Jeff Cain - Ed.D.
Jeff Cain, EdD, MS, is an Adjunct Associate Professor for the Department of Pharmacy Practice & Science and the Director of Education Technology for the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy. In addition to co-directing and teaching a pharmacy management course, he is actively involved in social and behavioral sciences research. As part of his Office of Education assignment he works with faculty and administration on a variety of matters pertaining to instructional design, pedagogy, the curriculum, innovation, faculty development, instructional technologies, assessment and evaluation. His primary research interests are e-professionalism, Web 2.0 applications in education and health science professions, and educational technology. Dr. Cain’s diverse professional background includes work as an engineer for Osh Kosh B’Gosh, Inc and owning/managing a small landscaping business. He has worked in the fields of higher education and technology since 1999 and has numerous publications and presentations related to Web 2.0, social media, teaching and learning, and instructional technology – particularly as they relate to the profession of pharmacy and pharmacy education. Dr. Cain completed the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Academic Leadership Fellows Program in 2013. He currently serves as an associate editor of Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning.
- Michael J. Lach Award of Innovative Teaching - UK College of Pharmacy (2012-13)
- University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy Administrative Employee of the Year (2001)
- Co-coordinator, PPS 960 Pharmacy Practice Management
- Course Coordinator, PPS 981 Thinking Creatively for Innovation
- Cain J, Chretien K. Exploring social media’s potential in interprofessional education. J Res Interprof Pract Educ. 2013: 3(2): 1-7.
- Cain J, Scott D, Tiemeier A, Akers P, & Metzger A. Social media use by pharmacy faculty: Student friending, e-professionalism, and professional use. Currents Pharm Teach Learn. 2013: 5(1): 2-8.
- Cain J, Romanelli F, Smith KM. Academic entitlement in pharmacy education. Am J Pharm Educ.2013: 76(10): Article 189.
- Cain J, Policastri A. An instructional strategy of using Facebook as an informal learning environment. Am J Pharm Educ. 2011: 75(10): Article 207.
- Cain J. Social media in healthcare: The case for organizational policy and employee education. Am J Health Sys Pharm. 2011: 68(11):1036-1040.
- Cain J, Fink JL. Legal and ethical issues regarding social media and pharmacy education. Am J Pharm Educ. 2010; 74(10): Article 184.
- Cain J, Romanelli F, Fox B. Pharmacy, social media, and public health – An opportunity for impactJ Am Pharm Assoc. 2010; 50(6):745-751.
- Cain J, Dillon G. An analysis of pharmacy-centric blogs: Types, discourse themes, and issues. J Am Pharm Assoc. 2010; 50(6):714-719.
- Cain J, Scott DR, Smith K. E-Professionalism, social media, and residents: Residency program directors’ views. Am J Health Sys Pharm. 2010; 67(19):1635-1639.
- Cain J, Romanelli F. E-professionalism: A new paradigm for a digital age. Currents Pharm Teach Learn 2009; 1(2): 66-70.
- Cain J, Fox B. Web 2.0 and pharmacy education. Am J Pharm Educ. 2009; 73(7): Article 120.
- Cain J, Scott D, Akers P. Student pharmacists’ Facebook activity and opinions regarding accountability and e-professionalism. Am J Pharm Educ. 2009; 73(6): Article 104.
- Cain J, Smith D. Increasing moral reasoning skills through online discussions. Q Rev Distance Educ. 2009; 10(2): 149-163.
- Cain J, Black EP, Rohr, J. An audience response system strategy to improve student motivation, attention, and feedback in a physiological chemistry/molecular biology course. Am J Pharm Educ. 2009; 73(2): Article 21.
- Cain J, Robinson, E. A primer on audience response systems: Current applications and future considerations. Am J Pharm Educ. 2008; 72(4): Article 77.
- Cain, J. Review of Online social networking issues within academia and pharmacy education. Am J Pharm Educ. 2008;72(1).
- Cain J, Piascik P. Are serious games a good strategy for pharmacy education? Am J Pharm Educ. 2015: 79(4): Article 47.
- Cain J, Campbell T, Congdon HB, Hancock K, Kaun M, Lockman P & Evans RL. Complex issues affecting student pharmacist debt. Am J Pharm Educ. 2014: 78(7): Article 131.
- Cain J, Noel Z, Smith KM, Romanelli F. Four rights of the pharmacy educational consumer. Am J Pharm Educ. 2014: 78(6): Article 115.
- Cain J, Campbell T, Congdon HB, Hancock K, Kaun M, Lockman P & Evans RL. Pharmacy student debt and return on investment of a pharmacy education. Am J Pharm Educ. 2014: 78(1): Article 5.
- Cain J, Policastri A. Using video clips from “The Office” to illustrate organizational behavior concepts. Currents Pharm Teach Learn. 2013: 5(6): 620-625.