Ally Dering-Anderson, PharmD, RP, FAPhA

Allison Dering-Anderson, PharMD, RP

Clinical Associate Professor

College of Pharmacy
Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science
986145 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE  68198-6145
402-559-2890 (Fax)

Teaching Activities:
Dr. Ally is one of the community pharmacists in the Department of Pharmacy Practice & Science.  She coordinates the Law and Ethics series and the Immunization course.  She also coordinates electives in:  Over-the-Counter Products, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, Point of Care Testing, Advocacy, and Medical Cannabinoids.  Dr. Ally is a preceptor for a 4th year elective APPE in health policy.  She lectures in Pharmacy & Health Care, Pharmaceutical Care, and Pharmacotherapy, all with a focus on community pharmacy practice.  Dr. Ally has been selected as the teacher of the year for the College of Pharmacy and for the entire UNMC campus

Research Activities and Interests:
Dr. Ally’s research and scholarship focuses on advancing the services provided by pharmacists in community pharmacies.  She is one of the developers of the national Point of Care Testing Certificate program and is a developer of the California Pharmacists Association’s Advanced Pharmacist training program.  She works with pharmacists and other health care providers to create collaborative practice agreements intended to improve patient care.  Dr. Ally is the College’s presenter on the policy issues surrounding the medical use of cannabis and cannabinoids.  She serves as the College’s representative on the campus legislative committee.  Ally is a member of the UNMC Interprofessional Academy of Educators and is active in work to improve teaching and learning across the campus.  Dr. Ally is the faculty sponsor for the College’s Phi Lambda Sigma chapter – the national pharmacists organization recognizing pharmacy leaders.

Recent Publications:

  1. Cochran GL, Foster JA, Klepser DG, Dobesh PP, Dering-Anderson AM; The Impact of Eliminating Backward Navigation on Computerized Exam Scores and Completion Time; AJPE, 6 Oct 2020; doi: 10.5688/ajpe8034
  2. DeringAnderson AM, Trevarrow BJ, Merry JN; Patient Reported Allergy Symptoms are not allergies in majority of patients; WJPPS, 9(6) 2020, 29-46; doi: 10-20959/wjpps20206-16264
  3. DeringAnderson AM, Stoecklein A, Hitzeman M; Optimization of a Certified Pharmacy Technician to Expand Clinical Pharmacist Services in an Anticoagulation Clinic: An Encouraging Case Study; WJPPS, 9(5) 2020, 1876-1885; doi: 10.20959/wjpps20205-16198
  4. DeringAnderson, AM; Reflections on 500 Call-In Radio Shows; AJPE; 2018; 82 (9) Article 7046.
  5. Dering-Anderson AM, Adams AJ; Improving access to appropriate post-exposure doxycycline for Lyme disease prophylaxis: role for community pharmacies; JAntiMChemo; 2018(73)3219-3220. doi: 10.1093/jac/dky361
  6. Adams A, Dering-Anderson A; Pharmacy-based travel health services: state approaches to prescriptive authority; J Pharm Tech; 34. 2018. doi: 10.1177/8755122518770465
  7. Adams A, Dering-Anderson AM, Klepser M, Klepser D; The gap between law and practice: roles for Colleges of Pharmacy. AJPE 2017 (82) doi: 10.5688/ajpe6577
  8. Atkinson D, Dering-Anderson A, Adams A; Pharmacy-based tuberculosis skin testing: approaches to legal authority. Innovations in Pharmacy 2017; 8. doi: 10.24926/iip.v8i2.518
  9. Klepser D, Klepser M, Smith J, Dering-Anderson A, Nelson M, Pohren L; Utilization of Influenza and Streptococcal Pharyngitis Point-of-Care Testing in the Community Pharmacy Practice Setting.  Res in Social and Adm Pharm; 2 May 2017; doi:  10.1016/j.sapharm.2017.04.012
  10. Dering-Anderson, AM: El avance de los servicios de la farmacia comunitaria; el farmaceutico n.; 15 abril 2017; 40-45