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Nicole Mollenkopf, PharmD, MBA

Assistant Professor
Director of Interprofessional Education
Nicole Mollenkopf
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Specialties and Expertise

  • Genetics
  • Pediatrics
  • Pharmacy
  • Safety
  • Transition of Care


Nicole Mollenkopf is a pharmacist with advanced education and experience in safe medication-use systems design. Her practice and research are focused on applying human factors principles to optimize the use of health information technology to realize quality and patient safety improvements. She is part of an interprofessional team that teaches pharmacology to nursing students. She is also the director of interprofessional education at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing and oversees required and extracurricular interprofessional education experiences for prelicensure and advanced practice nursing students. She has extensive experience with curriculum design and course development, and she is primary investigator on a grant that aims to integrate genetics and genomics into nursing school curricula. 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. Prior to coming to JHSON, Dr. Mollenkopf was medication safety officer for pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, working closely with physician, pharmacy, and nursing staff to improve medication safety. She was also a PGY2 medication-use safety residency director.

Additional Resources

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  • Publications/Research

    Mendez, K., Piasecki, R., Hudson, K., Renda, S., Mollenkopf, Nicole, Nettles, B., Han, HR. (2020). Virtual and augmented reality: Implications for the future of nursing education. Nurse Education Today. 104531. 10.1016/j.nedt.2020.104531.

    Hudson, K.W., Kim, G.R., Osipowicz, G.T., Mollenkopf, N., Akparewa, N.E., Ball, M.J. (2019). Examining stress and coping: Program improvements of pre-licensure nursing students. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 9(9), 131-138.

    Trucco, M., Lehmann, C. U., Mollenkopf, N., Streiff, M. B., & Takemoto, C. M. (2015). Retrospective cohort study comparing activated partial thromboplastin time versus anti-factor Xa activity nomograms for therapeutic unfractionated heparin monitoring in pediatrics. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 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.

  • Awards/Honors

    2018 Johns Hopkins Alumni Association’s Excellence in Teaching Award

    2010 Johns Hopkins Patient Safety Star Award

    2009 Maryland Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists Annual Medication Safety Award