Michaelene Kedzierski

Clinical Professor, Substance Abuse Consultant, Department of Pharmacy; Director of Advising & Counseling, Office of Professional Pharmacy Education; Chair of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council, School of Pharmacy; Faculty Affiliate, UW Center for Health Sciences Interprofessional Education; Pharmacist Manager, Evergreen Treatment Services

Department of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Faculty, Student Services

Expertise: Addiction Medicine, Mental Health, Prevention/Lifestyle Health, Teaching Methods, Experiential Education and Student Leadership

Telephone: (206) 616-2729

Fax: (206) 543-3835

Email: kedzm@uw.edu

Office Location: H375-C Box 357630 1959 NE Pacific St Seattle, WA 98195-7630

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin

Research Interests

  • Substance abuse/addiction
  • Underserved community health care
  • Health literacy

Courses Taught

  • Pharm 500: Profession of Pharmacy
  • Pharm 537: Chemical Dependency Concepts
  • Pharm 538: Chemical Dependency Issues in Practice
  • Pharm 591: Community Collaborations in Health Care
  • Pharm 577: Advanced Chemical Dependency Practicum
  • Pharm 577: Advanced Community Outreach Practicum

Biography

Michaelene (Micki) Kedzierski, RPh, CDP, is a clinical professor in the Department of Pharmacy, Substance Abuse Consultant to the School of Pharmacy and Director of Admissions, Advising and Counseling Services in the Office of Professional Pharmacy Education in the School of Pharmacy. She is a licensed pharmacist (RPh) and a credentialed Chemical Dependency Professional (CDP).

She received her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the University of Wisconsin and completed a certificate in advanced studies in chemical addictions from the School of Social Work at the UW. She teaches several courses on chemical dependency as related to clinical practice, public health, harm reduction, and legal and ethical considerations. She practices clinically as the pharmacist manager to Evergreen Treatment Services with sites in Seattle, Olympia and Gray\’s Harbor, a methadone-based program for the treatment of opioid addiction. She is also the substance abuse consultant to and an advisory board member of the Washington Recovery Assistance Program for Pharmacy. She has extensive experience working with underserved patient populations in the community clinic system, including providing service to patients with general medical conditions, drug/alcohol addiction, mental health problems, immigrant populations, geriatric patients and those who are uninsured.