Department of Pharmacy Practice
Education & Training
University of Arkansas Little Rock, EdD
California Institute of Integral Studies, MA
University of California Davis, Single Subject Teaching Credential
Wellesley College, BA
Certified Yoga Teacher, CYT
Certified Hypnotherapist, CHT
Lecturer, PhPr 7103 Career Orientation and Communications
Introduction to Leadership, Self-Reflection, Entrepreneurship/Innovation, and Continuous Professional Development, Fall 2019 to present (4 hours)
Lecturer, PhSc 7302 Pharmacognosy and Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Introduction to Yoga and Yoga Therapy, Fall 2019 to present (3 hours)
Lecturer, PhPr 7150 Leadership Elective
Metacognition and Leadership, Fall 2018 to present (2 hours)
Research & Scholarly Interests
- Multi-mini Interviews
- Academic Difficulty
- Student Retention
- Yoga Therapy
- Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Honors & Awards
Graduate Student Policy Seminar, Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE),
St. Louis, MO, November, 2013
National Data Institute, National Science Foundation/National Center for Education Statistics/
Association of Institutional Research Summer Institute, Washington, DC, July 2013.
- American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), 2016 to present
- American Educational Research Association (AERA), 2013 – 2016
- Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE)
- Association for Institutional Research (AIR)
- National Association of Graduate Admissions Professionals (NAGAP)
- Rho Chi Pharmacy Honor Society, 2019
- Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA)
Choi AN, Curran, GM, Morris EJ, Salem AM, Curry BD, Flowers SK. Pharmacy Students’ Lived Experiences of Academic Difficulty and Tinto’s Theory of Student Departure. Am J Pharm Educ 2019; 83(10): 7447.
Choi AN, Flowers SK, Heldenbrand SD. Towards holistic admissions: A literature review of noncognitive admissions factors in colleges and schools of pharmacy and holistic admissions in other health professions. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2018; 10(10): 1429-1437
Choi AN, Flowers SK, Heldenbrand SD. Towards holistic admissions: A literature review of noncognitive admissions factors in colleges and schools of pharmacy and holistic admissions in other health professions. Curr Pharm Teach Learn. 2018; 10(10). In press
Heldenbrand S, Dayer LE, Martin BC, O’Brien CE, Choi AN, Gubbins, PO, Hawthorne J, Ramey M, Willis K, Flowers, SK. Advanced pharmacy practice experience evaluation scores correlate with multiple mini interview score, prepharmacy GPA and pharmacy GPA. Am J Pharm Educ 2016; 80(2). Published online November 1. https://www.ajpe.org/pdf/10.5688/ajpe6326
Heldenbrand S, Dayer LE, Martin BC, O’Brien CE, Choi AN, Gubbins, PO, Hawthorne J, Ramey M, Willis K, Flowers, SK. Advanced pharmacy practice experience evaluation are positively correlated with MMI, prepharmacy GPA and pharmacy GPA. Am J Pharm Educ 2016; 82(7) 6236.
Choi AN, Barrett TG (2012). Thomas Jefferson’s vision for the curriculum of the University of Virginia and its place in curricular development in 19th century American higher education. Paper presented at the Organization of Educational Historians (OEH) annual conference, Chicago, IL.
Heldenbrand SD, Castleberry A, Payakachat N, Dayer LE, Martin B, Choi AN, Flowers SK. MMI, PCAT, and pharmacy GPA are associated with performance on cumulative high-stakes examination in senior year. AACP Annual Meeting. Nashville, TN. July 2017.
Neill, K. ; Choi, AN; Bryant-Howe M.; Castleberry A.N. (2017). PROgress Notes: Redesigning the Student Portfolio System for Greater Efficiency and Impact on Student Growth. Poster presented at the AACP annual meeting, Nashville, TN.
Dayer, L. E.; Flowers, S. K.; Martin, B. C.; O’Brien, C. E.; Choi, A N; Hawthorne, J. L.; Willis, K.; Ramey, M. & Heldenbrand, S. D. (2016). Multiple-Mini Interview (MMI) for Pharmacy School Admissions is Prognostic with Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience (APPE) Scores. Poster presented at the AACP annual meeting, Anaheim, CA.
Castleberry, A. N.; Choi, A N & Stowe, C. D. (2014). Qualitative evaluation of team-based learning in a pharmacy curriculum: What the students are saying about TBL. Poster presented at the Team-Based Learning Collaborative conference, Ft. Worth, TX.
Choi AN, Payakachat N., Harrington HP, Compadre CM. Yoga Therapy Knowledge in Third Year Pharmacy Students: An Education Intervention
Target Journal: Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning