Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy
Dr. Sandy Bartlett joined the School of Pharmacy at Husson University in November 2013 as an Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice. She received a Doctor of Pharmacy with Highest Distinction from the University of Kansas and completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Exempla Good Samaritan Medical Center in Lafayette, Colorado which solidified her interested in the practice areas of Emergency Medicine and Critical Care. Dr. Bartlett is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) and also has certifications in Fundamentals of Critical Care Support (FCCS), Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Advanced Stroke Life Support (ASLS). Her clinical practice will be in Emergency Medicine & Trauma at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor.
Prior to receiving her clinical credentials, Dr. Bartlett received her Bachelor of Science with Distinction from the University of Kentucky and her Doctor of Philosophy from Oregon State University in Medicinal Chemistry. She had faculty appointments in medicinal chemistry at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, University of Connecticut and the University of Kansas. She has published papers on her work targeting the CCR5 chemokine receptors as a potential therapeutic target for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and received NIH-funding to support her research focusing on the design and synthesis of peptides as antagonists at the CXCR4 chemokine receptors as potential inhibitors of breast cancer metastasis.
Dr. Bartlett received several awards for her work in Emergency Medicine and Trauma from Stormont-Vail HealthCare in Topeka, KS. Further, while in pharmacy school, she was honored as the “Pharmacy Student of the Year” by the Kansas Council of Health-Systems Pharmacists’; was a Top Ten Finalist in the National Clinical Skills Competition at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting; and received an Eli Lilly Achievement Award. Further, Dr. Bartlett is an active member of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) and the ACCP’s Emergency Medicine Practice and Research Network (PRN). She is also a member of American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists and was a past-present of University of Kansas Student Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (KU-SSHP). Dr. Bartlett was also inducted into the Phi Lambda Sigma, Pharmacy Leadership Society; Rho Chi, Pharmacy Honor Society; Phi Kappa Phi, Academic Honor Society; Sigma Xi, Scientific Research Society and Kappa Epsilon, Pharmacy Fraternity.
Her passion outside of pharmacy primarily focuses on her Australian Shepherds where the two youngest are in training with aspirations to compete in agility, rally, obedience and perhaps even dabble in the conformation ring. Equinox Ethereal Elation “Joy” is the first daughter of GCh Equinox Ad Astra “Aster” who was the 2012 Westminster Kennel Club Best of Breed. Equinox Esoteric Petillant CGC “Grahm” is a son of GCh Equinox The Edge of Reason RE “Cliff” who was the Westminster Kennel Club Select Dog in 2013. Outside of the Aussies, she is also a big fan of women’s basketball especially during March Madness and enjoys entertaining friends with her spouse which often focuses on wine-paired gourmet meals.