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Dr.  Judith  L.  Kristeller

Pharmacy Practice

Dr. Kristeller joined Wilkes University in 2002. Prior to Wilkes, she worked as a clinical hospital pharmacist for 5 years, and then as a critical care pharmacy specialist for another 5 years. She is married to Ted Kristeller and has 3 children, Alyssa, Alex, and Jacob.

Education and Training

  • PharmD: University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
  • Critical Care Residency: Hermann Hosptial, Houston, TX

Certificates and Certifications

  • BCPS (Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Support) 

Selected Teaching

  • Cardiology
  • Transitions of Care
  • Medication Safety

Selected Scholarship

  • Kristeller, J. L. (2014). Improving medication adherence from hospital to home (webinar), PA Chronic Care Initiative. PA.
  • Kristeller, J. L. (2014). Improving the transition from hospital to home. Scranton, Chronic Care Initiative - NEPA. PA.
  • Kristeller, J. L., A. Jankowski, et al. (2015). "Role of corticosteroids during cardiopulmonary bypass (webinar)."
  • Kristeller, J. L. and D. S. Longyhore (2015). A presenter's guide to ACCP's Updates in Therapeutics. American College of Clinical Pharmacy Webinar.
  • Dr. Kristeller’s scholarship has focused on improving medication management for patients during the transition from hospital to home.

Selected Service

  • Tenure and Promotion Committee 2010-2015
  • Advisor for PPA and LKS 

Selected Honors and Awards

  • 2013: Recipient of a $93,000 grant to develop a pharmacy practice model to improve care transitions
  • 2011: LKS Advisor Award