Title:Assistant Dean for Clinical Affairs, Director of Experiential Education, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Rank:Associate Professor
Department:Pharmacy Practice
Phone:(515) 271-3901

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)
  • Iowa Pharmacy Association (IPA)  

Professional Service:

  • AACP Council of Faculties
  • AACP Distinguished Preceptor Recognition Award Committee
  • AACP Experiential Education Section

  • AACP Women Faculty Special Interest Group
  • ACCP 2023 Annual Meeting Program Committee

  • ACCP Education and Training Practice and Research Network
  • Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning Editorial Board

  • INNOVATIONS in Pharmacy Editorial Team

  • Iowa Pharmacy Association Education Advisory Committee

University Service:

  • Institutional Review Board

College Service:

  • Drake University Post-Graduate Teaching and Learning Curriculum Director
  • Pharmacy Practice Department Leadership Team
  • Assessment Committee
  • Mock Pharmacy Residency Interviewer

Honors and Awards:

  • Phi Lambda Sigma Faculty of the Year Award, 2023
  • AACP Experiential Education Section Award for Excellence in Experiential Education, 2021
  • Rho Chi Faculty Award, 2021
  • AACP Council of Faculties Emerging Teaching Scholar Award, 2019


  • Assistant Dean of Clinical Affairs, Director of Experiential Education - Drake University, Des Moines, IA, 2023 - present
  • Coordinator of Introductory and Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences - Drake University, Des Moines, IA, 2023 - present
  • Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice - Drake University, Des Moines, IA
  • Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice - Drake University, Des Moines, IA
  • Assistant Adjunct Professor of Pharmacy Practice – Butler University, Indianapolis, IN, 2011 – 2013

Latest Projects and Publications:

Isaacs AN, Steuber TD, Howard ML, Dy-Boarman EA, Nisly SA. Evaluating the impact of advanced pharmacy practice experience on student pharmacist metacognition. Am J Pharm Educ. 2022;86(5):8676. doi:10.5688/ajpe8676


Dy-Boarman E, Ulrich E. Implementation and evaluation of a practice transformation advanced pharmacy practice experience. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2022;14(6):758-764. doi:10.1016/j.cptl.2022.06.015


Janke KK, Bechtol RA, Dy-Boarman EA, Nelson M. Capturing employers’ perceptions of key variables in exceptional new practitioners’ success using a modified Delphi process. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2022;14(4):397-406. doi:10.1016/j.cptl.2022.03.009


Smith KJ, Cox CD, Dy-Boarman E, Gonyeau M, Lempicki KA, Lucas C, Lonie JM, Smith MD, Stein SM. Our priorities are not evolving, but our strategies are. Am J Pharm Educ. 2022;86(2):8732. doi:10.5688/ajpe8732


Dy-Boarman E, Von Hoff B, Janke KK. Scholarly maturation and other factors supporting publishing productivity in educational scholarship for clinical faculty. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2021;13(11):1398-1407. doi:10.1016/j.cptl.2021.09.019


Bryant GA, Dy-Boarman EA, Herring MS, Witry MJ. Use of a script concordance test to evaluate the impact of a targeted educational strategy on clinical reasoning in advanced pharmacy practice experiential students. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2021;13(8):1024-1031. doi:10.1016/j.cptl.2021.06.015


Dy-Boarman EA, Bryant GA, Herring MS. Faculty preceptors’ strategies for teaching clinical reasoning skills in the advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) setting. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2021;13(6):623-627. doi:10.1016/j.cptl.2021.01.023


Skrupky LP, Dy-Boarman EA, Gurgle HE, Isaacs AI, McCreary EK, Nisly SA, Paloucek F, Peterson DM, Smith A, Schramm GE. Letters of reference for PGY1 pharmacy residency candidates: a survey of residency program directors and opinion statement. J Am Coll Clin Pharm. 2021;4(3):379-389. doi:10.1002/jac5.1370

    Other Areas of Interest in Research:

      •  Scholarship of teaching and learning

      Currently Accepting Student Researchers?   No

      Quick Facts

      Eliza Dy-Boarman

      Year began at Drake: 2013

      Doctor of Pharmacy - Butler University, 2011
      Two-Year Pharmacotherapy Residency – Indiana University Health & Butler University, 2013

      Current Classes I Teach:

      PHAR 122 – Continuing Professional Development I

      PHAR 175 – Continuing Professional Development V

      PHAR 176 – Continuing Professional Development VI

      MSCP 202 & 204 – Pharmacology/Clinical Pharmacology I & II

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