« back to lesson listing

Faculty Bio

Development and Planning
Susan B. Sloane, BS, RPh, CDE

Susan B. SloaneSusan B. Sloane, BS, RPh, CDE, CPT has been a registered pharmacist for more than 29 years and a Certified Diabetes Educator for most of her career. Her two sons were diagnosed with diabetes, and since then, she has been dedicated to promoting wellness and optimal outcomes as a patient advocate, information expert, educator, and corporate partner.

Susan has published numerous articles on the topic of diabetes for patients and health care professionals. She has committed her career goals to helping patients with diabetes stay well through education.


Ashley A. Martin, PharmD, CDE
Ashley Martin is a clinical ambulatory care pharmacist and certified diabetes educator specializing in medication counseling and management of diabetes and cardiometabolic disorders. She received a Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Montana in 2009 and has been dedicated to providing patients with thorough medication information and chronic disease management training ever since. She has experience in both hospital and outpatient pharmacy practice. She was the first pharmacist to become a certified diabetes educator in Montana and enjoys a fast paced position in the Providence Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition Center in Missoula, MT. There she helps patients to manage diabetes and metabolic disorders through face to face counseling, medication management, barrier identification and problem solving skills. Ashley enjoys spending time with her family and participating in all the outdoor activities that Montana has to offer including fishing, camping and hiking.

Dhiren K. Patel, PharmD, CDE, BC-ADM, BCACP
Dhiren K. Patel, PharmD, CDE, BC-ADM, BCACP is an associate professor of pharmacy practice in the School of Pharmacy – Boston at MCPHS University. He also maintains a clinical practice site at the VA Boston Healthcare System where he functions as a mid-level provider for a variety of chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, and obesity. He earned his PharmD from MCPHS University and received his postdoctoral residency training at the Boston VA. He is also board certified as an ambulatory care pharmacist (BCACP), diabetes educator (CDE), and in advanced diabetes management (BC-ADM).

Dr. Patel is one of the co-authors for the Diabetes chapter in the Koda-Kimble and Young's Applied Therapeutics textbook. He has also been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals and delivered numerous presentations and lectures on the management

Justin W. Bouw, PharmD, BCACP, CDE
Dr. Bouw is an Assistant Professor of Clinical and Administrative Sciences and Residency Program Director for California Northstate University College of Pharmacy (CNUCOP).  Originally from Grand Rapids, MI, Dr. Bouw received his B.S. in Biochemistry from Calvin College in 2003.  He received his PharmD from Purdue University in 2009 and then went on to complete two years of pharmacy residency training, specializing in Ambulatory Care and Academia.  After completing his PGY2 residency in Ambulatory Care/Academia at the Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis, IN in 2011, Dr. Bouw accepted a faculty position with CNUCOP in the Clinical and Administrative Sciences Department.

Dr. Bouw's passion lies in the classroom and in direct patient care.  His background in serving underprivileged and underserved populations during residency training prepared him for his service as an ambulatory care pharmacist and teacher.  Dr. Bouw and his faculty colleagues established a Diabetes Clinic at the County of Sacramento DHHS Primary Care Center in October 2011 which was successful in treating underserved patients with chronic disease, as well as training pharmacy students and residents in ambulatory care practice.  In 2015 Dr. Bouw and colleagues transitioned their services to a new practice site at Wellspace Health Services, which has also provided support in cardiovascular risk management and many other clinical pharmacy activities. He looks forward to continuing to expand ambulatory care pharmacy practice in the Sacramento area and beyond.  Dr. Bouw also coordinates the PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency Program at CNUCOP. 

Candis M. Morello, PharmD, CDE, FCSHP, FASHP
Dr. Candis Morello is founding faculty, Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, and Associate Dean for Student Affairs at the UC San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Following earning her PharmD from UC San Francisco in 1996, she completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency with a Geriatrics Emphasis at the VA San Diego Healthcare System. Dr. Morello is a Certified Diabetes Educator and Clinical Pharmacist Specialist who directs a Diabetes Intense Medical Management Clinic at the VA in San Diego. Her practice and research have focused on diabetes care and clinical education.  Dr. Morello is nationally known for academic excellence as a diabetes clinician and researcher. She has authored numerous articles, book chapters, and abstracts all centered on diabetes and she serves as a reviewer for prestigious publications.

Sheri R. Colberg, PhD, CDE, FACSM
Sheri Colberg, PhD, FACSM, is a professor emerita of exercise science from Old Dominion University. She has authored 10 books, 18 book chapters, and close to 300 articles on physical activity and diabetes. With almost 50 years of practical experience as a (type 1) diabetic exerciser, she provides professional expertise on physical activity to the American Diabetes Association and is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine.

Susan B. Sloane, BS, RPh, CDE, CPT


Joshua J. Neumiller, PharmD, CDE, FASCP
Josh Neumiller is Vice-Chair and Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacotherapy at Washington State University. Dr. Neumiller is a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) and a Fellow of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists. Josh is a contributing author for the ADA books Medications for the Treatment of Diabetes, Practical Insulin, and the American Diabetes Association Guide to Nutrition Therapy for Diabetes, and is Editor-in-Chief for the ADA journal Diabetes Spectrum. Josh's research interests involve the management of diabetes and prevention of adverse drug events during transitions in care. Josh was recently awarded with the 2016 Albert B. Prescott Pharmacy Leadership Award.

« back to lesson listing