Joan B. Fowler, PharmD, BCPP,

Founder/Managing Director

Joan B. Fowler, PharmD, BCPP, President and Owner of Creative Educational Concepts, Inc, received her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry degree from Tennessee Technological University and her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Tennessee. She has over ten years of experience in direct patient care in the Veterans Affairs system in Memphis and Lexington, where she provided education to the health care team on new medications, devices, and procedures in order to efficiently improve patient care. In clinical practice, she also developed continuing education workshops, served on the P&T Committee, conducted medication use evaluations, participated in accreditation surveys, provided ACLS training, and was an active speaker nationally on topics related to optimal care of the elderly and the mentally ill. In 2000, she formed CEC, a privately-held S-corporation that develops educational design, innovative delivery formats, and clinical content for the health care team.

In addition to her management of CEC, Dr. Fowler has served on faculty at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy since 1990 and has had varied roles as an Assistant Professor, as a Clinical Specialist in the Office of Continuing Medical Education, and now as a committee member and community-based preceptor for PY4 PharmD students. Teaching responsibilities have included mentoring pharmacy and medical students on clinical rotations, coordination of the Geriatric Pharmacy course, and as a speaker for a number of therapeutics courses. Dr. Fowler is a Board Certified Psychiatric Pharmacist (BCPP) and was previously a Certified Geriatric Pharmacist (CGP). She has served or serves on the Founding Board for the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacy Foundation (CPNPF), The National Assembly of the American Lung Association and the regional ALA Board, the Core Curriculum Task Force for the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP), the Board of Trustees for the Baptist Seminary of Kentucky, the Board of Directors of the Business and Education Network, and on other related pharmacy, education, and health care committees. She is a founding member of the University of Kentucky Women & Philanthropy and serves on their Leadership Council. She developed an affiliation with PROMED, the Council for the International Promotion of Costa Rican Medicine and recently coordinated an orthopaedic surgery session for their annual meeting in San Jose. She is a member of the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEhp).

Dr. Fowler represents the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a volunteer surveyor for Joint Accreditation™ for prospective providers of interprofessional continuing education (IPCE).