School of Pharmacy

Michaelene Kedzierski

Clinical Professor Substance Abuse Consultant Diercet of Advising and Counseling Services

Department of Pharmacy, Office of Professional Pharmacy Education, Pharmacy Faculty, School Faculty

Telephone: (206) 616-2729

Email: kedzm@uw.edu

Office Location: H375C Department of Pharmacy H-wing Third Floor Health Sciences Building

Expertise: Addiction Medicine, Interprofessional Education and Practice, Mental Health, Teaching Methods, Experiential Education and Student Leadership

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin

Research Interests

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

Courses Taught

  • PHARM 537 Chemical Dependency Concepts
  • PHARM 538 Chemical Dependency Issues in Practice
  • PHARM 577 Advanced Chemical Dependency Practicum
  • PHARM 595 Individualized Independent Study

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 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, Renton Olympia and Gray’s Harbor, providing medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder. 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 under-served patient populations in the community clinic system, including providing service to patients with general medical conditions, drug/alcohol use disorders, mental health disorders, immigrant populations, and those who are uninsured.