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Nicole Mollenkopf, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, FSMSO

Assistant Professor
Nicole Mollenkopf
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Nicole Mollenkopf is course coordinator and lecturer for the pharmacology course in the Master of Science in Nursing: Entry into Nursing Program and course coordinator for the clinical pharmacology course in the MSN program. She completed her doctor of pharmacy degree at the Temple University School of Pharmacy in 2004 and master of business administration in medical services management at the Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business in 2014. Her practice specialties are medication-use safety and pediatrics. Dr. Mollenkopf served as medication safety officer for pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins Hospital from 2006-2014, working closely with physician, pharmacy, and nursing staff to improve medication safety in the Children’s Center. She also served as the PGY2 medication-use safety residency director from 2011-2014. During her time there, she successfully led numerous interdisciplinary quality and safety projects that improved care for pediatric patients. Her primary research focus is use of lean sigma methodologies as well as technology to improve the quality and safety of the medication-use process.

Areas of Scholarly Expertise and Interest

Pediatrics; medication-use safety; pharmacy
  • Publications

    Trucco M, Lehmann CU, Mollenkopf N, Streiff MB, Takemoto CM (2015). "Retrospective cohort study comparing activated partial thromboplastin time versus anti-factor Xa activity nomograms for therapeutic unfractionated heparin monitoring in pediatrics." J Thromb Haemost. May;13(5):788-94.

    Toeper M., Veltri M., Hamrock E., Mollenkopf N., Holt K., Levin S. (2014). "Medication Waste Reduction in Pediatric Pharmacy Batch Processes." J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther;19(2):111–117.

    Scharnweber C, Lau B, Mollenkopf N, Thiemann D, Veltri M, Lehmann CU (2013). "Evaluation of Medication Dose Alerts in Pediatric Inpatients." Int J Med Inform. Aug;82(8):676-83.

  • Research
    • Medication safety
    • Use of technology to improve the medication use process
    • Use of Lean to improve quality and safety of medication use
  • Awards and Honors

    Johns Hopkins Hospital Patient Safety Award, 2010

    MSHP Medication Safety Award, 2009