Nicholas (Nick) E Hagemeier, PharmD, PhD, is Associate Professor at the Gatton College
of Pharmacy, East Tennessee State University. He earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree
and MS and PhD degrees in Pharmacy Practice from Purdue University. He is a licensed
pharmacist with 9 years of experience in chain and independent community pharmacy
settings. Dr. Hagemeier is Co-Investigator of the $2.2 million NIH-funded Diversity-promoting
Institutions Drug Abuse Research Program at ETSU and is PI on one of the core projects
focused on prescription drug abuse interprofessional communication. He is Research
Director of ETSU’s Center for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment. He
also serves as director of the College of Pharmacy’s Community Pharmacy Practice Research
Fellowship. He has published 30 peer-reviewed manuscripts and 4 book chapters/sections.
He coordinates the Pharmacy Law and Ethics, Personal Finance, Pharmacy Leadership
Forum, and Pharmacy Practice Research/Scholarship courses in the College of Pharmacy.
Dr. Hagemeier has been awarded both the outstanding teacher of the year award and
research award for the College.
Education, Degree, & Post Graduate Training:
Doctor of Pharmacy, Purdue University, 2003
Masters of Science, Purdue University (Pharmacy Practice), 2005
Doctor of Philosophy, Purdue University (Social/Behavioral Pharmacy), 2011
Tennessee Pharmacists Association Generation Rx Champions Award 2016
East Tennessee State University Gatton College of Pharmacy 2012-13 Research Award
2012-13 and 2014-15
East Tennessee State University Gatton College of Pharmacy 2011-12 Teaching Excellence
Award. Presented by the Class of 2014
Jenkins-Knevel Award for Outstanding Graduate Research 2010
American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE) Pre-Doctoral Fellowship in
the Pharmaceutical Sciences 2010-2011
PMPR 3140 – Contemporary Practice of Pharmacy I
PMPR 4182 – Communication Skills for Health Professionals
PMPR 4283 – Pharmacy Law and Ethics
PMPR 3240 – Contemporary Practice of Pharmacy II
PMPR 7117 – Personal Finance for the Future Pharmacist
PMPR 7130 – Pharmacy Leadership Forum
Pharmacy Practice Research/ Scholarship Elective Series
Prescription drug abuse prevention and treatment, health communication, and community
pharmacy practice-based research.
Hagemeier NE, Tudiver F, Brewster S, Hagy EJ, Ratliff B, Hagaman A, Pack RP. Interprofessional
Prescription Opioid Abuse Communication among Prescribers and Pharmacists: A Qualitative
Analysis. Substance Abuse. 2017. In press.
Hagemeier NE, Ventricelli D, Sevak RJ. Situational communication self-confidence among
community pharmacists: A descriptive analysis. Research in Social and Administrative
Pharmacy. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sapharm.2016.12.003
Hagemeier NE, Tudiver F, Brewster S, Hagy E, Hagaman A, Pack RP. Prescription Drug
Abuse Communication: A Qualitative Analysis of Prescriber and Pharmacist Perceptions
and Behaviors. Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy. Early online 12/29/2015.
Hagemeier NE, Alamian A, Murawski MM, Pack RP, Flippin H, Hagy EJ. Correlates of Prescription
Opioid Legitimacy Estimations among Community Pharmacists in Tennessee. Substance
Use and Misuse. 2016; 51(6):692-9.
Gray JA, Hagemeier NE, Brooks B, Alamian AA. Prescription waste and disposal practices:
A two-year ecological study of drug drop box donations in Appalachia. American Journal
of Public Health. e-View Ahead of Print. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2015.302689
Hagemeier NE, Alamian AA, Murawski MM, Pack RP. Factors associated with provision
of addiction treatment facility information by community pharmacists. Journal of Substance
Abuse Treatment. 2015; 52: 67-72. Early online November 2014.
Hagemeier NE, Murawski MM, Lopez NC, Alamian A, Pack RP. Theoretical Exploration of
Tennessee Community Pharmacists' Perceptions Regarding Opioid Pain Reliever Abuse
Communication. Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy. 2014; 10(3): 562-575.
Hagemeier NE, Murawski MM. An Instrument to Assess Subjective Task Value Beliefs Regarding
the Decision to Pursue Postgraduate Training. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education.
2014; 78(1): Article 11.
Hagemeier NE, Gray JA, Pack RP. Prescription Drug Abuse: A Comparison of Prescriber
and Pharmacist Perspectives. Substance Use & Misuse. 2013; 248(9);761-768.
Gray JA, Hagemeier NE. Prescription Drug Abuse and DEA-Sanctioned Drug Take-Back Events:
Characteristics and Outcomes in Rural Appalachia. Archives of Internal Medicine. 2012;
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Personal motto or favorite quote:
Always tell the truth and you won't have to remember what you said - Mark Twain