Email: nbrandt@rx.umaryland.edu