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About Justin W. Cole, R.Ph., Pharm.D.

Prior to joining the faculty of the School of Pharmacy, Dr. Justin Cole served as Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, where he was responsible for oversight and strategic development of clinical and investigational drug services within the health system. He has also served as Pharmacy Educator and provided clinical pharmacy services for Pediatric Neurosciences and the Comprehensive Epilepsy Clinic, among other pediatric patient populations. Dr. Cole was instrumental in developing the pharmacy department's drug information platform, expanding pediatric clinical pharmacy services, and enhancing clinical decision support with the electronic heath record at Nationwide Children's Hospital. Dr. Cole has been a preceptor for introductory and advanced pharmacy practice students as well as numerous pharmacy residents, and was selected as Residency Preceptor of the Year at Nationwide Children's Hospital in 2012 and as Preceptor of Distinction for Cedarville University in 2016. He has served as a presenter at a number of state and national meetings and lecturer at the Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy and the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Cole is also active in free medical clinics in Columbus, Ohio, serving as Pharmacy Lead for Grace Clinics of Ohio's Hardin Clinic.


Present Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Cedarville University School of Pharmacy
Present Vice Chair of Pharmacy Practice, Cedarville University School of Pharmacy

Honors and Awards

  • Presidential Merit Scholarship, Ohio Northern University - 2000
  • Pharmacy Scholarship, Southeastern Ohio/Parkersburg Academies of Pharmacy - 2004
  • Employee of the Month, Nationwide Children's Hospital - 2010
  • Pharmacy Residency Preceptor of the Year, Nationwide Children's Hospital - 2013
  • Preceptor of Distinction, Cedarville University College of Pharmacy - 2016


2006 Pharm.D., Ohio Northern University

Contact Information

School of Pharmacy
Cedarville University
HSC 249


Peer-Reviewed Publications (5)

Abstracts (2)

Poster Presentations (7)

Invited Professional Presentations (10)

Research (5)