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School of Pharmacy


Amy Werremeyer, PharmD, BCPP

Chair/Associate Professor
118H Sudro Hall


Pharmacy Practice Residency 2005-2006
Veteran's Affairs Medical Center
Fargo, North Dakota

Doctor of Pharmacy, 2005
North Dakota State University

Bachelor of Science, Pharmacy, 2003 
North Dakota State University


Associate Professor of Practice, Department of Pharmacy Practice
Clinical Specialist, Psychiatry, Sanford South University
Preceptor, Psychiatry Elective Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience, Sanford South University


College Curriculum 
Pharmacy Continuing Professional Education Committee
College of Health Professions Faculty Development Committee
NDSU Technology and Instructional Services Committee (Chair)
Sanford Health Pharmacy Residency Advisory Committee

Areas of Expertise 

  • Patient education and medication experiences with psychotropic medications
  • Photovoice
  • Psychopharmacology—especially antidepressants

Professional Memberships

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
American College of Clinical Pharmacy
College of Neurologic and Psychiatric Pharmacists
North Dakota Society of Health Systems Pharmacists


Pharmacy 536/636: Pharmacotherapy: Neurology/Psychiatry
Pharmacy 581-583: Clinical Clerkship: Psychiatry
University 189: Skills for Academic Success

Pharmacist Licensure

North Dakota

Recent Publications

Werremeyer A, Skoy E, Aalgaard Kelly G. Medication Experience of Psychotropic Medications through Photovoice. Qualitative Health Research. Published online March 1, 2017. DOI: 10.1177/10497323176932. 

Werremeyer A, Skoy E, Aalgaard-Kelly G. Photovoice to Characterize Learning during an International Health Experience. Pharmacy. 2016;4(4):39-48. 

Skoy E, Frenzel J, Eukel H, Werremeyer A, McDaniel B. Hearing Voices. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2016;80(8): Article 142. 

Barnacle M, Strand M, Werremeyer A, Maack B, Petry N. Depression screening in diabetes care to improve outcomes: Are we meeting the challenge? The Diabetes Educator. Published online first August 24, 2016 as doi:10.1177/0145721716662917. 

Werrremeyer A, Aalgaard-Kelly G, Skoy E. Living with My Medication: Using Photovoice to explore patients’ experiences with mental health medication. The Mental Health Clinician. 2016;6(3):142-153. 

Willborn R, Barnacle M, Maack B, Werremeyer A, Strand MA.  Utilization of the 9-Item Patient Health Questionnaire for Depression Assessment in Type-2 Diabetic Primary Care Patients. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services. 2016;54(1):56-63. 

Werremeyer A, Strand M, Maack B, Barnacle M, Petry N. Disease Control Among Patients with Diabetes and Severe Depressive Symptoms. Journal of Primary Care and Community Health. 2016;7(2):130-34.  

Goldstone L, Saldana S, Werremeyer A. Guidelines for Pharmacist Provision of Patient Medication Education Groups. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy. 2015; 72:487-92.  

Willborn R, Werremeyer A, Petry N, Barnacle M, Maack B, and Strand MA. A cross-sectional cohort study comparing health outcomes among type 2 diabetes patients with contrasting depression severity. NTIS #TR-06-2015. Western States Medical Monographs Series, 2015.  

Werremeyer A, Vandenberg A. Headache. In: Murphy J, Wun-Len Lee M, ed. Pharmacotherapy Self-Assessment Program 2015 Book 2. Lenexa, KS: American College of Clinical Pharmacists;2015:73-92.  

Werremeyer A. Surveying the Landscape: Treatment Selection for Depression. In: Recovery in Major Depression: Strategies Beyond the Dopamine Hypothesis. 2015. Available at:

Aalgaard-Kelly G, Werremeyer A, Skoy E. Utilizing Photovoice Methodology to Examine Mental Health Medication Use. Australian Consortium for Social and Political Research Incorporated (ACSPRI) Social Science Methodology Conference Proceedings. 2014.  

Werremeyer A. Retrospective Review of a Case of Serotonin Syndrome after Discontinuation of Risperidone: Was Withdrawal Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome Missed? (Case Report). Mental Health Clinician (MHC).2013;3(3).

Werremeyer A, Skoy E. A Medical Mission to Guatemala as an Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2012; 76(8): Article 156.

Werremeyer A. Patient Education by Pharmacists. The Mental Health Clinician. 2012; 2(10): Article 1.

Werremeyer A. Medication Therapy Management: Don’t leave the medical home without it… The Mental Health Clinician (MHC). August 2011.

Werremeyer A.  “Book Review:100 MTM Tips for the Pharmacist.” The Mental Health Clinician. August 2011.

Kelsch M, Werremeyer A. Public Health Poster Project in a Doctor of Pharmacy Program.  American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2011;75(1):Article 2

Kelsch M, Werremeyer A. Current Events Project in a Pharmacotherapy Course. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 2010; 74 (4):Article 58.

Werremeyer A. Guatemala Medical Mission 2010. NoDak Pharmacy. 2010;23(3):22-3.

Werremeyer A. Ziprasidone and Citalopram Use in Pregnancy and Lactation in a Woman with Psychotic Depression. (Letter). American Journal of Psychiatry. 2009;166(11):1298.

Werremeyer A. Spirituality and Religion in Pharmacy Practice. In Essentials of  Cultural Competence in Pharmacy Practice. Halbur, KV & Halbur, DA, Ed. Washington, DC: American Pharmacists Association; 2008:185-209.

Werremeyer A. Aging and Mental Health Education: Mental Health Clinicians Training Online CEU Course. Mental Health and Aging Project, Department of Child Development and Family Science, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND. 2007

Werremeyer A, Koo J, Welch J  "A Comparison of Adverse Effects of Simvastatin plus Gemfibrozil and Atorvastatin plus Gemfibrozil" Hospital Pharmacy.  2006

Awards and Certifications

Sudhir Mehta International Travel Award 2012
Faculty Preceptor of the Year 2012
Teacher of the Year 2012
Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties (BPS) Board Certification in Psychiatry Pharmacy 2010
Certified Diabetes Disease State Manager, About the Patient Diabetes Disease Statement Management Program 

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