Professional Bio

Education

  • Pharmacy Practice Residency, Mayo Clinic – Rochester, 2000-2001
  • Infectious Diseases Specialty Residency, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital / Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 2001-2002
  • Pharm.D., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 2000
  • B.S. , Pharmacy, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 2000

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacists
  • American Pharmacists Association
  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
  • Christian Pharmacists Fellowship International
  • Kappa Epsilon Professional Pharmacy Fraternity
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America

Expertise & Certifications

  • Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, December 2003
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification, September 2000
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification, September 2000

Research & Scholarship

Research Interests

Pharmacokinetics; the impact of physician-prescribing on patient outcomes; the influence of elective coursework on pharmacy students' beliefs and confidence level.

Recent Publications

Sucher, A. J., & Clapp, P. (2012). 2 CE Credits-Special Considerations for the Treatment of HIV in Women. US Pharmacist, 37(9), 62.

Sucher A, Chahine E, Nelson M, Sucher B. Prevnar 13, the New 13-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine. The Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 2011; 45:1516-24.

Sucher B, Sucher A. Hypertension: A Review of Evidence-Based Treatment Options and Strategies. Module component (10 continuing education credit hours) of a 12-week certification course in drug therapy management in lipid and hypertensive disorders titled "Medication Therapy Management for Patients with Lipid and Hypertensive Disorders: A Practice-Based Activity for Pharmacists" provided by the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. Available May 2011 to May 2014 at: https://aces.dce.ufl.edu/Courses/Course.aspx?cId=315&ppId=ada87b24-a63d-44b4-8e6c-ac58e11a3810.

Sucher A, Inge L, Sucher B. Update on sexually transmitted diseases and HIV. U.S. Pharmacist 2011;36:77-87.

Sucher A, Smith S. Update on the treatment of acute uncomplicated cystitis and pyelonephritis in women. U.S. Pharmacist 2011;36:39-43.

Chahine E, Sucher A. An update on Clostridium difficile infection. Drug Topics 2010;154(12):30-41.

Sucher B, Sucher A, Clapp P. Type 2 diabetes mellitus: the role of the pharmacist in minimizing the risks of hypoglycemia. Pharmacy Times 2010;09.10:103-12.

Sucher A, Sucher B, Randall C. Update on upper respiratory tract infections. Drug Topics 2010;154:28-37.

Sucher A, Chahine E, Balcer H. Echinocandins: the newest class of antifungals. The Annals of Pharmacotherapy 2009; 43:1647-57.

Sucher B, Sucher A. Practical management of asthma. Drug Topics 2009;153:30-39.

Mehlhorn (Sucher) A, Inge L. Fungal infection of the nails. In: Goode JR, Roman LM, Weitzel KW, eds. Community Pharmacy Practice Case Studies. Washington, DC: American Pharmacists Association; 2009.

Inge L, Mehlhorn (Sucher) A. Urinary tract infections. In: Goode JR, Roman LM, Weitzel KW, eds. Community Pharmacy Practice Case Studies. Washington, DC: American Pharmacists Association; 2009.

Recent Presentations

Suit, L., Houser, J., Luckey, S., Sucher, A., Burt, L., & Roysden, D. (April 12, 2013) Relational aggression in health professions students. Western Institute of Nursing, Anaheim, CA. First runner up in Best Poster Contest.

Suit, L., Houser, J., Luckey, S., Sucher, A., Burt, L., & Roysden, D. (March 1, 2013) Relational aggression in health professions students. 24th Annual Rocky Mountain Interdisciplinary Research and Evidence-Based Practice Symposium, Aurora, CO.

Suit, L., Houser, J., Luckey, S., Sucher, A., Burt, L., & Roysden, D. (February 22, 2013) Relational aggression in health professions students. Metro State University Teacher-Scholar Forum. Denver, CO.

Suit, L., Houser, J., Burt, L., Sucher, A., Luckey, S., & Roysden, D. (2013). Relational aggression in health professions students. Western Institute of Nursing Conference. Anaheim, CA.

Goldwire, M., Moote, R., Sucher, A.S., & McCollum, M. (2012). Interprofessional Experiences at Regis University School of Pharmacy. 2012 AACP Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL.

McCollum, M., Sucher, A.J., Haight, R., Shea, L., Lalama, J., Martell, C., & Luckey, S. W. (2012). PCAT Scores are Predictive of Student Performance in an Integrated Team-Based Learning Curriculum. 2012 AACP Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL.

Sarmiento C, Sucher A, Volk S. Treatment of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Infections. Colorado Pharmacists Society Annual Fall Meeting, Denver Tech Center, CO: Oct 2011.

Goldwire M, Moote, R, Brunner J, Sucher A, Burt L. "An Active Multidisciplinary Approach to Teaching Drug Information and Literature Evaluation Skills." Poster Presentation: Team Based Learning Collaborative Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, NV: Mar 11.

Seybert A, Moote R, Clark D, McCollum M, Nelson M, Sucher A. Progressive learning strategies for foundations in critical thinking. Workshop: American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA: Jul 2010.

Luckey S, Nelson M, Sucher A, Sucher B, Moote R, Clark D, Allison S, McCollum M, Paulsen S. Supporting active learning in teams: using team-based learning (TBL) to deliver an integrated pharmacy curriculum. Poster Presentation: American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA: Jul 2010.

Clark D, Sucher A, Moote R, Malhotra J, Hajner M, Paulsen S. Participant impressions of multiple mini-interview (MMI) use in interviewing student applicants. Poster Presentation: American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA: Jul 2010.

Chahine E, Sucher A, Nornoo A. "Assessing pharmacy students' beliefs and confidence levels before and after an elective course in infectious diseases." Poster Presentation: American College of Clinical Pharmacy Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA: Oct 09.

Awards & Recognition

Suit, L., Houser, J., Burt, L., Sucher, A., Luckey, S., & Roysden, D. First runner-up for best poster. Relational aggression in health professions students. Western Institute of Nursing Conference. Anaheim, CA; April 2013.

Sucher A, Martell C. Student Society Development Grant. American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, $750, July 2011-May 2012