Teaching Academy

Invited Guest Speakers

Drs. Connie Remsberg & Brenda Bray

CVM Teaching Academy:  Visiting Speakers

April 5, 2017

Dr. Connie Remsberg, PhD


Director of Advancement of Teaching and Learning Excellence,


Connie Remsberg is a Clinical Assistant Professor from Washington State University College of Pharmacy, where she is a member of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and the Director of Advancement of Teaching and Learning Excellence. Connie graduated from WSU with a PharmD and PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences with an emphasis in pharmacokinetics. Following graduation, Connie completed a Clinical Pharmacology fellowship at the University of California San Francisco. Connie joined the WSU faculty in 2013 and teaches the pharmaceutics course series, pharmacy calculations, and compounding lab. As the Director of Advancement of Teaching and Learning Excellence, Connie has worked with faculty to improve teaching and learning excellence throughout the college. A major focus of her attention has been on preparing faculty for the college-wide implementation of a flipped classroom model now underway. Her research interests include scholarship of teaching and learning related to best approaches for active learning and ways to support student success.

Dr.Brenda Bray, MPH


Assistant Dean for Assessment and Accreditation,


Brenda S. Bray is a pharmacist faculty member from Washington State University (WSU) College of Pharmacy on the WSU Health Sciences campus where she is a Clinical Associate Professor and Assistant Dean for Assessment and Accreditation. Curricular and scholarly interest areas for Ms. Bray include simulation-based teaching methodologies using high-fidelity mannequins and standardized patients, evaluation of competency-based and active learning curriculum models and implementation and evaluation of interprofessional education (IPE).

Ms. Bray was a co-investigator for an IP Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant. This collaborative IP project included interprofessional (IP) teams of faculty and student learners from nursing, pharmacy, medicine, social work and nutrition. She is currently a co-investigator for an IP grant for Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) funded by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Schedule of Events:

Wednesday (April 5):
  • 10:15 am - 12 pm- Individual Meetings
  • 12:10 pm - Presentation and Informal Q &A:
    • Location: ADBF 2018/2020 - Lunch Seminar
    • Description: WSU College of Pharmacy Curriculum Revision, Delivery and Assessment, with informal dialogue to follow
  • 1:30 pm - Break-our session/small group discussion with distance learning faculty- ADBF 2020
  • 2:30 pm - Individual Meetings
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