School of Pharmacy

Jennifer Bacci

Assistant Professor

Department of Pharmacy, Institute for Innovative Pharmacy Practice, Pharmacy Faculty, Plein Center in Geriatrics Faculty

Telephone: (206) 221-3372


Office Location: H-375-P Box 357630

Website: PubMed Bibliography


  • PharmD, University of Pittsburgh
  • Master of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh

Research Interests:

  • Community Pharmacist Patient Care Services
  • Implementation Science
  • Pharmacy Practice-based Research

Courses Taught:

  • PHARM 584: Pharmacy Practice I – Introduction to Community Pharmacy Practice
  • PHARM 585: Pharmacy Practice II
  • PHARM 586: Pharmacy Practice III – Applications of Public Health Practice
  • PHARM 521: Pharmacy Teaching Practicum


Jennifer Bacci, PharmD, MPH, BCACP is an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy at the University of Washington School of Pharmacy.  Her primary research interest focus on the application of implementation science to evaluate and advance the adoption and reach of innovative patient care models in community pharmacy practice.  Her past research has investigated the implementation of a variety of community pharmacist patient care services, including medication therapy management, immunizations, adherence interventions, opioid misuse screening, and collaborative practice agreements.

Dr. Bacci earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 2011 and her Master in Public Health from the University of Pittsburgh in 2015.  She completed a PGY-1 Community Pharmacy Residency with the University of Pittsburgh and Rite Aid Pharmacy followed by a two-year Community Pharmacy Research Fellowship with the University of Pittsburgh.  Dr. Bacci is a board certified ambulatory care pharmacist and is certified in pharmacy-based immunization delivery and community pharmacy-based point-of-care testing.  She currently serves as a member of the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association (JAPhA) Editorial Advisory Board.  She has previously practiced in the traditional chain, supermarket, and independent community pharmacy settings.

Selected Publications:

Bacci JL, Berenbrok L. Innovative advances in connectivity and community pharmacist patient care services: implications on patient safety. Pharmacotherapy. doi: 10.1002/phar.2148 (published June 7, 2018).

Lin J, Bacci JL, Reynolds MJ, Li Y, Firebaugh RG, Odegard PS. Comparison of two training methods in community pharmacy: Project VACCINATE. J Am Pharm Assoc. doi: 10.1016/j.japh.2018.04.003 (published April 9, 2018).

O’Sullivan TA, Sy E, Bacci J. A qualitative study designed to build an experiential education curriculum for practice-ready community pharmacy-bound students. Am J Pharm Educ. 2017; 81(10): 6055.

Bacci JL, Klepser DG, Tilley H, Smith JK, Klepser ME. Community pharmacy-based point-of-care testing: A case study of pharmacist-physician collaborative working relationships. Res Social Admin Pharm. 2018; 14(1):112-115.

Cochran G, Hruschak V, Bacci JL, Hohmeier KC, Tarter R. Behavioral, mental, and physical health characteristics and opioid medication misuse among community pharmacy patients: A latent class analysis. Res Social Admin Pharm. DOI: DOI:; 13(6):1055-1061.

Deal EN, Stranges PM, Maxwell WD, Bacci J, Ashjian E, DeRemer DL, Kane-Gill SL, Norgard NB, Dombrowski L, Parker RB. The importance of research and scholarly activity in pharmacy training. Pharmacotherapy. 2016; 36(12):e200-e205.

Bacci JL, Akinwale T, Adams A, McGivney MS. An analysis of community pharmacy shared faculty members’ contributions to teaching, service, and scholarship. Am J Pharm Educ. 2016; 80(7):115.

Cochran G, Bacci JL, Ylioja T, Hruschak V, Miller S, Seybert AL, Tarter R. Understanding misuse profiles of patients prescribed opioid medications. J Am Pharm Assoc. 2016; 56(3):248-256.

Bacci JL, Coley KC, McGrath K, Abraham O, Adams A, McGivney MS. Strategies to facilitate the implementation of collaborative practice agreements in chain community pharmacies. J Am Pharm Assoc. 2016; 56(3):257-265.

Snyder ME, Frail CK, Gernant SE, Bacci JL, Coley KC, Colip L, Ferreri SP, Hagemeier NE, McGivney MS, Rhodis JL, Smith MG, Smith RB.  Fellowships in community pharmacy research: experiences of five schools and colleges of pharmacy. J Am Pharm Assoc. 2016; 56(3):316-322.

McCartney EM, Bacci JL, Ossman KL, Richardson RM, DelPizzo DM, DeJames JR, McGivney MS. Mobile application features sought after by patients of a grocery store chain pharmacy. J Am Pharm Assoc. 2016; 56:62-66.

Cochran G, Rubinstein J, Bacci JL, Ylioja T, Tarter R. Screening community pharmacy patients for opioid misuse and risk factors of misuse.  J Addict Med. 2015; 9(5):411-416.

Cochran G, Gordon A, Field C, Bacci J, Dhital R, Ylioja T, Stitzer M, Kelly T, Tarter R. Developing a framework of care for opioid medication misuse in community pharmacy.  Res Soc Adm Pharm. 2016; 12:293-301.

Bacci JL, McGrath SH, Pringle J, Maguire MA, McGivney MS. Implementation of targeted medication adherence interventions within a community chain pharmacy practice: The Pennsylvania Project. J Am Pharm Assoc. 2014; 54:584-593.